Server Time Changing to GMT + 2

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 Server Time Changing to GMT + 2


On Sunday the 3rd of November 2013 IC Markets will be changing the time on it’s Metatrader 4 and cTrader servers to GMT + 2


On Sunday the 3rd of November, 2013 IC Markets Metatrader 4 and cTrader server times will move backwards by one hour from GMT + 3 to GMT + 2.

This change is to reflect the US Eastern Standard Time change taking place on the 3rd of November, 2013.

IC Markets cTrader and Metatrader 4 server times are based on “5 pm New York”. As the time in the US will move back by one hour IC Markets server times will also move backwards to reflect the change.

How does this change effect you?

The time in the market watch window will now be set at GMT + 2, depending on your time zone you may also notice the market open one hour later on Monday. The charts will still show an opening time of 0:00 platform time. Some EA’s may using a GMT offset may also be affected by this change, you should make the necessary adjustments to the GMT offset in your EA settings prior to the 3rd of November.


The GMT offset explained

The market will close on Friday the 1st of November at 21:00 GMT, 00:00 platform time. New trading hours will start from November 3rd 2103, these are listed below.

Market Open

22:00 GMT Sunday evening – 00:00 Platform time Monday morning

Market Close

22:00 GMT Friday evening – 00:00 Platform time Saturday morning


Please email should you have any questions about the change.

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