Can L Start Forex Trading in December 2017

April 2022: Easter Holiday Season Trading Schedule


Forex traders should be aware of the


Christian


 holiday season of


Easter


 because it impacts market opening and arguably the market itself.

Easter Holiday 2022

As the Forex market is mostly headquartered in London and New York, Forex traders should be aware of the

Christian

holiday season of

Easter.
You do not want to be trading in markets with exceptionally low levels of liquidity and volatility.

So, let us pick through the daily trading calendar, showing the usual hours most brokers will be shut or closed early, plus some advice about when

and what

to trade:

Daily Trading Calendar

Date

Typical Early Closing Time (UTC / GMT)

Advice

Friday 15th
April 2021 – GOOD FRIDAY

The NYSE and NASDAQ will close and some Forex / CFD brokers may shut down from approximately 5pm Tokyo time until Monday. Most will remain open, but trading in many equity markets will not be available.

The entire day is a public holiday in Germany, Canada, the UK, Switzerland, Australia, and New Zealand, so trading the GBP, CAD, CHF, AUD, or NZD could be especially pointless. Markets remaining open, including the Forex market, generally tend to move little this day, with low liquidity, so
it may be wise to avoid opening any new trades.

Monday 18th
April 2021 – EASTER MONDAY

Almost all Forex / CFD brokers should be open. Several major markets will be closed today on this major holiday, with Japan, China, and Middle Eastern countries as the main notable exceptions. The UK, Switzerland, Australia, France, Germany, and Italy celebrate a public holiday today, so trading in the stock markets of these countries will not be available.

The entire day is a public holiday in the UK, Switzerland, Australia, France, Germany, and Italy, so trading the GBP, CHF or AUD could be especially pointless. Markets remaining open, including the entire Forex market generally tend to move little this day, with low liquidity, so
it may be wise to avoid opening any new trades

until the US open
.

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If you are celebrating, enjoy the holiday, and if you are not, do not try to enter new trades when major markets are thin. This is the daily calendar covering the holiday period. Even if you are not in a country that celebrates

Easter
, it is probably a good idea to take advantage of it and forget about trading

on Friday 15th
April and the first half of Monday 18th
April

,

as strong price movements are unlikely to happen before the start of the US session on Monday 18th
April

.

Adam Lemon

Adam Lemon began his role at DailyForex in 2013 when he was brought in as an in-house Chief Analyst. Adam trades Forex, stocks and other instruments in his own account. Adam believes that it is very possible for retail traders/investors to secure a positive return over time provided they limit their risks, follow trends, and persevere through short-term losing streaks – provided only reputable brokerages are used. He has previously worked within financial markets over a 12-year period, including 6 years with Merrill Lynch.
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Can L Start Forex Trading in December 2017

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