Upcoming Daylight Saving US Time Changes

October 30, 2014

From market open on Monday the 3rd of November 2014 our trading hours, platform time, and the market session times of some contracts will be affected by the upcoming US / Canada daylight saving time change. Please consider the below carefully.

Trading Hours Change:
Trading will open one hour later as indicated below:

Open: Monday 09:00 AEDST (Sydney) / Sunday 22:00 GMT (London)
Close: Saturday 09:00 AEDST (Sydney) / Friday 22:00 GMT (London)

The daily rollover/EOD period will occur one hour later (09:00 AEDST) for all traders not residing in a US time zone.

Platform Time Change to GMT+2:
Our platform time will also change from GMT+3 to GMT+2. You will see this in your market watch time on the platform.

Market Session Times Change:
The MT4 server session times of the following products will also operate one hour earlier as indicated below:

CONTRACT MONDAY OPEN (GMT+2) FRIDAY CLOSE (GMT+2) DAILY BREAK (GMT+2)
FTSE100 10:00 23:00 23:00 – 10:00

DAX30

09:00 23:00 23:00 – 09:00
Nikkei225 01:45 20:00 08:30 – 09:15

SPI200

00:50 23:00 07:30 – 08:10 and 23:00 – 00:50

If you use an Expert Advisor (EA) / automated trading robot which requires the GMT offset to be manually entered, please ensure that you adjust the GMT offset to GMT+2 to reflect this change before market open on the Monday.

We are here to assist you 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, if you have any questions or require assistance with the above please do not hesitate to contact us on +61 1300 945 517 email us at support@vantagefx.com.

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