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 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.
*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.
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.
All times are GMT.
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
All times are GMT unless otherwise specified.
|Majors & Minors||20:00 / 21:00 MT4||Sunday||21:00||Friday|
|6:00||Monday Sydney time||17:00||Friday New York time|
|Mexican peso||MXN||12:30||Weekdays||19:00 / 21:00||Mon-Thu / Fri|
|Israeli shekel||ILS||5:30||Weekdays||15:00 / 11:00||Mon-Thu / Fri|
|Gold||XAU||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:00 - 22:00|
|Silver||XAG||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:00 - 22:00|
|Palladium||XPD||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:00 - 22:00|
|Platinum||XPT||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:00 - 22:00|
|Copper||CPR||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:15 - 22:00|
|Crude WTI||OIL||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:15 - 22:00|
|Heating Oil||HEO||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:15 - 22:00|
|Natural Gas||NGS||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:15 - 22:00|
|Wheat||WHT||0:00||Weekdays||18:15||Weekdays||Break||12:45 - 13:30|
|Corn||CRN||0:00||Weekdays||18:15||Weekdays||Break||12:45 - 13:30|
|Soybeans||SOY||0:00||Weekdays||18:15||Weekdays||Break||12:45 - 13:30|
|US 500||SPI||22:00||Sunday||20:15||Friday||Break||20:15 - 22:00|
|US 30||DOW||22:00||Sunday||20:15||Friday||Break||20:15 - 22:00|
|US Tech||NDQ||22:00||Sunday||20:15||Friday||Break||20:15 - 22:00|
|EU Stocks 50||ESX||6:00||Weekdays||20:00||Weekdays|
|Australia||ASX||23:50||Sunday||21:00 / 6:30||Mon-Thu / Fri||Break||06:30 - 07:10|
|Japan 225||NKI||22:00||Sunday||21:00||Friday||Break||21:00 - 22:00|
|Hong Kong 40||HSX||1:15||Weekdays||15:00||Weekdays||Break||04:00 - 05-00 and 08:15 - 09:00 (NO DST)|
|China 50||CNX||1:00||Weekdays||18:00 / 07:55||Mon-Thu / Fri||Break||07:55 - 09:05 (NO DST)|
|India 50||IND||1:00||Weekdays||18:00 / 10:15||Mon-Thu / Fri||Break||10:10 - 11:15 (NO DST)|
|USD Index||USX||22:00 / 0:00||Sun / Tue-Fri||20:55||Weekdays|