FXCM Unveils Pre & Post-Market Trading On US Stocks

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With news events and earnings releases often taking place outside of regular trading hours, FXCM has launched 24-hour trading on US stocks.

Key Takeaways

  • Popular shares like Apple, Tesla and Uber can be traded pre-market, post-market and overnight.
  • During extended hours, you may see a decline in trading volume, higher volatility and wider spreads.
  • Selected stocks are available on MT4 through ‘View’ – ‘Symbol – ‘US Shares (24H)’ and have ‘.ext’ following the ticker symbol.

24-hour shares on FXCM MT4

Chosen shares can be traded from Sunday 20:00 to Friday 16:00 EST:

  • Pre-market: 04:00 – 09:30
  • Normal hours: 09:30 – 16:00
  • Post-market: 16:00 – 20:00
  • Overnight: 20:00 – 04:00

About FXCM

FXCM is a long-standing broker, established in 1999 and regulated in multiple jurisdictions, including the UK, Australia and South Africa.

Over 400 assets are available, from stocks and fractional shares to forex, metals, energies, cryptos and custom baskets.

FXCM distinguishes itself with its excellent selection of charting platforms and algo trading tools, including MetaTrader 4, TradingView, Trading Station and Capitalise.ai.

New clients can get started with a $50 minimum deposit.

FXCM is a respected forex and CFD broker, established since 1999. The British-headquartered broker has won multiple awards and operates in various jurisdictions, including the UK and Australia. With zero commissions, over 400 assets, and a range of analysis tools, FXCM remains a popular choice for day traders. The broker is also regulated by top-tier authorities including the FCA and ASIC.