Easter Holiday Period

March 23, 2016

Sydney – March 23, 2016

Easter Holiday Period – Limited Support & Funding Availability:
Between 25th March (Good Friday) and 28th March (Easter Monday) banks and institutions worldwide will be closed for the Easter holiday period. During this time our Vantage FX office will remain open and we will have Live Chat and Customer Phone Support available, but on a limited basis. Please take into consideration longer processing times for funding your trading account.

Most importantly, our 24 Hour Trading Desk will operate as usual during this time – only our Sales and Customer Support staff will be reduced.

Easter Trading Schedule:
Forex markets will be open as normal throughout this period but we expect liquidity to be low during this time. Please refer to the table below for Commodities and Indices pricing availability.


MARKET SYMBOL Thurs 24th Mar Fri 25th Mar Mon 28th Feb
  GMT +3 SYD GMT +3 SYD GMT +3 SYD
INDEX MARKET    
Australian 200 Index SPI200 Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Closed Closed
Hong Kong 50 Index HSI Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Closed Closed
Japan 225 Index Nikkei225 Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours
German 30 Index DAX30 10:00 – 23:00 18:00 – 07:00 Closed Closed Closed Closed
UK 100 Index FTSE100 10:00 – 23:00 18:00 – 07:00 Closed Closed Closed Closed
US 30 Index DJ30 Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours
US 500 Index SP500 Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours
COMMODITY MARKET  
US Oil CL-OIL Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours
Gold XAUUSD Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours
Silver XAGUSD Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours
Platinium XPTUSD Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours
Paladium SPDUSD Normal Hours Normal Hours Closed Closed Normal Hours Normal Hours

Furthermore, due to daylight savings time changes in Europe, the following instruments will have new trading hours starting 29th March 2016.

MARKET SYMBOL Mon 28th Mar Tues 29th Mar
    GMT +3 SYD GMT +3 SYD
INDEX MARKET   Session time Session time Session time Session time
German 30 Index DAX30 Closed for Easter Closed for Easter 09:00 -> 23:00 17:00 -> 07:00 Following day
UK 100 Index FTSE100 Closed for Easter Closed for Easter 09:00 -> 23:00 17:00 -> 07:00 Following day

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 using the details listed below.

For more information
Contact: Michael Firth
Phone: +61 1300 945 517
Email: mfirth@vantagefx.com

About Vantage FX

Vantage FX are a multi-award winning Australian Forex Broker providing innovative online Forex trading capabilities to clients globally. Vantage FX continually strives to provide a client-friendly, interactive Forex experience with trading accessibility across a variety of platforms all with the tightest spreads. Vantage FX was the first to offer combined Binary Options and Forex Trading on the one MT4 platform. Vantage FX is an authorised representative of Vantage Global Prime Pty Ltd (AFSL 428901) and regulated by Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

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