easyMarkets News

Our latest products, updates and services

We are constantly trying to innovate, stay up to date with our latest announcements, product and service launches.

ASX Index Trading Hours for Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations

09 June 2016

Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II has two birthdays? The date of her birth is 21 April but her official birthday is on a Saturday in June every year. Read below to find out why.

First thing to know is that it will affect the trading times of our Australia (ASX) index.

Holiday Schedule - Queen's Birthday
(13th of June 2016) - times GMT

Product Close Re-open
Indices
Australia ASX 06:30 Friday 07:10 Monday (10/06)

The tradition of celebrating their birthday on another day is a royal tradition that goes back for generations all the way to 1748 for King George II’s birthday. The reason is because of the unreliable British weather and the wish to hold the grand royal birthday parade in summer.

There’s something you might not have known!

See our trading hours for information on all our markets.

What our Traders say about us

Innovating since 2001

easyMarkets has been serving its customers since 2001. From the very beginning we have strived to offer our clients the most innovative products, tools and services.

Regulation and Security

easyMarkets is regulated by both ASIC and CySEC. We offer our clients negative balance protection and their funds are held in segregated accounts.

Trade On Mobile

easyMarkets innovative and intuitive app allows you to trade on any iOS or Android device, giving you access to markets anywhere, anytime.