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TRADING HOURS IN FINANCIAL MARKETS

Trading hours in financial markets refer to the trading sessions available for trading a specific trading instrument. These hours may vary between asset classes, markets, instruments and days of the week. XS offers access to multiple different asset classes. The opening and closing times of these markets may differ from one another.

NORMAL TRADING HOURS

Normal trading hours refer to the regular trading sessions available for trading in a specific financial market. The below tables show the normal trading hours of different financial instruments available for trading with XS.

Seasonal and market factors may affect the below trading hours, so it is important to follow the latest updates on Trading Holidays & Trading Notices pages to stay up to date with the latest seasonal changes to trading hours.

All timings in the below tables are in server time (GMT+2).

Forex

Instruments TRADING HOURS
All Forex Pairs Monday 00:00 - Friday 23:55

Metals

Instruments TRADING HOURS
XAU, XAG, XPD & XPT Pairs Monday 01:05 - Friday 23:55 (Daily Break: 00:00 - 00:59)

Energy

Instruments TRADING HOURS
UKOIL Monday 03:00 - Friday 24:00 (Daily Break: 00:00:01 - 02:59:59)
USOIL Monday 01:05 - Friday 23:55 (Daily Break: 00:00 - 00:59)
NGAS Monday 01:00 - Friday 23:59 (Daily Break: 00:00 - 00:59)

Indices

Instruments TRADING HOURS
AUS200 Monday - Friday: 02:50 – 24:00 (Daily Break: 09:30 - 10:10)
DE40 Monday - Friday: 02:15 - 23:00
UK100 Monday - Friday: 01:00 – 24:00
F40 Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 23:00
EU50 Monday - Friday: 01:00 – 24:00
ES35 Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 21:00
JP225 Monday - Friday: 01:00 - 23:59
US30, US100, & US500 Monday - Friday: 01:00 - 24:00 (Daily Breaks: 23:15 - 23:30 & 00:00:01 – 00:59:59)
RUSS2000 Monday - Friday: 01:00 – 24:00 (Daily Break: 00:00:01 – 00:59:59)

Futures

Instruments TRADING HOURS
Brent Oil Futures Monday 03:00 - Friday 23:59 (Daily Break: 00:00 - 02:59:59)
US Light Sweet Oil Future & Natural Gas Future Monday 01:00 - Friday 23:59 (Daily Break: 00:00 - 00:59:59)
US Dow Jones 30 Futures Index Monday - Friday: 01:00 - 23:59:59
US Nasdaq 100 Futures Index Monday - Friday: 01:00 - 23:59:59
US S&P 500 Futures Index Monday - Friday: 01:00 - 23:59:59
Germany 40 Futures Index Monday - Friday: 01:00 - 23:59:59
Gold Futures Monday 01:00 - Friday 23:59:59 (Daily Break: 00:00 - 00:59:59)

Shares

Instruments TRADING HOURS
EU Stocks Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 18:30
US Stocks Monday - Friday: 16:30 - 23:00
HK Stocks Monday - Friday: 04:30 - 11:00

CRYPTOS

Instruments TRADING HOURS
All Cryptocurrencies 24/7 except during server maintenance.

TRADING HOLIDAYS

Normal trading hours schedule may be affected by some seasonal and market factors including market holidays. This can vary from country to country, and from trading instrument to another, so it is important to stay up to date with the upcoming changes and holiday trading hours to plan your trades accordingly.

The below section shows the latest updates about the upcoming holidays and their effect on trading hours of different financial instruments available for trading with XS.

All timings in the below tables are in server time (GMT+2).

UPCOMING HOLIDAYS

February 2024 Holiday Schedule - Hours are server time UTC+2
Category Instrument FRIDAY 09 FEBRUARY MONDAY 12 FEBRUARY TUESDAY 13 FEBRUARY MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY
LUNAR NEW YEAR LUNAR NEW YEAR LUNAR NEW YEAR USA PRESIDENTS DAY
FX All FX Pairs Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
Precious Metals XAUUSD, XAUEUR, XAGUSD, XAGEUR, XPDUSD,XPTUSD Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:30
Spot Energies NGAS (Spot) Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:30
USOIL (Spot) Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:15
UKOIL (Spot) Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:15
Spot Indices AUS200 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
EU50 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
F40 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
DE40 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
JP225 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 20:00
UK100 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
US500 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 20:00
US100 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 20:00
US30 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 20:00
RUSS2000 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
ES35 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
Shares US Shares Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Pricing Off
UK Shares Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
German Shares Early Close 06:00 Pricing Off Pricing Off Normal Hours
All other Shares Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours
Commodity Futures GOLDFEB24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:30
NGASFEB24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:30
UKOILMAR24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:15
USOILFEB24, USOILMAR24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 21:15
Index Futures DAX40MAR24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 23:00
US30MAR24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 20:00
US100MAR24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 20:00
US500MAR24 Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Early Close 20:00
USDIDX Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours Normal Hours

TRADING NOTICES

Normal trading conditions may be affected by some seasonal and market factors. The below section shows the latest updates about the upcoming events and their effect on trading conditions.

All timings in the below tables are in server time (GMT+2).

Corporate Actions Scheduled for 26th February–1st March 2024

Open position on Shares or Indices at the start of the business day (Server Time 00:00), which coincides with the ex-date of the respective underlying asset, will be subject to dividend adjustments.

Long (Buy) positions will receive a payment, whereas short (sell) positions will be charged the amount.

Cash Indices between 26.02.2024 – 01.03.2024

Symbol Mon 26 Feb, 2024 Tue 27 Feb, 2024 Wed 28 Feb, 2024 Thu 29 Feb, 2024 Fri 1 Mar, 2024
AUS200 3.92 0.76 13.02 3.26 2.79
EU50 0.64
JP225 20.73
ES35 2.11
UK100 7.39
US500 0.25 0.08 0.59 1.11 0.22
US100 0.07 1.51 4.5 0.51
US30 22.74 18.12 2.44
US2000 0.03 0.04 0.2 0.44 0.19

Shares – Cash Dividends between 26.02.2024 – 01.03.2024

Date Symbol Action Description Detail Dividend Currency
02/26/2024 KEY Cash Dividend KeyCorp 0.21 USD
02/26/2024 LH Cash Dividend Laboratory Corp of America Hol 0.72 USD
02/26/2024 NEE Cash Dividend NextEra Energy Inc 0.52 USD
02/26/2024 SPGI Cash Dividend S&P Global Inc 0.91 USD
02/27/2024 APAM Cash Dividend APERAM SA 0.43 EUR
02/27/2024 EA Cash Dividend Electronic Arts Inc 0.19 USD
02/27/2024 EQIX Cash Dividend Equinix Inc 4.26 USD
02/27/2024 H Cash Dividend Hyatt Hotels Corp 0.15 USD
02/28/2024 CGNX Cash Dividend Cognex Corp 0.08 USD
02/28/2024 CPA Cash Dividend Copa Holdings SA 1.45 USD
02/28/2024 CR Cash Dividend Crane Co 0.21 USD
02/28/2024 CSX Cash Dividend CSX Corp 0.12 USD
02/28/2024 DD Cash Dividend DowDuPont Inc 0.38 USD
02/28/2024 DOV Cash Dividend Dover Corp 0.51 USD
02/28/2024 DOW Cash Dividend Dow Inc 0.7 USD
02/28/2024 GLW Cash Dividend Corning Inc 0.28 USD
02/28/2024 GS Cash Dividend Goldman Sachs Group Inc/The 2.75 USD
02/28/2024 NWL Cash Dividend Newell Brands Inc 0.07 USD
02/29/2024 AEM Cash Dividend Agnico Eagle Mines Limited 0.4 USD
02/29/2024 AJG Cash Dividend Arthur J Gallagher & Co 0.6 USD
02/29/2024 BAC Cash Dividend Bank of America Corp 0.24 USD
02/29/2024 BAX Cash Dividend Baxter International Inc 0.29 USD
02/29/2024 BWA Cash Dividend BorgWarner Inc 0.11 USD
02/29/2024 CHRW Cash Dividend CH Robinson Worldwide Inc 0.61 USD
02/29/2024 FLO Cash Dividend Flowers Foods Inc 0.23 USD
02/29/2024 GPC Cash Dividend Genuine Parts Co 1 USD
02/29/2024 HON Cash Dividend Honeywell International Inc 1.08 USD
02/29/2024 IPG Cash Dividend Interpublic Group of Cos Inc/T 0.33 USD
02/29/2024 LMT Cash Dividend Lockheed Martin Corp 3.15 USD
02/29/2024 MCD Cash Dividend McDonald's Corp 1.67 USD
02/29/2024 MCK Cash Dividend McKesson Corp 0.62 USD
02/29/2024 NAVI Cash Dividend Navient Corp 0.16 USD
02/29/2024 O Cash Dividend Realty Income Corp 0.26 USD
02/29/2024 OTEX Cash Dividend Open Text Corp 0.25 USD
02/29/2024 PEP Cash Dividend PepsiCo Inc 1.27 USD
02/29/2024 RF Cash Dividend Regions Financial Corp 0.24 USD
02/29/2024 TAP Cash Dividend Molson Coors Brewing Co 0.44 USD
03/01/2024 ASX Cash Dividend ASX Ltd 1.01 AUD
03/01/2024 HOG Cash Dividend Harley-Davidson Inc 0.17 USD
03/01/2024 IMO Cash Dividend Imperial Oil Limited 0.6 CAD
03/01/2024 NKE Cash Dividend NIKE Inc 0.37 USD
03/01/2024 OC Cash Dividend Owens Corning 0.6 USD

Example:

There is a 4.383 dividend adjustment on US30. A client has a USD account and holds a long (buy) position of 20 US30. At the ex-date, they will receive a payment of 20*4.383 = 87.66 USD.

There is a 0.59 USD dividend payment for the share ‘Dollar General Corp’. A client has a USD account and holds a short (sell) position of 100 shares. At the ex-date, they will be charged 100*0.59 = -59.00 USD.

HMR Periods

HMR Period Between 26.02.2024 - 01.03.2024
Date Time UTC+2 Name Currency Applied Start Time Applied End Time
28/02/2024 03:00 RBNZ Interest Rate Decision NZD 02:45 03:10
28/02/2024 15:30 Gross Domestic Product Annualized USD 15:15 15:40
29/02/2024 02:30 Retail Sales s.a. (MoM) AUD 02:15 02:40
29/02/2024 09:00 Retail Sales (YoY) EUR 08:45 09:10
29/02/2024 10:00 Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) CHF 09:45 10:10
29/02/2024 15:30 Consumer Price Index (MoM) USD 15:15 15:40
01/03/2024 12:00 Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (MoM) EUR 11:45 12:10
01/03/2024 17:00 ISM Manufacturing PMI USD 16:45 17:10

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