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What are IG's Easter trading hours?

There will be some changes to market trading hours over the Easter period. AEST times are as follows:

Thursday 18 April

Regular close.

Friday 19 April

Most 24-hour indices close at 07.00*. All Australian, European and US markets closed.

Saturday 20 April

FX closes at 07:00. Weekend indices and cryptos open as normal.

Sunday 21 April

Weekend indices and cryptos open as normal.

Monday 22 April

FX opens at 06:00. US & 24-hour indices quoted from 08:00. Australian and European equities closed. US Open.

Tuesday 23 April

Australian and European markets re-open.

* Japan 225, Singapore Blue Chip and China A50 will re-open on Friday 19 April.

The following tables list the opening hours of our most popular markets over the coming holiday:

  • Indices
  • Shares
  • Commodities
  • Interest rates
  • Binaries
Market Thur 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr Mon 22 Apr Tue 23 Apr
Australia 200 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
FTSE® 100 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
Wall Street Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Futures open at 08.00 Normal hours
US 500 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
US Tech 100 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
Germany 30 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
France 40 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
EU Stocks 50 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
Italy 40 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
Spain 35 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
Netherlands 25 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
Sweden 30 Early close at 20:55. Quoted out-of-hours after 20:55 Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
Japan 225 Normal hours Open 09:30-16:25 & 16:55-06:45 (Saturday morning) Futures open at 08.00 Normal hours
Hong Kong HS50 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
China H-Shares Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08.00 Normal hours
China A50 Normal hours Open 11:00-18:30 & 19:00-06:45 (Saturday morning) Quoted out-of-hours from 08:00. Futures open at 11.00 Normal hours
Singapore Blue Chip Normal hours Open 10:30-19:10 & 19:40-06:40 (Saturday morning) Quoted out-of-hours from 08:00. Futures open at 10.30 Normal hours
South Africa 40 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Closed, quoted out-of-hours from 08:00 Normal hours
US Russell 2000 Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Normal hours Normal hours
Volatility Index Normal hours Closes at 07:00 Futures open at 08.00 Normal hours

All times are Sydney times. 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 1800 601 734 for the latest information.

Market Thur 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr Mon 22 Apr Tue 23 Apr
Australian shares

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours
Singapore shares

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours
Hong Kong shares

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours
Japanese shares

Normal hours

Normal hours

Normal hours

Normal hours
US shares

Normal hours

Closed

Open at 23.30 – No pre-market

Normal hours
UK shares

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours
Market Thur 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr Mon 22 Apr Tue 23 Apr

US energies

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

UK energies

Closed

Closed Normal hours Normal hours

US metals

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

US CBOT commodities

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

US NYBOT commodities

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

UK commodities

Closed

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Fri 18 Apr:

  • Lumber closes early at 04.55

Mon 22 Apr:

  • Livestock opens late at 23.30

Wed 23 Apr:

  • Lumber opens late at 00.00

All times are Sydney times. 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 1800 601 734 for the latest information.

Market Thur 18 Apr Fri 19 Apr Mon 22 Apr Tue 23 Apr
US rates Normal hours Closed

Futures open at 08.00

Normal hours
UK rates

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours
European rates

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

All times are Sydney times. 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 1800 601 734 for the latest information.

Thur 18 Apr:

  • Weekly options and binaries will expire at their usual time, but a day early

Fri 19 Apr:

  • Final 24hr FX expiry will be 13.00 on Friday afternoon, final 2hr FX expiry will be 15.00 Friday afternoon
  • 5 min FX closes 15.00 Friday afternoon
  • All binaries and options closed from 15.00
  • Nikkei binaries open as usual

Mon 22 Apr:

  • FX binaries open all day as usual. US index and FX option open from 23:30
  • Sprints and binaries open from usual times (if cash market open on Monday)

Tue 23 Apr:

  • Australian and European markets re-open.

All times are Sydney times. 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 1800 601 734 for the latest information.

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