What are IG’s Christmas trading hours?

During the festive period there will be some changes to our normal opening hours (Swiss time):

Thursday 24 December

Half day in most markets. All out-of-hours markets close at 19.15, FX & Crypto closes at 23.00.

Friday 25 December

All Markets closed.

Saturday 26 December

Normal Weekend Trading (09.00 Open).

Sunday 27 December

Normal Weekend Trading.

Monday 28 December

UK & Irish shares closed. Most European & US shares open.

Tuesday 29 December

Normal Trading.

Wednesday 30 December

Normal Trading.

Thursday 31 December

Half day in most European markets. FX & Crypto and out-of-hours markets close at 23.00.

Friday 1 January

All Markets closed.

Saturday 2 January

Normal Weekend Trading (09.00 Open).

Sunday 3 January

Normal Weekend Trading.

Monday 4 January

Normal Trading.

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

  • Indices
  • Shares
  • Commodities
  • Interest rates

Market

Thursday 24 Dec Friday 25 Dec Monday 28 Dec Thursday 31 Dec Friday 1 Jan
FTSE® 100

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 19.15

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 00:00 27/28 Dec

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 23.00

Closed

Wall Street
US 500
US Tech 100
US Russell 2000
FANG-Index

Futures close 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed

Germany 30

Closed, quoted out-of-hours until 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 23.00

Closed

France 40

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 23.00

Closed

EU Stocks 50

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 19.15

Closed

Closed.

Quoted out-of-hours from 00:00 27/28 Dec

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 23.00

Closed

Italy 40

Futures close 13.30

Quoted out-of-hours until 19.15

Closed

Closed.

Quoted out-of-hours from 00:00 27/28 Dec

Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 23.00

Closed

Netherlands 25

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 19.15

Closed

Closed.

Quoted out-of-hours from 00:00 27/28 Dec

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 23.00

Closed

Spain 35

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Futures close 14.00

Quoted out-of-hours 14.00 - 23.00

Closed

Sweden 30

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 23.00

Closed

Switzerland Blue Chip

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 23.00

Closed

Japan 225

Futures close 22.15

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed

Hong Kong HS50
China H-Shares

Early close 05.00

Quoted out-of-hours 05.00 - 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Early close 05.00

Quoted out-of-hours 05.00 - 23.00

Closed

Australia 200

Early close 04.30

Quoted out-of-hours 04.30 - 19.15

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 00:00 27/28 Dec

Early close 04.30

Quoted out-of-hours 04.30 - 23.00

Closed

Singapore Blue Chip

Futures close 22.15

Closed

Normal hours

Futures close 19.00

Quoted out-of-hours until 23.00

Closed

South Africa 40

Normal hours

Quoted out-of-hours until 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed

Volatility Index

Futures close 19.15

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed

Market Thursday 24 Dec Friday 25 Dec Monday 28 Dec Thursday 31 Dec Friday 1 Jan
US shares

Early close at 19.00

Closed

Open

Open

Closed

UK shares

Early close at 13.30

Closed

Closed

Early close at 13.30

Closed

German shares

Closed

Closed

Open

Closed

Closed

French shares

Early close at 14.00

Closed

Open

Early close at 14.00

Closed

Spanish shares

Early close at 14.00

Closed

Open

Early close at 14.00

Closed

Market Thursday 24 Dec Friday 25 Dec Monday 28 Dec Thursday 31 Dec Friday 1 Jan
US Energies

Early close 19.45

Closed

Futures open at 00.00 (27/28 Dec)

Normal close times

Closed

UK Energies

Early close 20.00

Closed

Futures open at 02.00

Early close at 21.00

Closed

US Metals

Early close 19.45

Closed

Futures open at 00.00 (27/28 Dec)

Normal close times

Closed

US CBOT Commodities

Early close 19.05

Closed

Futures open at 15.30

Normal close times

Closed

US NYBOT Commodities

Early close 19.00

Closed

Futures open at 14.00

Normal close times

Closed

UK Commodities

Early close at 13.15

Closed

Closed

Early close at 13.15

Closed

Market Thursday 24 Dec Friday 25 Dec Monday 28 Dec Thursday 31 Dec Friday 1 Jan
US rates

Early close 19.15

Closed

Futures open at 00.00
(27/28 Dec)

Closes at 23.00

Closed

UK rates

Early close 13.15

Closed

Closed

Early close 13.15

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 +41 (0) 58 810 77 02 for the latest information.

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