Changes to the trading schedule due to Daylight Saving Time

05 Mar 202017:11

Dear clients,

On the 8th of March, 2020, Daylight Saving Time will come into effect in the USA. European countries will make this transition 3 weeks later on the 29th of March, 2020.

Because of this, some changes will be made to the trading schedule on the instruments listed below:

Schedule from the 9th through the 27th of March (EET) Market open Market close Recess
 Forex usual schedule close at 22:59 -
 USDRUB, EURRUB usual schedule usual schedule -
 Cryptocurrency CFDs open at 00:00 close at 22:59 -
 Spot Metals open at 00:00 close at 22:59 22:59–00:00
 BRN open at 02:00 close at 22:45 22:45–02:00
 WTI, NG open at 00:00 close at 22:45 22:45–00:00
 ASX200, CAC40, FTSE100,
 NIKK225, NQ100, SPX500, STOXX50
open at 00:30 close at 22:00 22:00–00:30
 DAX30, IBEX35, HSI50 usual schedule usual schedule -
Schedule from the 30th of March (EET) Market open Market close Recess
 Forex usual schedule usual schedule -
 USDRUB, EURRUB open at 10:00 close at 21:00 -
 Cryptocurrency CFDs usual schedule usual schedule -
 Spot Metals usual schedule usual schedule usual schedule
 BRN, WTI, NG usual schedule usual schedule usual schedule
 ASX200, CAC40, FTSE100,
 NIKK225, NQ100, SPX500, STOXX50
usual schedule usual schedule usual schedule
 DAX30, IBEX35 usual schedule usual schedule -
 HSI50 open at 08:00 close at 19:30 -

The Fix-Contracts trading will be conducted in accordance with the Forex, Spot Metals, Indices and Cryptocurrencies schedule. 

The Fix-Contracts on Shares trading will be conducted in accordance with the following schedule:

Instrument Schedule from the 9th through the 27th of March  Schedule from the 30th of March
Google, Facebook and Apple shares open at 15:31
close at 21:59
usual schedule

EET (Eastern European Time) — MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 server time.

The amendments presented above are for informational purposes only and may be subject to change.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our specialists via our online chat service, on Skype (calls only), by email at [email protected], or by telephone on +44 8449 869559.

Best regards,
Alpari

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