Margin for Euro Pairs increase ahead France Election 2017

May 05, 2017

The France election will be held at 7 May 2017,
and after Swiss Franc crash, Brexit and Trump election, we cannot let to afford our clients to face excessive risk caused by market volatility spikes.

As a STP broker and in order to protect our clients fund, we will temporarily increase the margin requirement for EURO pairs during France election.

Temporary margin requirement increase

  • 6 – 8 May 2017


  • Affected Pairs : EURAUD EURCAD EURCHF EURJPY EURNZD
    Premium & Sharia $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
    Basic $400 $400 $400 $400 $400

    Please note that new margin requirements will affect both EXISTING and NEW positions. Make sure you have enough available margin / equity for your transaction(s). Additional margin increases may be implemented should volatility continue to grow.

    We would also like to stress that Stop Loss orders are not guaranteed to be filled at your order level: Stop orders are converted to Market orders once triggered, and dislocations in available liquidity could result in significant slippage on Stop orders.

    Legal Risk Disclosure: Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial advisor.