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What are IG’s Christmas trading hours?

During the festive period there will be some changes to our normal opening hours (all shown in SGT time):

Tuesday 24 December Half day in most markets.
Wednesday 25 December All out-of-hours markets close at 2:15am. FX and cryptocurrencies close at 6am.
All other markets closed.
Thursday 26 December FX and cryptocurrencies open at 5am. Out-of-hours markets open at 7am.
All European and UK markets closed. US equities open at 10:30pm (no pre-market). Out-of-hours markets open.
Friday 27 December Normal Trading
Saturday 28 December Normal Weekend Trading
Sunday 29 December Normal Weekend Trading
Monday 30 December Normal Trading
Tuesday 31 December Half day in most markets.
Wednesday 1 January FX, cryptocurrencies and out-of-hours markets close at 6am.
All other markets closed.
Thursday 2 January FX and cryptocurrencies open at 5am. Out-of-hours markets open at 7am.

The following tables list the opening hours of our most popular markets over the coming month (all shown in SGT time) :

  • Indices
  • Shares
  • Commodities
Market Tue 24 Dec Wed 25 Dec Thurs 26 Dec Tues 31 Dec Wed 1 Jan
FTSE® 100

Futures close 20:50

Quoted out-of-hours 20:50 - 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed.

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Futures close 20:50

Quoted out-of-hours 20:50 - 06:00 next day

Closed
Wall Street
US 500
US Tech 100
US Russell 2000

Futures close 02:15 next day

Closed

Futures open at 07.00

Normal hours

Closed
Germany 30

Closed.

Quoted out-of-hours until 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 06:00 next day

Closed
France 40

Futures close 21:00

Quoted out-of-hours 21:00 - 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Futures close 21:00

Quoted out-of-hours from 21:00 - 06:00 next day

Closed
EU Stocks 50

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 06:00 next day

Closed
Italy 40

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours until 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 06:00 next day

Closed
Netherlands 25

Futures close 21:00

Quoted-out-of hours 21:00 - 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Futures close 21:00

Quoted out-of-hours from 21:00 - 06:00 next day

Closed
Spain 35

Futures close 21:00

Quoted-out-of hours 21:00 - 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Futures close 21:00

Quoted out-of-hours from 21:00 - 06:00 next day

Closed
Sweden 30

Closed.

Quoted out-of-hours until 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 06:00 next day

Closed
Switzerland Blue Chip

Closed.

Quoted out-of-hours until 02:15 next day

Closed

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 06:00 next day

Closed
Japan 225

Futures close 02:15 next day

Closed

Futures open at 07:00

Normal hours

Closed
Hong Kong HS50
China H-Shares

Early close 12:00

Quoted out-of hours 12:00 - 02:15 next day

Closed

Normal hours

Early close 12:00

Quoted out-of-hours 12:00 - 06:00 next day

Closed
Australia 200

Early close 11:30

Quoted out-of-hours 11:30 - 02:15 next day

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Early close 11:30

Quoted out-of-hours 11:30 - 06:00 next day

Closed
Singapore Blue Chip

Futures close 02:00 next day

Quoted out-of-hours until 02:15 next day

Closed

Normal hours

Future close 02:00 next day

Quoted out-of-hours 06:00 next day

Closed
South Africa 40

Early close 18:00

Quoted out-of-hours 18:00-02:15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 07:00

Early close 18:00

Quoted out-of-hours 18:00 - 06:00 next day

Closed
Volatility Index

Futures close 02:15 next day

Closed

Open from 07:00

Normal hours

Closed

Market Tues 24 Dec Wed 25 Dec Thurs 26 Dec Tues 31 Dec Wed 1 Jan
US shares Early close at 02:00 next day Closed Open at 22:30 (no pre-market) Normal hours Closed
UK shares Early close at 20:30 Closed Closed Early close at 20:30 Closed
German shares Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
French shares Early close at 21:00 Closed Closed Early close at 21:00 Closed

Market Mon 24 Dec Wed 25 Dec Thurs 26 Dec Tues 31 Dec Wed 1 Jan
US energies Early close at 02:45 next day Closed Futures open at 07:00 Close at 06:00 next day Closed
UK energies Early close at 03:00 next day Closed Futures open at 09:00 Early close at 04:00 Closed
US metals Early close at 02:45 next day Closed Futures open at 07:00 Normal Close Times Closed
US CBOT Commodities Early close at 02:00 next day Closed Futures open at 22:30 Normal Close Times Closed
US NYBOT Commodities Early close at 02:00 next Closed Futures open at 21:00 Normal Close Times Closed
UK Commodities Early close at 20:18 Closed Closed Early close at 20:18 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 +65 6390 5118 for the latest information.

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