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What are IG's Easter trading hours?

There will be some changes to market trading hours over the Easter period, as follows (all times listed in UTC+8):

Thursday 14 April Most 24-hour indices close at 5am (Friday morning). Japan 225, Singapore Blue Chip and China A50 will re-open on Friday, 15 April
*Friday 15 April European and US commodities closed. 24-hour indices closed. FX closes at 5am (next day)
Saturday 16 April Weekend Indices and cryptos open as normal
Sunday 17 April Weekend Indices and cryptos open as normal. FX opens at 4am (next day). US & 24-hour indices quoted from 6am (next day).
Monday 18 April European equities closed. European 24-hour indices quoted out of hours. US markets open.
Tuesday 19 April European markets re-open.

* Japan 225, Singapore Blue Chip and China A50 futures will be open.

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

  • Indices
  • Shares
  • Commodities
  • Interest rates
  • Digital 100s
Market Thur 14 Apr Fri 15 Apr Sun 17 Apr Mon 18 Apr Tue 19 Apr
FTSE® 100

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Wall Street

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Futures open at 6am (next day)

Normal hours

Normal hours

US 500

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Futures open at 6am (next day)

Normal hours

Normal hours

US Tech 100

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Futures open at 6am (next day)

Normal hours

Normal hours

Germany 40

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

France 40

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

EU Stocks 50

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Italy 40

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Spain 35

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Netherlands 25

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Sweden 30

Early close at 6.55pm, quoted out-of-hours till 5am (next day)

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Tokyo First Section Normal hours Open 7.45am-2.15pm & 3.30pm-4.30am (next day) Futures open at 6am (next day) Normal hours Normal hours
Japan 225

Normal hours

Open 7.30am-2.30pm & 2.55pm-5am (next day)

Futures open at 6am (next day)

Normal hours

Normal hours

Hong Kong HS50

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

China H-Shares

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Australia 200

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

Singapore Blue Chip

Normal hours

Open 8.30am-5.25pm & 5.50pm-5am (next day)

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Futures open at 8.30am

Normal hours

South Africa 40

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Closed, quoted out-of-hours

Normal hours

US Russell 2000

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Futures open at 6am (next day)

Normal hours

Normal hours

Volatility Index

Normal hours

Closed, no out-of-hours quoting

Futures open at 6am (next day)

Normal hours

Normal hours

China A50

Normal hours

Open 9am-4.25pm & 5pm-5am (next day)

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am (next day)

Futures open at 9am

Normal hours

Market Thur 14 Apr Fri 15 Apr Mon 18 Apr Tue 19 Apr
US shares

Normal hours

Closed

Open as normal

Normal hours

HK shares

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

SG shares

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

JP shares

Normal hours

Normal hours

Normal hours

Normal hours

Market Thur 14 Apr Fri 15 Apr Sun 17 Apr Mon 18 Apr Tue 19 Apr
US energies

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Normal hours

UK energies

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours (UK Nat Gas and Emissions closed)

Normal hours (UK Nat Gas and Emissions closed)

Normal hours

US metals

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Normal hours

US CBOT commodities

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

US NYBOT commodities

Normal hours

Closed

Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar open late until 7.30pm

Normal hours

UK commodities

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Mon 18 Apr:

  • Livestock regular opening
  • Lumber regular opening
Market Thur 14 Apr Fri 15 Apr Sun 17 Apr Mon 18 Apr Tue 19 Apr
US rates

Normal hours

Closed

Open as normal

Open as normal

Normal hours

UK rates

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

European rates

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Thur 14 Apr:

  • Weekly options and digital 100s will expire at their usual time, but a day early
  • Final 24hr FX expiry will be 11am on Friday morning, final 2hr FX expiry will be 1pm Friday afternoon
  • 5 min FX closes 1pm Friday afternoon

Fri 15 Apr:

  • All digital 100s and options closed from 1pm
  • Nikkei digital 100s open as usual

Sun 17 Apr:

  • Sprints and digital 100s open from usual times (if cash market open on Monday)

Mon 18 Apr:

  • US index and FX options open from 9.30pm. FX digital 100s open all day as usual

Tue 19 Apr:

  • European markets re-open

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