Market Trading Hours

All times are GMT unless otherwise stated.

Trading hours
10 March to 31 March 2019 - Times GMT

Product Open Close Daily Break
Cryptocurrencies
Product Open Close Daily Break
Bitcoin BTC 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday  
Ethereum ETH 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday  
Ripple XRP 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday  
Opening and Closing of Cryptocurrencies Deals is 24/7 on Web Platforms, except Sunday 06:00 - 09:00 GMT due to maintenance of our systems
Currencies
Product Open Close Daily Break
Majors & Minors   22:00 Sunday / MT4 22:30 21:00 Friday 20:55 - 21:05 (MT4)
Swiss Franc CHF 22:00 Sunday / MT4 22:30 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
Exotic Currencies 
Israeli Shekel ILS 06:30 Weekdays 16:00 Mon-Thu / 12:00 Fri  
Chinese Yuan CNH 00:00 Monday 18:00 Friday  
Swedish Krona SEK 22:30 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
Norwegian Krone NOK 22:30 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
South African Rand ZAR 22:30 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
Metals
Product Open Close Daily Break
Gold XAU 22:00 Sunday 20:55 Friday 20:55- 22:00
Silver XAG 22:00 Sunday 20:55 Friday 20:55- 22:00
Palladium XPD 22:05 Sunday 20:55 Friday 20:55- 22:05
Platinum XPT 22:05 Sunday 20:55 Friday 20:55- 22:05
Copper CPR 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00
Energy Products 
Product Open Close Daily Break
WTI Crude OIL 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00
Brent Oil BRT 00:00 Weekdays 21:00 Weekdays  
Heating Oil HEO 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00
Gas Oil GAS 00:00 Weekdays 21:00 Weekdays  
Natural Gas NGS 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00
Commodities
Product Open Close Daily Break
Wheat WHT 00:00 Weekdays 18:10 Weekdays 12:40 - 13:30
Corn CRN 00:00 Weekdays 18:10 Weekdays 12:40 - 13:30
Soybeans SOY 00:00 Weekdays 18:10 Weekdays 12:40 - 13:30
Cotton CTN 01:00 Weekdays 18:15 Weekdays  
Coffee CFE 09:15 Weekdays 17:25 Weekdays  
Sugar SGR 08:30 Weekdays 16:55 Weekdays  
Cocoa CCO 09:45 Weekdays 17:25 Weekdays  
Indices
Product Open Close Daily Break
US 500 SPI 22:00 Sunday 20:15 Friday 20:15 - 22:00
US 30 DOW 22:00 Sunday 20:15 Friday 20:15 - 22:00
US Tech NDQ 22:00 Sunday 20:15 Friday 20:15 - 22:00
UK 100 FTS 08:00 Weekdays 21:00 Weekdays  
Germany 30 DAX 07:00 Weekdays 21:00 Weekdays  
EU Stocks 50 ESX 07:00 Weekdays 20:55 Weekdays  
France 40 CAC 07:00 Weekdays 21:00 Weekdays  
Swiss 20 SWI 07:00 Weekdays 21:00 Weekdays  
Australia ASX 22:50 Sunday 20:00 Friday 05:30 - 06:10 and 20:00 - 22:50
Japan 225 NKI 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00
Hong Kong 40 HSX 01:15 Weekdays 15:30 Weekdays 04:00 - 05:00 and 08:30 - 09:15
China 50 CNX 01:00 Weekdays 18:00 Mon-Thu/ 07:55 Friday 07:55 - 09:05
India 50 IND 01:00 Weekdays 18:00 Mon-Thu/ 10:10 Friday 10:10 - 11:15
USD Index USX 22:00 Sunday / 00:00 Tuesday-Friday 20:55 Weekdays  
Fear VXX 07:00 Weekdays 20:00 Weekdays  

Daylight Savings Time (DST) is generally applicable in autumn and spring; however, it is not equally applicable to all instruments. There will be instruments that apply DST to USA times, with the EU or APAC times, while others may not apply DST at all. Our trading times are updated in the table below to reflect these changes as accurately as possible.

The table above shows the trading hours per instrument so you know when orders must be settled and find trading opportunities according to when a market opens or closes.

easyTrade

easyTrade is available from Monday 00:00GMT until Friday 21:55GMT; the last expiry time. European and Asian Indices open 1 hour after the above scheduled trading hours. All instruments close with last expiry time as per the above schedule.

Deal Expiry
Commodities Commodities and Indices Indices expire at 12:00 GMT, while WTI Crude OIL expire at 15:00 GMT.
Vanilla Options Vanilla Options Expire at 10:00 New York Time.
Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies on MT4 expire at 15:00 GMT every 1st Friday of the month. Exact expire dates are displayed in your trade ticket and on MT4 Market Watch.
Changes on Trading Hours
Trading hours may change due to several factors such as unusual market conditions which affect liquidity, or circumstances out of our control.
We aim to update our trading times as necessary to reflect these changes, please contact us for up-to-date information.
Market hours and holidays are subject to change. Please be advised that in the event of decreased liquidity in the market, easyMarkets may switch trading to "Close Only" or close all trading.

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