3 Dec 2018 Mostly, by the time a Forex market closes, it is the time for another Forex trade to open. So, brokers doing trading in the UAE have to keep track 31 Aug 2018 Forex market hours affect trading. Each hour has different characteristics. Know these tendencies to apply your strategies at the correct time. The forex market is open 24 hours a day, 5.5 days a week. Sunday 10 PM EST to Friday 5 PM EST; the trading pits do not close for the day.