Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 68% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 68% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

What are IG’s Christmas trading hours?

During the festive period there will be some changes to our normal opening hours:

Thursday 23 December

Normal Trading. US closes at 22.00, along with most other out-of-hours markets. FTSE will reopen at 01.00 Friday.

Friday 24 December

US closed, half day in some European markets. FX & Crypto closes at 22.00

Saturday 25 December

All markets closed.

Sunday 26 December

Weekend Trading, including cryptos (0800 Open)

Monday 27 December

UK closed, most other markets regular hours

Tuesday 28 December

UK closed, most other markets regular hours

Wednesday 29 December

Normal trading.

Thursday 30 December

Normal trading.

Friday 31 December

Most European markets closed. FX & Crypto and out-of-hours markets close at 22.00.

Saturday 1 January

All markets closed.

Sunday 2 January

Weekend Trading, including cryptos (0800 Open)

Monday 3 January

UK closed, most other markets regular hours

Tuesday 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 Friday
24 Dec
Monday
27 Dec
Tuesday
28 Dec
Friday
31 Dec
Monday
3 Jan
FTSE® 100 Futures close 12.50 Closed
Quoted out-of-hours
Closed
Quoted out-of-hours
Futures close 12.50
Quoted out-of-hours 12.50 - 22.00
Closed
Wall Street
US 500
US Tech 100
US Russell 2000
FANG Index
Closed Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours
Germany 40 Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Normal hours
France 40 Futures close 13.05 Normal hours Normal hours Futures close 13.05
Quoted out-of-hours from 13.05 - 22.00
Normal hours
EU Stocks 50 Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Normal hours
Italy 40 Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Normal hours
Netherlands 25 Futures close 13.05 Normal hours Normal hours

Futures close 13.05

Quoted out-of-hours from 13.05 - 22.00

Normal hours
Spain 35

Closed

Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Normal hours
Sweden 30 Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Normal hours
Switzerland Blue Chip Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours until 22.00
Normal hours
Japan 225 Futures close 21.15 Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours
Hong Kong HS50
China H-Shares
Early close 04.00 Closed
Quoted out-of-hours
Normal hours Early close 04.00
Quoted out-of-hours 04.00 - 22.00
Normal hours
Australia 200 Early close 03.10 Closed
Quoted out-of-hours
Closed
Quoted out-of-hours
Early close 03.10
Quoted out-of-hours 03.30 -22.00
Closed
Singapore Blue Chip Futures close 21.15 Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours
South Africa 40 Normal hours Closed
Quoted out-of-hours
Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours
Volatility Index Closed Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours
Market Friday
24 Dec
Monday
27 Dec
Tuesday
28 Dec
Friday
31 Dec
Monday
3 Jan
US shares Closed Open Open Open Open
UK shares Early close at 12.30 Closed Closed Early close at 12.30 Closed
German shares Closed Open Open Closed Open
French shares Early close at 13.05 Open Open Early close at 13.05 Open
Spanish shares Closed Open Open Closed Open

Market Friday
24 Dec
Monday
27 Dec
Tuesday
28 Dec
Friday
31 Dec
Monday
3 Jan
US energies Closed Normal close times Normal close times Normal close times Normal close times
UK energies Early close 13.00 Normal close times (except for Emissions which are closed) Normal close times (except for Emissions which are closed) Early close 20.00 Normal close times (except for Emissions which are closed)
US metals Closed Normal close times Normal close times Normal close times Normal close times
US CBOT Commodities Closed Normal close times Normal close times Normal close times Normal close times
US NYBOT Commodities Closed Sugar, Coffee, Cocoa open late at 12.30 Normal close times Normal close times Sugar, Coffee, Cocoa open late at 12.30
UK commodities Closed Closed Normal close times Normal close times Closed

Market Friday
24 Dec
Monday
27 Dec
Tuesday
28 Dec
Friday
31 Dec
Monday
3 Jan
US rates Closed Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours Normal hours
UK rates Early close 12.15 Closed Closed Early close 12.15 Closed
European rates Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed Normal hours

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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