July starts with two public holidays Independence Day in the U.S. and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day. They affect the market schedule. On July 1, trading for HK50 is closed for the whole day. On July 5, trading for US Stocks is also closed for the whole day. On July 5, trading for US30, US500, US100, WTI, BRN, XAUUSD, and XAGUSD is closed earlier at 2000 MT time. Bear the updated schedule in mind and plan your trading beforehand.