- - - Temporary Margins Changes - - -
From 22:00 Sunday 6 November to 08:00 Thursday 10 November we will be making some minor adjustments to the margins of the following asset classes:
| Asset Class || Temporary Margin Factor |
| Forex || Increase to 2% |
| Stock Indices || Increase to 2% |
| Metals || Increase to 2% |
| Energies || Increase to 2% |
Margins on individual shares will remain unchanged.
- - - No 'New' Guaranteed Stop Loss Orders - - -
Clients will not be able to apply any new Guaranteed Stop Loss orders to their trades from 22:00 Sunday 6 November to 08:00 Thursday 10 November.
If you already have a Guaranteed Stop Loss on an open position prior to 22:00 Sunday 6 November then:
- - - Orders Aware Margining (OAM) - - -
- Your Guaranteed Stop will remain valid
- You will still be able to adjust the level of your Guaranteed Stop
OAM will be removed from 22:00 Sunday 6 November to 08:00 Thursday 10 November.
- - - Planning to Trade? Please Ensure Your Account is Funded & Monitor Your Trades - - -
If you have any open positions, or if you plan to trade, then please be aware of the potential volatility, possible markets gaps and increased margin requirements.
As always, we recommend you monitor your positions carefully. Pease maintain a sufficient account surplus, well above the minimum margin requirement, in advance of the above changes.
- - - Returning to Normal Margins, Guaranteed Stops & OAM - - -
We are planning to keep the above measures in place from 22:00 Sunday 6 November to 08:00 Thursday 10 November.
Should conditions allow we will endeavour to return to our normal settings before this time.
If you have any questions, please contact us
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The information and comments provided herein under no circumstances are to be considered an offer or solicitation to invest and nothing herein should be construed as investment advice. The information provided is believed to be accurate at the date the information is produced.