MEX Europe aims to deliver the best quality service to all of our clients. Seasonal and market factors may affect trading hours, so it is important to follow the latest holiday notices and trading hours, which can vary from country to country, to stay up to date with the financial markets.
Trading hours refer to the regular trading session available for a specific market. These hours may vary between instruments, exchanges, and days of the week.
For example, some markets can close early (half-day trading) on specific days, which can affect the timings when orders can be placed.
Market holidays may affect the trading schedule and volatility of the markets. This can vary from country to country, so it is important to stay up to date with the upcoming changes and holiday trading hours to plan your trades accordingly.
In the U.S., the following holiday closures are in effect: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Washington’s Birthday, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.There are partial holidays the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday), and Christmas Eve. During those days, markets run from 9:30 AM - 1 PM. EST. In the U.S., when holidays fall on Saturdays, markets close on the Friday. When holidays are on Sundays, markets close on Monday.