You should use sessions for the instruments, matching the Exchange times. It should always been in Exchange time. There are two sessions, RTH (cash/day) and ETH (globex/overnight/24h).
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It includes the anaCurrentDayOHLV38 indicator, which plots open, high, low according to the selected session as per chart session template. If you just want to plot the Globex night session high and low, you can use the OpeningRangeV38 indicator, which can be found here:
Each instrument has its own trading times. Those trading times are part of the contract specifications, as available on the CME website. ES closes at a different time than ZB, and ZB closes at a different time than CL, etc.
If you want to display a chart correctly, you need to select the appropriate trading times for each instrument. Many indicators, such as the CurrentDay OHL, the Pivots, the Opening Range rely on that information. For this purpose NinjaTrader allows to enter session templates, which store both the time zone of the exchange and the trading times. This is a three step process:
-> first you need to create the session template via the session manager
-> in a second step you need to link the instrument to the appopriate session template
-> then you can open a chart with the session template <instrument settings>
Now the chart automatically catches the correct trading times for the instrument, and the indicators will automatically use this information to calculate the values that you need for your trading. If you are living in a different time zone then the exchange, NinjaTrader will automatically shift all times according to the different daylight savings schedules.
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