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What are IG’s Christmas trading hours?

Note: All dealing hours are in UAE time unless otherwise stated.

Monday
24 Dec

Half day in most markets. All 24-hour indicies close at 10.15pm. Digital 100s close at 10pm (apart from digital 100s on Crude, which close at 10.30pm)

Tuesday
25 Dec

Closed. FX and cryptocurrencies close at 2am.

Wednesday
26 Dec

FX and cryptocurrencies open at 1am. 24-hour indices open at 3am. UK and European markets closed. US equites open at 6.30pm (no pre-market). Digital 100s, open at 6pm.

Thursday
27 Dec

Normal trading

Friday
28 Dec

Normal trading.

Saturday
29 Dec

Normal weekend trading

Sunday
30 Dec

Normal weekend trading

Monday
31 Dec

Half day in most markets. Digital 100s close at midnight (apart from digital 100s on US indicies, which close at their normal time)

Tuesday
1 Jan

Closed. FX, cryptocurrencies and 24-hour indices close at 2am.

Wednesday

2 Jan

FX and cryptocurrencies open at 1am. 24-hour indices, and digital 100s, open at 3am

The following tables list the opening hours of our most popular markets over this month.

Note: All dealing hours are in London time unless otherwise stated.

  • Indices
  • Shares
  • Commodities
  • Interest rates
Market Mon 24 Dec Tues 25 Dec Weds 26 Dec Mon 31 Dec Tues 1 Jan
FTSE® 100

Futures close 12.50

Quoted out-of-hours 12.50 - 18.15

Closed

Closed.
Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Futures close 12.50

Quoted out-of-hours 12:50-22:00

Closed
Wall Street
US 500
US Tech 100

Futures close 18.15

Closed

Futures open at 23:00 25 Dec

Normal hours

Closed
Germany 30

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 18.15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 22.00

Closed
France 40

Futures close 13.00, quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 18.15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Futures close 13.00, quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 22.00

Closed
EU Stocks 50

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 18.15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 22.00

Closed
Netherlands 25

Futures close 13.00, quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 18.15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Futures close 13.00, quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 22.00

Closed
Spain 35

Futures close 13.00, quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 18.15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Futures close 13.00, quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 22.00

Closed
Sweden 30

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 18.15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 22.00

Closed
Switzerland Blue Chip

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 18.15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 22.00

Closed
Japan 225

Futures close 18.15

Closed

Futures open at 23:00 25 Dec

Normal hours

Closed
Hong Kong HS50
China H-Shares

Early close 04:00
Quoted out-of-hours 04:00-18:15

Closed

Normal hours

Early close 04:00
Quoted out-of-hours 04:00-22:00

Closed
Australia 200

Early close 03:30

Quoted out-of-hours 03:30-18:15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Early close 03:30

Quoted out-of-hours 03:30-22:00

Closed
Singapore Blue Chip

Futures close 18:00, Quoted out-of-hours until 18:15

Closed

Normal hours

Futures close 18:00, Quoted out-of-hours until 22:00

Closed
South Africa 40

Early close 10:00, Quoted out-of-hours 10:00-18:15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Early close 10:00, Quoted out-of-hours 10:00-22:00

Closed
Volatility Index

Futures close 18.15

Closed

Open from 23:00 on 25 Dec

Normal hours

Closed

Market Mon 24 Dec Tues 25 Dec Wed 26 Dec Mon 31 Dec Tues 1 Jan
US shares

Early close at 18.00

Closed Open at 14.30 (no pre-market) Normal hours Closed
UK shares Early close at 12:30 Closed Closed Early close at 12.30 Closed
German shares Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
French shares Early close at 13.00 Closed Closed Early close at 12.30 Closed

Market Mon 24 Dec Tues 25 Dec Wed 26 Dec Mon 31 Dec Tues 1 Jan
US energies Early close at 18.45 Closed Futures open at 23.00 (25th Dec) Closes at 22.00 Closed
UK energies Early close at 19.00 Closed Futures open at 01.00 Early close 20.00 Closed
US metals Early close at 18.45 Closed Futures open at 23.00 (25th Dec) Normal Close Times Closed
US CBOT Commodities Early close at 18.00 Closed Futures open at 14.30 Normal Close Times Closed
US NYBOT Commodities Early close at 18.00 Closed Futures open at 13.00 Normal Close Times Closed
UK Commodities Early close at 12.18 Closed Closed Early close at 12:18 Closed

Market Mon 24 Dec Tues 25 Dec Wed 26 Dec Mon 31 Dec Tues 1 Jan
US rates Early Close 18.15 Closed Futures open at 23.00 (25th Dec) Closes at 22.00 Closed
UK rates Early Close 12.15 Closed Closed Early close 12.15 Closed
European rates Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

We have tried to make this information as accurate as possible, but it is intended for guidance only and is subject to change. Please contact our Helpdesk on +971 (0) 4 559 2100 for the latest information.

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