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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 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) is most liquid between 07:00 GMT 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.

Click here for the regular trading hours

Holiday Schedule - Christmas (24th of December 2014 - 29th of December 2014) - Times GMT

Currencies
  Close Re-open
Majors & Minors Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 20:00
Russian Ruble (RUB) Wednesday 16:00 Friday 07:00
Israeli shekel (ILS) Wednesday 16:00 Friday 06:30
Chinese Renminbi (CNH) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 20:00
Indices
  Close Re-open
US 500 (SPI) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
US 30 (DOW) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
US Tech (NDQ) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Japan 225 (NKI) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
USD Index (USX) Wednesday 18:15 Friday 01:00
Australia (ASX) Wednesday 03:30 Sunday 22:50
Germany 30 (DAX) Tuesday 21:00 Monday 07:00
EU Stocks 50 (ESX) Tuesday 20:55 Monday 07:00
Swiss 20 (SWI) Tuesday 21:00 Monday 07:00
France 40 (CAC) Wednesday 13:00 Monday 07:00
UK 100 (FTS) Wednesday 12:00 Monday 08:00
Hong Kong 40 (HSX) Wednesday 04:00 Monday 01:15
China 50 (CNX) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 01:00
India 50 (IND) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 01:00
Metals
  Close Re-open
Gold (XAU) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Silver (XAG) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Platinum (XPT) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Palladium (XPD) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Copper (CPR) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Energy Products
  Close Re-open
WTI Crude (OIL) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Heating Oil (HEO) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Natural Gas (NGS) Wednesday 18:15 Thursday 23:00
Brent Crude (BRT) Wednesday 18:15 Friday 01:00
Gasoil (GAS) Wednesday 18:15 Friday 01:00
Commodities
  Close Re-open
Wheat (WHT) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 14:30
Corn (CRN) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 14:30
Soybeans (SOY) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 14:30
Cotton (CTN) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 13:00
Coffee (CFE) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 13:00
Sugar (SGR) Wednesday 17:55 Friday 13:00
Cocoa (CCO) Wednesday 18:00 Friday 13:00

Regular Trading Hours

All times are GMT unless otherwise specified.

Currencies
    Open Close Daily Break
Majors & Minors   19:00 Sunday / 20:00 MT4 22:00 Friday  
    06:00 Monday Sydney time 17:00 Friday New York time  
Exotic Currencies
Russian Ruble RUB 07:00 Weekdays 16:00 Weekdays  
Israeli shekel ILS 06:30 Weekdays 16:00 Mon-Thu / 12:00 Fri  
Chinese Renminbi CNH 00:00 Monday 18:00 Friday  
Metals
    Open Close Daily Break
Gold XAU 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Silver XAG 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Palladium XPD 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Platinum XPT 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Copper CPR 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:10 - 23:00
Energy Products
    Open Close Daily Break
Crude WTI OIL 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:15 - 23:00
Crude Brent BRT 01:00 Weekdays 22:00 Weekdays  
Heating Oil HEO 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:15 - 23:00
Gas Oil GAS 01:00 Weekdays 22:00 Weekdays  
Natural Gas NGS 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:15 - 23:00
Commodities
    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
    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 Mon-Thu / 05:30 Fri 05:30 - 06:10 and 20:00 - 22:50 (AUS DST)
Japan 225 NKI 23:00 Sunday 22:00 Friday 22:00 - 23:00
Hong Kong 40 HSX 01:15 Weekdays 15:00 Weekdays 04:00 - 05:00 and 08:15 - 09:00 (NO DST)
China 50 CNX 01:00 Weekdays 18:00 Mon-Thu 07:55 Fri 07:55 - 09:05 (NO DST)
India 50 IND 01:00 Weekdays 18:00 Mon-Thu 10:15 Fri 10:10 - 11:15 (NO DST)
USD Index USX 23:00 Sun / 01:00 Tue-Fri 21:55 Weekdays  
Volatility VXX 08:00 Weekdays 21:00 Weekdays