An explanation of after hours stock trading.

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What is ‘After-Hours Trading ‘

After-hours trading refers to the buying and selling of securities completed outside of regular trading hours. Trading outside of the standard trading hours of 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time uses electronic communication networks (ECNs) to match potential buyers and sellers without using a stock exchange.

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