Daylight savings 2016 – 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 Daylight Savings starts October 2, 2016  – Please see the table below.
  • USA Daylight Savings starts November 6, 2016   – To view the changes please click here
  • UK Daylight Savings starts October 30, 2016 – To view the changes please click here

The Australian market for NSW, VIC, SA, TAS, ACT – Changes effective October 2, 2016.

Rows highlighted in red are affected by time changes.

Change Open   Close   Open Close  
Australian Equities No 10:00:00 AM 4:00:00 PM
Forex: Yes 7:00:00 AM MONDAY 8:00:00 AM SATURDAY
US Equities Yes 12:30:00 AM   7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
UK Equities Yes 6:00:00 PM   2:30:00 AM NEXT DAY
Futures:
ASX SPI 200™ Index Futures (AP) No 9:50:00 AM 4:30:00 PM 5:10:00 PM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini S&P 500 Futures (ES) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
E-Mini NASDAQ-100 Futures (NQ) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
E-Mini Dow (YM) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
E-mini Nikkei 225 USD (NKD) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
E-mini Nikkei 225 JPY (NIY) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
DAX Futures (FDAX) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
DJ Stoxx Euro 50 index Future (FESX) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
WTI Crude oil (CL) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Gasoline (RB) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Natural Gas (NG) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
NY Harbour ULSD (HO) Yes 9:00:00 AM   8:00:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Corn (ZC) Yes 11:00:00 AM   5:20:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Wheat (ZW) Yes 11:00:00 AM   5:20:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Oats (ZO) Yes 11:00:00 AM   5:20:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Soybean Meal (ZM) Yes 11:00:00 AM   5:20:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Soybean Oil (ZL) Yes 11:00:00 AM   5:20:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Soybean (ZS) Yes 11:00:00 AM   5:20:00 AM NEXT DAY      
Lean Hogs (LH) Yes 12:30:00 AM   5:05:00 AM SAME DAY      
Live Cattle (LE) Yes 12:30:00 AM   5:05:00 AM SAME DAY      
Feeder Cattle (FC) Yes 12:30:00 AM   5:05:00 AM SAME DAY

 

The Australian market for QLD, WA and NT.

Change Open Close Open Close
Australian Equities Yes 9:00:00 AM   3:00:00 PM
Forex: No 6:00:00 AM MONDAY 7:00:00 AM SATURDAY
US Equities No 11:30:00 PM 6:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
UK Equities No 5:00:00 PM 1:30:00 AM NEXT DAY
Futures:
ASX SPI 200™ Index Futures (AP) Yes 8:50:00 AM   3:30:00 PM   4:10:00 PM 6:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini S&P 500 Futures (ES) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini NASDAQ-100 Futures (NQ) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-Mini Dow (YM) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-mini Nikkei 225 USD (NKD) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
E-mini Nikkei 225 JPY (NIY) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
DAX Futures (FDAX) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
DJ Stoxx Euro 50 index Future (FESX) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
WTI Crude oil (CL) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
Gasoline (RB) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
Natural Gas (NG) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
NY Harbour ULSD (HO) No 8:00:00 AM 7:00:00 AM NEXT DAY
Corn (ZC) No 10:00:00 AM 4:20:00 AM NEXT DAY
Wheat (ZW) No 10:00:00 AM 4:20:00 AM NEXT DAY
Oats (ZO) No 10:00:00 AM 4:20:00 AM NEXT DAY
Soybean Meal (ZM) No 10:00:00 AM 4:20:00 AM NEXT DAY
Soybean Oil (ZL) No 10:00:00 AM 4:20:00 AM NEXT DAY
Soybean (ZS) No 10:00:00 AM 4:20:00 AM NEXT DAY
Lean Hogs (LH) No 11:30:00 PM 4:05:00 AM NEXT DAY
Live Cattle (LE) No 11:30:00 PM 4:05:00 AM NEXT DAY
Feeder Cattle (FC) No 11:30:00 PM 4:05:00 AM NEXT DAY

 

For UK Market time changes – Click here

For US Market Time changes – Click here