Market Changes

The US will be entering Daylight Saving Time (DST) this Sunday the 13th of March, the UK will enter DSST on the 27th of March. 

Australia will exit DST on the 3rd of April.

This will affect the trading times of some markets over the coming weeks, please find the details of the time changes below.

FX – Rolling Cash

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
FXOpen Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00Open Sunday 21.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
 Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05Daily trading breaks between 21:00 – 21:05Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05
Dollar IndexOpen Monday 01:00 to Friday 22:00Open Monday 00:00 to Friday 21:00Open Monday 01:00 to Friday 22:00Open Monday 01:00 to Friday 22:00


Indicies – Rolling Cash and Futures

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
Australia 200Open Sunday 22.50 to Friday 21.00.Open Sunday 22.50 to Friday 20.00.Open Sunday 23.50 to Friday 21.00.Open Monday 00.50 to Friday 22.00.
 Daily trading breaks between 05.30 – 06.10 & 21.00 – 22.50Daily trading breaks between 05.30 – 06.10 & 20.00 – 22.50Daily trading breaks between 06.30 – 07.10 & 21.00 – 23.50Daily trading breaks between 07.30 – 08.10 & 22.00 – 00.50
Euro Stoxx 50Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
France 40Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
Germany 40Open Sunday 23.02 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 22.02 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 23.02 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 23.02 to Friday 21.00
 Daily trading breaks between 21:15-21:30 &22:00 to 23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:00-22:00Daily trading breaks between 21:15-21:30 &22:00 to 23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:15-21:30 &22:00 to 23:00
Hong KongOpen Monday 01:15 to Friday 20:00.Open Monday 01:15 to Friday 20:00Open Monday 02:15 to Friday 21:00Open Monday 02:15 to Friday 21:00
 Daily trading breaks between 04:00 – 05:00 , 08.30 – 09.15Daily trading breaks between 04:00 – 05:00 , 08.30 – 09.15Daily trading breaks between 05:00 – 06:00 , 09.30 – 10.15Daily trading breaks between 05:00 – 06:00 , 09.30 – 10.15
Japan 225Open Sunday 23:30 to Friday 21.15Open Sunday 22:30 to Friday 20.15Open Sunday 23:30 to Friday 21.15Open Sunday 23:30 to Friday 21.15
 Daily trading break 22:00 – 23:00Daily trading break 21:00 -22:00Daily trading break 22:00 to 23:00Daily trading break 22:00 to 23:00
South Africa 40Monday to Friday, 06:30 to 15:00Monday to Friday, 06:30 to 15:00Monday to Friday, 07:30 to 16:00Monday to Friday, 07:30 to 16:00
Spain 35Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30
Switzerland 20Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
UK100Open Sunday 23.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 23.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 23.05 to Friday 21.00
 Daily trading breaks between 21:15-21:30 &22:00 to 23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:00-22:00Daily trading breaks between 21:15-21:30 &22:00 to 23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:15-21:30 &22:00 to 23:00
US 500Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.Open Sunday 22:00 to Friday 20:30.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.
 Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:00 – 22:00Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 23:00Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 23:00
US 2000Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:15.Open Sunday 22:00 to Friday 20:15.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:15.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:15.
 Daily trading breaks between 21:15 – 21:30 & 22:00 – 23:00Daily trading breaks between 20:15 – 20:30 & 21:00 – 22:00Daily trading breaks between 21:15 – 21:30 & 22:00 – 23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:15 – 21:30 & 22:00 – 23:00
US Tech 100Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.Open Sunday 22:00 to Friday 20:30.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.
 Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:00 – 22:00Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 23:00Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 23:00
Wall Street 30Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.Open Sunday 22:00 to Friday 20:30.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:30.
 Daily trading breaks between 22:00 -23:00Daily trading breaks between 21:00 -22:00Daily trading breaks between 22:00 -23:00Daily trading breaks between 22:00 -23:00

Indicies – Futures Differential

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
US 500 / US 2000Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
Wall Street 30 / US Tech 100Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
Germany 40 / UK 100Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
Germany 40 / France 40Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
UK 100 / Euro Stoxx 50Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
Wall Street 30 / Germany 40Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 20:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
Wall Street 30 / UK 100Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 20:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00

Equities – Cash Markets

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
UK EquitiesMonday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30
EU EquitiesMonday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:30
US EquitiesMonday to Friday, 14:30 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 13:30 to 20:00Monday to Friday, 14:30 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 14:30 to 21:00
AU EquitiesSunday to Friday, 23:00 to 05:00Sunday to Friday, 23:00 to 05:00Monday to Friday, 00:00 to 06:00Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 07:00
SA EquitiesMonday to Friday, 07:00 to 14:50Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 14:50Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 15:50Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 15:50

Energy – Futures Markets

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
Brent CrudeOpen Monday 01.00 to Friday 21.45.Open Monday 00.00 to Friday 20.45.Open Monday 01.00 to Friday 21.45.Open Monday 01.00 to Friday 21.45.
 Daily trading breaks between 22.00 – 01.00Daily trading breaks between 21.00 – 00.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 – 01.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 – 01.00
US Light CrudeOpen Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.45.Open Sunday 22.00 to Friday 20.45.Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.45.Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.45.
 Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 21.00 to 22.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00

Metals – Rolling Cash

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
GoldOpen Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58Open Sunday 22:00 to Friday 20:58Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58
 Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 21.00 to 22.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00
SilverOpen Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58Open Sunday 22:00 to Friday 20:58Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58
 Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 21.00 to 22.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00
AluminiumOpen Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00
CopperOpen Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00
LeadOpen Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00
NickelOpen Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00
ZincOpen Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00Open Monday to Friday, 01:00 to 18.00
Gold / silver Rolling Spot DifferentialOpen Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58Open Sunday 22:00 to Friday 20:58Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:58
 Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 21.00 to 22.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00Daily trading breaks between 22.00 to 23.00

Bonds – Futures Markets

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
BOBLMonday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
BundMonday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 21:00
UK Long GiltMonday to Friday, 08:00 to 18:00Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 18:00Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 18:00Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 18:00

CryptoCurrencies

InstrumentTrading Hours before 13th March (GMT)Trading Hours from 13th March (DST)Trading Hours from 27th March (GMT+1)Trading Hours from 3rd April (GMT+1)
BitcoinOpen Sunday 22.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 21.05 to Friday 20.00Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 21.00
 Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05Daily trading breaks between 21:00 – 21:05Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05
EtherOpen Sunday 22.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 21.05 to Friday 20.00Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 21.00Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 21.00
 Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05Daily trading breaks between 21:00 – 21:05Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05Daily trading breaks between 22:00 – 22:05