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Cryptocurrency and weekend markets will open at 1200 BST this Saturday

Ludwik Chodzko-Zajko IG

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Morning all - please see below info sent earlier this week:

There will be a delayed open on our cryptocurrency and weekend markets on Saturday 26 October, to allow for scheduled maintenance.

We’re planning to reopen these markets at 12pm (UK time), rather than the normal 4am, however this is subject to change. We’re sorry if this causes you any inconvenience.

If you have any questions about this or need assistance with your account, you can find answers in our help and support area or IG Community. Alternatively, our highly trained client services team is available by phone or email 24 hours a day from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

No changes to plan- on track for midday at this time.




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DailyFX showing 82% of IG clients net long on bitcoin, 93% of clients long Ether, 97% of clients long Ripple, and 92% of clients net long Litecoin.

Assume any limits will be filled on the open price which after this mega rally would be significant? 



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10 minutes ago, Guest Phil said:

DailyFX showing 82% of IG clients net long on bitcoin, 93% of clients long Ether, 97% of clients long Ripple, and 92% of clients net long Litecoin.

Assume any limits will be filled on the open price which after this mega rally would be significant? 



That's right - all orders would usually be triggered & filled basis the opening price. We would, of course, pass on any positive slippage on limit orders.


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