What time does S&P futures open?
S&P 500 Index Futures
|S&P 500 Contract Specifications|
|Trading Hours||Open Outcry: Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:15pm CT|
|Contract Months/Symbols||CME Globex: One month in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)|
|Open Outcry: Eight months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) plus three additional Dec contracts|
What time do futures Open PST?
What Time Do Stock Markets Around the World Open and Close?
|Eastern Time (EST)||9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|Central Time (CST)||8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Mountain Time (MST)||7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
|Pacific Time (PST)||6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.|
Who is allowed to do after-hours trading?
After-hours trading occurs after the market closes when an investor can buy and sell securities outside of regular trading hours. Trades in the after-hours session are completed through electronic communication networks (ECNs) that match potential buyers and sellers without using a traditional stock exchange.
Can I trade futures at night?
All positions must close by the end of the day, and no positions remain overnight when day trading futures. A futures day trader should sleep well at night as no risk exists. Most of the time, futures open at a much different price than where they closed the previous day.
Why do futures trade after-hours?
Electronic communication networks make after-hours trading possible. Risks associated with after-hours trading include less liquidity, wide spreads, more competition from institutional investors, and more volatility. After-hours trading allows investors to react immediately to breaking news and is much more convenient.
What are futures market hours?
Futures markets are open almost 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. This provides traders an opportunity to trade around the clock globally. However, not all hours are the same. There are optimal times to trade and other times you should avoid if you want to have success in this business.
What time do futures open?
Unlike the stock market, which is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m eastern time on weekdays, electronic futures trading runs almost 24 hours a day, five days a week.
What is futures trading hours?
The Best Futures Trading Hours in the Morning Session: 9:30 AM – the markets open for US session trading 11:30 AM – European equity markets closed for trading 9:30 – 11:30 AM is the most liquid session and is called the US and EUR “overlap” European traders need to close their positions at the close, forcing an increase in volume These are the hours you will have the most opportunity in the morning