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Market Hours

Markets open at 00:02 and close at 23:58 MT4 Server Time

Global Prime market open and market close hours on MT4 are as follows:

  • Market Open (Monday): 00:02 MT4 Server Time
  • Daily trading break between 23:59 – 00:02 MT4 Server Time
  • Market Close (Friday): 23:58 MT4 Server Time

When the liquidity providers pricing into Global Prime 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.

In order to ensure that our clients positions are not stopped out by the resulting widened spread we commence pricing on Monday 2 minutes later and close pricing on Friday 2 minutes earlier.

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 however 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 re-set their pricing for the new trading day at 00:00 platform time (which is 5pm New York City).

Global Prime 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.

For more information, feel free to contact Global Prime either by phone on +612 8379 3622 or email at or use the live chat right here on the website.

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For further information please phone us on +612 8277 6611 or complete the following form and a Global Prime representative will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

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