Daylight Saving Times (DTS) 2024 – Changes to Trading Hours

Daylight Saving Time (DST) brings shifts in trading hours as clocks move forward to maximize daylight. Here’s a breakdown of when DST begins in various regions and how it will impact trading times.

Beginning of Daylight Saving Time 

Local time moves forward by one hour when daylight saving time begins.

TerritoryDaylight Saving Times
Europe & UKSunday, 31 March 2024 at 1:00 am GMT
Clocks move forward by 1 hour to Sunday, 31 March 2024 at 2:00 am GMT
USASunday, 10 March 2024 at 2:00 am EST
Clocks move forward by 1 hour to Sunday, 10 March 2024 at 3:00 am EDT
AustraliaSunday, 7 April  2024 at 3:00 am AEST
Clocks move forward by 1 hour to Sunday, 7 April 2024 at 4:00 am AEDT

Changes to Trading Times 

Between 10 March and 7 April 2024, the start of DST in Europe, the USA, and Australia will impact trading hours for various instruments. Normal trading hours will resume after this period, except for Brazil instruments.

The trading server times will also change from GMT+2 to GMT+3.

Below is a summary of how different asset classes will be affected:

As we adjust to the changes brought by DST, it’s essential for traders to stay informed about shifts in trading hours to manage their investments effectively. 

If you’ve got questions or need a hand, reach out anytime. Our team is ready to assist.


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