Upcoming Daylight Saving US Time Changes

March 10, 2016

March 9th, 2016 Vantage FX Support

Sydney – March 9, 2016

From market open on Monday the 14th of March 2016 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 earlier as indicated below:

Open: Monday 08:00 AEDST (Sydney) / Sunday 21:00 GMT (London)
Close: Saturday 08:00 AEDST (Sydney) / Friday 21:00 GMT (London)

The daily rollover/EOD period will occur one hour earlier (08:00 AEDST) for all traders not residing in a US time zone.

Platform Time Change to GMT+3:

Our platform time will also change from GMT+2 to GMT+3. 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 +3) Friday Close (GMT+3) Daily Break (GMT+3)
FTSE100 10:00 24:00 00:00 – 10:00
DAX30 10:00 24:00 00:00 – 10:00
Nikkei225 3:00 00:15 00:15 – 3:00
SPI200 Daily 1:50 23:00 (Fri 22:45) 8:30 – 09:10, 00:00 – 1:50
HSI 4:15 11:15 7:00 – 8:00, 11:15 – 4:15
CHINA50 4:00 21:00 10:55 – 11:40, 21:00 – 04:00

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+3 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 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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