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What are IG’s 2023 Christmas trading hours?


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There will be a few changes to our opening hours over Christmas and the New Year. Please make sure that you’re familiar with the changes, as they may affect your trades. Please note that all times are listed in UK time.

Date

Market hours

Friday 22 December

UK equities, close early at 12.30 pm.

UK agricultural commodities close at 12.23 pm.

Gilts stop trading at 1 pm, and 3m-SONIA will close at 12.15 pm.

The FTSE 100 Index will be quoted out-of-hours from 12.50 pm.

Brent Crude, ICE WTI, and London Gas Oil close at 8 pm.

UK and EU natural gas stop trading at 5 pm.

FX and our out-of-hours markets close at 10 pm

Saturday 23 December

Weekend markets are available.

Sunday 24 December

Weekend markets are available.

Monday 25 December

All markets are closed. FX markets reopen at 9 pm. Out-of-hours markets, US rates, US metals, US energies and the VIX reopen at 11 pm

Tuesday 26 December

UK markets are closed (except Brent Crude, ICE WTI, and London Gas Oil which will follow regular hours)

Hong Kong and Australian markets are closed. European indices are closed and will be quoted out-of-hours.

NY Coffee, NY Cocoa, NY Sugar and Cotton open late at 12.30 pm

Grains and livestock reopen at 2.30 pm.

Wednesday 27 December

Normal trading hours on all markets

Thursday 28 December

Normal trading hours on all markets

Friday 29 December

UK equities close early at 12.30 pm.

Gilts and 3m-SONIA stop trading at 12.15 pm.

The FTSE 100 Index will be quoted out-of-hours from 12.50 pm.

Brent Crude, ICE WTI, and London Gas Oil close at 8 pm.

UK and EU natural gas stop trading at 5 pm.

London Cocoa closes at 4.55 pm, Robusta Coffee at 5.30 pm, and London Sugar at 6 pm. 

Saturday 30 December

Weekend markets are available.

Sunday 31 January

Weekend markets are available.

Monday 1 January

All markets are closed. FX markets reopen at 9 pm. Out-of-hours markets, US rates, US metals, US energies and the VIX reopen at 11 pm

Tuesday 2 January

Japanese markets are closed.

Grains open at 2.30 pm.

Normal trading hours resume in other markets

Wednesday 3 January

Japanese markets are closed.

These hours are accurate to the best of our knowledge, but it’s possible that they could change.

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Dear Community Member

Wishing you and your family a happy holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous new year.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your commitment and dedication to the community. We are personally proud of your achievements.

We wish you the very happiest and most peaceful of holidays and look forward to a New Year 2024 filled with success and joy.
 
Kind regards,
IG Community Team

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