Market Trading Hours

All times are GMT unless otherwise stated.

Holiday Schedule - ANZAC Day
25th of April 2018 - Times GMT

Product Close Re-Open
Indices
Australia ASX 21:00 Tuesday 24/04 07:10 Wednesday 25/04

Trading hours
1 April to 7 October 2018 - Times GMT

Product Open Close Daily Break
Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies
Product Open Close Daily Break
Bitcoin* BTC 23:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday  
Ethereum ETH 23:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday  
Ripple XRP 23:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday  
* Closing of Bitcoin Deals is 24/7 on Web Platforms, except Sunday 06:00 – 09:00 GMT due to maintenance of our systems
Currencies Currencies
Product Open Close Daily Break
Majors & Minors   21:00 Sunday / MT4 22:00 21:00 Friday  
Swiss Franc  CHF 21:00 Sunday / MT4 22:00 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
Exotic Currencies 
Israeli Shekel ILS 05:30 Weekdays 15:00 Mon-Thu / 11:00 Friday  
Chinese Yuan CNH 00:00 Monday 18:00 Friday  
Turkish Lira TRY 22:00 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
Swedish Krona SEK 22:00 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
Norwegian Krone NOK 22:00 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
South African Rand ZAR 22:00 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00 (MT4)
Metals 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 22:00 Sunday 20:55 Friday 20:55 - 22:00
Platinum XPT 22:00 Sunday 20:55 Friday 20:55 - 22:00
Copper CPR 22:00 Sunday 21:00 Friday 21:00 - 22:00
Energy Products 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 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 08:15 Weekdays 17:25 Weekdays  
Sugar SGR 07:30 Weekdays 16:55 Weekdays  
Cocoa CCO 08:45 Weekdays 17:25 Weekdays  
Indices 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 07:00 Weekdays 20:00 Weekdays  
Germany 30 DAX 06:00 Weekdays 20:00 Weekdays  
EU Stocks 50 ESX 06:00 Weekdays 19:55 Weekdays  
France 40 CAC 06:00 Weekdays 20:00 Weekdays  
Swiss 20 SWI 06:00 Weekdays 20:00 Weekdays  
Australia ASX 23:50 Sunday 21:00 Weekdays 06:30 - 07:10 and 21:00 - 23:50
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.

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 2nd and 4th 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.

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