Latest Updates

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Market Hours Change (Jan 15th – 18th)

12 Jan 2018

Dear Clients,

Please be aware of the following changes to market hours due to the Martin Luther King Day national holiday in the USA. All times are shown in GMT.

15th January 2018
XAU/USD, XAG/USD, XPD/USD, XPT/ USD, XTI/USD, JP225, US100, US30, US500 – 00:00 ~ 18:00 / 23:00 ~ 24:00
XNG/USD – 00:00 ~ 17:45 / 23:00 ~ 24:00
DE30, FRANCE40, UK100 – 00:00 ~ 21:00 / 23:00 ~ 24:00

16th January 2018

XBR/USD – 01:00 ~ 23:00

17th January 2018

AUS200 – 00:00 ~ 05:30 / 06:10 ~ 21:00

18th January 2018

AUS200 – 06:10 ~ 21:00

If you have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Kind regards,

Client Services Department

Market Hours Change (December and New Year Period)

19 Dec 2017

Hello,

Please be aware of the following changes to market hours due to Local National Holidays.
All times are shown in GMT.

22nd December 2017

XNG/USD – 00:00 ~ 20:00
XTI/USD – 00:00 ~ 18:30
XBR/USD – 01:00 ~ 20:00
AUS200 – 00:00 ~ 05:30

25th December 2017

FX (non-RUB) – 22:05 ~ 00:00
XAU/USD, XAG/USD, XPT/USD, XPD/USD, XNG/USD, XTI/USD, DE30, FRANCE40, JP225, US100, US30, US500 – 23:00 ~ 00:00
EUR/RUB, USD/RUB, XBR/USD, AUS200, DE30_L, HK50, SPAIN35, UK100 – Market closed

26th December 2017

UK100 – 23:00 ~ 00:00
AUS200, DE30_L, HK50, SPAIN35 – Market closed

29th December 2017

XNG/USD, XTI/USD – 00:00 ~ 20:00
XBR/USD – 01:00 ~ 20:00
AUS200 – 00:00 ~ 05:30
UK100 – 00:00 ~ 12:30

1st January 2018

FX (non-RUB) – 22:05 ~ 00:00
XAU/USD, XAG/USD, XPT/USD, XPD/USD, XNG/USD, DE30, FRANCE40, JP225, US100, US30, US500 – 23:00 ~ 00:00
EUR/RUB, USD/RUB, XTI/USD, XBR/USD, AUS200, DE30_L, HK50, SPAIN35, UK100 –  Market closed

2nd January 2018

AUS200 – 22:50 ~ 00:00
UK100 – 01:00 ~ 21:15 / 21:30 ~ 22.00 / 23:00 ~ 00:00

If you have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Kind regards,

Client Services Department

Product Spec Changes

13 Dec 2017

Hello,

We are pleased to announce the following product improvements which will be made from the opening of the trading session on Monday 18th December 2017.

- Leverage for EURGBP, EURJPY, GBPJPY, USDCAD will be increased to 1:200 (Required margin decrease from 1% to 0.5%)

- Leverage for US30 will be increased to 1:200 (Required margin decrease from 1.5% to 0.5%).

- Leverage for DE30 on the ECN account will be increased to 1:200 (Required margin decrease from 1% to 0.5%). Please note that the DE30 leverage on the Classic account is already 1:200.

- Leverage for AUS200, FRANCE40, HK50, JP225, SPAIN35, UK100, US500 and USTEC100mini will be increased to 1:100 (Required margin decrease to 1% from current values).

- The ITALY40, SWISS30, STOXX50, NED25, and existing USTEC100 products will be discontinued and removed from the system to make way for new products. If you have any open positions on these products as of the close of the market’s trading hours on Friday 15th December, these positions will be automatically closed out.

- The USTEC100mini product will renamed “USTEC100″. If you have any open positions on this product, your position will be maintained under the new product name.

- New products will be added – NZDCHF, NZDCAD and US Dollar Index (DXY). More new products in additional asset classes will also be added soon!

- Maximum order size for Indices products will be increased to 100 lots (currently 50).

- Maximum order size for FX products on the Classic Account will be increased to 50 lots (currently 20).

Classic Account – Reduced Spreads (available now!)
Please also be advised that we have reduced spreads on our Classic Account for FX majors, and this change is already in effect.
Please refer to the table below for the new spreads offered on our Classic Account.

Product Previous Spread New Spread
EURUSD.c 2.0 1.5
GBPUSD.c 2.3 1.5
USDJPY.c 2.0 1.6
AUDUSD.c 2.0 1.5
EURCHF.c 2.4 1.8
EURGBP.c 2.2 1.4
EURJPY.c 2.0 1.6
GBPJPY.c 2.3 1.6
USDCAD.c 2.2 1.9
USDCHF.c 2.2 1.6

If you have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Kind regards,

Client Services Department

CFD Products Trading Hours Extension

24 Nov 2017

Dear Clients,

Thank you for trading with Z.com Trade.

As part of our continued service upgrades, we are pleased to announce the extension of trading hours for a number of our CFD indices and energies products.

Please see below for further details of the products for which trading hours will be extended.

These changes will take effect from the trading day of Monday November 27th from the opening of the trading session (for some instruments the actual start of trading will be Sunday evening GMT).

Symbol New Trading Hours (GMT)
NED25 07:00-21:00
AUS200 00:00-05:30 / 06:10-20:00 / 22:50-00:00
FRANCE40 07:00-21:00
DE30 00.00-21:00 / 21:30-22:00 / 23:00-00:00
HK50 01:15-04:00 / 05:00-08:30 / 09:15-15:45
US100mini 00:00-20:15 / 21:30-21:00 / 22:00-00:00
SPAIN35 07:00-19:00
US500 00:00-20:15 / 21:30-21:00 / 22:00-00:00
STOXX50 07:00-21:00
UK100 Mon 00:00 – Fri 21:00 (closed between 22:00-00:00 Mon to Thu)
US30 00:00-20:15 / 21:30-21:00 / 22:00 – 00:00
XBRUSD Sun 22:00 – Fri 21:00 (closed between 22:00-00:00 Mon to Thu)
XTIUSD Sun 22:00 – Fri 21:00 (closed between 21:00-22:00 Mon to Thu)

You can also confirm the trading hours for each product on your MT4 Terminal by going to Market Watch > Right-click on symbol > Specification.

If you have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist.

Kind regards,

Client Services Department

Trading Hours Notification

03 Nov 2017

Dear Clients,

Thank you for trading with Z.com Trade.

Please be advised that the MT4 Terminal timezone will switch from GMT+3 to GMT+2 from the opening of trading this weekend, due to the end of the US Daylight Savings period. 

We will also be extending the trading hours of the following CFD products:
AUS200, HK50, STOXX50, UK100, US30, US100mini, US500

To confirm the trading hours for each product, please login to your trading account on MT4 Terminal, go to the Market Watch window, right-click on the product, and selecting “Specifications”. 

Additionally, please also be advised that we will be introducing a daily 5 minute break to trading after market close, to enable us to carry out scheduled maintenance and service upgrades in a timely manner. 

If you have any questions about our services, please do not hesitate to contact us – our dedicated customer services team is always happy to help.

Kind regards,

Client Services Department