The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced it will open for normal trading operations in coordination with all U.S. equities, bonds, options and derivatives markets on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Trading will commence on the NYSE at 8:30 am CT under normal opening procedures, and the NYSE Euronext building and trading floor are fully operational.
Duncan Niederauer, CEO, NYSE Euronext said: "We are pleased to be able to return to normal trading tomorrow. Our building and systems were not damaged and our people have been working diligently to ensure that we have a smooth opening tomorrow. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families and communities suffering in the wake of this terrible natural disaster."
Additionally, the CME Group today announced that it will reopen its U.S. equity index futures and options on futures markets today at 5:00 p.m. CT and resume normal trading hours on the trading floor and CME Globex venues tomorrow. CME Group's interest rate complex reopened for electronic trading on Monday evening, October 29, and has since resumed trading on the floor and electronically, observing regular trading hours. With the reopen of our equity complex, all CME Group electronic markets will be open during normal trading hours this evening and tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
In addition, CME Group will open the New York trading floor contingent upon New York City lifting the evacuation order for Zone A, which includes CME Group's NYMEX World Headquarters and the New York trading floor. All New York floor-traded products remain available on CME ClearPort as well as CME Globex during their regular market hours.