Please be advised that from Monday, the 7th of November, 2016, EightCap’s trading hours and platform time will move backwards by one hour from “GMT+3” to “GMT+2” as a result of the upcoming U.S. Eastern Standard Time change taking place on the 6th of November, 2016.
Note that this change is designed to coincide with the close of U.S. markets.
How does the change affect you?
For anyone who resides in the eastern states of Australia, you will notice that the opening time will be one hour later at 09:00 AEDT, and for clients in the Euro-region, the opening time will be at 22:00 GMT on Sunday, the 6th of November, 2016.
The daily rollover will continue to take place at 00:00 platform time, however this will now coincide with 09:00 AEDT or 22:00 GMT.
Will this change affect Expert Advisor (EA)?
If you trade using an EA, robot or any algorithmic system, you may also be affected by this change. Please ensure to check if the GMT offset needs to be adjusted manually.