Tag: chf spike

February 17, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Infographic: Anatomy of Swiss Franc crisis

CySEC regulated Orbex has released an infographic showing a timeline of the anatomy of the CHF shock of last month when the Swissy was depegged from the 1.20 Euro floor. The collapse of the EUR/CHF cap caused a massive appreciation spike in the Franc which disrupted the FX trading and investment industry looking towards the…

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February 03, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Gain Capital increases margin requirements on risky FX pairs

Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP), popular global FX brokerage, who emerged from the CHF spike crisis on strong footing has stated to company clients that the firm is going to decrease leverage on certain risky FX pairs thus increasing margin requirements required by depositing clients. The increase in margin requirements will rise to 10%-20%, with…

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