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London Stock Exchange: Market Opening and Closing Times

Time zone

Market 24h Clock shows regular trading sessions that have the most effect on the Forex Market. The market hours that are shown by the Market 24h clock are marked bold in the schedule below. The schedule you see is the complete table of London Stock Exchange hours.

Trading Hours SETSqx
Status Time
Market open 06:00 am
Member Firm can enter trade reports from 06:15 am
Pre-mandatory quote period 06:30 am
Opening auction 06:50 am
Auction call 07:00 am
Auction call (Auction uncrossing) 10:00 am
Auction call (Auction uncrossing) 02:00 pm
Order entry and modification for next day’s auction 03:35 pm
Order book close 04:00 pm
Close 04:15 pm