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Forex Trading Hours

Forex Trading Hours

Forex trading hours are virtually 24 hours a day Monday to Friday, providing you with near-unlimited opportunities to trade. The table below provides the specific opening and closing hours, adjusted for trading breaks for the asset classes we offer. All times are in GMT/UTC.

Asset ClassTrading Hours (Daylight Savings)Trading Hours (Standard)
All Forex PairsSun 21:05 - Mon 21:00
Mon 21:05 - Tue 21:00
Tue 21:05 - Wed 21:00
Wed 21:05 - Thu 21:00
Thu 21:05 - Fri 20:55
Sun 22:05 - Mon 22:00
Mon 22:05 - Tue 22:00
Tue 22:05 - Wed 22:00
Wed 22:05 - Thu 22:00
Thu 22:05 - Fri 21:55
MetalsSun 22:05 - Mon 20:55
Mon 22:05 - Tue 20:55
Tue 22:05 - Wed 20:55
Wed 22:05 - Thu 20:55
Thu 22:05 - Fri 20:55
Sun 23:05 - Mon 21:55
Mon 23:05 - Tue 21:55
Tue 23:05 - Wed 21:55
Wed 23:05 - Thu 21:55
Thu 23:05 - Fri 21:55
Indices (EU/US/UK)Sun 22:00 - Mon 21:00
Mon 22:00 - Tue 21:00
Tue 22:00 - Wed 21:00
Wed 22:00 - Thu 21:00
Thu 22:00 - Fri 21:00
Sun 23:00 - Mon 22:00
Mon 23:00 - Tue 22:00
Tue 23:00 - Wed 22:00
Wed 23:00 - Thu 22:00
Thu 23:00 - Fri 22:00
Indices (AU)Sun 21:50 - Mon 21:00
Mon 21:50 - Tue 21:00
Tue 21:50 - Wed 21:00
Wed 21:50 - Thu 21:00
Thu 21:50 - Fri 21:00
Sun 22:50 - Mon 22:00
Mon 22:50 - Tue 22:00
Tue 22:50 - Wed 22:00
Wed 22:50 - Thu 22:00
Thu 22:50 - Fri 22:00
Oil (US)Sun 22:05 - Mon 20:55
Mon 22:05 - Tue 20:55
Tue 22:05 - Wed 20:55
Wed 22:05 - Thu 20:55
Thu 22:05 - Fri 20:55
Sun 23:05 - Mon 21:55
Mon 23:05 - Tue 21:55
Tue 23:05 - Wed 21:55
Wed 23:05 - Thu 21:55
Thu 23:05 - Fri 21:55
Oil (UK)Mon 00:05 - Mon 20:55
Tue 00:05 - Tue 20:55
Wed 00:05 - Wed 20:55
Thu 00:05 - Thu 20:55
Fri 00:05 - Fri 20.55
Mon 01:05 - Mon 21:55
Tue 01:05 - Tue 21:55
Wed 01:05 - Wed 21:55
Thu 01:05 - Thu 21:55
Fri 01:05 - Fri 21:55
Nasdaq equitiesMon 13:30 - Mon 20:00
Tue 13:30 - Tue 20:00
Wed 13:30 - Wed 20:00
Thu 13:30 - Thu 20:00
Fri 13:30 - Fri 20:00
Mon 14:30 - Mon 21:00
Tue 14:30 - Tue 21:00
Wed 14:30 - Wed 21:00
Thu 14:30 - Thu 21:00
Fri 14:30 - Fri 21:00

Key points about forex trading hours:

  • Our trading server time is GMT/UTC
  • The trading hours will be adjusted for Daylight Savings Time when appropriate in March and October each year
  • FIX API connections may not follow the same schedule, please contact us
  • Forex trading hours may be be subject to change so please always refer to the trading platform for the most up to date hours

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