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Admiral Markets amends FX and CFD trading sessions, with trading hours on Germany 30 and Spain 35 index CFDs extended 2016.11.18

November 18, 2016 15:50

Dear Traders,

Starting from 23:59 (EET) on Wednesday, 23 November 2016, our trading hours on a number of instruments for all accounts in MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 will be amended as described further.

To sum up all upcoming changes, we're going to:

  • reduce the rollover pause on FX
  • extend Friday session to 23:59 for FX and other instruments previously traded until 23:00
  • add night hours to DAX 30 index CFD and 2.5 more hours to IBEX 35 index CFD
  • slightly reduce trading sessions for Brent Crude Oil CFD and Hang Seng Index CFD through additional recess periods.

Please see details on our new trading hours in the tables below:

1. Forex spot

Current trading hours, EET

New trading hours, EET

00:15 Mon - 23:00 Fri; recess 23:58 - 00:07 Mon - Fri

00:05 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 00:05 Mon - Fri

2. Cash index CFDs

Instrument description

Current trading hours, EET

New trading hours, EET

DAX 30 Index CFD, cash (EUR)*

09:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri

09:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 23:59 - 01:00

Dow Jones Index CFD, cash (USD)

01:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 00:00 - 01:00

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 23:59 - 01:00

FTSE100 Index CFD, cash (GBP)

03:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 00:00 - 03:00

03:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 23:59 - 01:00

Hang Seng Index CFD, cash (HKD)

03:15 Mon - 17:45 Fri

03:15 Mon - 17:45 Fri; recess 06:00 - 07:00 & 10:30 - 11:15

IBEX 35 Index CFD, сash (EUR)**

10:00 Mon - 18:30 Fri

10:00 Mon - 21:00 Fri

NASDAQ100 Index CFD, cash (USD)

01:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 00:00 - 01:00

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 23:59 - 01:00

Standard and Poor's Index CFD, cash (USD)

01:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri, recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 00:00 - 01:00

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:15 - 23:30 & 23:59 - 01:00

Important notes:

* Trading session of DAX 30 index CFD will be substantially extended through addition of night trading hours to all days of the workweek except Monday.

** Trading session of IBEX 35 index CFD will be extended by additional 2 hours 30 minutes for all days of the workweek.

3. Commodity CFDs

Instrument description

Current trading hours, EET

New trading hours, EET

BRENT Crude Oil Spot (100 barrels) CFD, USD

01:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri; recess 00:00 - 01:00

01:00 - 23:59 Mon; 00:00 - 23:59 Tue - Fri; recess 01:00 - 03:00

Gold Spot (100 oz) vs. Australian Dollar CFD

01:00 Mon - 23:58 Thu; 01:00 - 23:00 Fri

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 01:00

Gold Spot (100 oz) vs. US Dollar CFD

01:00 Mon - 23:58 Thu; 01:00 - 23:00 Fri

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 01:00

Palladium Spot (100 oz) vs. US Dollar CFD

01:00 Mon - 23:58 Fri

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 01:00

Platinum Spot (100 oz) vs. US Dollar CFD

01:00 Mon - 23:58 Fri

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 01:00

Silver Spot (5000 oz) vs. US Dollar CFD

01:00 Mon - 23:58 Thu; 01:00 - 23:00 Fri

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 01:00

WTI Crude Oil Spot (100 barrels) CFD, USD

01:00 Mon - 23:00 Fri; recess 00:00 - 01:00

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 01:00

4. 10-year US Treasury Note Futures CFD

Current trading hours, EET

New trading hours, EET

01:00 - 24:00 Mon; 01:30 - 24:00 & Tue - Thu; 01:30 - 23:00 Fri

01:00 Mon - 23:59 Fri; recess 23:59 - 01:00

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our customer support or your account manager.

Kind Regards,

Admiral Markets