The forex market is open for trading 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. As a worldwide market, it follows a 24-hour global schedule.
A typical week for forex trading begins on Monday morning in Sydney, Australia and follows the sun westward as the world’s major capital markets open. Markets close from Tokyo to London, with the week finally closing on Friday evening in New York.
Advantages of a 24-hour market:
Forex trading may involve the risk of significant losses and is not suitable for all investors.