Definitions for "after hours trading"
After-hours TradingAfter Hours Trading involves placing trades after the close...
Spread bet firms will often make a market on different products even after the relevant cash market has closed, or before it is open (often referred to as pre-market). For example the London Stock Exchange closes at 4.30pm, but it is possible with many spread firms to trade Vodafone up until 9pm Note: Currently IG Index offers 24 hour trading on most financial spread bets including the FTSE 100
Trading after market close. Prices will be very volatile. Traders need to use limit orders.