Changed Market Hours due to DST in AU and HK & German national holidays this October

September 28, 2017

Change of market hours in October 2017 on XM MT4 and MT5.

Changed Market Hours due to DST in AU and HK & German national holidays this October

Please note the change of Markets Hours that apply on several financial instruments in this October, 2017.

  1. Start of Daylight Saving Time in Australia
  2. The National Day in Hong Kong
  3. The Unity Day and the Reformation Day in Germany

All of the above events/market holidays will affect financial markets between October 2nd to November 6th, 2017.

Please view the tables below to see which instruments will be affected and how.

Start of Daylight Saving Time in Australia

Affected Instrument 2nd Oct – 3rd Nov 6th Nov
AUS200Cash Weekday01:55 – 08:2509:15 -22:55
Monday Opening01:55
Friday Closing22:10
Normal Hours

The National Day in Hong Kong

Affected Instrument 2nd Oct 3rd – 4th Oct 5th OCt 6th Oct
HK50Cash Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours

The Unity Day and the Reformation Day in Germany

Affected Instrument 3rd Oct 4th Oct 31st Oct 1st Nov
GER30 Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
GER30Cash Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
Airbus Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
AllianzAG Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
Adidas Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
BayerAG Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
BASFAG Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
BMW Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
Commerzbank Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
Daimler Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
DeutschBank Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
DeutschPost Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
E.ON Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
Lufthansa Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
DTTelekom Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
DTBoerse Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
SAP Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
Siemens Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
Volkswagen Closed Normal Hours Closed Normal Hours
*Please note that all times displayed are GMT +3.

The normal trading hours will be resumed from then onward.

For more information regarding to the changes above, please contact XM support team.

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