New York Stock Exchange reopens two months after closing due to Covid-19

NYSE opens

The New York Stock Exchange’s famous Wall Street trading floor opened on Tuesday for the first time in more than two months, having closed in March due to the spread of Covid-19.

Governor Andrew Cuomo rang the opening bell while wearing a face mask, signaling that while New York state may be starting to open up, things will be far from normal for some time yet.

“Today I ring in the start of the trading day and the return of traders to the floor of the NYSE,” Cuomo wrote on Twitter. “In the two months the floor was dark, NYers bent the curve and slowed the spread of the virus.”