How to trade after hours and premarket on Interactive Brokers - out of hours trading
What does premarket and after-hours mean?
Both premarket and after-hours trading are part of the "extended-hours" trading periods. During these periods, trading is allowed, even if the market is not open yet, or has just been closed.
Can I trade during extended hours on Interactive Brokers?
Yes. IBKR PRO accounts have more time available in extended-hours trading than IBKR Lite accounts.
- IBKR Pro accounts have access to the markets from 4:00 EST (9:00 AM GMT+1)
- IBKR Lite accounts have access to the markets from 7:00 EST (12:00 AM GMT+1)
They restart at 20:00 EST (01:00 AM GMT+1)
How to trade pre- and post-market on Interactive Brokers
- Log in to your Client Portal
- Whether you have an IBKR PRO or IBKR Lite account, you will have access to the markets based on the schedule above
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