American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Occurring after closing time: after-hours socializing.
- adj. Open after a legal or established closing time: an after-hours club.
- adj. Relating to activities or operations taking place after legal closing time.
- adj. after closing time especially a legally established closing time
“Late-day trades are also made on the Instinet and the Chicago Stock Exchange, for example, so all transactions after the 4 p.m. listings for New York Stock Exchange composite trading are referred to as after-hours trading.”
“Will you often or always be referred to an after-hours nursing call center?”
“Then later to visit his hangout, an after-hours bar called the No Name in a strip mall in University Heights where one of his buddies worked and where he sometimes tended bar.”
“It was about this time that Danny decided to open a cheat spot—an after-hours drinking and gambling club—on the east side.”
“On Monday, they were down 1.3% at $7.50 in after-hours trading.”
“HKEx added that it has no plans to introduce after-hours trading in the cash market.”
“The exchange operator is proposing to start the new after-hours session 30 minutes after the close of the regular trading session, or at 4:45 p.m. local time 0845 GMT for stock-index futures and at 5:30 p.m. for gold futures.”
“It also said: "With Hong Kong becoming a renminbi offshore center, after-hours trading will enable HKEx to serve international trading interest relating to RMB products in the future.”
“Hong Kong's exchange operator is seeking input on a plan to allow after-hours trading for three futures contracts.”
“Under the proposal, after-hours trading of the three futures contracts—Hang Seng Index futures, H-shares index futures and gold futures—would end at 11:15 p.m.”
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