When is Forex market open?

When is Forex market open?

FX market is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. There are trading sessions which correspond to the time during which stock markets are open in a particular region of the world. Usually, trade volume is higher at the intersection of the sessions. FX day always begins in Australia and New Zealand and then spreads to Asia. After that it’s the turn of Europe and, finally, the United States and Canada join in.

You can trade anytime you wish during the working week. You can open your currency position for a couple of hours or even less (intraday trading) or for a couple of days (long-term trading) – just as you see fit.  

Approximate time of trading sessions (GMT)

 

Summer (aprox. April - October)

Winter (aprox. October - April)

Australia

22:00-07:00

21:00-06:00

Japan

23:00-08:00

23:00-08:00

UK

07:00-16:00

08:00-17:00

USA

12:00-21:00

13:00-22:00

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