This is according to JLL Ireland’s annual property outlook. greater emphasis on these two themes and it will have a fundamental impact on real estate.
Would the stock market be more stable or less stable if it was allowed to remain open 24/7?
The stock market IS effectively open 24/7. Well, maybe not for individual stocks themselves, but for the stock market futures indeces, for example, ES, the S&P 500 index futures, which exceedingly highly correlates with SPY, the S&P 500 ETF, INX, the S&P 500 index itself, and SPX, the S&P 500 options index. The same argument may be made for NQ, the NASDAQ index futures, and YM, the Dow index futures.
If you are concerned about the risk associated with overnight instabilities in the stock market, one way of reducing that risk would be to hedge against your stock with stock index futures, in the attempt to obtain an overnight-neutral position.