In order to protect you from potential adverse price action due to increased market volatility in Indices trading, we have decided to introduce periods of increased margin and reduced leverage starting 27th May, 2020.
Meanwhile, we have also extended our trading sessions for Indices, to give you greater opportunity to trade with the standard margin requirements.
Please find below the increased margin periods for each of the Indices and the specifics:
|Instrument symbol||Increased Margin Period (GMT)||Increased Margin|
18:45 - 0:30
6:15 - 7:15
|STOXX50||19:30 - 0:20||3.33%|
|FR40||19:30 - 7:15||3.33%|
|DE30||19:30 - 7:15||3.33%|
18:45 - 2:30
4:45 - 5:15
19:30 - 23:45
5:45 - 6:30
|UK100||19:30 - 7:15||3.33 %|
|US500||19:30 - 22:15||2%|
|USTEC||19:30 - 22:15||2%|
|US30||19:30 - 22:15||2%|
To calculate margin using given percentage, please use the below formula:
Margin = Trading volume x Margin Percentage.
For full information on our trading hours, refer to this article.