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Changes to the trading schedule due to Daylight Saving Time

Publication Date: March 5, 2018

Dear clients,

On the 12th of March, 2018, Daylight Saving Time will come into effect in the USA. European countries will make this transition 2 weeks later on the 26th of March, 2018.

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

Instrument Current schedule (EET1) (through 9th of March) Schedule from the 12th through the 23rd of March (EET) Schedule from the 26th of March (EET)
Forex 00:00–00:00 (Mon-Fri) 00:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri) 00:00–00:00 (Mon-Fri)
Spot metals 01:00–00:00 (Mon-Fri) 00:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri) 01:00–00:00 (Mon-Fri)
CAC40, FTSE100 09:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri) 08:00–22:00 (Mon-Fri) 09:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri)
STOXX50 09:00–22:00 (Mon-Fri) 08:00–21:00 (Mon-Fri) 09:00–22:00 (Mon-Fri)
NQ100, SPX500 01:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri) 00:00–22:00 (Mon-Fri) 01:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri)
ASX200, NG, NIKK225 02:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri) 01:00–22:00 (Mon-Fri) 02:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri)
BRN, WTI 03:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri) 02:00–22:00 (Mon-Fri) 03:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri)
HSI50 04:15–11:00 (Mon-Fri) 03:15–10:00 (Mon-Fri) 04:15–11:00 (Mon-Fri)
FX RUB 09:00–20:00 (Mon-Fri) 09:00–20:00 (Mon-Fri) 10:00–21:00 (Mon-Fri)
FX Special (EURTRY, USDTRY) 00:05–23:55 (Mon-Fri) 00:05–22:55 (Mon-Fri) 00:05–23:55 (Mon-Fri)
Cryptocurrency CFDs 00:00–00:00 (Mon-Fri) 00:00–23:00 (Mon-Fri) 00:00–00:00 (Mon-Fri)

The trading schedule for the DAX30 and IBEX35 instruments will remain unchanged.

Binary options trading will be conducted in accordance with the following schedule:

Instrument Current schedule (EET1) (through 9th of March) Schedule from the 12th through the 23rd of March Schedule from the 26th of March (EET)
Index CFDs 16:30–21:00 (Mon-Fri) 15:30–20:00 (Mon-Fri) 16:30–21:00 (Mon-Fri)

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, through Viber, on Skype (calls only), by email at info@alpari.com, or by telephone on +44 8449 869559.

Best regards,
Alpari

Please note:

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

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