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Forex Market Timings

Forex Market is open 24 hours a day. It provides a great opportunity for traders to trade at any time of the day or night. However, when it seems to be not so impotrant at the beginning, the right time to trade is one of the most crucial points in becoming a successful Forex Trader.


So, when should on consider trading and why?


The best time to trade is when the market is the most active and therefore has the biggest volume of trades. Actively traded markets will create a good chance to catch a good trading opportunity and make profits.



Forex trading hours, Forex trading time:



  • New York opens at 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST (EDT)

  • Tokyo opens at 7:00 pm to 4:00 am EST (EDT)

  • Sydney opens at 5:00 pm to 2:00 am EST (EDT)

  • London opens at 3:00 am to 12:00 noon EST (EDT)


And so, there are hours when two sessions overlap:


  • New York and London: between 8:00 am — 12:00 noon EST (EDT)

  • Sydney and Tokyo: between 7:00 pm — 2:00 am EST (EDT)

  • London and Tokyo: between 3:00 am — 4:00am EST (EDT)