Europe Daylight Saving Time begins – 26/03/17

Announcement from 27/03/2017

It is that time of year again, the start of Daylight Saving Time (DST) is upon us.

On Sunday, 26th March 2017 DST will start in Europe. With the start of DST, the below listed instruments will now be opening/closing one hour earlier than usual:

  • Forex
  • US30Cash
  • US500Cash
  • USTECHCash
  • JAPANCash
  • WTICrude
  • DXY

How will this affect you?

Well, the first thing that you’ll notice is that your MT4/MT5 time will have changed to GMT +3 (one hour forward from the GMT +2 you should see now). It is very likely that this won’t impact your trading at all. However, with that said and depending on your current time zone, this could mean that the market will open an hour later on Monday morning (27th March).

GMT Offset

Expert Advisors (EAs) using a GMT offset feature must be changed to +3 before the opening of the market.

Should you have any queries regarding the time change, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Live Chat.

Please note that some older news announcements may now be out of date and not currently accurate.

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