Trading Hours

Trading Hours and Holidays

ZERO Markets trading hours for MT4 can be found below. Please note that ZERO Markets MT4 server time and charts are GMT+2 or GMT+3 (when New York Daylight savings takes effect). We operate these server times to ensure a 5 daily candle week. All of our FX currency pairs trade 24 hours a day with a break for two minutes between 23:59 to 00:01. The trading week starts on Monday at 00:02 and closes Friday at 23:57.

We have implemented this slight delay and small breaks in the day to help prevent the widening of spreads during this time when liquidity providers go offline. For  further instrument specifications please Right Click on any instrument in the ‘Market Watch’ area and select ‘Specification’. Here you will be able to view the specific details on any of the instruments.

Regular Market Hours

  • Forex Pairs Daily Trading Hours (server time)
    All 00:01 to 23:59 (Monday open 00:02 and Friday close 23:57)
  • Metals Trading Hours (server time)
    XAUUSD 01:00 to 23:59 (Friday close 23:57)
    XAUAUD 01:00 to 23:59 (Friday close 23:57)
    XAGUSD 01:00 to 23:59 (Friday close 23:57)
    XAGAUD 01:00 to 23:59 (Friday close 23:57)
  • Indices Trading Hours (server time) Daily Break (server time)
    AUS200 02:50 to 09:30, 10:10 to 24:00 0:00 to 02:50, and 9.30 to 10:10
    STOXX50 09:00 to 23:00 23:00 to 09:00
    GER30 09:00 to 23:00 23:00 to 09:00
    JP225 02:00 to 23:15 23:15 to 02:00
    DJ30 01:00 to 23:15, 23:30 to 24:00
    (Friday Close 23:15)
    23:15 to 23:30, and 00:00- 01:00
    US500 01:00 to 23:15, 23:30 to 24:00
    (Friday Close 23:15)
    23:15 to 23:30, and 00:00- 01:00
    NAS100 01:00 to 23:15, 23:30 to 24:00
    (Friday Close 23:15)
    01:00 to 23:15, 23:30 to 24:00
    (Friday Close 23:15)
    HK50 04:15 to 07:00, 08:00 to 11:15 07:00 to 08:00, and 11:15 to 04:15
    UK100 09:00 to 23:00 23:00 to 09:00
  • Commodity Daily Trading Hours (server time) Daily Break (server time)
    WTI 01:00 to 24:00 (Friday close 23:45) 00:00 to 01:00

MetaTrader 4 Holiday Hours (MT4 server time)

Instrument 1st June 8th June 25th June
GER 30 Open at 10:00 Normal Hours Normal Hours
EUR50, UK100, FRA40, JP225 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
US30, US100 & US500 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
AUS200 Normal Hours Closed, Reopen 10:10 next day Normal Hours
HK50 Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed
CHINA50 & SING30 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
XTIUSD Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
XBRUSD & WTI Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
XAUUSD & XAGUSD Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours

Caution: Spreads can be significantly wider during holiday periods.

WTI Contract Rollover

Symbol Current Month Next Month Roll Date
WTI Roll July-2020 August-2020 13th-June-2020 (End of Day 12th June)

WTI Rollover: If you hold a position over the monthly expiration date of the futures contract that price is based on, you will encounter a rollover. You can avoid WTI rollover by closing your open positions before the rollover date.

Iress Holiday Hours

Exchange 1st June 8th June 25th June
ASX Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
HKE Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed
NYS&NAS Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
LSE Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
SFE Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
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