Change in trading conditions due to second round of French presidential election
We’d like to inform our account holders that our margin requirements will change due to the second round of the presidential election in France. The following changes will apply from 00:01 EEST Friday 5 May 2017 until 23:59 EEST Monday 8 May 2017.
Leverage will be lowered to 1:200 on currency pairs, 1:50 on metals and crude oil and 1:10 on indices.
High volatility is expected with the announcement of the second round results, with price gaps on order opening. Please take this into account when planning your trading.
Be aware that further changes may be made depending on market volatility. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Get in touch with our Customer Support team if you have any questions.
OctaFX takes pride in offering its account holders a safe and stable trading environment. We’re taking these steps to help manage risk and ensure we maintain a service that puts our clients’ needs and satisfaction first.
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