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U.S. Plans to Keep Markets Open, Considering Shorter Hours

  • NYSE says it has no current plans to shorten trading day
  • Mnuchin says ‘absolutely’ believes in markets staying open
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Mnuchin Says 'We Believe in Keeping Markets Open'
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The Trump administration plans to keep U.S. stock markets open despite volatility, though trading hours may be shortened, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

“We absolutely believe in keeping the markets open,” Mnuchin said at a Tuesday news conference at the White House. “Americans need to know they have access to their money.”