The signicficance of foreign exchange is that it is possible to trade 24 hours a day, since there are no specific markets like stock. In other words, users may trade for 24 hours. There are active time of market, and depending on the characteristics, it is possible to pursue an advantageous trade by deepening the knowledge.
Except for the maintenance hours, Astar Prime lets the customers to challenge the trade for 24 hours. We will continue to pursue to develop a customer friendly environment.
Trading Session of
5 days a week
Knowing The Active
Available for 24 hours
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, which is located at 0°longitude. GMT is described as ±〇, and therefore, Japanese time where there is nine hours of difference would be written as GMT+9.
Furthermore, many countries adopt summer and winter time. Therefore, for the winter time of New York Foreign Exchange Market, which is the biggest Foreign Exchange Market, will be GMT+2 and for summer time will be GMT+3. There are many foreign exchange brokers who adopt this so-called New York time.
AstarPrime is adopting New York time, and the trading hours in Japan are belowmentioned. During those hours, tradings could be pursued 24 hours through exclusive platform.
However, customers are unable to trade on Saturdays and Sundays since the foreign exchange markets are mostly closed on the weekends, Further. Banks throughout the world are most likely to be closed on New Years Day (January 1), Christmas ( December 25) and New Years Eve (January 31). In those cases, we will notify the customers in advance.
Currently, four sessions may be named for the foreign exchange trading time zones;i.e., Sydney, Tokyo, London and New York. Session refers to the tradable hours. The sessions were named with those four cities because they represent the major financial centers of Asia, North America and Europe. The followings are the sessions of the major cities:
The most active time for the trade is GMT8:00-9:00 where the sessions of London and Tokyo overlaps; and GMT13:00-17:00 where the sessions of London and New York overlap.
|Sessions||GMT||Japanese Time||Active Currencies|
|Sydney Session||GMT 20:00-07:00||06:00-16:00||AUD,NZD|
|Tokyo Session||GMT 24:00-09:00||08:00-16:00||JPY|
|London Session||GMT 08:00-16:00||17:00-03:00||EUR, GBP, CHF|
|New York Session||GMT 13:00-22:00||22:00-06:00||USD, CAD|
During trade hours, our customer's support is always available. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.