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 and most indices markets will be closed on Christmas eve, which falls on a Friday.
- Precious metals and indices markets trading times will also 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.
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