Notice Trading sessions change due to transition to DST

Dear Customers!

On the upcoming Sunday, March 8, 2020, the clock in the United States will be put an hour back. In this regard, the working hours of major exchanges will change.

We ask you to take this circumstance into account in your daily trading activity, and we also strongly recommend that you keep yourself up to date with the new trading session schedule.

The new schedule comes into force on March 8, 2020.

Instruments settings will be published in the “Terms of trade” section on the Forex Optimum website.

Support Team

Changes in the schedule of trading sessions starting from March 8, 2020

Instruments Tickers Trading session*)
Forex Majors All Monday – Thursday: 00:00-22:55; 23:06-24:00 Friday: 00:00-22:55
Forex Crosses USDMXN, USDZAR, USDSEK, USDPLN, USDNOK, USDDKK, GBPSEK, GBPNOK, GBPDKK, EURSEK, EURNOK, EURPLN Monday – Thursday: 00:00-22:55; 23:30-24:00 Friday: 00:00-22:55
CFD on Crypto All Monday – Thursday: 00:00 – 24:00
Friday: 00:00 – 23:59
CFD on US Stocks All Monday – Friday: 15:32 – 21:55
CFD on Metals All Monday – Friday: 00:05 – 22:55
CFD on commodities UKBrent Monday – Thursday: 02:05 – 22:55
Friday: 02:05 – 21:55
USCrude, USGas Monday – Thursday: 00:05 – 22:55
Friday: 00:05 – 21:55
CFD on indexes US500, USTech100, US30 Monday – Friday: 00:05-22:15; 22:30-22:55

*) Time of trading sessions UTC 2


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