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What are IG's Easter 2019 trading hours?

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

Friday 19 April Most 24-hour indices close at 5am*.
All European and US markets closed.
Saturday 20 April FX closes at 5am.
Weekend Cryptocurrencies open as normal.
Monday 22 April FX opens at 4am. US and 24-hour indices quoted from 6am.
European equities closed. European 24-hour indices quoted out of hours
US marketsopen.
Tuesday 23 April 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
  • Digital 100s
Market Thur 18 April Fri 19 April Mon 22 April Tue 23 April
FTSE® 100 Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Wall Street Normal hours

Closed

Futures open from 6am

Normal hours

US 500 Normal hours

Closed

Futures open from 6am

Normal hours

US Tech 100

Normal hours

Closed

Futures open from 6am

Normal hours

Germany 30

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

France 40

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

EU Stocks 50

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Italy 40

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Spain 35

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Netherlands 25

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Sweden 30

Early close at 6.55pm, quoted out-of-hours till 5am (Friday, 19 April)

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Japan 225

Normal hours

Open 7.30am - 2.25pm & 2.55pm - 4.45am (Saturday, 20 April)

Futures open from 6am

Normal hours

Hong Kong HS50

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

China H-Shares

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Australia 200

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

Singapore Blue Chip

Normal hours

Open 8.30am - 5:10pm & 5.40pm - 4:40am (Saturday, 20 April)

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am.

Futures open at 8.30am.

Normal hours

South Africa 40

Normal hours

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am

Normal hours

US Russell 2000

Normal hours

Closed

Futures open from 6am

Normal hours

Volatility Index

Normal hours

Closed

Futures open from 6am

Normal hours

China A50

Normal hours

Open 9.00am - 4.30pm & 5pm - 4.45am (Saturday, 20 April)

Quoted out-of-hours from 6am.

Futures open at 9am.

Normal hours

Market Thur 18 April Fri 19 April Mon 22 April Tue 23 April
US shares

Normal hours

Closed

Open at 9.30pm - No pre-market

Normal hours

UK shares

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

German shares

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

French shares

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Singapore shares

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Market Thur 18 April Fri 19 April Mon 22 April Tue 23 April
US energies

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

UK energies

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

US metals

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

US CBOT commodities

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

US NYBOT commodities

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

UK commodities

Normal hours

Closed

Closed

Normal hours

Fri 19 April:

  • Lumber closes early at 2.55am

Mon 22 April:

  • Livestock opens late at 9.30pm
  • Lumber opens late at 10pm

Thur 18 April:

  • Weekly options and digital 100s will expire at their usual time, but a day early

Fri 19 April:

  • Final 24hr FX expiry will be at 11am, final 2hr FX expiry will be at 1pm
  • 5 min FX closes at 1pm.
  • All digital 100s and options closed from 1pm
  • Nikkei digital 100s open as usual

Mon 22 April:

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

Tue 23 April:

  • European markets re-open

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