Changes in the trading schedule during the public holidays in May 2019
Please note that the trading schedule will be subject to changes during the upcoming holidays.
The Labor Day is traditionally observed on May 1 (Wednesday), and some European instruments, such as ESP_35, EUR_50, NED_25, SUI_20, Stock EU will be unavailable for trading.
The Early May Bank Holiday in the United Kingdom is on May 6 (Monday), and thus the UK financial markets will be closed.
In observance of the Spring Bank Holiday and Memorial Day on May 27 (Monday). the trading for many instruments will close earlier, whereas the UK and U.S. stock markets will take the full day off.
To check the whole trading schedule, see the table down below *.
|Symbol||Type||Wednesday 1st of May – Labour Day||Monday 6th of May – May Bank Holiday||Monday 27th of May – Spring Bank Holiday & Memorial Day|
|FX||FX||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|FX Metals||FX Metals||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|Crypto Currencies||Cryptos||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|AUS_200||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|GER_30||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|ESP_35||Index||Closed||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|FRA_40||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|JPN225||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|NED_25||Index||Closed||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|EUR_50||Index||Closed||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|SUI_20||Index||Closed||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|GBR_100||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|USTEC||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|SPX500||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|DJ30||Index||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|Stock US||Shares||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Closed|
|Stock EU||Shares||Closed||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|Stock UK||Shares||Normal Hours||Closed||Closed|
|WTI||Energies||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 19:45|
|CL_Brent||Energies||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 19:45|
|NGAS||Energies Futures||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|Copper||Metals Futures||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
|DX||Indices Futures||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Early Close 20:00|
* The time shown in the table is according to MetaTrader 4 server time (GMT + 3).
Also, please keep in mind that the volatility typically increases during the public holidays which, in turn, often leads to dramatic changes in quotes.
Make sure to exercise caution on these days and do not neglect risk and money management. We recommend using the services and solutions offered by the company to protect the deposit against the drawdown to the fullest extent.
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We are wishing you smooth and profitable trading!
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