Platform Changes for Holiday Season

For immediate release: 17 December 2015

It is brought to the attention of BigOption traders that the following changes will occur on the trading platform and the operating hours due to the unavailability of some assets during the festive season.

Holiday schedule for the upcoming holiday season:

24 December 2015 – Christmas Eve

The platform will operate from 00:00 until 19:00GMT only and the options will offer a fix payout of 70-78/0 for the entire day.

From 19:00GMT, long term options and one touch will be available.

*The 60 sec product will work from 04:00GMT- 18:00GMT only.

*Ladder, option builder or FX product, if are offered, will work until 16:00GMT.

The following Exchanges are also expected to be available:

  • • Asia
  • China-regular session
  • Japan-Regular session
  • India-regular session
  • Australia- Early close 03:00GMT

Note: *The rest of the markets are closed

  • • Middle East-Normal trading
  • • Europe
  • Europe exchanges are closed except for;
  • UK-early closed at 13:00GMT
  • France- early closed at 13:00GMT
  • Portugal-Early close 13:00GMT
  • Spain-Early close 13:00GMT
  • • Russia-Regular session
  • • US
  • Early close at 18h00GMT

25 December 2015 – Christmas Day

The platforms will operate from 00:15 until 15:30GMT only with a limited amount of trading product’s while the options payouts will offer a fix return of 70-75/0. No FX pairs or commodities will be offered.

*The 60 sec, Ladder, Option Builder and FX product (If offered) will not be available.

The only markets that will be available are:

  • • Asia
  • Japan
  • • Europe
  • Russia – Regular Session

*Please note that both the European and U.S exchanges are closed.


31 December 2015 – New Year’s Eve

The platforms will close early at 21:00GMT and will offer a fix payout of 70-78/0 throughout the entire day.

From 21:00GMT, long term options and One Touch will be available.

*The 60 sec will work from 03:00 until 19:00GMT.

*The Ladder, Option Builder and FX product will be available from 07:00GMT until 19:00GMT only.

In addition to FX pairs and Commodities, the following Exchanges are expected to remain available:

  • • Asia
  • Australia –early close at 03:30GMT
  • China
  • India
  • Middle East -regular trading
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • Dubai
  • • Europe

Markets are closed except for:

  • • UK -early closed at 12:00GMT
  • • France -early closed at 13:00GMT
  • • Portugal -early close 13:00GMT
  • • Spain -early close 13:00GMT
  • • Russia -regular session
  • • U.S -regular session

  • 01 January 2016 – New Year

    The platform will work from 04:30-10:00GMT only. No FX pairs or commodities will be offered.

    *The 60 sec, Ladder, Option Builder and FX product (If offered) will not be available.

    All Major exchanges are closed except for;

    • • Asia Session
    • • India

    Europe

    All markets are closed

    US

    All markets are closed

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