Market Trading Hours

All times are GMT unless otherwise stated.

Holiday Schedule - Christmas
(24th - 26th of December 2018) - Times GMT

Product Close Re-Open
Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin BTC 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Ethereum ETH 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Ripple XRP 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Currencies
Majors & Minors   19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Swiss Franc CHF 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Israeli shekel ILS 16:00 Monday 24/12 06:30 Wednesday 26/12
Chinese Renminbi CNH 19:00 Monday 24/12 00:00 Wednesday 26/12
Turkish Lira TRY 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Swedish Krona SEK 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Norwegian Krone NOK 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
South African Rand ZAR 19:00 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Metals
Gold XAU 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Silver XAG 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Palladium XPD 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:05 Tuesday 25/12
Platinum XPT 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:05 Tuesday 25/12
Copper CPR 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Energy
WTI Crude OIL 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Brent Oil BRT 19:00 Monday 24/12 01:00 Wednesday 26/12
Heating Oil HEO 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Gas Oil GAS 19:00 Monday 24/12 01:00 Wednesday 26/12
Natural Gas NGS 18:45 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Commodities
Wheat WHT 18:05 Monday 24/12 14:30 Wednesday 26/12
Corn CRN 18:05 Monday 24/12 14:30 Wednesday 26/12
Soybeans SOY 18:05 Monday 24/12 14:30 Wednesday 26/12
Cotton CTN 18:05 Monday 24/12 13:00 Wednesday 26/12
Coffee CFE 18:05 Monday 24/12 13:00 Wednesday 26/12
Sugar SGR 17:55 Monday 24/12 13:00 Wednesday 26/12
Cocoa CCO 18:05 Monday 24/12 13:00 Wednesday 26/12
Indices
US 500 SPI 18:15 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
US 30 DOW 18:15 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
US Tech NDQ 18:15 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
UK 100 FTS 12:00 Monday 24/12 08:00 Thursday 27/12
Germany 30 DAX 21:00 Friday 21/12 07:00 Thursday 27/12
EU Stocks 50 ESX 20:55 Friday 21/12 07:00 Thursday 27/12
France 40 CAC 12:55 Monday 24/12 07:00 Thursday 27/12
Swiss 20 SWI 21:00 Friday 21/12 07:00 Thursday 27/12
Australia ASX 03:30 Monday 24/12 22:50 Wednesday 26/12
Japan 225 NKI 18:15 Monday 24/12 23:00 Tuesday 25/12
Hong Kong 40 HSX 04:00 Monday 24/12 01:15 Thursday 27/12
China 50 CNX 18:00 Monday 24/12 01:00 Wednesday 26/12
India 50 IND 18:00 Monday 24/12 01:00 Wednesday 26/12
USD Index USX 18:15 Monday 24/12 01:00 Wednesday 26/12
Fear VXX 18:15 Monday 24/12 08:00 Wednesday 26/12

Trading hours
4 November to 10 March 2019 - Times GMT

Product Open Close Daily Break
Cryptocurrencies
Product Open Close Daily Break
Bitcoin BTC 22:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday  
Ethereum ETH 22:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday  
Ripple XRP 22:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday  
Closing of Cryptocurrencies Deals is 24/7 on Web Platforms, except Sunday 07:00 – 10:00 GMT due to maintenance of our systems
Currencies
Product Open Close Daily Break
Majors & Minors   22:00 Sunday / MT4 22:30 22:00 Friday  21:55 - 22:05 (MT4)
Swiss Franc  CHF 22:00 Sunday / MT4 22:30 22:00 Friday  22:00 - 23:00 (MT4)
Exotic Currencies 
Israeli Shekel ILS 06:30 Weekdays 16:00 Mon-Thu / 12:00 Friday  
Chinese Yuan CNH 00:00 Monday 18:00 Friday  
Swedish Krona SEK 22:30 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 22:00 Friday  22:00 - 23:00 (MT4)
Norwegian Krone NOK 22:30 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 22:00 Friday  22:00 - 23:00 (MT4)
South African Rand ZAR 22:30 Sunday / 00:00 Monday (MT4) 22:00 Friday  22:00 - 23:00 (MT4)
Metals
Product Open Close Daily Break
Gold XAU 23:00 Sunday 21:55 Friday 21:55- 23:00
Silver XAG 23:00 Sunday 21:55 Friday 21:55- 23:00
Palladium XPD 23:05 Sunday 21:55 Friday 21:55- 23:05
Platinum XPT 23:05 Sunday 21:55 Friday 21:55- 23:05
Copper CPR 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Energy Products 
Product Open Close Daily Break
WTI Crude OIL 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Brent Oil BRT 01:00 Weekdays 22:00 Weekdays  
Heating Oil HEO 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Gas Oil GAS 01:00 Weekdays 22:00 Weekdays  
Natural Gas NGS 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Commodities
Product Open Close Daily Break
Wheat WHT 01:00 Weekdays 19:10 Weekdays 13:40 - 14:30
Corn CRN 01:00 Weekdays 19:10 Weekdays 13:40 - 14:30
Soybeans SOY 01:00 Weekdays 19:10 Weekdays 13:40 - 14:30
Cotton CTN 02:00 Weekdays 19:15 Weekdays  
Coffee CFE 09:15 Weekdays 18:25 Weekdays  
Sugar SGR 08:30 Weekdays 17:55 Weekdays  
Cocoa CCO 09:45 Weekdays 18:25 Weekdays  
Indices
Product Open Close Daily Break
US 500 SPI 23:00 Sunday 21:15 Friday 21:15 - 23:00
US 30 DOW 23:00 Sunday 21:15 Friday 21:15 - 23:00
US Tech NDQ 23:00 Sunday 21:15 Friday 21:15 - 23:00
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 Weekdays 05:30 - 06:10 and 20:00 - 22:50
Japan 225 NKI 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
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 23:00 Sunday / 01:00 Tuesday-Friday 21:55 Weekdays  
Fear VXX 08:00 Weekdays 21:00 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.

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