The majority of futures contracts start trading Sunday at 6 p.m. Eastern time and close on Friday afternoon between 4:30 and 5 p.m. Eastern, depending on the commodity. Trading will stop for 30 to 60 minutes each day at the end of the business day.What are the trading hours for futures?
Official market hours from 9:30 AM to 4 PM EST for ES. Many day traders also place trades in the hour leading up to the open, called the pre-market. Ideal time for day trading ES futures is between 8:30 and 10:30 AM, and 3 to 4 PM.What are E - mini futures trading hours?
The Emini (or E-mini or ES) is a futures contract that tracks the S&P 500 stock market index. It is traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) via their Globex electronic trading platform. Trading is 23 ½ hours a day, 5 days a week, using the ticker symbol ES.