Dow Jones on a UK bank holiday?

Micky89

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How does the Dow behave on a bank holiday when the FTSE isn't open?

I'm expecting it to be less fluid than usual, and rather flat. Would I be correct on that assumption?
 

tar

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How does the Dow behave on a bank holiday when the FTSE isn't open?

I'm expecting it to be less fluid than usual, and rather flat. Would I be correct on that assumption?

US stock market is closed today , however Dow futures are open until 13:00 ET today - reopen 18:00 ET - , and yes small movements not necessarily flat though ...
 
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barjon

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How does the Dow behave on a bank holiday when the FTSE isn't open?

I'm expecting it to be less fluid than usual, and rather flat. Would I be correct on that assumption?

DOW generally couldn't give a toss about FTSE, so FTSE being closed won't influence DOW.

FTSE is the slave of DOW.
 

tar

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DOW generally couldn't give a toss about FTSE, so FTSE being closed won't influence DOW.

FTSE is the slave of DOW.

Yes you are right about the FTSE , however when it is a bank holiday in the UK volumes in Europe and the US are less ...
 

Micky89

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Ah right, so that would be why the FTSE gets pulled about on US open. What about commodities? How do they function without the stock markets open?
 
 
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