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Nov

7

Leverage Adjustment to Anticipate November 8th US Election

US Presidential Election will be held on November 8th 2016 and the uncertainties surrounding the election may affect the forex market.

FXOptimax will take any required measurement such as decreasing the trading leverage between November 8th to 11th to anticipate the market volatility, in response to the election outcome or the entire election process.

FXOptimax will post any adjustment in the news section, please monitor and plan your trades carefully during this week.

Jul

8

CHF Pairs Available for Trade & Margin Requirements Updates for July 8th 2016

FXOptimax has reverted the post-Brexit margin requirements for most pairs to normal.

USD/CHF and EUR/CHF are now available for trade with adjusted margin. Please see the following details:

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment (of normal)
EUR/AUD 2x
EUR/CAD 2x
EUR/NZD 2x
USD/CHF 10x
EUR/CHF 10x

Jul

4

Margin Requirements for EURJPY and GBP/JPY Have Been Reverted to Normal

FXOptimax has reverted the margin requirements for EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY to normal.

Several pairs still have adjusted margin requirements. Please see the following details:

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment (of normal)
EUR/GBP 12x
EUR/AUD 8x
EUR/CAD 8x
EUR/NZD 8x
GBP/AUD 12x
GBP/CAD 12x
GBP/NZD 12x
NZD/JPY 10x
CAD/JPY 10x
AUD/JPY 10x

Jun

28

Margin Requirements for EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY Have Been Reverted to Normal

FXOptimax has reverted the margin requirements for EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY to normal.

Several pairs still have adjusted margin requirements. Please see the following details:

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment (of normal)
EUR/JPY 3x
GBP/JPY 3x
EUR/GBP 12x
EUR/AUD 8x
EUR/CAD 8x
EUR/NZD 8x
GBP/AUD 12x
GBP/CAD 12x
GBP/NZD 12x
NZD/JPY 10x
CAD/JPY 10x
AUD/JPY 10x
EUR/SEK Disabled
EUR/PLN Disabled

Jun

27

Brexit Margin Requirement Adjustment Summary for June 27th 2016

FXOptimax has adjusted the margin requirements for several pairs on June 27th 2016. Please see the following details:

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment (of normal)
EUR/USD 2x
GBP/USD 3x
EUR/JPY 3x
GBP/JPY 3x
USD/JPY 3x
EUR/GBP 12x
EUR/AUD 8x
EUR/CAD 8x
EUR/NZD 8x
GBP/AUD 12x
GBP/CAD 12x
GBP/NZD 12x
NZD/JPY 10x
CAD/JPY 10x
AUD/JPY 10x
EUR/SEK Disabled
EUR/PLN Disabled

Jun

24

Margin Adjustment June 24th 2016

NZDJPY : 10x
CADJPY : 10x
AUDJPY : 10x

Jun

22

Brexit Margin Requirement Adjustment Summary for June 22nd 2016

FXOptimax has adjusted the margin requirements for several pairs on June 22nd 2016. Please see the following details:

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment (of normal)
EUR/USD 2x
GBP/USD 8x
EUR/JPY 3x
GBP/JPY 8x
USD/JPY 3x
EUR/GBP 12x
EUR/AUD 8x
EUR/CAD 8x
EUR/NZD 8x
GBP/AUD 12x
GBP/CAD 12x
GBP/NZD 12x
EUR/SEK Disabled
EUR/PLN Disabled

Jun

20

Brexit Margin Requirement Adjustment Summary for June 20th 2016

FXOptimax has adjusted the margin requirements for several pairs on June 20th 2016. Please see the following details:

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment (of normal)
EUR/USD 2x
GBP/USD 2x
EUR/JPY 3x
GBP/JPY 3x
EUR/GBP 12x
EUR/AUD 8x
EUR/CAD 8x
EUR/NZD 8x
GBP/AUD 12x
GBP/CAD 12x
GBP/NZD 12x
EUR/SEK Disabled
EUR/PLN Disabled

Jun

16

Margin Requirement Adjustment Summary for June 16th 2016

FXOptimax has adjusted the margin requirements for several pairs on June 16th 2016. Please see the following details:

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment (of normal)
GBP/USD 2x
GBP/JPY 3x
EUR/GBP 2x
EUR/JPY 3x
EUR/USD 2x

Jun

14

Brexit Margin Requirement Adjustments Starting From June 15th 2016

FXOptimax will gradually increase the margin requirements for all account types and all trading pairs, starting from Wednesday, June 15th 2016. Please learn the schedule below and adjust your trading strategies carefully following these changes.

  • Wednesday, June 15th 2016 : Margin requirements will be twice as normal.
  • Thursday, June 16th 2016 : Margin requirements will be 5 times as normal.
  • Friday, June 17th 2016 : Margin requirements will be 10 times as normal.
  • Monday, June 20th 2016 : Margin requirements will be 20 times as normal.
  • Tuesday, June 21st 2016 : Margin requirements will be 40 times as normal.

The margin requirements will be reverted to normal when market reopens on Monday, June 27th 2016, but it will depend to the market reaction. Should the volatility remains, we will act accordingly and announce any future changes in our website.

Please carefully manage your trades during the next 2 weeks as high volatility is expected and please monitor the news update on FXOptimax website and personal area for any adjustment in trading conditions.

Please feel free to contact our livechat support or email us at [email protected] if you need further information regarding Brexit adjustments.