Market hours

Please refer to this page for all market hours updates from City Index.

City Index Market hours

Thursday, 21st March
There will be no trading on Japanese equities.

Daylight saving time begins (+ 1hr)
US at 2am on Sunday 10 March
UK at 1am on Sunday 31 March

Daylight saving time ends (- 1hr)
Australia at 3am on Sunday 7 April

Mon 11th Mar to Fri 29th Mar
For 3 weeks the US clocks will have gone forward ahead of UK so Eastern Time is reduced to (4) hours behind London and Central time (5)

Products trading in European time zones are unaffected, also Japan and Hong Kong equities.

UK 100 / Germany 30 trading breaks – 8th Mar 9.15 – 9.30pm and 10 – 11pm 11th – 29th Mar 9 – 10pm only. 1st Apr: revert to normal

US indices breaks – 8th Mar 9.15 – 9.30pm and 10 – 11pm 11th – 29th Mar 8.15 – 8.30pm and 9 – 10pm. 1st Apr: revert to normal

Gas Oil and UK Crude Oil – close and open an hour early

Sugar, Coffee and Cocoa – closes an hour early (UK), they open an hour late local time to keep UK open the same

Australia index – closes an hour earlier 7am local and from 1 Apr will open an hour later and close at the same time (UK). 

UK to Aus time differences: 8th – 29th Mar (11) hours, 1st – 5th Apr (10) hours. 7th April onwards (9) hours

Singapore time zone – open / close +1 hr (UK) after 1 Apr

Eastern / Central time – open / close (1) hour UK 11 – 29 Mar then revert to normal from 1 Apr

FX markets trade 5pm Eastern Sunday to Friday
For a couple of weeks they will be opening / closing an hour earlier in UK due to US DST starting before UK
  • Sun 10 Mar: open 9pm UK
  • Fri   15 Mar: close 9pm UK
  • Sun 17 Mar: open 9pm UK
  • Fri   22 Mar: close 9pm UK
  • Sun 24 Mar: open 9pm UK
  • Fri   29 Mar: close 9pm UK
  • Sun 31 Mar: open 10pm UK (back to normal)

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Lumber Commodities normal hours normal hours CLOSE 7.55PM UK NO TRADING LATE OPEN 3PM UK normal hours normal hours normal hours normal hours normal hours
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