Tokyo bourse to look again at extending trading hours beyond 3 p.m.

Economy

Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. said Tuesday it will again consider extending its trading hours, shorter than those of some other major global markets, beyond 3 p.m. to increase convenience for investors. A working group comprising securities houses and institutional investors will discuss extending the market close for the equities spot market and plans to compile a report on its conclusion in October, the bourse said. The Tokyo bourse currently operates for five hours from 9 a.m. with an hourlong lunch break, shorter than the New York Stock Exchange's six and a half hours and the London Stock Exch...

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