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Hours of operation

Our hours of operation coincide with the global financial markets. Monday 6am to Saturday 6am (Singapore time). Please note: these times are subject to change during daylight saving time and certain public holidays.

Hours of Operation
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You cannot close existing positions or open new positions when the markets are closed. You can, however, place or modify entry, stop-loss, take-profit and trailing stop orders.

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Spreads (the difference between the bid price and ask price) typically widen before the markets close and could trigger orders and/or margin closeouts.

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Market prices may significantly change or “gap” when the market resumes trading. This change could trigger orders, which would be executed at the prevailing market rate. For example, if a price moves against you, a stop-loss order may be triggered at a different price to the price specified on your order. This could result in additional losses.

Note: Ensure that you maintain sufficient margin in your OANDA Trade account at all times to avoid a margin closeout. To reduce the risk of a margin closeout, you could reduce or close your overall positions or add more funds to your OANDA Trade account. To reduce the likelihood of unwanted order execution, consider widening your take-profits, stop-losses or trailing-stops prior to the market close.

Metals CFDs

Instrument name Currency Timezone of exchange MT4 lot sizes Trading hours (local exchange time)
All gold instruments (XAU) USD New York 100 Sun - Fri 18:00 - 17:00
All silver instruments (XAG) USD New York 5,000 Sun - Fri 18:00 - 17:00

Index CFDs

Note: MT4 lot size only applies to CFD trades placed on an MT4 account.

*Where indicated, the opening or closing time of the session moves forward by one hour during daylight savings time.

Instrument Currency Timezone of exchange MT4 lot sizes Trading hours (local exchange time)
Australia 200 AUD Sydney 100 Mon - Fri 09:50 - 16:30; 17:10 - 07:00*
China A50 USD Singapore 100 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:29; 17:00 - 04:44
Euro 50 EUR Frankfurt 100 Mon - Fri 01:15* - 21:59
France 40 EUR Paris 100 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 21:59
Germany 30 EUR Frankfurt 100 Mon - Fri 01:15* -21:59
Hong Kong 50 HKD Hong Kong 100 Mon - Fri 09:15 - 11:59; 13:00 - 16:30; 17:15 - 03:00
India 50 USD Singapore 100 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:09; 18:40 - 04:44
Japan 225 USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 16:00
Netherlands 25 EUR Amsterdam 100 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 21:59
Singapore 30 SGD Singapore 100 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:20; 17:50 - 04:44
Taiwan Index USD Hong Kong 100 Mon - Fri 08:45 - 16:30; 17:15 - 03:00
UK 100 GBP London 100 Mon - Fri 01:00 - 20:59
US Nas 100 USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:14; 15:30 - 15:59
US Russ 2000 USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:14; 15:30 - 15:59
US SPX 500 USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:14; 15:30 - 15:59
US Wall St 30 USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:14; 15:30 - 15:59

Treasury CFDs

Instrument Currency Timezone of exchange MT4 lot sizes Trading hours (local exchange time)
Germany 10Y Bund USD Frankfurt 100 Mon - Fri 01:15 - 21:59
UK 10Y Gilt USD London 100 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:59
US 2Y T-Note USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:59
US 5Y T-Note USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:59
US 10Y T-Note USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:59
US T-Bond USD Chicago 100 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:59

Commodity CFDs

Instrument Currency Timezone of exchange MT4 lot sizes Trading hours (local exchange time)
Brent Crude Oil USD London 100 Mon - Fri 01:00 - 22:59
Copper USD Chicago 2,500 Sun - Fri 17:00 - 15:59
Corn USD Chicago 5,000 Sun - Fri 19:00 - 07:44; 08:30 - 13:19
Natural Gas USD New York 2,500 Sun - Fri 18:00 - 16:59
Soybeans USD Chicago 600 Sun - Fri 19:00 - 07:44; 08:30 - 13:19
Sugar USD New York 40,000 Mon - Fri 03:30 - 12:59
West Texas Oil USD New York 100 Sun - Fri 18:00 - 16:59
Wheat USD Chicago 5,000 Sun - Fri 19:00 - 07:44; 08:30 - 13:19

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