Out-of-hours trading

Opportunity can arise at any time. Trade 70 key US stocks in the pre- and post-market, and get 24/7 prices on GBP/USD, global indices and cryptocurrencies.1

Start trading today. Call 0800 195 3100 or email newaccounts.uk@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

Contact us: 0800 195 3100

Start trading today. Call 0800 195 3100 or email newaccounts.uk@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

Contact us: 0800 195 3100

Out-of-hours trading

Opportunity can arise at any time. Trade 70 key US stocks in the pre- and post-market, and get 24/7 prices on GBP/USD, global indices and cryptocurrencies.1

Call 0800 195 3100 or email newaccounts.uk@ig.com to talk about opening a trading account. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

Contact us: 0800 195 3100

Benefits of out-of-hours trading

Discover unique opportunities

Go long or short during pre- and post-market sessions on top US stocks

Trade when others can’t

Get unrivalled 24/7 access to GBP/USD, indices and cryptocurrencies

Reduce your risk

Hedge your weekday positions by taking a weekend one on the same market

When can you trade out of hours?

Trade with us even when markets are closed.

  • Shares
  • Indices
  • Forex
  • Cryptos

Shares

Take a position on over 70 key US stocks outside of normal trading hours.

  • CFDs and spread bets on All Session US shares
    9am to 1am Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 10pm Friday (UK time)
  • Share dealing on All Session US shares
    12pm to 10.30pm Monday to Thursday, and 12 to 10pm Friday (UK time)

Indices

Harness index volatility from 11pm on Sunday until 10pm on Friday (UK time). On weekends, deal on FTSE 100, Wall Street, Germany 30 and HS50 from 8am Saturday to 10.40pm Sunday (UK time) – you won’t find these hours anywhere else in the UK.

Forex

Take a position on over 80 major, minor and exotic FX pairs from 9pm on Sunday to 10pm on Friday night (UK time). Our exclusive GBP/USD market is available from 8am Saturday to 8.40pm Sunday (UK time).

Cryptos

Trade eight popular coins and our Crypto 10 index around the clock, from 8am Saturday until 10pm Friday (UK time).

Why trade out of hours with IG?

More markets, more opportunity

Trade out of hours on more markets with us than any other provider, including shares, indices, forex and cryptocurrencies

Around-the-clock trading

React to breaking news, macroeconomic announcements and earnings reports with our 24-hour global indices1

Exclusive markets

Deal on weekend markets you won’t find anywhere else, including GBP/USD, FTSE 100, Wall Street, Germany 30 and HS50

Tried and trusted

Founded in 1974 and regulated by the FCA, we’re the world’s No.1 choice for spread betting and CFD trading2

Trade your way

Choose how you want to trade with our range of products, from tax-free spread bets3 to CFDs offering direct market access (DMA)

Risk management tools

Negative balance protection4 ensures you can’t lose more than the balance on your account, and our range of stop and limit orders put you in control of your risk

Trade longer hours with IG

Take a look at our weekly trading hours across selected markets, and see how they compare to our competitors.

  • Indices
  • Shares
  • Forex
  • Cryptocurrencies

Data is based on analysis of the indices, shares (spread bets and CFDs), forex and cryptocurrency offering from prominent UK competitor websites and is correct to the best of our ability as of 18 May 2020. Some trading hours have been rounded up or down to the nearest hour. Table for comparative purposes only. Data is subject to change.

Open an account now for total market access

Open an account now for total market access

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Open an account now for total market access

Open an account now for total market access

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

What is out-of-hours trading and how do I start?

Out-of-hours trading refers to any trading that takes place outside of regular underlying market hours. Different opportunities present themselves out of hours, and we can give you access to them. In fact, you can trade out of hours on more markets with us than any other provider, including shares, indices, forex and cryptocurrencies.

  1. Decide which markets you want to trade
  2. Find out if they are available out of hours
  3. Learn more about out-of-hours trading
  4. Create a trading account
  5. Open, monitor and close your first position

Ways to trade out of hours

Unlike many providers, IG offers out-of-hours dealing across both our leveraged and non-leveraged services.

Spread betting

Bet on whether a market’s price will go up or down, commission-free. There’s no capital gains tax or stamp duty to pay.3

CFD trading

Trade on the difference between the opening and closing price of a market. Losses can be offset against profits for tax purposes.3

DMA

Trade shares with no dealer intervention, full market depth and access to dark liquidity. Simply enable DMA on your share dealing or CFD account.

Share dealing

Buy the underlying asset and you’ll get voting rights and receive dividends. Deal three times a month with us and pay zero commission on US stocks.5

Choose IG as your out-of-hours trading provider

It’s free to open an account, and you don’t have to fund or trade until you’re ready.

Choose IG as your out-of-hours trading provider

It’s free to open an account, and you don’t have to fund or trade until you’re ready.

Choose IG as your out-of-hours trading provider

It’s free to open an account, and you don’t have to fund or trade until you’re ready.

Choose IG as your out-of-hours trading provider

It’s free to open an account, and you don’t have to fund or trade until you’re ready.

Choose IG as your out-of-hours trading provider

It’s free to open an account, and you don’t have to fund or trade until you’re ready.

Choose IG as your out-of-hours trading provider

It’s free to open an account, and you don’t have to fund or trade until you’re ready.

Out-of-hours FAQs

With us you can trade shares, indices, forex and cryptocurrencies out of hours.

Out-of-hours trading refers to any trading that occurs outside of regular underlying market hours. To see a list of our out-of-hours markets, click here.

We base our price on underlying market conditions such as volatility, as well as client activity and news flow.

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1 24/7 excludes the hours from 10pm Friday to 8am Saturday (UK time), and 20 minutes just before the weekday market opens on Sunday night.
2 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, June 2020); for forex based on number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released June 2020).
3 Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.
4 Negative balance protection does not apply to professional traders.
5 Trade in your share dealing account three or more times in the previous month to qualify for our best commission rates.

Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% 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.