Good Friday: Which markets are closed?

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After a rollercoaster week and a rough month, stocks take a breather for Good Friday.

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U.S. equity markets will be closed, as will the major European exchanges.

European markets will also be closed for Easter Monday.

In Asia, Japanese stocks closed out the quarter on a positive note. The Nikkei ended the day 1.4% higher, but fell 5.8%  for the quarter.

China’s Shanghai ended the day with a gain of 0.3%,  but lost 4.2% for the quarter.

Hong Kong markets were closed.

Wall Street wrapped up the first quarter on Thursday with a rally.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 254.69 points, or 1.07%, to 24,103.11. The S&P 500 advanced 36.49 points, or 1.40%, to 2,641.47. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 114.22 points, or 1.64%, to 7,063.44.

Stocks got a boost from a speech by President Trump touting his infrastructure plan.

In the first quarter, the Dow and S&P recorded a loss. The Dow shed 616.11 points, or 2.3%, during the three-month period, while the S&P lost 1.2%. The Nasdaq rose 2.3%, closing higher for the seventh quarter in a row.

In March, all three major indexes finished in the red. The Dow fell about 3.5%, and along with the S&P, completed its first back-to-back monthly drops since October 2016.