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What are IG's trading hours?

We are normally open 24 hours a day, from 3pm Saturday to 9am Saturday (AEDT). For markets that do not trade 24 hours (for example shares), you can find specific dealing hours in the deal ticket ‘market info’ tab. Otherwise, please see below for a brief overview of trading hours (all times are listed in AEDT).

Shorter opening hours may apply on UK bank holidays or US public holidays.

We do not open Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, or other days which are holidays in both the UK and the US. And if these holidays fall on a Monday, we may not open on the preceding Sunday night.

  • Indices
  • MT4 indices
  • Commodities
  • MT4 commodities
  • Interest rates
  • Bonds
  • FX
  • MT4 FX
  • Equities

24 hour indices

Opens Monday 10.02, closes Saturday 09.00

Australia 200
FTSE 100
Germany 30
Hong Kong HS50

EU Stocks 50
France 40
Italy 40
Netherlands 25
Norway 25
Spain 35
Sweden 30
Switzerland Blue Chip
China 300
China A50
China H-Shares
Singapore Blue Chip
South Africa 40
India 50
Portugal 20

Opens Monday 10.00, closes Saturday 09.00

Wall Street
US 500
Japan 225

US Tech 100
Russell 2000

Various times

Mexico 35: 00.30-08.00
Brazil 60: 00.00-07.55
FTSE Mid 250: 19.15-03.30
FTSE Techmark: 19.15-03.30
Germany Mid-Cap 50: 18.10-08.00
Germany Tech 30: 18.00-08.00
Hungary 12: 19.05-03.00
Greece 25: 19.15-02.20
Malaysia 30: 12.45-16.44, 18.30-21.10
Taiwan Index: 2.45-17.44, 18.45-08.39
US Dollar basket: 12.00–9.00
Volatility Index: 08.30-09.00, 10.00-08.15
EU Volatility Index: 19.05-08.00

24 hour MT4 indices

Australia 200 - AUS200
FTSE 100 - FTSE100
Germany 30 - GER30
Hong Kong HS50 - HK50
France 40 - FRA40
EU Stocks 50 - EUSTX40
Netherlands 25 - AEX25
Spain 35 - SPA35
Sweden 30 - SWE30
Switzerland Blue Chip - SUI30

The above MT4 indices are available during the following times:

  • London GMT, AEDT (summer): opens Monday 10.02 closes Saturday 09.00

Wall Street - US30
US 500 - SPX500
Japan 225 - JPN225
US Tech 100 - NAS100

The above MT4 indices are available during the following times:

  • London GMT, AEDT (summer): opens Monday 10.00 closes Saturday 09.00

Energies

Oil - Brent Crude: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 10.00-12.00 Tuesday-Friday.
Oil - US Crude: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
Heating Oil: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
Natural Gas: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
No Lead Gasoline: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
London Gas Oil: 12.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 10.00-12.00 Tuesday-Friday.
Carbon Emissions: 18.00-04.00 Monday to Friday (closes 04.00 Saturday).

Metals

Spot Gold: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
Spot Silver: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
Spot Palladium: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
Spot Platinum: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
High Grade Copper: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
Iron Ore: 12.00-14.30, 16.30-18.00, 00.00-02.30 Monday to Friday.

Softs

Cocoa (London): 20.30-03.50
Cocoa (US): 20.45-05.30
Coffee Robusta: 20.00-04.30
Coffee Arabica: 20.15-05.30
Orange Juice: 00.00-06.00
Cattle (Feeder): 01.30-06.05
Cattle (Live): 01.30-06.05
Lean Hogs: 01.30-06.05
Cotton: 12.00-06.20
Lumber: 02:00-08:00
Sugar No.5: 18.45-03.55
Sugar No.11 World: 19.30-05.00
Wheat (Chicago): 12.00-00.45, 01.30-06.20
Corn: 12.00-00.45, 01.30-06.20
Oats: 12.00-00.45, 01.30-06.20
Rough Rice: 12.00-00.45, 01.30-06.20
Soyabeans: 12.00-00.45, 01.30-06.20
Soyabean Meal: 12.00-00.45, 01.30-06.20
Soyabean Oil: 12.00-00.45, 01.30-06.20

Base metals

Aluminium: 12.00-05.00
Copper: 12.00-05.00
Lead: 12.00-05.00
Nickel: 12.00-05.00
Zinc:12.00-05.00

Energies

Oil - Brent Crude: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 10.00-12.00 Tuesday-Friday.
Oil - US Crude: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.

Metals

Spot Gold: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.
Spot Silver: 10.00 Monday to 09.00 Saturday. Closed 09.00-10.00 each day.

US 30-Day Fed Funds Rate (Chicago): 10.00-09.00
Aus 30-day Interbank Rate (Chicago):17.14-07.00, 08.34-16.30
Euribor (London): 11.00-07.00
Eurodollar (Chicago): 10.00-09.00
Euroswiss (London): 18.30-05.00
Sterling Deposit / Short Sterling (London): 18.30-05.00

German Bobl: 18.00-08.00
German Bund: 18.00-08.00
German Buxl: 18.00-08.00
German Schatz: 18.00-08.00
OAT French Government Bond: 18.00-05.00
Long-term BTP Italian Government Bond: 18.00-05.00
Japanese Government Bond: 09.45-12.00, 13.30-16.00, 16.30-19.10, 20.30-04.00
Long-term Gilt: 19.00-05.00
Short-term Gilt (2-year): 19.00-05.00
Ultra Treasury Bond (Decimalised): 10.00-09.00
Treasury Bond (Decimalised): 10.00-09.00
2-yr T-Note (Decimalised): 10.00-09.00
5-yr T-Note (Decimalised): 10.00-09.00
10-yr T-Note (Decimalised): 10.00-09.00

24 hour markets, opens 08.00 Monday closes 09.00 Saturday

With the exception of:

USD/RUB: 18.00-04.00
BRL/JPY: 22.05-07.00
GBP/INR: 12.30-08.00
USD/BRL: 22.05-07.00
USD/IDR: 15.30-08.00
USD/INR: 12.30-08.00
USD/KRW: 12.00-08.00
USD/MYR: 12.30-08.00
USD/PHP: 12.30-08.00
USD/TWP: 12.30-08.00

Australia: 10.00-16.00
UK: 19.00-03.30
US: 01.30-08.00
US All Sessions: 20.00-12.00 Monday to Friday, close at 09.00 Saturday.
European: 19.00-02.30
Denmark: 19.00-03.00
Norway: 19.00-02.20
Sweden: 19.00-03.30
Switzerland: 19.00-03.20
Greece: 19.30-02.00
Singapore: 12.00-20.00, break between 15.00-16.00.
Japan: 11.00-17.00, break between 13.30-14.30.
Hong Kong: 12.30-19.00, break between 15.00-16.00.
South Africa: 18.00-02.00
Canada: 00.30-07.00

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