List of Trading Instruments

Advanced Markets provides liquidity for the following standard set of instruments*: 

FX Instruments**

Pairs Minimum Margin Requirement Is 1%

InstrumentContract Size (=1 LOT)Min Trade SizeMax Trade Size***Digits
AUD/CAD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
AUD/CHF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
AUD/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
AUD/NZD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
AUD/USD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
CAD/CHF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
CAD/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
CHF/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
EUR/AUD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/CAD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/CHF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/GBP100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
EUR/NZD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/USD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/AUD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/CAD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/CHF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
GBP/NZD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/SGD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/USD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
NZD/CAD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
NZD/CHF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
NZD/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
NZD/USD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/CAD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/CHF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3

Pairs Minimum Margin Requirement Is 2%

InstrumentContract Size (=1 LOT)Min Trade SizeMax Trade Size***Digits
AUD/SGD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
CHF/SGD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/CNH****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/CZK****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/NOK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/PLN100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/SEK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/SGD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/ZAR100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/NOK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/SEK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
NOK/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
NOK/SEK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
SEK/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
SGD/JPY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
USD/CNH100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/CZK****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/HKD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/NOK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/PLN100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5

Pairs Minimum Margin Requirement Is 4%

InstrumentContract Size (=1 LOT)Min Trade SizeMax Trade Size***Digits
USD/MXN****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/THB****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3

Pairs Minimum Margin Requirement Is 10%

InstrumentContract Size (=1 LOT)Min Trade SizeMax Trade Size***Digits
EUR/TRY****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/TRY****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/ILS****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/ILS****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/ILS****100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5

Pairs Are Available as Indicative Pricing (Non-Tradeable)*****

InstrumentContract Size (=1 LOT)Min Trade SizeMax Trade Size***Digits
EUR/DKK100;000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/HKD100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
EUR/HUF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
GBP/DKK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
GBP/TRY100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/DKK100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5
USD/HUF100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots3
USD/RUB100,000 units0.01 lot200 lots5

Spot Metals

InstrumentDescriptionLot size on AM shared MT4/5 serverMin Trade SizeMax Trade SizeDigits
XAU/AUD*Gold denominated in Australian dollars100 oz0.01 Lot100 Lots2
XAU/EURGold denominated in Euro100 oz0.01 Lot100 Lots2
XAU/JPY*Gold denominated in Japanese Yen100 oz0.01 Lot100 Lots2
XAU/USDGold denominated in US dollars100 oz0.01 Lot100 Lots2
XAG/EUR*Silver denominated in Euro5000 oz0.01 Lot100 Lots3
XAG/USDSilver denominated in US dollars5000 oz0.01 Lot100 Lots3

* Not available for STP trading for margin clients. Only indicative pricing will be streamed to margin clients. Not available on Advanced Markets MT shared servers. 

Commodities

InstrumentMargin & PnL CurrencyDescriptionLot size on AM shared MT4/5 serverMinimumTrade SizeMax Trade SizeDigitsTrading Hours (Eastern Standard Time)*Daily Break Time (EST)***,
XTI/USDUSDWest Texas Intermediate Crude Oil (WTI)1,000 barrels0.01 lot20 lots3Sunday 18:05 - Friday16:5516:55 - 18:05
XBR/USDUSDBrent Crude Oil1,000 barrels0.01 lot20 lots3Sunday 20:05 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 20:05
XNG/USDUSDUS Natural Gas10,000 MMBtu0.01 lot20 lots4Sunday 18:05 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 18:05
COFFEEUSDCoffee Arabica37,500 Pounds (Approximately 250 Bags)1 lot20 lots4Monday 4:15 - Friday 13:3013:30 - 4:15

Cash CFD*

InstrumentMargin & PnL CurrencyDescriptionMT4 DigitsTrading Hours (Eastern Standard Time)*Daily Break Time (EST)***System Daily Break Time (EST)***
EUSTX50EuroA stock index of Eurozone blue-chip stocks with a goal to provide sector leaders in the Eurozone.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5511:25-11:4016:55-17:10
GER40EuroA stock market index consisting of 30 German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5516:55-17:10
HK50Hong Kong DollarMeasures the performance of the 50 top Hong Kong listed companies.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:553:55-4:1016:55-17:10
JPN225YenA stock market index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange based on 225 Japanese companies.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:551:55-2:1016:55-17:10
NAS100US DollarA US stock market based on technical companies.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5515:55-16:1016:55-17:10
SPA35EuroA benchmark stock market index of Spain's principal stock exchange.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5511:25-11:4016:55-17:10
SWI20Swiss FrancMeasures the performance of the top 20 Swiss companies.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5511:25-11:4016:55-17:10
UK100British PoundAn index of 100 high capitalization companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5511:25-11:4016:55-17:10
UKOILUS DollarBrent Crude Oil.3Sunday 20:15 - Friday 16:4516:45-20:1516:45-20:15
US30US DollarA US stock market with 30 component companies.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5515:55-16:1016:55-17:10
US500US DollarA US stock market index based on 500 leading companies.2Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:5515:55-16:1016:55-17:10
USBKTUS DollarThe value of the U.S. dollar relative to the value of a basket of currencies.2Sunday 20:15 - Friday 16:4516:45-20:1516:45-20:15
USOILUS DollarWest Texas Intermediate Crude Oil.3Sunday 20:15 - Friday 16:4516:45-20:1516:45-20:15

*Please note that during non-market hours (when the underlying market is closed), spreads tend to be wider than normal. When the underlying market is closed due to a market holiday, trading may still be available, however, with wider pricing than usual. 

Future CFD*

Instrument Margin & PnL Currency Description MinimumTrade Size Trading Hours (Eastern Standard Time)** Daily Break Time (EST)***
GER40Z2 EUR Germany 40 December Futures Contract 0.01 Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:55 16:55 - 17:10
NAS100Z2 USD US Tech December Futures Contract 0.01 Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:55 16:55 - 17:10
US30Z2 USD Wall Street 30 December Futures Contract 0.01 Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:55 16:55 - 17:10
US500Z2 USD US 500 December Futures Contract 0.01 Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:55 16:55 - 17:10

*Please note that during non-market hours (when the underlying market is closed), spreads tend to be wider than normal. When the underlying
market is closed due to a market holiday, trading may still be available, however, with wider pricing than usual.
**All September Futures Contracts will expire on December 15, 2022, there will be no automatic rollover into the next contract.
Any position that is not closed by 16:00 EST on December 15, 2022 will be closed at the discretion of Advanced Markets
***Next front month Futures Contracts will be accessible for trading usually two weeks prior to the previous contract’s expiry.

Crypto CFD*

Instrument NameMargin & PnL CurrencyDescriptionLot size on AM shared MT4/5 serverMT4 Digits Only on AM shared serverDigits on AM shared MT4/5 server*Daily Break Time (EST)***
XBT/USDUS DollarBitcoin12Sunday 17:10 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 17:10
BCH/USDUS DollarBitcoin Cash12Sunday 17:10 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 17:10
ETH/USDUS DollarEther12Sunday 17:10 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 17:10
EOS/USDUS DollarEOS10;0004Sunday 17:10 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 17:10
XLM/USDUS DollarStellar10;0004Sunday 17:10 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 17:10
LTC/USDUS DollarLite coin1002Sunday 17:10 - Friday 16:5516:55 - 17:10

*Only available for qualified clients on our MT shared server. The client will be able to trade 0.01 of a lot. 

Cash CFDs Standard MT4/5Configuration – AMIFX Shared Server*

Product NameMT4/5 Contract SizeMT4/5 Group Min Trade SizeMT4/5 Group Max Trade SizeMT4/5 Group Step SizeMT4/5 Digits
CHA501125012
CHH1125012
EUSTX501150012
GER40111;00012
JPN2251011;00012
HK5011100012
NAS10011100012
SPA351125012
SWI201125012
UK10011100012
UKOIL101100013
US3011100012
US50011100012
USBKT1125012
USOIL101100013

*CFD commissions are charged per contract. For example, 1 contract of Dax at price 11,508 will be a subject to a 15 US cents commission, calculated as follows: 1*11,508*1.12 (EURUSDconv rate)*12 (commission)/1,000,000=$0.15. 

Trading Sessions

Trading sessions for supported instruments:

FX Instruments

Forex instruments have streaming prices and trading functionality available continuously, as follows: 

  • Pricing and trading begin each Sunday at 17:10 ET. 
  • Pricing and trading end each Friday at 16:55 ET. 
  • There is a daily system reset from 16:55 until 17:10 ET, during which pricing and trading is not available. 

Spot Metals

Trading hours for Metals: 

  • Trading starts at 18:05 ET on Sunday and is active until 16:55 ET on Friday. 
  • There is a daily break in pricing from 16:55 ET until 18:05 ET. 

Commodities (Energy And Oil)

Trading hours for Oil and Energy instruments: 

  • XTI (WTI) & XNG (Natural Gas): Trading starts at 18:05 ET on Sunday and is active until 16:55 ET on Friday. There is a daily break in pricing from 16:55 ET until 18:05 ET. 
  • XBR (Brent Crude Oil): Trading starts at 20:05 ET on Sunday and is active until 16:55 ET on Friday. There is a daily break in pricing from 16:55 ET until 20:05 ET. 

Holidays & Trading Hours 2022

Below are the market hours for the 2022 upcoming Thanksgiving  Day Holiday in the USA.

Precious Metals and Energy Products (ASIC)

Thursday, November 24th – Friday, November 25th, 2022
XTI/USD Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XNG/USD Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XAU/USD Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XAU/AUD Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XAU/EUR Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XAU/JPY Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XAG/EUR Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XAG/USD Closed: 12:30 until 18:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
XBR/USD Closed: 12:30 until 20:05 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)

Cash CFDs (ASIC)

Thursday, November 24th – Friday, November 25th, 2022
USOIL Closed: 12:30 until 20:15 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
UKOIL Closed: 12:30 until 20:15 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
USBKT Closed: 12:30 until 20:15 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
All CFD Indices Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)

Future CFDs (ASIC)

Labor Day, US | Monday, September 5th, 2022
GER40Z2 Closed: 12:30 until 17:10 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
NAS100Z2 Closed: 12:30 until 17:10 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
US30Z2 Closed: 12:30 until 17:10 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)
US500Z2 Closed: 12:30 until 17:10 on Thursday, November 24th. Early close at 12:30 on Friday, November 25th. (ET)

FX & Cryptos (ASIC)

Normal trading hours

Attn: bridgeOMS Clients

In the event of holiday where pricing is shut down for a period of time, bridgeOMS clients should use the “Holidays” section of Mt4 Administrator to shutdown pricing for a specific securities group or symbol.
This will prevent the possibility of errant pricing/quotes from effecting your MT4 server.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

**Holiday hours will be posted on the website.

***Friday Close time will supersede any daily break.

****Bridge Clients: Please note that you may see pricing in some products between 4:30pm and 5:00pm (EST).

In order to open an account with Advanced Markets LTD, prospective clients must qualify as a ‘Wholesale Client’ as defined by Section 761G(7) and 761GA of the Australian Corporations Act. Clients will be required to represent that they are acting for their own account and shall at all times qualify notwithstanding any subsequent determination to the contrary as a “Wholesale Client”, the prospective client is required to supply the appropriate proofs. For more information regarding the qualification standards for a “Wholesale Client”, please contact us.