At what time does the Futures market open and close?

Broadly speaking, Futures contracts usually start trading on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET, and close on Friday between 4:30 and 5 p.m. ET. On a daily basis, Futures contracts typically start trading at 5 p.m. ET and close the next day at 4 p.m. ET.

Depending on the type of Futures contract and the underlying instrument, opening times may vary.

As a whole, the Futures market is accessible during most hours of the day. This is also considered one of its main advantages as it allows trading to flow smoothly most days of the week.

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