What Are Pre-Markets?

Traders participate in Pre-Markets to trade before the regular market opens. This session takes place between 4.00 am and 9:15 am Eastern Standard Time and allows them to observe the difference in the number of market orders placed and the total number of market orders placed. During this time, they can determine how much liquidity is available, whether there is negative or positive imbalance, and the flow of trading. The liquidity levels are low in this session, and traders are able to see how large the spreads are.


There is no standard fee for Pre-Markets, but trading halts are a major risk to traders. Most futures contracts do not have a direct link with the stock market, so there is a need to research the company’s policies and fees. In some cases, there may be additional costs or surcharges. But it is important to note that you should not make trades until you have read the news and have sufficient information on the stock market before starting a trade.

Some financial markets never close, but they do have a specific trading period. The pre-market session is the time right before the regular trading day, and it affects the price of shares. In addition to that, it’s also the time when news and economic data are released. The day before the pre-market session is when most investors want to buy or sell stock. The trading session in the early morning hours is the best time to invest in stocks.