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Global Market Hours

Forex Market Hours

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The Markets are open from Sunday 9:00 pm GMT to Friday 8:00 pm GMT.

Definition of Forex Market Hours

The period of time during which forex market traders are able to buy, sell, exchange and speculate on currencies. Forex trading markets consists of banks, commercial companies, central banks, investment management firms, hedge fund firms and retail forex brokers and investors worldwide. Since the industry operates in various time zones, it is always accessible at any time during the day.

CityOpen (GMT)Close (GMT)
London 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Frankfurt 7:00 am 4:00 pm
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New York 1:00 pm 10:00 pm
Chicago 2:00 pm 11:00 pm
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Tokyo midnight 9:00 am
Hong Kong 1:00 am 10:00 am
Seoul midnight 6:00 am
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Sydney 10:00 pm 7:00 am
Wellington 10:00 pm 6:00 am