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[UPDATE] Margin Requirement Adjustments Prior To French Presidential Election

Anticipating the French Presidential Election over the weekend, FXOptimax has raised the margin requirement for several EUR and GBP pairs as explained in the following table. These adjustments are just temporary until further notice.

Pair Margin Requirement Adjustment
EUR/USD 500%
EUR/JPY 500%
EUR/GBP 500%
EUR/AUD 1000%
EUR/CAD 1000%
EUR/NZD 1000%
GBP/USD 500%
GBP/JPY 500%
GBP/AUD 800%
GBP/CAD 800%
GBP/NZD 800%

Please plan your trades carefully following these adjustments.



[UPDATE] EUR & GBP Margin Requirements Adjustment Prior To French Presidential Election

FXOptimax has raised the margin requirements for EUR and GBP pairs to 300% to anticipate the French Presidential Election over the weekend.

We recommend all traders to watch the exposure for both currencies and plan your trade carefully. Please stay tune for further updates.



[UPDATE] Trading Conditions Adjustment Towards French Presidential Election

FXOptimax may increase the margin requirements up to 10 times, anticipating the French Presidential Election on May 7th, 2017. We will closely monitor the situation and the adjustment may take place on May 5th, 2017 starting from 13:30 GMT (server time).

EUR and GBP pairs will certainly be affected by this adjustment. FXOptimax will make further announcement if there is any further adjustment.

Please plan and monitor your trades carefully prior to this adjustment.



Trading Conditions Adjustment Towards French Presidential Election

FXOptimax will adjust its trading conditions towards French Presidential Election on May 7th, 2017. The adjustment may affect your leverage or margin requirement and will be applied 1 hour after the US Non Farm Payrolls at May 5th, 2017.

Please stay in touch as we will announce the adjustment details later today and monitor your trade carefully prior to this notice.



Good Friday 2017 Trading Hour Notification

Please note that the trading hours for metals instruments (Gold/XAUUSD and Silver/XAGUSD) will be affected by the Good Friday Holiday on April 14th 2017.  The metal instruments will close earlier on April 13th 21:00 GMT (server time) and reopen on April 14th 21:00 GMT (server time), while all forex instruments are operating normally as usual.

Please plan your trade accordingly to anticipate this adjustment and please feel free contact us if you need further information.



FXOptimax Intoduces New Promotion for 2017

FXOptimax introduce new deposit promotion for 2017. Traders are now entitled to 25% deposit bonus and the entire bonus is usable for trade.

Grab this chance to boost your trade and be the first to enjoy our bonus!

The new promotion starts on January 9th, 2017. Please learn the bonus terms and conditions here.



FXOptimax Will Adjust Pro Account Commission On January 16th, 2017

FXOptimax will adjust the commission for Pro Account to USD 7 per lot for easier calculation. Instead of per currency denomination, the commission is now calculated in USD for all pairs.

It will be applied on January 16th, 2017. Please manage your trades to prior to this adjustment.



2016 Christmas and 2017 New Year Trading Hours Adjustment

Dear Clients,

Please be informed for the following trading hours adjustment following the Christmas and New Year Holidays on December 25th, 2016 and January 1st, 2017.

Christmas Holiday

  • December 23rd, 2016 : Market operates as usual
  • December 25th, 2016 : Market reopen at 23:00 GMT
  • December 26th, 2016 : Market close at 06:30 GMT and reopen at 18:00 GMT
  • December 27th, 2016 : Market operates as usual

New Year Holiday

  • January 30th, 2016 : Market operates as usual
  • January 2nd, 2017 : Market reopen at 07:00 GMT

The spreads may widen during these periods due to lack of liquidity and FXOptimax may reduce the leverage when necessary. Please monitor your trades carefully prior to these adjustment.

Please feel free to contact our Live Chat Support or email us at [email protected] if you need further information.

FXOptimax would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year!



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.



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)