Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the US commences on Sunday 13th March, whereas British Summer Time (BST) and Central European Summer Time (CEST) does not begin until Sunday 27th March. As a consequence all US Indices, Equities, ETFs, Bonds, Interest Rates & Commodities will open and close an hour earlier from Sunday 13th March through to Thursday 24th March (25th March is the Easter Good Friday holiday so all markets except FX are closed).


Please also note the following other changes:


All FX Markets will close early at 20:45 on Friday 18th March and at 19:15 on Friday 25th March.


The SP 500, US Tech 100 & Wall Street Daily Future contracts will settle at 20:15. Brent Crude & Nymex Crude Daily Future contracts will settle at 18:30.


For this period the Euro Stocks 50, France 40, Germany 30 & UK 100 Indices hours will be 22:01 - 20:58 Sun to Fri (closed 20:58 to 22:01 Mon to Thu).


Any US Futures contracts expiring in this period will expire an hour earlier than normal.


Should you have any questions regarding our market trading hours please contact 020 7392 1434.


Please note that we believe the above information to be correct at the time of publication, but it may be subject to change without prior warning.