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When are crypto trading hours?
When are crypto trading hours?
Updated over a week ago

As cryptocurrencies are traded in a different market than stocks, crypto markets are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This means you can place an order at nearly any time, day or night, and also means if you hold any cryptocurrency, your portfolio value will change constantly, not just during regular stock exchange hours.

On the Public app, you can invest in cryptocurrency via your Bakkt Crypto account almost 24 hours a day - there are two maintenance periods where your crypto trades may not go through.

Daily maintenance period:

5:30 - 6:05 PM ET

There is a brief maintenance period that takes place every day from 5:30-6:05 PM ET every day.

Morning maintenance period:

5:00 - 8:00 AM ET

For a brief period of time each Tues-Sat morning (usually 1-2 hours from 5-8 AM ET), our system ensures buying power is updated.

Crypto trading during this window may be limited (usually allowing only 1 trade during the window), in order to ensure buying power is accurate and you do not overbuy. This limitation is lifted at the end of the window. We are also working on improving this system and expect this window to go away early next year.

If you ever have questions, our Member Support team can be reached at

To trade cryptocurrency via the Public mobile app or website, you must first open an account with Bakkt Crypto. All cryptocurrency account, trading, and custody services are provided to you by Bakkt Crypto.

Cryptocurrency services on Public are provided by Bakkt Crypto Solutions, LLC (“Bakkt Crypto”). Your cryptocurrency assets are held in your Bakkt Crypto account, and Bakkt Crypto handles your cryptocurrency orders. Bakkt Crypto is a licensed virtual currency business by the New York State Department of Financial Services and a licensed money transmitter. Bakkt Crypto is not a registered broker-dealer or a FINRA member. Your Bakkt Crypto account is separate from your brokerage account with Open to the Public Investing (“Public Investing”), which holds US-listed stocks and ETFs. Public Investing is a registered broker-dealer and FINRA member, and is not affiliated with Bakkt Crypto.

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