July 2, 2018

EightCap, US Independence Day Trading Hours and Changes to Cash Index CFDs Contract Specifications

Important Notice – US Independence Day Trading Hours and Changes to Cash Index CFDs Contract Specifications.


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Please be informed that on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 and Wednesday, July 4, 2018, the trading hours for some of our instruments will change due to the Independence Day holiday in the United States.

The schedule for all affected trading symbols are set out below.

JULY 3rd, Tuesday

JPN225 CLOSE 20:00
US30, SPX500, NAS100 CLOSE 20:15
EUSTX50, FRA40, GER30, UK100 CLOSE 23:00

JULY 4th, Wednesday

XAU/USD, XAG/USD, JPN225, US30, SPX500, NAS100 CLOSE 20:00
EUSTX50, FRA40, GER30, UK100 CLOSE 23:00
All other trading symbols not listed above will be operating as normal. Times displayed are in GMT+3.

As always, if you plan to trade actively during the holiday period, please proceed with extra caution as spreads may be greater than usual due to reduced liquidity and unexpected volatility.

Eightcap’s support desk will be operating as normal so should you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch and speak to the support team directly on +61 3 8373 4800 between 9am to 6pm (AEST).

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Changes to EightCap Cash Index CFDs Contract Specifications

We just wanted to inform you that EightCap are changing the contract specifications for MT4 Index Cash CFDs on the EightCap MetaTrader 4 platform, effective from Monday, July 9, 2018, at 00:00 platform time.

The changes will include 24-hour trading and new minimum contract sizes, meaning you will now be able to trade on the world’s major stock indices 24 hours a day with low margins.

What actions do you need to take?

In anticipation of the new trading conditions, we strongly encourage you to promptly review any open or existing trades in your MT4 trading account and close any or all open positions you have on CFD Indices before this Friday close.

EightCap continually review and improve the trading conditions so you always get the best when trading with EightCap.

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