Seasonal opening hours 2017

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

All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

Friday 22 December Normal trading in most markets. UK shares close early at 12.30pm. FTSE priced out of hours from 6pm. Brent closes early at 8pm.
Saturday 23 December

Normal weekend trading.

Sunday 24 December  All weekend trading closes early at 9pm.
Monday 25 December

Closed. Out-of-hours open at 11pm, FX opens at 9pm.

Tuesday 26 December US equity futures open as normal. Most other equity markets quoted out-of-hours from 11pm on 25 Dec. US equities open as normal.
Friday 29 December

Normal trading in most markets. UK shares close early at 12.30pm. FTSE priced out-of-hours from 6pm. Brent closes early at 8pm.

Saturday 30 December Normal weekend trading.
Sunday 31 December

All weekend trading closes early at 9pm.

Monday 1 January Closed. Out-of-hours open at 11pm, FX opens at 9pm.

 

The following tables list the opening hours of our most popular markets over the coming month. (All shown in UK time)

Indices

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
FTSE® 100

Early close 12:30

 

Futures close 18:00

 

Quoted out-of-hours 12:30-18:15

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 26 Dec

Early close 12:30

 

Futures close 18:00

 

Quoted out-of-hours 12:30-22:00

Closed

 

Wall Street
US 500
US Tech 100 
Normal hours Closed Futures open at 23:00 25 Dec Normal hours

Closed

Germany 30

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
France 40

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
EU Stocks 50

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Italy 40

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Netherlands 25

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Spain 35

Early close 13:00

 

Quoted out-of-hours 13:00-22:00

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Sweden 30

Early close 12:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 12:30-22:00

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Switzerland Blue Chip

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Japan 225 Normal hours Closed

Futures open at 23:00 25 Dec

Normal hours Closed
Hong Kong HS50
China H-Shares

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
Australia 200

Early close 03:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 03:30-22:00

Closed

Closed

 

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 26 Dec

Early close 05:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 05:30-22:00

Closed
Singapore Blue Chip

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
South Africa 40

Early close 10:30

 

Quoted out-of-hours 10:30-22:00

Closed

Quoted out-of-hours from 23:00 25 Dec

Early close 10:30 

 

Quoted out-of-hours 10:00-22:00

Closed
Volatility Index Normal hours Closed

Open from 23:00 25 December

Normal hours Closed

Shares

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
US shares

Normal hours

Closed

Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
UK shares Early close at 12:30 Closed Closed Early close at 12.30 Closed
German shares Normal hours Closed Normal hours Early close at 12:00 Closed
French shares Normal hours Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed

Commodities

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
US energies Normal hours Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
UK energies Early close at 20:00 Closed Normal hours Early close at 20:00 Closed
US metals Normal hours Closed Normal hours

Normal hours

Closed
US CBOT Commodities Early close at 18.05 Closed Futures open at 14:30 Normal hours Closed
US NYBOT Commodities Normal hours Closed Futures open at 13:00 Normal hours Closed
UK Commodities Early close at 12.18 Closed Closed Early close at 12:18 Closed

Interest rates

Market Fri 22 Dec Mon 25 Dec Tues 26 Dec Fri 29 Dec Mon 1 Jan
US rates Normal hours Closed Normal hours Normal hours Closed
UK rates Normal hours
 
Closed Closed Normal hours Closed
European rates Closed Closed Normal hours Closed Closed

Contact us

24 hours a day from 10am Saturday to Friday night at midnight.

010 344 0053

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