NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Monday, December 3, 2018, the NYSE will observe a one-minute moment of silence at 9:20 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) in honor of President George H.W. Bush. A single strike of the NYSE Bell at 9.20 a.m. ET will indicate the start of the minute of silence.
The New York Stock Exchange, NYSE American, NYSE National, NYSE Arca, and the Chicago Stock Exchange, part of the Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) global network of exchanges, will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in observance of the National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush.
"We remember President Bush admiringly as a veteran who fought totalitarianism, a statesman who advocated for freedom, a leader who served his country, and an unabashedly dedicated family man," said Stacey Cunningham, NYSE Group President. “He will be remembered for his decades of service to the nation and the world, and it is appropriate that the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, the National Day of Mourning, to honor President Bush’s enduring legacy.”
The Flag of the United States displayed above the New York Stock Exchange will fly at half-staff in honor of President Bush throughout the prescribed mourning period.
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SOURCE: Intercontinental Exchange