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Market closures in December & January 2021/22

The holiday trading season is upon us and with that comes some disruption to the markets normal trading hours.

It is highly recommended to make sure that you know when the market will be open or closed.

Here are some important details you should be aware of before trading during this holiday season.

  • Christmas day and boxing day fall on Saturday and Sunday, so these days will not disrupt the markets normal trading hours.
  • Precious metals, stocks and most indices markets will be closed or disrupted on Christmas eve, which falls on a Friday.
  • Precious metals and indices markets trading times will be disrupted on New Years eve, which also falls on a Friday.

For the full details, check the market opening times in the table below.

Markets can be volatile when they open again following the days that are a public holiday.

Please ensure that you have sufficient equity and margin in your trading account to better plan your trades and to set your stop losses and other orders accordingly.

* Orange cells deviate from normal market hours, open hours are times shown.

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Risk disclaimer: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Never deposit more than you are prepared to lose. Professional client’s losses can exceed their deposit. Please see our risk warning policy and seek independent professional advice if you do not fully understand. This information is not directed or intended for distribution to or use by residents of certain countries/jurisdictions including, but not limited to, USA & OFAC. The Company holds the right to alter the aforementioned list of countries at its own discretion.

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