Trading Sessions

The Forex market is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week (except national holidays). Conventionally, the broader Forex market consists of four regional markets; Australia and Oceania, Asia, Europe and America. A Forex trading session starts at 23:00 GMT on Saturday in Japan and closes at 22:00 GMT on Friday in the United States.

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Pacific Wellington 20:00 05:00 22:00 07:00 00:00 09:00
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Sydney 22:00 07:00 00:00 09:00 02:00 11:00
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Asian Tokyo 23:00 08:00 01:00 10:00 03:00 12:00
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Hong Kong, Singapore 00:00 09:00 02:00 11:00 04:00 13:00
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European Frankfurt, Zurich, Paris 07:00 16:00 09:00 18:00 11:00 20:00
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London 08:00 17:00 10:00 19:00 12:00 21:00
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American New York 13:00 22:00 15:00 00:00 17:00 02:00
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Chicago 14:00 23:00 16:00 01:00 18:00 03:00