Changes to market trading hours

Over the Easter and Christmas holidays there are normally a significant number of changes to normal market trading hours.

Please note: our instrument trading hours reflect those in the underlying market. Dates and times may be subject to change; please check the product library in the trading platform for confirmed trading hours.
​All times shown are UK time.

Our Client Services team are available during market opening hours. If you have any questions, please email us or call us on 0800 26 26 27.

December 2018 & January 2019 trading times

View the updated trading times for affected instruments below.

Forex

  • Forex
  • Indices
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Commodities
  • Shares
  • Treasuries
  • Digital 100s / Countdowns

ForexMonday 24 DecemberMonday 25 DecemberMonday 31 DecemberTuesday 1 Jan
CurrenciesCloses at 18:15ClosedCloses at 22:00Closed
Currency Forward ContractsCloses at 18:15ClosedCloses at 22:00Closed
US Dollar IndexCloses at 18:15ClosedNormalClosed
INR/USDCloses at 18:15ClosedCloses at 22:00Closed
Indices
Monday 24 Dec Tuesday 25 DecWednesday 26 DecMonday 31 DecTuesday 1 JanWednesday 2 Jan
Australia 200Closes at 3:30ClosedClosedCloses at 03:30ClosedNormal
Belgium 20Closes at 13:05ClosedClosedCloses at 13:05ClosedNormal
Canada 60Closes at 18:00ClosedClosedNormalClosedNormal
China A50Closes at 18:45ClosedOpens at 01:00NormalClosedNormal
Denmark 20NormalClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Euro 50ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Europe 600ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
France 40Closes at 13:05ClosedClosedCloses at 13:05ClosedNormal
Germany 30ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Germany Mid 50ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Germany Tech 30ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Hong Kong 50NormalClosedClosedNormalClosedNormal
Hong Kong China H-SharesNormalClosedClosedNormalClosedNormal
India 50Closes at 18:45ClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
Italy 40Closes at 12:30ClosedClosedCloses at 12:30ClosedNormal
Japan 225Closes at 18:15Opens at 23:30NormalCloses at 22:00Closed; opens at 23:30Closes at 22:00
Netherlands 25Closes at 13:05ClosedClosedCloses at 13:05ClosedNormal
Norway 25ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Poland 20ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Singapore FreeCloses at 18:45ClosedClosedNormalClosedNormal
South Africa 40NormalClosedClosedNormalClosedNormal
Spain 35Closed at 13:00ClosedClosedCloses at 13:00ClosedNormal
Sweden 30ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Switzerland 20ClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Taiwan 50NormalClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
UK 100Closes at 12:50ClosedClosedCloses at 12:50ClosedNormal
US 30Closes at 18:15Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US NDAQ 100Closes at 18:15Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US Small Cap 2000Closes at 18:15Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US SPX 500Closes at 18:15Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US SPX Midcap 400Closes at 18:15
Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Closed, opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
Volatility IndexCloses at 18:15
Closed, opens at 23:00NormalNormalClosed, opens at 23:00Normal
CryptocurrenciesMonday 24 Dec
Tuesday 25 DecTuesday 1 JanWednesday 2 Jan
BitcoinCloses at 18:00Opens at 23:00ClosedNormal
Bitcoin CashCloses at 18:00Opens at 23:00ClosedNormal
EthereumCloses at 18:00Opens at 23:00ClosedNormal
LitecoinCloses at 18:00Opens at 23:00ClosedNormal
RippleCloses at 18:00Opens at 23:00ClosedNormal
Commodities
Monday 24 DecTuesday 25 DecWednesday 26 DecMonday 31 DecTuesday 1 JanWednesday 2 Jan
Cocoa Bulk BeanNormalClosedNormalCloses at 16:55ClosedNormal
Coffee ArabicaNormalClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
Coffee RobustaNormalClosedNormalCloses at 17:30ClosedNormal
CopperCloses at 18:45Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
CornCloses at 18:05ClosedOpens at 14:30NormalClosedOpens at 14:30
CottonCloses at 18:30ClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
Crude Oil BrentCloses at 19:00ClosedNormalCloses at 20:00ClosedNormal
Crude Oil West TexasCloses at 18:45Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
Feeder CattleCloses at 18:15ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedNormal
GasolineCloses at 18:45Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
GoldCloses at 18:45
ClosedNormalCloses at 22:00ClosedNormal
Heating OilCloses at 18:45Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
Lean HogsCloses at 18:15ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedOpens at 14:30
Live CattleCloses at 18:15ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedOpens at 14:30
Low Sulphur GasoilCloses at 19:00ClosedNormalCloses at 20:00ClosedNormal
LumberCloses at 18:00ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 15:00
NormalClosedNormal
Natural GasCloses at 18:45Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
OatsCloses at 18:05ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedOpens at 14:30
Orange JuiceNormalClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
PalladiumCloses at 18:45Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
PlatinumCloses at 18:45Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
Rough RiceCloses at 18:05ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedOpens at 14:30
SilverCloses at 18:45
ClosedNormalCloses at 22:00ClosedNormal
SoybeanCloses at 18:05ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedOpen at 14:30
Soybean MealCloses at 18:05ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedOpen at 14:30
Soybean OilCloses at 18:05ClosedPre-open 12:00
Opens at 14:30
NormalClosedOpen at 14:30
Sugar RawNormalClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
Sugar WhiteNormalClosedNormalCloses at 18:00ClosedNormal
US CocoaNormalClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
WheatCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Closes 22:00NormalClosedOpen at 14:30
SharesSunday 23 DecMonday 24 DecTuesday 25 DecWednesday 26 DecFriday 28 DecSunday 30 DecMonday 31 DecTuesday 1 Jan
AustraliaNormalCloses 03:10ClosedClosedNormalNormalCloses 03:10Opens 23:00
AustriaNormalClosedClosedClosedNormalNormalNormalClosed
FranceNormalCloses 12:55ClosedClosedNormalNormalCloses 12:55Closed
GermanyNormalClosedClosedClosedNormalNormalClosedClosed
Hong KongNormalCloses 04:00ClosedClosedNormalNormalCloses 04:00Closed
ItalyNormalClosedClosedClosedNormalNormalClosedClosed
New ZealandCloses 23:45ClosedClosedClosedNormalCloses 23:45ClosedClosed
NorwayNormalClosedClosedClosedNormalNormalClosedClosed
PolandNormalClosedClosedClosedNormalNormalClosedClosed
SingaporeNormalCloses 04:00ClosedNormalNormalNormalCloses 04:00Closed
SpainNormalCloses 13:00ClosedClosedNormalNormalCloses 13:00Closed
SwedenNormalClosedClosedClosedNormalNormalClosedClosed
UKNormalCloses 12:30ClosedClosedNormalNormalCloses 12:30Closed
US NYSENormalCloses 18:00ClosedNormalNormalNormalNormalClosed
US NDAQNormalCloses 18:00ClosedNormalNormalNormalNormalClosed
TreasuriesMonday 24 DecTuesday 25 DecWednesday 26 DecMonday 31 DecTuesday 1 JanWednesday 2 Jan
Canada Bank 3 MonthCloses 18:30ClosedClosedCloses 18:30ClosedNormal
Canada Bank 10 YearCloses 18:30ClosedClosedCloses 18:30ClosedNormal
EuriborCloses 12:15ClosedClosedCloses at 12:15ClosedNormal
Euro BoblClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Euro BTPClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Euro BTP 3 YRClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Euro BundClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Euro BuxlClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
Euro OATClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
EurodollarCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
Euro SchatzClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedNormal
UK GiltCloses at 12:15ClosedNormalCloses at 12:15ClosedNormal
Japan JGBNormalClosedNormalNormalClosedNormal
UK Short SterlingCloses at 12:15ClosedClosedCloses at 12:15ClosedNormal
US Fed Funds 30 DayCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US T-BondCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US T-Bond UltraCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US T-Note 10 YRCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US T-Note 2 YRCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
US T-Note 5 YRCloses at 18:15Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00Closes at 22:00Opens at 23:00Closes at 22:00
Digital 100s / countdownsMonday 24 DecTuesday 25 DecWednesday 26 DecThursday 27 DecMonday 31 DecTuesday 1 JanWednesday 2 Jan
CurrenciesCloses at 18:00ClosedOpens at 23:00NormalNormalOpens at 23:00Normal
Gold ForwardNormalClosedClosedOpens at 8:00NormalClosedOpens at 8:00
Silver ForwardNormalClosedClosedOpens at 8:00NormalClosedOpens at 8:00
Crude Oil West TexasClosedClosedClosedOpens at 8:00NormalClosedOpens at 8:00
France 40Closes at 13:00ClosedClosedNormalCloses at 13:00ClosedNormal
Germany 30Closes at 13:00ClosedClosedNormalCloses at 13:00ClosedNormal
Italy 40ClosedClosedClosedNormalClosedClosedNormal
Spain 35Closes at 13:00ClosedClosedNormalCloses at 13:00ClosedNormal
Sweden 30ClosedClosedClosedNormalClosedClosedNormal
UK 100Closes at 12:30ClosedClosedOpens at 8:00Closes at 12:30ClosedOpens at 8:00
US 30Closes at 18:00ClosedClosedOpens at 8:00NormalClosedOpens at 8:00
US NDAQ 100Closes at 18:00ClosedClosedOpens at 8:00NormalClosedOpens at 8:00
US SPX 500Closes at 18:00ClosedClosedOpens at 8:00NormalClosedOpens at 8:00
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