InteractiveBrokers and Timezones

Hi all.


I am trading US futures on CME / CBot, and the default TimeZone is EST (New York time).


That is fine, but seemingly, IB on QuantConnect in backtesting mode is in GMT timezone, hence I got this:

When using Debug, I get "2018-03-27 08:00:00" (which is EST) and the Log(orderEvent.ToString()) of IB orders are of GMT time :

"Time: 3/27/2018 12:00:00 PM OrderID: 49 Symbol: NQM18 Status: Filled Quantity: -70 FillPrice: 6831.75 USD OrderFee: 129.5 USD"


Is this a normal feature of Interactive Brokers in backtesting mode using QuantConnect ?


Of course, I can change either time (the info I got from IB, or the timezone of data using SetTimeZone(TimeZones.London)) but my question is really linked to QC choices, and why using London times by default through IB.



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