Trading hours over Easter
As we know, Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in a lot of countries.
Forex market hours Easter
Forex trading hours over Easter will be unchanged in 2021. The forex market will be opened during Good Friday, April 2, and Easter Monday as usual. However, during the Easter holiday, liquidity will be low, and it is possible to see unpredicted changes in volatility.
Forex market trading hours on Good Friday will not change, but some brokers can close MT4 platforms a few hours earlier because of holidays. But what will happen with the US stocks market?
Is the stock market open on Easter Monday?
On Easter Monday, the US stocks market has normal trading hours in 2021. However, Good Friday is a US public holiday, and the stock exchange market is closed.
2021 Easter Monday Trading Hours for major stocks markets:
|Stocks markets||Wednesday||Good Friday||Monday|
|Stocks & ETFs (US)||Normal Hours||Closed||Normal Hours|
|Stocks & ETFs (EU)||Norway Closes 15:00||Closed||Closed|
|Stocks & ETFs (Australia)||Normal Hours||Closed||Closed|
|Stocks & ETFs (Japan)||Normal Hours||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
Stocks market in Europe and Australia will be closed during Good Friday and Easter Monday, while the Japanese stock market has normal trading hours during the Easter holiday.
What will happen with the CFD market during Easter?
The forex market and the cryptocurrency market will be unchanged. But, some trading assets will not be available for trading during the Easter holiday. Each broker has different rules but here are trading hours during Easter for some CFDs:
|CFD Instruments||Good Friday||Monday|
|EURRUB, USDRUB||Closed||Normal Hours|
|Cryptocurrency||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|
|Stock & ETF CFDs (EU)||Closed||Closed|
|Stock & ETF CFDs (US)||Closed||Normal Hours|
|Stock CFDs (Australia)||Closed||Closed|
|Stock CFDs (Japan)||Normal Hours||Normal Hours|