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Define Trading Hours

Trading hours define the days and time of day that an instrument is traded. For most instruments the trading hours may be assigned automatically by MotiveWave®. Trading hours can be created/modified from the Preferences dialog (Configure > Preferences from the Console menu bar, click on General then on Trading Hours).

The Trading Hours dialog will appear when you click the add button (white ‘+’) above. If an exchange is chosen, then the hours defined in this dialog will be used as the default trading hours for instruments on that exchange.

The Trading Hours for an instrument can be assigned from the Advanced tab of the Instrument dialog. This dialog can be accessed from the Manage Instruments dialog (Configure > Instruments from the Console menu bar) or from the Context menu of a chart (right click on a chart and choose Edit Instrument).

For more details on trading hours, please refer to the Instruments, Trading Hours section of the User’s Guide.