US stock markets to close in honour of former president George H W Bush

US stock markets to close in honour of former president George H W Bush

US stock markets to close in honour of former president George H W BushThe New York Stock Exchange and other major US markets will be closed on Wednesday to honour former president George HW Bush who died last week at the age of 94. Options and futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange will shut down but there will be a normal session for energy and metals futures. It is the first time the NYSE has been closed during regular trading hours outside of an official public holiday since 29 and 30 October 2012 as Hurricane Sandy tore through New York City.