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FOREX COMMODITIES METALS SHARES BONDS INDICES CRYPTOCURRENCIES
Symbol Margin Requirement Maximum Leverage
EURUSD 3.33% 1:30
USDJPY 3.33% 1:30
GBPUSD 3.33% 1:30
AUDUSD 5% 1:20
USDCAD 3.33% 1:30
USDCHF 3.33% 1:30
EURGBP 3.33% 1:30
EURCHF 3.33% 1:30
NZDUSD 5% 1:20
EURJPY 3.33% 1:30
GBPJPY 3.33% 1:30
EURAUD 5% 1:20
EURCAD 3.33% 1:30
EURNZD 5% 1:20
GBPAUD 5% 1:20
GBPCAD 3.33% 1:30
GBPCHF 3.33% 1:30
GBPNZD 5% 1:20
AUDCHF 5% 1:20
AUDJPY 5% 1:20
AUDNZD 5% 1:20
CADCHF 3.33% 1:30
CADJPY 3.33% 1:30
CHFJPY 3.33% 1:30
NZDCHF 5% 1:20
USDNOK 5% 1:20
USDSEK 5% 1:20
USDZAR 5% 1:20
USDRUB 5% 1:20
EURRUB 5% 1:20
USDCNH 5% 1:20
USDDKK 5% 1:20
USDHKD 5% 1:20
USDTRY 5% 1:20
AUDCAD 5% 1:20
EURDKK 5% 1:20
EURHUF 5% 1:20
EURNOK 5% 1:20
EURPLN 5% 1:20
EURSEK 5% 1:20
EURTRY 5% 1:20
NZDCAD 5% 1:20
NZDJPY 5% 1:20
USDHUF 5% 1:20
USDMXN 5% 1:20
USDPLN 5% 1:20
USDSGD 5% 1:20
EURCZK 5% 1:20
USDCZK 5% 1:20
USDCNY 5% 1:20
XAGUSD 10% 1:10
XAUUSD 5% 1:20
XPDUSD 10% 1:10
XPTUSD 10% 1:10
Aluminium 10% 1:10
Copper 10% 1:10
Zinc 10% 1:10
BRTUSD 10% 1:10
NGAS 10% 1:10
ORANGE 10% 1:10
USOil1000 10% 1:10
Cocoa 10% 1:10
CORN 10% 1:10
Cotton 10% 1:10
Rice 10% 1:10
SOYBEAN 10% 1:10
SUGAR 10% 1:10
COFFEE 10% 1:10
WHEAT 10% 1:10
Amsterdam25 10% 1:10
CAC40 5% 1:20
ChinaA50 10% 1:10
DAX30 5% 1:20
DOW30 5% 1:20
DXY 10% 1:10
EURSTOXX50 5% 1:20
FTSE100 5% 1:20
Italy40 10% 1:10
MICEX50 10% 1:10
NAS100 5% 1:20
NIKKEI225 5% 1:20
Spain35 10% 1:10
SPX500 5% 1:20
VIXX 10% 1:10
WIG20 10% 1:10
3M 20% 1:5
ADIDAS 20% 1:5
AGRICOLE 20% 1:5
AIRBUS 20% 1:5
Albemarle 20% 1:5
ALCOA 20% 1:5
ALIBABA 20% 1:5
AMAZON 20% 1:5
APPLE 20% 1:5
ATnT 20% 1:5
AXP 20% 1:5
BAIDU 20% 1:5
BAYER 20% 1:5
BBRY 20% 1:5
BMW 20% 1:5
BOA 20% 1:5
BOEING 20% 1:5
CATERPILLAR 20% 1:5
CEZ 20% 1:5
CISCO 20% 1:5
CITI 20% 1:5
COKE 20% 1:5
Colgate 20% 1:5
DAIMLER 20% 1:5
DeutschBank 20% 1:5
DISNEY 20% 1:5
DropBox 20% 1:5
EBAY 20% 1:5
FACEBOOK 20% 1:5
FSOLAR 20% 1:5
GAZPROM 20% 1:5
GE 20% 1:5
GLENCORE 20% 1:5
GM 20% 1:5
GOOGLE 20% 1:5
GoPro 20% 1:5
GS 20% 1:5
Harley 20% 1:5
HEINEKEN 20% 1:5
IBM 20% 1:5
INTEL 20% 1:5
JPM 20% 1:5
Jumbo 20% 1:5
KGHM 20% 1:5
KOMERCNI 20% 1:5
KRC 20% 1:5
Line 20% 1:5
Lockheed 20% 1:5
LukoilUSD 20% 1:5
MATCH 20% 1:5
MCARD 20% 1:5
MCDON 20% 1:5
MOL 20% 1:5
Moneta 20% 1:5
MotorOIl 20% 1:5
MSFT 20% 1:5
MTELEKOM 20% 1:5
NESTLE 20% 1:5
NETFLIX 20% 1:5
NIKE 20% 1:5
NOKIA 20% 1:5
NVIDIA 20% 1:5
OPAP 20% 1:5
OTP 20% 1:5
PAYPAL 20% 1:5
PEKAO 20% 1:5
PEPSI 20% 1:5
PFIZER 20% 1:5
PIRELLI 20% 1:5
PKNORLEN 20% 1:5
Play 20% 1:5
PSBC 20% 1:5
PZU 20% 1:5
RACE 20% 1:5
Renault 20% 1:5
ROLLSROYCE 20% 1:5
Rovio 20% 1:5
Ryl_Dtch_Sh 20% 1:5
SAMSUNG 20% 1:5
SANOFI 20% 1:5
Snapchat 20% 1:5
SONY 20% 1:5
Spotify 20% 1:5
STARBUCKS 20% 1:5
TOTAL 20% 1:5
Toyota 20% 1:5
TSLA 20% 1:5
TWITTER 20% 1:5
UBS 20% 1:5
VISA 20% 1:5
VolksWagen 20% 1:5
Volvo 20% 1:5
WALMART 20% 1:5
WIZZ 20% 1:5
Xiaomi 20% 1:5
YamanaGold 20% 1:5
YANDEX 20% 1:5
ZTO 20% 1:5
BITCOIN 50% 1:2
ETH 50% 1:2
US30YBond 20% 1:5
US10YNote 20% 1:5
JPN10YBond 20% 1:5
GER10YBond 20% 1:5

Margin Requirements and Trading Limits

As the transaction size increases, even a minor market movement might have a great impact on your Trading Account, therefore, in addition to the above-mentioned categorization and as an effort to protect your investment capital from excessive leverage, we have implemented a sophisticated Margin Requirement Policy, which you can see below:

Forex Majors Forex Minors Forex Exotics Metals Commodities Shares Indices Cryptocurrencies
MAXIMUM SIZE PER SYMBOL $20,000,000
TIERS NOTIONAL VALUE (USD) LEVERAGE MARGIN
TIER 1 0 – 1,000,000 1:500 0.2 %
TIER 2 > 1,000,000 - 2,000,000 1:200 0.5 %
TIER 3 > 2,000,000 - 5,000,000 1:100 1 %
TIER 4 > 5,000,000 - 10,000,000 1:50 2 %
TIER 5 > 10 000 000 1:20 5 %

MAXIMUM ACCOUNT SIZE

The maximum aggregated notional value per account permitted is 30,000,000 USD.

MARGIN HEDGED

50% Margin Hedged applies for all symbols.

Margin Hedged Example

Assume you open a Buy and a Sell position of 1 lot each on EURUSD, with a leverage of 1:100 for a EUR Denominated Account.

Margin Hedged Requirements = [(2 * 100,000 * 50%)] /100 = 1,000 EUR

How do I calculate Margin Requirements?

To calculate the margin requirements, it is important first to calculate the USD Notional Value. 

Notional Value (USD) Formulas:     

FX Symbols: Lot Size * Contract Size * Base Currency/USD market price

NON-FX Symbols: Lot Size * Contract Size * Price * Symbol Currency/USD market price

TIER 1

Assume you open a Position #1 Buy 7 lots EURUSD 1.2312 for a USD Denominated Account, with a Leverage 1:500.

The notional value is: 7 * 100 000 * 1.2312 = 861,840 USD. Since the notional value of 861,840 USD is not greater than 1,000,000 USD, the Leverage offered is 1:500.

Margin Requirements = 861,840 / 500 = 1,723.68 USD

You open a position # 2 Buy 5 lots EURUSD 1.2350

The notional value is: 5 * 100 000 * 1.2350 = 617,500 USD.

The aggregate notional value of Position #1 and Position #2 is:

861,840 (for position # 1) + 617,500 (for position # 2) = 1,479,340 USD.

In this case, the aggregate notional value of open positions is greater than 1,000,000 USD, but less than 2,000,000 USD.

Thus, a leverage of 1:500 is provided for the first 1,000,000 USD, and a leverage of 1:200 for the remaining 479,340 USD.

Margin Requirements = [(1,000,000 / 500) + (479,340 / 200)] = 4,396.70 USD

Assume you open a Position #3 Buy 20 lots EURUSD 1.2400

The notional value is: 20 * 100 000 * 1.2400 = 2,480,000 USD.

The aggregate notional value of all three positions is:

861,840 (for position # 1) + 617,500 (for position # 2) + 2,480,000 (for position #3) = 3,959,340 USD.

Now the aggregate notional value of open positions is greater than 2,000,000 USD but less than 5,000,000 USD.

Thus, a leverage of 1:500 is provided for the first 1,000,000 USD, a leverage of 1:200 for the next 1,000,000 USD and a leverage of 1:100 for the remaining amount of 1,959,340 USD.

Margin Requirements = [(1,000,000 / 500) + (1,000,000 / 200) + (1,959,340 / 100)] = 26,593.40 USD

Assume you open a Position #4 Buy 30 lots EURUSD 1.2500.

The notional value is: 30 * 100 000 * 1.2500 = 3,750,000 USD.

The aggregate notional value of all four positions is:

861,840 (for position # 1) + 617,500 (for position # 2) + 2,480,000 (for position #3) + 3,750,000 (for position #4) = 7,709,340 USD.

Now the aggregate notional value of open positions is greater than 5,000,000 USD but less than 10,000,000 USD.

Thus, a leverage of 1:500 is provided for the first 1,000,000 USD, a leverage of 1:200 for the next 1,000,000 USD, a leverage of 1:100 for the next 3,000,000 USD and a leverage of 1:50 for the remaining amount of 2,709,340 USD.

Margin Requirements = [(1,000,000 / 500) + (1,000,000 / 200) + (3,000,000 / 100) + (2,709,340 / 50)] = 91,186.80 USD

Assume you open a Position #5 Buy 30 lots EURUSD 1.2300.

The notional value is: 30 * 100 000 * 1.2500 = 3,690,000 USD.

The aggregate notional value of all five positions is:

861,840 (for position # 1) + 617,500 (for position # 2) + 2,480,000 (for position #3) + 3,750,000 (for position #4) + 3,690,000 (for position #5) = 11,399,340 USD.

Now the aggregate notional value of open positions is greater than 10,000,000 USD.

Thus, a leverage of 1:500 is provided for the first 1,000,000 USD, a leverage of 1:200 for the next 1,000,000 USD, a leverage of 1:100 for the next 3,000,000 USD and a leverage of 1:50 for 5,000,000 USD and a leverage of 1.20 for the remaining amount of 1,399,340 USD.

Margin Requirements = [(1,000,000 / 500) + (1,000,000 / 200) + (3,000,000 / 100) + (5,000,000 / 50) + (1,399,340 / 20)] = 161,136.80 USD

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Important Notice:

  • 1) If the leverage assigned to your account is smaller than the margin requirements leverage, your assigned leverage will apply.
  • 2) The Company reserves the right to alter the margin requirements, as well as the maximum order size at any given time without any prior notice, as it deems appropriate, due to abnormal market conditions or any other upcoming economic events/news that it believes will have an impact in the stability of financial markets.
  • 3) Shares
    Prior to earnings announcement that may cause volatility in the market and/or on a particular share, the Company reserves the right to significantly increase margin requirements (up to 50%), to protect itself and its Clients from running into negative balance.
  • 4) Cryptocurrencies
    Every Friday at 21:00 (GMT+2) prior to the weekend mode, the margin requirements on Cryptocurrencies will be increased to 50%.

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