Trading hours during US Thanksgiving holiday

3:13 PM November 24, 2021

The United States will celebrate Thanksgiving holiday this week and it will have an impact on the trading hours of US assets. There will be no trading session on NYSE on Thursday, November 25, while trading session on Friday, November 26, will be shortened to 6:00 pm GMT. US individual stocks will not trade outside of the NYSE session. As US federal agencies will be closed, there will be no data releases from the United States. Majority of data that would normally be released on Thursday or Friday will be released today instead.

Futures exchanges will also trade outside of their normal trading schedules. Below is a summary of changes to trading hours on xStation platform.

Thursday, November 25


  • Trading until 4:30 pm GMT - VOLX

  • Trading until 6:00 pm GMT - GOLD, SILVER, PLATINIUM, PALLADIUM, US30, US100, US500, US2000, TNOE, OIL.WTI, NATGAS, USDIDX

  • Trading until 6:30 pm GMT - OIL

Friday, November 26

  • Trading until 2:30 pm GMT - VOLX

  • Trading between 2:35 pm and 6:05 pm GMT - CORN, SOYBEAN, WHEAT

  • Trading until 6:15 pm GMT - US30, US100, US500, US2000, US30, TNOTE, USDIDX


  • Trading until 8:00 pm GMT - OIL

Data releases that are normally scheduled for Thursdays or Fridays, like jobless claims or UoM consumer sentiment, will be released today due to the US Thanksgiving holiday. Source: xStation5

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