Daylight savings 2015 – How they affect your region

Daylight savings is observed in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and the Australian Capital Territory. For these states all international exchanges will open and close one hour earlier. Daylight saving is not observed in Queensland, the Northern Territory or Western Australia however the ASX opening and closing time will change relative to clients in these states. No Changes will be noticed to International Equities and futures.

To view time changes for the Australian, US and UK Markets please see below:

  • Australian Markets – Please see the table below.
  • US Markets - To view the changes please click here
  • UK Markets – To view the changes please click here

 

The Australian market for NSW, VIC, SA, TAS, ACT

Rows highlighted in red are affected by time changes.

Daylight Savings Change Session 1 Open Session 1 Close Session 2 Open Session 2 Close
Australian Equities No 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Forex Yes 7:00 AM MONDAY 8:00 AM SATURDAY
US Equities Yes 12:30 AM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
UK Equities Yes 6:00 PM 2:30 AM NEXT DAY
Futures
ASX SPI 200™ Index Futures (AP) No 9:50 AM 4:30 PM 5:10 PM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini S&P 500 Futures (ES) Yes 9:00 AM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini NASDAQ-100 Futures (NQ) Yes 9:00 AM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini Dow (YM) Yes 9:00 AM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-mini Nikkei 225 USD (NKD) Yes 9:00 AM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-mini Nikkei 225 JPY (NIY) Yes 9:00 AM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY
DAX Futures (FDAX) Yes 5:50 PM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY
DJ Stoxx Euro 50 index Future (FESX) Yes 5:50 PM 8:00 AM NEXT DAY

 The Australian market for QLD, WA and NT.

Daylight Savings Change Open Close Open Close
Australian Equities Yes 9:00 AM 3:00 PM
Forex No 6:00 AM MONDAY 7:00 AM SATURDAY
US Equities No 11:30 PM 6:00 AM NEXT DAY
UK Equities No 5:00 PM 1:30 AM NEXT DAY
Futures:
ASX SPI 200™ Index Futures (AP) Yes 8:50 AM 3:30 PM 4:10 PM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini S&P 500 Futures (ES) No 8:00 AM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini NASDAQ-100 Futures (NQ) No 8:00 AM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini Dow (YM) No 8:00 AM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-mini Nikkei 225 USD (NKD) No 8:00 AM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-mini Nikkei 225 JPY (NIY) No 8:00 AM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
DAX Futures (FDAX) No 4:50 PM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY
DJ Stoxx Euro 50 index Future (FESX) No 4:50 PM 7:00 AM NEXT DAY

 

For UK Market time changes – Click here

For US Market Time changes – Click here