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Start of Daylight Savings Time – Amended Trading Hours

2 March 2017

Please note our amended trading hours for the two week period following the change in the US from EST to EDT on 12 March 2017 and the subsequent change in the UK from GMT to BST on 26 March 2017. 

 Instrument Trading Hours (GMT) Trading Hours (EDT) 
 FX  21:05 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 21:01 daily)
17:05 Sun – 16:55 Fri
(except 17:00 – 17:01 daily)
  DARWINS 21:00 Sun – 21:00 Fri 17:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri

COMMODITIES

 
 Gold  22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 20:59 – 22:00 daily)

18:00 Sun – 16:55 Fri
(except 16:59 – 18:00 daily)

 Silver  22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 16:55 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
 Platinum   22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
 18:00 Sun – 16:55 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
 Palladium  22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 16:55 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
 US Crude 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 16:55 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
 Natural Gas 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 16:55 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)

INDICES

 
Australia 200  22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
 Europe 50 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
France 40  22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
Germany 30  07.00 – 21.00 (Mon – Fri) 03:00 – 17:00 (Mon – Fri)
Spain 35  07.00 – 19.00 (Mon – Fri) 03:00 – 15:00 (Mon – Fri)
Japan 225 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
 UK 100 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
US SPX 500 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)
US Tech 100 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily) 
Wall Street 30   22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri
(except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
18:00 Sun – 17:00 Fri
(except 17:00 – 18:00 daily)

As always, please do not hesitate to get in touch at info@darwinex.com should you need assistance.

 

 

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Upcoming closure of demo investments in DARWINs not present in any live portfolio

27 May 2020

Starting today we will gradually close demo investments in those old risk DARWINs that aren’t present in any live portfolio.

Related to the pivot we announced earlier this week, starting today we will gradually close demo investments in old risk DARWINs that aren’t present in any live portfolio. Throughout the coming weeks we will close all demo investments in these DARWINs. Closed investments in old DARWINs won’t be automatically replaced with investments in the new DARWIN. You will need to buy the new version to continue demo investing in the DARWIN again.

To open the investment in the new DARWIN with the same risk/return level you had with the old DARWINs, multiply the old investment amount by 1.54.

FCHI40 and SPA35 Equity Index CFDs Available for Shortselling Again

20 May 2020

As France and Spain have lifted the shortselling ban introduced in March, we’ve enabled the opening of short positions in the FCHI40 and SPA35 Equity Index CFDs.

As France and Spain have lifted the shortselling ban introduced in March, we’ve enabled the opening of short positions in the FCHI40 and SPA35 Equity Index CFDs.

US Memorial Day & UK Spring Bank Holiday on 25th May 2020

19 May 2020

Please note the amended Darwinex trading hours for the upcoming US Memorial Day & UK Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 25th May 2020. All times are in UK (BST) time.

Please note the amended Darwinex trading hours for the upcoming US Memorial Day & UK Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 25th May 2020. All times are in UK (BST) time.

Important: if you open / close an investment in a DARWIN that has an open trade in an asset with the market closed (see amended trading hours in red below), the transaction will not be carried out immediately. The operation will show up in your investor portfolio once it has been executed by our system when the index/commodity resumes trading on Monday night.

As always, at info@darwinex.com we’ll be happy to assist you!

Commodities   Monday 25th May 2020
Gold 23:01:00 Sun – 17:44:00 Mon
Silver 23:00:01 Sun – 17:59:50 Mon
US Crude 23:00:01 Sun – 17:44:50 Mon
US Natural Gas 23:00:01 Sun – 17:44:50 Mon
Indices
UK100 CLOSED
J225 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
SPX500 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
NDX 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
WS30 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
US Stocks
All US stocks CLOSED

The rest of the assets will trade according to their usual trading time.

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XTIUSD trades enabled again

8 May 2020

After disabling XTIUSD trades last month, we’ll enable it again at Monday’s market open (11 May 2020).

After disabling XTIUSD trades last month, we’ll enable it again on Monday’s market open (11 May 2020).

Please note that, given the current market situation, the following conditions will apply to XTIUSD trades.

  • Margin requirement will be 20% both for Retail and Professional Clients.
  • If the hypotethical case of the price dropping below $5.5, we’ll be closing all client positions in the market. We’ll do this at the last price received from our Liquidity Provider which might be not exactly $5.5. This measure is due to the fact that MetaTrader’s and our Liquidity Provider’s infrastructure is not designed to support negative pricing.

Do not hesitate to contact us at info@darwinex.com should you need assistance in this regard.

Margin increase for the Turkish lira (TRY) starting today

We’d like to inform you that our margin requirement for the Turkish lira will be increased today for both Retail and Professional Clients.

We’d like to inform you that our margin requirement for the Turkish lira will be increased today for both Retail and Professional Clients.

The new margin requirement will be 20% as opposed to 10% before.

This change is a security measure due to an increase in market uncertainty surrounding the TRY with liquidity expected to be extremely thin over the following days. Swaps are expected to widen as well.

The change will take effect today May 8th 2020 5 after pm BST and will apply to both existing and new positions.

Kindly make sure you have enough available margin and equity in your account for the new margin levels.

Need help? Please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@darwinex.com.

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Upcoming Holiday in Japan resulting in the possibility of wider spreads and thinner liquidity

29 April 2020

Please be aware that there are public holidays in Japan on 4 May, 5 May and 6 May. Please kindly note that during this time spreads may be wider and liquidity may be thinner.

There are public holidays in Japan on May 4, 5 and 6. Kindly note that during this time spreads may be wider and liquidity may be thinner.

Bank holidays may also give rise to changes in the applicable swap rates.

Don’t hesitate to contact us at info@darwinex.com if you have any questions regarding the above.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. -- % of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.