Forex Market Hours

What is Forex Market Time?

Forex market is a 24 hours market around the clock. But for all currency pairs, volatility does not stay equal. It varies time to time for different sessions. Forex Sessions are basically stock exchange time across the globe. When stock market opens major transaction happens. Thus it moves the currency market as traders are buying & selling stocks with currencies.

Forex major sessions are created with worlds major & big stock exchange open & closing time.

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Region Forex Session Status Open Close
ASIAN SESSION Tokyo

Open


Closes in 3 Hours 44 Minutes

7:00 pm 4:00 am
Hong Kong

Open


Closes in 4 Hours 44 Minutes

8:00 pm 5:00 am
EUROPEAN SESSION Frankfurt

Closed


Opens in 1 Hours 44 Minutes

2:00 am 11:00 am
London

Closed


Opens in 2 Hours 44 Minutes

3:00 am 12:00 pm
US SESSION New York

Closed


Opens in 7 Hours 44 Minutes

8:00 am 5:00 pm
Chicago

Closed


Opens in 8 Hours 44 Minutes

9:00 am 6:00 pm
AUSTRALIAN SESSION Sydney

Closed


Opens in 16 Hours 44 Minutes

5:00 pm 2:00 am

How Forex Time Zone Converter Works?

This is an auto-adjusted forex market hours table with your local time zone. Simply efficient forex time zone auto converter. DST Adjusted.

How Forex Market Hours Works?

During those particular session time, certain currency pairs stay active. For example during Tokyo Session Japanese currency pairs stays active. E.g USDJPY(US dollar vs Japanese Yen). Also to mention USDJPY stays active also during US Session. Below is a table shows which currnecy pairs to trade during different forex market hours.

Forex Session Name Ideal Currency Pairs To Trade Forex Session Name Ideal Currency Pairs To Trade
Asian Session
  • USDJPY
  • GBPJPY
  • EURJPY
  • USDCNY
  • EURCNY
  • GBPCNY
European Session
  • EURUSD
  • EURJPY
  • EURAUD
  • GBPUSD
  • GBPJPY
  • GBPAUD
  • GBPCHF
  • USDCHF
  • EURCHF
  • EURGBP
  • BTCEUR
  • BTCGBP
US Session
  • EURUSD
  • GBPUSD
  • USDCAD
  • USDCHF
  • GBPCAD
  • EURCAD
  • BTCUSD
Australian Session
  • AUDUSD
  • AUDJPY
  • AUDNZD
  • GBPAUD
  • EURAUD

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