Our Asset Index displays the opening and closing times for individual assets. Please note that all market times are displayed in GMT.
Foreign Exchange is the only 24-hour market, opening on Sunday at 10:00 PM GMT and closing on Friday at 10:00 PM GMT.
Please be advised of the potential for illiquid market conditions, particularly at the start of the trading week. These conditions may result in reduced returns for some currency pairs.
The Forex day begins when the markets open in Sydney, Australia at 10:00 PM GMT, and "ends" at the close of the New York market (one day later) at 10:00 PM GMT. The opening times of the primary Forex markets are, in order of opening, Sydney, Tokyo, Frankfurt, London and New York.
It is important to remember that a Forex day does not correspond to a calendar day.The opening and closing times of the different Forex markets should determine when you close out your day trades.
For example, if you are living in London (GMT) and open a position at 9:30 PM, and close it at 10:30 AM, your trade will span two Forex days and a rollover/swap will apply. If you open a position at 10:30 PM, and close it the next day at 11:00 AM, your trade will be opened and closed in the same Forex day, and no rollover/swap will apply.
The following is a list of the holidays that affect the markets. Please note that on these days some markets will be closed, and others will be subject to reduced trading hours or limited liquidity.
April 22nd is Good Friday
May 30th is Memorial Day
July 4th is Independence Day
September 5th is Labor Day
November 24th is Thanksgiving Day
December 25th is Christmas Day
January 1st is New Year's Day