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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:

Thursday 24 December

Half day in most markets. All out-of-hours markets close at 18.15, FX & Crypto closes at 22.00.

Friday 25 December

All markets closed.

Saturday 26 December

Normal Weekend Trading (0800 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 22.00.

Friday 1 January

All markets closed.

Saturday 2 January

Normal weekend trading (0800 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 13.00
Quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 18.15
Closed Closed
Quoted out-of-hours from 23.00 27 Dec
Futures close 13.00
Quoted out-of-hours from 13.00 - 22.00
Closed
Wall Street
US 500
US Tech 100
US Russell 2000
FANG Index
Futures close 18.15 Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Germany 30 Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 18.15
Closed Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Closed
France 40 Futures close 13.00
Quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 18.15
Closed Normal hours Futures close 13.00
Quoted out-of-hours from 13.00 - 22.00
Closed
EU Stocks 50 Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 18.15
Closed Closed
Quoted out-of-hours from 23.00 27 Dec
Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Closed
Italy 40 Futures close 12.30
Quoted out-of-hours until 18.15
Closed Closed
Quoted out-of-hours from 23.00 27 Dec
Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Closed
Netherlands 25 Futures close 13.30
Quoted out-of-hours until 18.15
Closed Closed
Quoted out-of-hours from 23.00 27 Dec

Futures close 13.00

Quoted out-of-hours from 13.00 - 22.00

Closed
Spain 35

Futures close 13.00

Quoted out-of-hours 13.00 - 18.15
Closed Normal hours Futures close 13.00
Quoted out-of-hours from 13.00 - 22.00
Closed
Sweden 30 Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 18.15
Closed Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Closed
Switzerland Blue Chip Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 18.15
Closed Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Closed
Japan 225 Futures close 21.15 Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Hong Kong HS50
China H-Shares
Early close 04.00
Quoted out-of-hours 04.00 - 18.15
Closed Normal hours Early close 04.00
Quoted out-of-hours 04.00 - 22.00
Closed
Australia 200 Early close 03.30
Quoted out-of-hours 03.30 - 18.15
Closed Closed
Quoted out-of-hours from 23.00 27 Dec
Early close 03.30
Quoted out-of-hours 03.30 -22.00
Closed
Singapore Blue Chip Futures close 21.15 Closed Normal hours Futures close 18.00
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Closed
South Africa 40 Normal hours
Quoted out-of-hours 18.15
Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Volatility Index Futures close 18.15 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 18.00 Closed Open Open Closed
UK shares Early close at 12.30 Closed Closed Early close at 12.30 Closed
German shares Closed Closed Open Closed Closed
French shares Early close at 13.00 Closed Open Early close at 13.00 Closed
Spanish shares Early close at 13.00 Closed Open Early close at 13.00 Closed

Market Thursday
24 Dec
Friday
25 Dec
Monday
28 Dec
Thursday
31 Dec
Friday
1 Jan
US energies Early close 18.45 Closed Futures open at 23.00 (27th Dec) Normal close times Closed
UK energies Early close 19.00 Closed Futures open at 01.00 Early close 22.00 Closed
US metals Early close 18.45 Closed Futures open at 23.00 (27th Dec) Normal close times Closed
US CBOT Commodities Early close 18.05 Closed Futures open at 15.30 Normal close times Closed
US NYBOT Commodities Early close 18:00 Closed Futures open at 13:00 Normal close times Closed
UK commodities Early close 12.15 Closed Closed Early close 12.15 Closed

Market Thursday
24 Dec
Friday
25 Dec
Monday
28 Dec
Thursday
31 Dec
Friday
1 Jan
US rates Early close 18.15 Closed Futures open at 23.00 (27 Dec) Closes at 22.00 Closed
UK rates Early close 12.15 Closed Closed Early close 12.15 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 0800 409 6789 for the latest information.

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