BM&FBOVESPA announces new trading times for the equities and derivatives segments

BM&FBOVESPA announces new trading times for the equities and derivatives segments

11/10/2011

BM&FBOVESPA announces that the trading times for the BOVESPA segment shall be changed as of October 17, due to the start of daylight saving time in Brazil on October 16. There shall be regular trading in a continuous session from 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The After-Market shall operate uninterruptedly from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In the period up to October 14, regular trading shall be from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and After-Market trading from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

In the BM&F segment, trading in stock index options shall occur from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. as of October 17. In the period up to October 14, trading shall continue to be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In the case of Arabica coffee and soybean (cash-settled) futures there shall be two changes to trading times: the first on October 17 due to the start of daylight saving time in Brazil and the second on November 07 due to the end of daylight saving time in the U.S. The trading times of the other contracts shall remain unchanged.

Click here to see the trading times for all of the BM&FBOVESPA markets, as of October 17.

Click here to see the current trading times for the BM&F segment.

Click here to see the current trading times for the BOVESPA segment.