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Pre-market and after-hours trading and quotes enable you to research and make trades online during certain hours before and after the markets close. They're available on our Online Investing platform and the Trading Dashboard.

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Gain better visibility into the markets.

Stay connected and see how the markets are responding to breaking global, corporate or geopolitical events such as elections, earnings announcements, corporate restructuring or executive changes.

Use these insights to make trades after-hours or inform the price you trade at when the markets open.

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View new charts with the latest information.

The most current information is displayed in an easy-to-read chart, so you can stay informed even if you're short on time or the markets are closed.

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Respond to the latest news instantly.

With all this information, you can make strategic moves:

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Plus, view real-time streaming quotesLegal Disclaimer footnote 4 before and after the markets close on the Online Investing platform and Trading Dashboard.

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Pre-Market and After-Hours Trading FAQs

Placing a pre-market or after-hours trade online is no different than entering an order during regular hours. While there's no additional cost to you to trade outside of regular market hours, our standard rate appliesLegal Disclaimer footnote 2. Any orders not fulfilled by the end of the pre-market or after-hours session will expire.

Pre-market quote data is added to the previous day's close quotes from 4:00 to 9:30 am.

Pre-market trading is only available for U.S. markets. You can make pre-market trades Monday to Friday at the following times:

  • NYSE from 8:00 to 9:25 am ET
  • NASDAQ from 8:00 to 9:25 am ET

Post-market quotes include intraday closing data, as well as data from 4:01 to 8:00 pm. Between 8:00 pm and 4 a.m. the next trading day, you will see after-hours quotes.

You'll be able to make after-hours trades from Monday to Friday at the following times:

  • Canada (TSX + TSX Venture) from 4:15 to 5:00 pm ET
  • U.S. (NASDAQ + NYSE) from 4:01 to 5:00 pm ET

Yes, you can call 1-800-769-2560 to place trades over the phone for a minimum of $43 commission per trade. If you choose to trade online, you'll pay just $9.95 commission per trade.Legal Disclaimer footnote 2

Pre-market and after-hours trading has fewer participants, making it typically more volatile and less liquid than trading during normal hours.