It is that time of year again! As the Forex market is centered in London and North America, traders should pay attention to their holiday season of Christmas and New Year. Many financial professionals in Europe and North America will already have gone on holiday.
It is a public holiday in Japan. The markets are open as usual today, but it is recommended to be careful as the market volume may begin to thin out. Most markets and brokers reopen at the start of Tokyo business today.
Markets likely to be thin until the New York open today. Many major financial markets are closed today, except Japan. Markets will be closed in the U. Except for Japan, even though most brokers will reopen at about 8am Tokyo time today. The first few days of January often see the start of large directional moves. So, those are the day-by-day details. Even if you are not in a country that celebrates Christmas, it is probably a good idea to take advantage of it and forget about trading for the entire week until 3 rd January.
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