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What Hours Can Nadex Binary Option Contracts Be Traded?

Nadex recently added nighttime intraday, forex and international index, intraday binaries.

As Nadex has grown, over 100% in the past year, it has added more instruments to trade binaries on and more expirations around the clock.

Whether you want to trade on Sunday evening, after work, early in the morning during the London open, or when the NYSE bell rings, there are Nadex binaries open around the clock for any schedule on a variety of markets.

This covers U.S. and international stock indices, energy, metal and agricultural commodities, and spot fx (forex/foreign exchange) pair binaries which are available for you to trade on the Nadex exchange.

Related: 12 Things To Consider When Trading Binary Options

Below is a list of each market available on Nadex and the hours available for trading so you can review it and find the markets and times that best fit your trading schedule.

U.S. Index Future Nadex Binaries

U.S. 500 Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: ES CME® E-mini S&P 500 Index® Futures)

U.S. Tech 100 Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: NQ CME® E-mini NASDAQ 100 Index® Futures)

Wall Street 30 Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: YM CBOT® E-mini Dow® Futures)

Small Cap 2000 Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: TF ICE® Mini Russell 2000 Index® Futures)

The Weekly Contracts begin at 3:00 am on Monday to 4:15 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading from 3:00 am Monday to 4:15 pm Friday (closed between 5:00 and 6:00 pm ET).

The Daily Contracts begin at 3:00 am Monday to 4:15 pm ET Monday

The Daily Contracts begin at 6:00 pm Monday to 4:15 the following day, with Final Expiration at 4:15 pm on Friday.

Exception: the Small Cap 2000 (Russell 2000/TF binary) begins trading at 8 PM each evening Monday through Thursday until 4:15 PM the following day with the final expiration on Friday at 4:15 PM

The Intraday Contracts begin at 8:00 am with the first expiration at 10:00 M and a new binary contract starts every hour, with the final intraday binary contract expiring at 4:00 PM each week day.

International Future Index Nadex Binaries

Japan 225 Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: NK SGX® Nikkei 225 Yen Index Futures [not CME futures])

The Weekly Japan 225 begins trading at 7:45 PM ET on Sunday and expire at  2:25 am ET on Friday. It is open for trading during the daily contract trading hours.

The Daily Japan 225 begins trading at 7:45 pm ET until 2:25 am ET, Sunday through Friday.

The Intraday Japan 225 begins trading at 8:00 pm ET, with the first expiration at 10:00 pm ET and the final intraday expiration at 2:00 am ET.
FTSE 100 (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: Liffe FTSE 100 Index Futures)

Germany 30 Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: FDAX Eurex DAX Index® Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 3:00 am ET on Monday and expire at 4:00 pm ET on Friday. It is open for trading during the daily contract trading hours.

The Daily contracts begin trading at 3:00 am ET until 4:00 pm ET Monday through Friday.

 The Intraday contracts begin trading at 3:00 pm ET, with the first expiration at 5:00 am ET and the final intraday expiration at 4:00 pm ET.

Future Commodities Metal Nadex Binaries

Gold Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: GC COMEX/NYMEX® Gold Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 3:00 am ET on Monday and expire at 1:30 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading during the daily contract trading hours plus from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday.

The Daily contracts begin at 3:00 am Monday to 1:30 pm ET Monday.
The Daily contracts begin at 6:00 pm Monday to 1:30 pm the following day, with Final Expiration at 1:00 pm on Friday.

The Intraday contracts begin trading at 8:00 am ET, with the first expiration at 10:00 am ET and the final intraday expiration at 1:00 pm ET.

Silver Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: SI COMEX/NYMEX® Silver Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 3:00 am ET on Monday and expire at 1:25 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading during the daily contract trading hours plus from 1:25 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday.

The Daily contracts begin at 3:00 am Monday to 1:25 pm ET Monday.

The Daily contracts begin at 6:00 pm Monday to 1:25 pm the following day, with Final Expiration at 1:00 pm on Friday.

The Intraday contracts begin trading at 8:00 am ET with the first expiration at 10:00 am ET and the final intraday expiration at 1:00 pm ET.

Copper Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: HG COMEX/NYMEX® Copper Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 3:0 am ET on Monday and expire at 1:30 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading during the daily contract trading hour,s plus from 1:25 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday.

The Daily contracts begin at 3:00 am Monday to 1:30 pm ET Monday.

The Daily contracts begin at 6:00 pm Monday to 1:30 pm the following day, with Final Expiration at 1:00 pm on Friday.

The Intraday contracts begin trading at 8:00 am ET with the first expiration at 10:00 am ET and the final intraday expiration at 1 PM ET.

Future Commodities Energy Nadex Binaries

Crude Oil Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: CL NYMEX® Crude Oil Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 3:00 am ET on Monday and expire at 2:30 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading during the daily contract trading hours, plus from 2:30 pm ET to 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Thursday.

The Daily contracts begin at 3:00 am Monday to 2:30 pm ET Monday.

The Daily contracts begin at 6 PM Monday to 2:30 PM the following day with Final Expiration at 1:00 PM on Friday.

The Intraday contracts begin trading at 8:00 am ET, with the first expiration at 10:00 am ET and the final intraday expiration at 2 PM ET.

Natural Gas Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: NG NYMEX® Natural Gas Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 3:00 am ET on Monday and expire at 2:30 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading during the daily contract trading hours plus from 2:30 pm ET to 5:00 pm ET Monday through Thursday.

The Daily contracts begin at 3:00 am Monday to 2:30 pm ET Monday.
The Daily contract begin at 6:00 pm Monday to 2:30 pm ET the following day, with Final Expiration at 1:00 pm on Friday.

The Intraday contracts begin trading at 8:00 am ET with the first expiration at 10:00 am ET and the final intraday expiration at 2:00 pm ET.

Future Commodities Agricultural Nadex Binaries

Corn Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: ZC CBOT® Corn Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 10:30 am ET on Monday and expire at 2:15 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading during the daily contract trading hours.

The daily contracts begin at 10:30 am ET Monday to 2:15 pm ET, Monday Through Friday.

Soybean Nadex Binaries (Underlying Symbol & Instrument: ZS CBOT® Soybean Futures)

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 10:30 am ET on Monday and expire at 2:15 pm ET on Friday.  They are open for trading during the daily contract trading hours.

The Daily contracts begin at 10:30 am ET Monday to 2:15 pm ET, Monday through Friday.

Spot Forex Nadex Binaries

All Nadex Binaries are Based on Reuters Forex Spot Quotes.  They are not based on the Forex future or the Forex ETF contracts.

EUR/USD 

USD/JPY 

GBP/USD

AUD/USD 

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 6:00 pm ET on Sunday and expire at 3:00 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading from 6:00 pm ET Sunday to 3:00 pm ET Friday. (Closed between 5:00 pm ET and 6:00 pm ET Monday through Thursday).

The Daily contracts begin trading 23 hours before expiration. Daily expirations are at 7:00 pm, 11:00 pm, 3:00 am, 7:00 am, 11:00 am and 3:00 pm ET. There is not a 7:00 pm or 11:00 pm expiration on Friday. There is not a 7:00 pm expiration on Sunday.

The Intraday contracts begin trading at 6:00 pm ET Sunday with the first expiration at 8:00 pm ET, and the final intraday expiration at 5:00 pm ET the following day through Friday. On Friday there is not a 5:00 pm intraday expiration.

EUR/JPY 

AUD/JPY 

GBP/JPY 

EUR/GBP

USD/CAD

USD/CHF

The Weekly contracts begin trading at 6:00 pm ET on Sunday and expire at 3:00 pm ET on Friday. They are open for trading from 6:00 pm ET Sunday to 3:00 pm ET Friday (closed between 5:00 pm ET and 6:00 pm ET, Monday through Thursday).

The Daily contracts begin trading 23 hours before expiration. Daily expirations are at 7:00 pm PM, 11:00 pm, 3:00 am, 7:00 am and 3:00 pm ET. There is not a 7:00 pm or 11:00 pm  expiration on Friday. There is not a 7:00 pm expiration on Sunday.

The Intraday contracts begin trading at 8:00 am ET on Monda,y with the first expiration at 10:00 am ET and the final intraday expiration at 3:00 pm ET the following day through Friday. 

To see examples of trading on Nadex binaries and spreads, see these articles posted on Benzinga, click here.

To learn more about how to trade binary options and for indepth binary trading strategies, tools and trade rooms see ApexInvesting.com

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