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Trading Hours

CFDs Expiration

Commodities and Indices are traded as Contracts For Difference (CFDs) and are cash settled two working days prior to the underlying exchange expiry at 12:00 GMT. The underlying exchange expiry is mentioned below next to each CFD product.
The expiration of each CFD is clearly stated in the trade ticket , open positions and MT4 Market Watch.

Options Expiration

Options can be set to expire up to six months from initiation date.
On any given day, options that expire do so at 10:00am New York Time.

Notes

*Czech Koruna (CZK) and the Polish Zloty (PLN) are at their most liquid between 07:00 GMT and 15:00 GMT, Monday to Friday. Turkish Lira (TRY) is at its most liquid between 07:00 and 15:00 GMT, Monday to Friday. Trading out of hours usually involves wider spreads.

Daylight Savings Time (DST)

DST is generally applicable in Autumn and Spring, however it is not uniformly applicable to all instruments.
There will be instruments that apply DST with the US time, other with the EU and APAC times, while others may not apply DST.
We aim to update our trading times as necessary to reflect these changes, however please contact us for up to date information on the above products.

Holiday Schedule - Labor day (29th of August - 2nd of September 2014)

All times are GMT.

Product Close Re-open
Indices    
US 500 (SPI) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
US 30 (DOW) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
US Tech (NDQ) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Japan 225 (NKI) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
USD Index (USX) Monday 17:00 Tuesday 00:00
Volatility (VXX) Friday 20:00 Tuesday 07:00
Precious Metals    
Gold (XAU) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Silver (XAG) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Platinum (XPT) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Palladium (XPD) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Copper (CPR) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Energies    
Brent Crude (BRT) Monday 17:30 Tuesday 00:00
WTI Crude (OIL) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Gasoil (GAS) Monday 17:30 Tuesday 00:00
Heating oil (HEO) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Natural Gas (NGS) Monday 17:00 Monday 22:00
Commodities    
Wheat (WHT) Friday 18:15 Tuesday 00:00
Corn (CRN) Friday 18:15 Tuesday 00:00
Soybeans (SOY) Friday 18:15 Tuesday 00:00
Cotton (CTN) Friday 18:20 Tuesday 01:00
Coffee (CFE) Friday 17:30 Tuesday 08:15
Sugar (SGR) Friday 17:00 Tuesday 07:30
Cocoa (CCO) Friday 17:30 Tuesday 08:45

Trading hours from now until 5 October

All times are GMT unless otherwise specified.

Currencies
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Majors & Minors 20:00 / 21:00 MT4Sunday21:00Friday  
  6:00Monday Sydney time17:00Friday New York time  
Exotic Currencies
Mexican pesoMXN12:30Weekdays19:00 / 21:00Mon-Thu / Fri  
Czech korunaCZN20:00Sunday21:00Friday  
Polish zlotyPLN20:00Sunday21:00Friday  
Turkish liraTRY20:00Sunday21:00Friday  
Israeli shekelILS5:30Weekdays15:00 / 11:00Mon-Thu / Fri  
Metals
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GoldXAU22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:00 - 22:00
SilverXAG22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:00 - 22:00
PalladiumXPD22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:00 - 22:00
PlatinumXPT22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:00 - 22:00
CopperCPR22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:15 - 22:00
Energy Products
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Crude WTIOIL22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:15 - 22:00
Crude BrentBRT0:00Weekdays21:00Weekdays  
Heating OilHEO22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:15 - 22:00
Gas OilGAS0:00Weekdays21:00Weekdays  
Natural GasNGS22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:15 - 22:00
Commodities
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WheatWHT0:00Weekdays18:15WeekdaysBreak12:45 - 13:30
CornCRN0:00Weekdays18:15WeekdaysBreak12:45 - 13:30
SoybeansSOY0:00Weekdays18:15WeekdaysBreak12:45 - 13:30
CottonCTN1:00Weekdays18:20Weekdays  
CoffeeCFE8:15Weekdays17:30Weekdays  
SugarSGR7:30Weekdays17:00Weekdays  
CocoaCCO8:45Weekdays17:30Weekdays  
Indices
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US 500SPI22:00Sunday20:15FridayBreak20:15 - 22:00
US 30DOW22:00Sunday20:15FridayBreak20:15 - 22:00
US TechNDQ22:00Sunday20:15FridayBreak20:15 - 22:00
UK 100FTS8:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  
Germany 30DAX6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  
EU Stocks 50ESX6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  
France 40CAC6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  
Swiss 20SWI6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  
AustraliaASX23:50Sunday21:00 / 6:30Mon-Thu / FriBreak06:30 - 07:10
Japan 225NKI22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:00 - 22:00
Hong Kong 40HSX1:15Weekdays15:00WeekdaysBreak04:00 - 05-00 and 08:15 - 09:00 (NO DST)
China 50CNX1:00Weekdays18:00 / 07:55Mon-Thu / FriBreak07:55 - 09:05 (NO DST)
India 50IND1:00Weekdays18:00 / 10:15Mon-Thu / FriBreak10:10 - 11:15 (NO DST)
USD IndexUSX22:00 / 0:00Sun / Tue-Fri20:55Weekdays  
VolatilityVXX7:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays