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List of Trading Instruments

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. 


InstrumentMargin & PnL CurrencyDescriptionLot size on AM shared MT4/5 serverMinimumTrade SizeMax Trade SizeDigitsTrading Hours (Eastern Standard Time)*Daily Break Time (EST)***,
COFFEEUSDCoffee Arabica1 unit (10,000lbs)1 lot20 lots1Monday 4:15 - Friday 13:3013:30 - 4:15
COPPER*USDCopper Grade A1 ton1 lot20 lots2Sunday 20:02 - Friday 13:5913:59 - 20:02

*Only currently available on omnibus account.

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 16:5511:15-11:4016:55-17:10
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)***
GER40Z3 EUR Germany 40 December Futures Contract 0.01 Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:55 16:55 - 17:10
NAS100Z3 USD US Tech December Futures Contract 0.01 Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:55 16:55 - 17:10
US30Z3 USD Wall Street 30 December Futures Contract 0.01 Sunday 18:00 - Friday 16:55 16:55 - 17:10
US500Z3 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 December Futures Contracts will expire on December 14, 2023, there will be no automatic rollover into the next contract.
Any position that is not closed by 16:00 EST on December 14, 2023, 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

*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. 

Holiday Trading Sessions

Below are the market hours for the upcoming October 2023 Hong Kong Holidays, National Day and Chung Yeung Festival.


Monday, October 2nd, 2023 National Day, HK
HK50 Closes: 21:55 Friday, September 29th, 2023 (EST). Opens: 18:10 Monday, October 2nd, 2023.(EST)
Monday, October 23rd, 2023 Chung Yeung Festival, HK
HK50 Closes: 21:55 Friday, October 20th, 2023 (EST). Opens: 18:10 Monday, October 23rd, 2023.(EST)

FX, Precious Metals and Energy Products, Futures, Cryptos

Normal Trading Hours

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. 

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).

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