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The Forex Market is open 24 hours a day. The Forex market starts at 21:00 GMT on Sunday and ends at 21:00 GMT on Friday. 
 

FOREX MARKET TRADING SESSIONS  

Three major trading periods are incorporated in the daily Forex market activity*:
1) Tokyo Trading Session
2) London Trading Session
3) New York Trading Session 
*The Forex Market is most active between US/Europe overlap (8 AM-2 PM -NY Time) and Europe/Asia overlap (2 AM-5 AM -NY Time). 
 
 

FOREX TRADING HOURS 

 
Here are the Forex Market time zones through out the trading year.
 
A)     Winter Time Zone (October to April)
 
Time Zone
EST
GMT
New York OpenNew York Close
8:00 AM
5:00 PM
1:00 PM
10:00 PM
London Open
London Close
3:00 AM
12:00 PM
8:00 AM
5:00 PM
Tokyo Open
Tokyo Close
7:00 PM
4:00 AM
12:00 AM
9:00 AM

 

B)     Summer Time Zone (April to October)

Time Zone
EDT
GMT
New York OpenNew York Close
8:00 AM
5:00 PM
12:00 PM
9:00 PM
London Open
London Close
3:00 AM
12:00 PM
7:00 AM
4:00 PM
Tokyo Open
Tokyo Close
8:00 PM
5:00 AM
12:00 AM
9:00 AM

 

 GMT HOUR DIFFERENCE

 

Here is the GMT hour difference between Winter and Summer (Time Zones):

GMT HOUR DIFFERENCE

LOCATION

WINTER

SUMMER

London

0

+1 Hours

New York

-5 Hours

-4 Hours

Los Angeles

-8 Hours

-7 Hours

Wellington

+11 Hours

+12 Hours

Sydney

+9 Hours

+10 Hours

Tokyo

+9 Hours

+9 Hours

Hong Kong

+8 Hours

+8 Hours

Singapore

+7 Hours

+8 Hours

Moscow

+3 Hours

+4 Hours

Frankfurt/Main

+1 Hours

+2 Hours

Zurich

+1 Hours

+2 Hours

 
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