US Daylight Savings and Thanksgiving Holiday Trading Hours

Due to changes to US Daylight Savings Time (DST) on the 1st of November, the MT4/MT5 platform will change its standard trading time from GMT+3 to GMT+2. A number of products will also have altered hours.

Please review the table below for full details of changes to these trading hours.

Symbol Regular Trading Time US DST Shift November 2020
  Standard Trading Time (GMT+3) From 2/11/2020 (Mon) onwards trading servers move to GMT+2.
New Trading Time (GMT+2)
FX 00:01 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
00:01 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Metals 01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
AUS200 01:50 - 08:30 & 09:10 - 23:00 00:50 - 07:30 & 08:10 - 22:00
GER30 01:02 - 23:59
(Monday 01:05 Open / Friday 23:55 Close)
01:02 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Monday 01:05 Open / Friday 23:00 Close)
EUSTX50 10:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
09:00 - 23:00
FRA40 10:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
09:00 - 23:00
JPN225 01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
UK100 01:02 - 23:59
(Monday 01:05 Open / Friday 23:55 Close)
01:02 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Monday 01:05 Open / Friday 23:00 Close)
NAS100 01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
US30 01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
US500 01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
UKO/XBRUSD 03:00 - 23:59
(Monday 02:00 Open / Friday 23:55 Close)
03:00 - 23:59
(Monday 01:00 Open / Friday 23:55 Close)
USO/XTIUSD 01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday on 26th November in the US, market hours for a number of products will be temporarily influenced between the 25th and 27th November. Please review the table below for full details of changes to these trading hours.

Symbol Regular Trading Time US Thanksgiving Holiday November 2020
  Standard Trading Time (GMT+2) 25/11/2020 (Wed) 26/11/2020 (Thu) 27/11/2020 (Fri)
FX 00:01 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal Normal Normal
Metals 01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 20:00 01:00 - 20:45
UKO/XBRUSD 03:00 - 23:59
(Monday 01:00 Open / Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 03:00 - 20:30 03:00 - 21:00
USO/XTIUSD 01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 20:00 01:00 - 20:45
AUS200 00:50 - 07:30 & 08:10 - 22:00 Normal Normal Normal
CAN60 09:00 - 16:15 & 16:30 - 23:30 Normal Normal Normal
CN50 03:00 - 10:30 & 11:00 - 22:45 Normal Normal Normal
EUSTX50 09:00 - 23:00 Normal Normal Normal
FRA40 09:00 - 23:00 Normal Normal Normal
GER30 01:02 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Monday 01:05 Open / Friday 23:00 Close)
Normal 01:02 - 23:00 Normal
HK50 03:15 - 06:00, 07:00 - 10:30 & 11:15 - 21:00 Normal Normal Normal
HSCEI 03:15 - 06:00, 07:00 - 10:30 & 11:15 - 21:00 Normal Normal Normal
IND50 03:00 - 12:10 & 12:40 - 22:45 Normal Normal Normal
JPN225 01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 20:00 01:00 - 20:15
NAS100 01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 20:00 01:00 - 20:15
NETH25 09:00 - 23:00 Normal Normal Normal
SING30 02:30 - 11:20 & 11:50 - 22:45 Normal Normal Normal
SWISS20 09:00 - 23:00 Normal Normal Normal
TWFTSE 02:45 - 07:45 & 08:15 - 22:45 Normal Normal Normal
UK100 01:02 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Monday 01:05 Open / Friday 23:00 Close)
Normal 01:02 - 23:00 Normal
US30 01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 20:00 01:00 - 20:15
US500 01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 20:00 01:00 - 20:15
US2000 01:00 - 23:15 & 23:30 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 20:00 01:00 - 20:15
USDX 03:00 - 23:59
(Monday 01:00 Open / Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 03:00 - 20:00 03:00 - 20:15
VIX 01:00 - 23:59
(Friday 23:55 Close)
Normal 01:00 - 18:30 01:00 - 20:15


Unless indicated above the markets will be open as usual. Times shown are server time (GMT+2).