All contracts must be closed by 15:10 CT (3:10pm CT).
HE/LE must be closed by 1:05pm
ZC/ZW/ZS/ZM/ZL must be closed before 7:45am and then again before 1:20pm
Trading can be conducted throughout the day except over the release of major economic events, public holidays and any times when the exchanges are closed. All relevant positions must be closed one minute before the release of major economic events and cannot be opened until one minute after the release. Please see below for the list of contracts that are affected. You can also find more details on the specific events, times and assets here.
Please note that open orders also consist of contracts and have to be closed as well.