Trading Hours

There is a market available to trade at EmpowerMarkets 24/5. Our dedicated account managers are available for you 24 hours a day, 5 days a week

Empower Markets trading hours Trading Hours for MT5

Please note that Empower Markets MT5 server time and charts are GMT+2 or GMT+3 (when New York Daylight savings takes effect). We operate these server times to ensure a 5 daily candle week.

All of our Empower Markets currency pairs trade 24 hours a day with a break for two minutes between 23:59 and 00:01. The trading week starts on Monday at 00:02 and closes Friday at 23:57.

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Currency Pairs

Time Table for Forex
Monday 00:02 – 23:59
Daily 00:01 – 23:59
Friday 00:01 – 23:59


Time Table for Currency Pairs
Daily 00:01 – 23:59
Friday 00:01 – 23:57


Time Table for Energies
WTI, XTIUSD Daily 01:00-24:00
WTI, XTIUSD Friday 01:00-23:45
XBRUSD Daily 03:00-24:00
XBRUSD Friday 03:00-23:55


Time Table for Indices
AUS200 Daily 00:50-07:30 , 08:10:23:00
US30, US500, US100 Daily 01:00-23:15, 23:30-24:00
US30, US500, US100 Friday 01:00-23:15
EURO50, GER30 Daily 02:15-23:00
FRA40 Daily 09:00-23:00
HK50 Daily 03:15-06:00,07:00-10:30,11:15-21:00
JP225 Daily 01:00-24:00
UK100 Daily 03:00-23:00
SING30 Daily 02:30-11:10, 11:40-22:45
CHINA50 Daily 03:00-10:30, 11:00-22:45


Time Table for Cryptocurrency
Daily 01:00-23:59
Friday 01:00-23:57

The Real Live Trading Timetable 

We have implemented this slight delay and small breaks in the day to help prevent the widening of spreads during this time when liquidity providers go offline.

For further instrument specifications please Right Click on any instrument in the ‘Market Watch’ area and select ‘Specification’. Here you will be able to view the specific details on any of the instruments.

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