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Changes to Margin Requirements for FX Special Trading Instruments

Publication Date: July 2, 2015

Dear Clients,

Due to the current economic situation in Greece and the approaching referendum regarding state debt in the country, a growth in volatility on currency pairs which involve the euro is expected. As a consequence, from 6th July, 2015, the marginal requirements for instruments which are part of the FX Special group will undergo the following changes:

 
standard.mt4 and ecn.mt4 Accounts
 
 
 
 
 
 
Notional Value, USD
Notional Value, EUR
Notional Value, RUR
Notional Value, GLD
Leverage Applied
Floating Margin
 
 
 
 
 
 
0–1,000,000
0–850,000
0–55,000,000
0–800,000
1:1000
0.1%
1,000,000–
5,000,000
850,000–
4,500,000
55,000,000–
275,000,000
800,000–
4,000,000
1:100
1%
Over
5,000,000
Over
4,500,000
Over
275,000,000
Over
4,000,000
1:25
4%
 
 
pro.mt4 and pamm.mt4 Accounts
 
 
 
 
 
 
Notional Value, USD
Notional Value, EUR
Notional Value, RUR
Notional Value, GLD
Leverage Applied
Floating Margin
 
 
 
 
 
 
0–1,000,000
0–850,000
0–55,000,000
0–800,000
1:500
0.2%
1,000,000–
5,000,000
850,000–
4,500,000
55,000,000–
275,000,000
800,000–
4,000,000
1:100
1%
Over
5,000,000
Over
4,500,000
Over
275,000,000
Over
4,000,000
1:25
4%
 

Please note that the new conditions will come into effect at the opening of the trading week and will affect newly opened and already opened positions.

Please make timely changes to the size of open positions and reconfigure Expert Advisors where necessary.

If you have any questions, you can contact our Customer Support, Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 22:00 (EET) by telephone on +44 8449 869559.

Best Regards,
Alpari

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