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Forex Trading is available 24 hours a day from 5:00pm ET Sunday through 5:00pm ET on Friday, including most U.S. holidays. Please be advised of the potential for illiquid market conditions particularly at the open of the trading week. These conditions may result in wider spreads for some currency pairs based on market liquidity.

Spot Gold and Silver Market Hours

Spot gold and silver trading is available 23 hours a day from 6pm ET Sunday through 5pm ET Friday. Trading is closed from 5pm to 6pm ET daily. Spot gold and silver trading also follow CME holiday closures.

Market hours and holidays are subject to change. We will keep this information up-to-date on a best efforts basis. Please be advised that on the holiday dates, there may be periods of limited liquidity in some markets.

Holiday schedule

When trading Forex, it's important to know when national holidays occur as they can serve as a good guide for forecasting market situations in this period. As a rule, there is a jump in market activity immediately after a holiday is over. With care, you can choose the most profitable time to enter and leave the market.

Use the convenient filter in the Alpari Holiday Schedule to quickly sort through all the relevant dates for the trading session that you are interested in.

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Forex market holidays

The schedule may be subject to change.

Windsor Brokers reserves the right to act in accordance with the market conditions therefore may change Margin Requirements, enable “Close Only”, or even disable trading on financial instrument(s) which may be affected, without prior notice, if deemed necessary.

It is advisable to take extra precautions when trading during market holiday(s) and/or periods of market volatility due to extraordinary events, and/or during periods of reduced/increased levels of liquidity, which are likely to result in wider spreads and/or price gaps.

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FOREX Market Holidays: all you need to know about closed trading days in 2018

If you’re trading on Forex market, it is essential to know when the American and the European markets, especially the United Kingdom (UK), are closed as banks are the biggest participants in the Forex market. During public holidays, the volume of transactions being carried out is greatly reduced, resulting in a very low volatile trading day. Most of the brokers are also not available on public holidays.

Date

American market closed

Date

UK market closed

01/01

15/01

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

19/02

30/03

Early May Bank Holiday

28/05

Late May Bank Holiday

04/07

Summer Bank Holiday

03/09

22/11

25/12

Date

French market closed

Date

German market closed

01/01

30/03

02/04

01/05

25/15

26/12

You need to keep in mind that not all countries have the same holidays, so their stock exchanges may continue to trade on days while the American markets are closed.

For more information, here are the links to get the complete lists of the specific days when the main FOREX markets are closed:

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Forex Trading is available 24 hours a day from 10:00pm GMT Sunday through 10:00pm GMT on Friday, including most U.S. holidays. Please be advised of the potential for illiquid market conditions particularly at the open of the trading week. These conditions may result in wider spreads for some currency pairs based on market liquidity.

Spot Gold and Silver Market Hours

Spot gold and silver trading is available 23 hours a day from 11pm GMT Sunday through 10pm GMT Friday. Trading is closed from 10pm to 11pm GMT daily. Spot gold and silver trading also follow CME holiday closures.

Market hours and holidays are subject to change. We will keep this information up-to-date on a best efforts basis. Please be advised that on the holiday dates, there may be periods of limited liquidity in some markets.

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