Opportunity doesn’t take weekends off – which is why you can trade our most popular indices on a Saturday and Sunday.
Our out-of-ours offering means you can now trade on the FTSE, Germany 30 and Wall Street on Saturday and Sunday.
Your weekday positions will not be affected by our weekend indices, so any stops or limits on these positions will not be processed at the weekend. Any existing weekend contracts will, however, roll into weekday positions if you hold them past 9.40pm (GMT).
Speculate and trade on weekend events with our out-of-hours markets
Your weekday positions on FTSE 100, Wall Street and Germany 30 will not be affected
We’re ASIC regulated and part of a FTSE 250 company with 40 years’ trading experience
FTSE 100, Germany 30 and Wall Street markets are available for trading from 3am on Saturday to 9.40pm GMT every Monday.
Any position still open at 9.40pm will automatically roll into our existing weekday contracts for no charge. Please note the weekday contracts will open for trading at their normal time1
Enjoy flexible bitcoin CFD trading. Bitcoin markets close at 9pm on Saturday GMT, then reopens on Saturday at 3pm GMT.2
Please note, weekend trading only applies to the following: bitcoin (USD), ether (USD), bitcoin cash (USD), bitcoin gold, ripple and litecoin.
If you have a position open on one of our bitcoin markets it will be affected by weekend trading.
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* If you have a traditional weekday position on the FTSE 100, Germany 30 or Wall Street when IG closes on Friday night the valuations of these positions will not change during weekend trading. Stops and limits on these weekday positions will not be processed during weekend trading and orders to open positions, and trailing stops will not be accepted.
1 FTSE 100, Germany 30 and all IG's out-of-hours indices will open 2 minutes later than normal, at 11.02pm GMT.
2 Any bitcoin positions you hold will be affected by weekend trading. This additional trading period during the weekend means not only do you have longer to speculate on the price of bitcoin, but also any stops and limits you have to open can be filled on the weekend.
3 Please note that weekend positions with attached stops/limits will not be netted off against existing weekday contracts. In this instance the weekend position will roll into a new weekday position, with the same stops/limits attached to this. Similarly, weekend positions will not net off against existing weekday contracts if the weekday contracts have stops/limits attached. In this instance, weekend positions will be rolled into new weekday contracts.
4 World's largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements, as at February 2018. Number 1 in Australia by primary relationships, Investment Trends August 2017 CFD Report.
Let's say you have a position on Wall Street still open at 22.40pm GMT on a Monday. It will automatically be rolled into our existing weekday contracts when they open as normal on Monday morning at no charge.
Your weekday positions will NOT be affected by our offering of weekend indices unless you hold an existing weekend contract at 22.40pm GMT on Monday, in which case the rolled over position will net off against any weekday contract held in the opposite direction4.
Our current bitcoin CFD contracts are now available on the weekend, therefore any stops and limits you hold will be affected by our extended trading hours. This extra trading period means that you have longer to specualte on the price of bitcoin, and also that any stops or limits you have to open or close positions can be filled on the weekend.
So, on Friday if you have a position open on one of our bitcoin markets it will be affected by weekend trading.
If you are long $5 of our weekday FTSE 100, during our weekend opening hours you could sell $5 of our Sunday FTSE 100, reducing your risk and margin requirements.