IMPORTANT September 21, 2017

Temporary Adjustment to Leverage Ratio of MT4 1:400 leverage account during German Federal Election

Due to the upcoming German Federal Election on 24th Sept (Sun), the products of MT4 1:400 leverage account are expected to continue exhibiting relatively high levels of volatility. Whilst these market conditions may present some trading opportunities, you should be aware that they may also result in wider spreads and reduced liquidity during periods of particularly high market volatility.

For the purposes of risk control, over this period the margin ratios of MT4 1:400 leverage account will be changed as follow from the opening of trading on Sept 25th (Mon) until the close of trading on Sept 29th (Fri):

Required Margin
(Max Leverage)
Symbol
0.5%
(1:200)
EURUSD_z, GBPUSD_z, AUDUSD_z, USDJPY_z, GOLD_z, XAU_ecn
1.0%
(1:100)
NZDUSD_z, EURJPY_z, GBPJPY_z, AUDJPY_z, CADJPY_z, NZDJPY_z, USDCAD_z, EURGBP_z, SILVER_z, XAG_ecn
2.0%
(1:50)
GBPCHF_z, CHFJPY_z, USDCHF_z, EURCHF_z, Platinum_z, JP225_z, US30_z, USSPX500_z, UK100_z, GER30_z, USOIL_z, USNQ100_z
2.5%
(1:40)
USDCNH_ecn
4.0%
(1:25)
CHNA50_z, INDNIF_z, HKHSI_z, Corn_z, Soybeans_z

After the close of trading on Sept 29th (Fri), the adjusted margin ratios will be reset to the pre-change ratios.

Please also be aware that if you have any open positions before the change is made, the adjusted leverage requirement will be effective on your open positions. Therefore, please ensure that you have sufficient funds in your account to prevent the leverage decrease resulting in auto-closeout of your positions.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Risk Warning
Trading in leveraged products carries a high level of risk. Your losses may exceed your initial investment requiring you to make further payments. These products are not suitable for everyone and you should seek independent advice if you are in any doubt. Please ensure that you fully understand the risks.