In anticipation of the upcoming French elections, please note that as of 20:00 GMT (23:00 Server Time) Friday 21st April 2017 until 10:00 GMT Monday 24th April 2017 (or earlier) we will increase margin requirements on all EUR Pairs including but not limited to EURUSD, EURGBP, EURJPY to 1% (1:100). Also, margin on CFD indexes including DE30, STOXX50, ESP35 and UK100 will be raised to 5%. Please make sure that you have enough funds to maintain any open positions during this period.
This is increase in margin is done in order to protect our clients from any increased market volatility. You can find out more about the French elections and how they might affect your trading strategy by clicking on the button below.