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One major benefit of Forex, indices, commodities and cryptocurrency trading is they all trade nearly
24 hours a day, 5 days a week. That is from 5 PM New York on Sunday through to 5 PM New York on Friday, and almost every week day of the year.

That’s a lot of trading and opportunities!

CapitalFX Trading Hours

Ensures a 5 daily candle week for all clients

The GMT offset is either +2 or +3 depending on whether Daylight savings time is in effect or not.

Market Opens

When the liquidity providers pricing into CapitalFX switch online (Monday session start) and switch offline (Friday session end) the spreads can be wider as the liquidity providers reset and liquidity is low.

To ensure our clients positions are not stopped out by the widened spread, we commence pricing on Monday 2 minutes after the market open and close pricing on Friday 3 minutes before market close.

Daily Trading Break

There is a daily 3 minute break in trading from 23:59-00:02 platform time. Clients are able to see the prices streaming during this break. No orders can be placed and pre-existing orders cannot be executed during this time.

This is to safeguard from positions with a Stop Loss getting hit by the potential spread spike that can occur over rollover when Liquidity Providers reset their pricing for the new trading day at 00:00 platform time (which is 5pm New York ET).

Forex, Metals and Cryptocurrencies

Instrument Group Market Open Market Close Trading Break
Forex 00:02 Monday 23:57 Friday 23:57 - 00:02
Metals 01:02 Monday 23:57 Friday 23:57 - 01:02
Cryptocurrencies 00:00 Monday 24:00 Friday NA
Note: All times correct as of 6 January 2020


Instrument Name Symbol Trading Hours (GMT +2)
ASX200 AUD200 00:50 – 24:00
Nikkei 225 JPN225 01:00 – 24:00
Hang Seng Index HK50 01:00 – 24:00
Euro Stoxx 50 EUSTX50 01:00 – 24:00
CAC 40 FRA40 01:00 – 24:00
DAX 30 GER30 01:00 – 24:00
FTSE 100 UK100 01:00 – 24:00
DJ 30 US30 01:00 – 24:00
NASDAQ 100 NAS100 01:00 – 24:00
S&P 500 US500 01:00 – 24:00
Note: All times correct as of 5 March 2020


Instrument Name Symbol Trading Hours (GMT +2)
Brent Crude Oil UK Oil 03:00 – 24:00
US Crude Oil XTIUSD 01:00 – 24:00
Note: All times correct as of 5 March 2020

What Traders are Saying

  • <1 ms
    Execution from
  • <25 ms
    Avg. FX Execution
  • 0.1 pips
    Avg. EURUSD spread
Transparent Trading Model

Tight prices, fast fills, low slippage, trade receipts

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What is ECN?

The ECN model was born to facilitate high volume, off exchange, anonymous trading, across a range of market asset classes...

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ECN Account Features

Pricing & Execution
From 0.0 Pips
1:100 or 1:200
Minimum Deposit
A$ 200 or equivalent
Zero Fee
Funding & Withdrawal
Margin Call/Stop
120% & 100%
Min. Trade Size
0.01 Lots
Max. Trade Size
Up to 1000 Lots
Free VPS
Trade over 20 lots / month
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  • Available Markets

    46 FX, 6 Commodities, 10 Indices, 5 Crypto

  • ECN Account Types

    Individual, Joint, Corporate and Trust accounts

  • Currencies & Commissions

    7 AUD, 7 USD, 6.2 EUR, 5.4 GBP, 9.5 SGD, 9 CAD