Trade stocks, ETFs, forex & Digital Options at IQ Option, one of the fastest growing online trading platforms. Sign up today and be a part of 17 million user base at IQ Option. Forex Market Hours. 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. Australia Daylight Savings Time begins at 2am Sunday 4th October. Forex Market Hours. Forex trading is available 24 hours a day from 9:00pm GMT (10:00pm BST) until 9:00pm GMT (10:00pm BST) 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. When it is summertime in the northern hemisphere and the U.S. session closes at 17:00 EDT, it is 23:00 in South Africa. So, in South Africa, the Forex market opens and closes at either 23:00 (**roughly between March and November) or 00:00 (**roughly between October and March), depending on the time of the year. Forex Trading centres in the world. Trading hours in local time. Forex Oceania-Asia session. Wellington, New Zealand. 08:00am-05:00pm. Sydney, Australia. 08:00am-05:00pm. Tokyo, Japan. 08:00am-05:00pm. Forex overview. The Foreign Exchange (Forex or fx) market is the largest in the world today with over $1 trillion being exchanged daily. This market involves exchanging different currencies. The fx market developed as a result of trade and other financial transactions occurring between countries, institutions and individuals. If you're trading currency pairs on IQ Option (forex, option or digital option), the time which you choose to trade coupled with the currency pair will play a huge role in your success. There are four major forex markets; Sydney, Tokyo, London and New York. Depending on your timezone, each market is either open during the morning, afternoon or evening. The time of the Forex market is the schedule of trading sessions, British Summer Time. Forex market is open 24 hours from Monday to Friday. When the Euro goes up and the dollar goes down, the trader would want to buy the pair, selling it later at a higher price and thus making profit. By the time traders in Tokyo go home after work, banks are not even open in New York, which operates during forex market hours est - from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Because the Forex market operates in multiple time zones, it can be accessed at any time. IQ Option Company offers to open a free demo account and get 10,000 virtual dollars for a deposit. Now the Philippine trader can use virtual money for transactions and study the principles of the market, as well as choose and train a suitable strategy without risking losing real money.
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