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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.

Easter Holiday Schedule (Thursday 17th – Tuesday 22nd of April) All times are GMT

THESE ARE THE SPECIAL TRADING HOURS DURING THE EASTER HOLIDAYS (17/4 to 22/4)
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE NORMAL TRADING HOURS

Metals
  CloseRe-open
GoldXAU21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
SilverXAG21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
PalladiumXPD21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
PlatinumXPT21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
CopperCPR21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
Energy Products
  CloseRe-open
Crude WTIOIL21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
Crude BrentBRT21:00 Thursday00:00 Monday
Heating OilHEO21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
Gas OilGAS21:00 Thursday00:00 Monday
Natural GasNGS21:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
Commodities
  CloseRe-open
WheatWHT18:15 Thursday00:00 Monday
CornCRN18:15 Thursday00:00 Monday
SoybeansSOY18:15 Thursday00:00 Monday
CottonCTN18:20 Thursday01:00 Monday
CoffeeCFE17:30 Thursday11:30 Monday
SugarSGR17:00 Thursday11:30 Monday
CocoaCCO17:30 Thursday11:30 Monday
Indices
  CloseRe-open
US 500SPI20:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
US 30DOW20:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
US TechNDQ20:15 Thursday22:00 Sunday
UK 100FTS20:00 Thursday07:00 Tuesday
Germany 30DAX20:00 Thursday06:00 Tuesday
EU Stocks 50ESX20:00 Thursday06:00 Tuesday
France 40CAC20:00 Thursday06:00 Tuesday
Swiss 20SWI20:00 Thursday06:00 Tuesday
AustraliaASX06:30 Thursday23:50 Monday
Japan 225NKI21:00 Thursday22:00 Sunday
Hong Kong 40HSX15:00 Thursday01:15 Monday
China 50CNX18:00 Thursday01:00 Monday
India 50IND18:00 Thursday01:00 Monday
USD IndexUSX20:55 Thursday22:00 Sunday
VolatilityVXX20:00 Thursday07:00 Monday

Trading hours from now until 5 October

All times are GMT unless otherwise specified.

Currencies
  OpenCloseCommentExpiration Dates
Majors & Minors 18:00 / 19:00 MT4Sunday21:00Friday   
  6:00Monday Sydney time17:00Friday New York time   
Exotic Currencies
Mexican pesoMXN12:30Weekdays19:00 / 21:00Mon-Thu / Fri   
Czech korunaCZN18:00Sunday21:00Friday   
Polish zlotyPLN18:00Sunday21:00Friday   
Turkish liraTRY18:00Sunday21:00Friday   
Israeli shekelILS5:30Weekdays15:00 / 11:00Mon-Thu / Fri   
Metals
  OpenCloseCommentExpiration Dates
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 – 22:00Expires monthly, three working days before the end of the month.
Energy Products
  OpenCloseCommentExpiration Dates
Crude WTIOIL22:00Sunday21:15FridayBreak21:15 – 22:00Expires monthly, three working days prior to the 25th working day of the month.
Crude BrentBRT0:00Weekdays21:00Weekdays  Expires monthly, 15 working days before the end of the month.
Heating OilHEO22:00Sunday21:15FridayBreak21:15 – 22:00Expires monthly, on the last business day of the month.
Gas OilGAS0:00Weekdays21:00Weekdays  Expires monthly, 16 working days before the end of the month.
Natural GasNGS22:00Sunday21:15FridayBreak21:15 – 22:00Expires monthly, two working days before the end of the month.
Commodities
  OpenCloseCommentExpiration Dates
WheatWHT0:00Weekdays18:15WeekdaysBreak12:45 – 13:30Expires in March, May, July, September and December, on the working day before the 15th of the month.
CornCRN0:00Weekdays18:15WeekdaysBreak12:45 – 13:30Expires in March, May, July, September and December, on the working day before the 15th of the month.
SoybeansSOY0:00Weekdays18:15WeekdaysBreak12:45 – 13:30Expires in January, March, May, July, August, September and November, on the working day before the 15th of the month.
CottonCTN1:00Weekdays18:20Weekdays  Expires in March, May, July, October and December, 17 working days before the end of the month.
CoffeeCFE8:15Weekdays17:30Weekdays  Expires in March, May, July, September and December, seven business days before the first of the month.
SugarSGR8:00Weekdays17:00Weekdays  Expires in March, May, July and October, on the last business day of the month.
CocoaCCO8:45Weekdays17:30Weekdays  Expires in March, May, July, September and December, ten business days prior to the end of the month.
Indices
  OpenCloseCommentExpiration Dates
US 500SPI22:00Sunday20:15FridayBreak20:15 – 22:00Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
US 30DOW22:00Sunday20:15FridayBreak20:15 – 22:00Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
US TechNDQ22:00Sunday20:15FridayBreak20:15 – 22:00Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
UK 100FTS8:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
Germany 30DAX6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
EU Stocks 50ESX6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
France 40CAC6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
Swiss 20SWI6:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Friday of the month.
AustraliaASX0:00Weekdays21:00 / 6:30Mon-Thu / FriBreak06:30 – 07:10Expires monthly, on the third Friday of the month.
Japan 225NKI22:00Sunday21:00FridayBreak21:00 – 22:00Expires in March, June, September and December, on the second Friday of the month.
Hong Kong 40HSX1:15Weekdays15:00WeekdaysBreak04:00 – 05-00 and 08:15 – 09:00 (NO DST)Expires monthly, on the last business day of the month
China 50CNX1:00Weekdays18:00 / 07:55Mon-Thu / FriBreak07:55 – 09:05 (NO DST)Expires in March, June, September and December, on the last Thursday of the month.
India 50IND1:00Weekdays18:00 / 10:15Mon-Thu / FriBreak10:10 – 11:15 (NO DST)Expires in March, June, September and December, on the second to last business day of the month.
USD IndexUSX22:00 / 0:00Sun / Tue-Fri20:55Weekdays  Expires in March, June, September and December, on the third Thursday of the month.
VolatilityVXX7:00Weekdays20:00Weekdays  Expires monthly, on the third Wednesday of the month.