Tag: margin requirement

November 02, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Blackwell Global hikes margin requirements by 2x, 3x for Presidential Election

It was just announced today that UK-FCA regulated FX brokerage Blackwell Global in light of the 58th quadrennial United States presidential election being held on Tuesday, 8 November, 2016, Blackwell Global will increase the margins on selected instruments from Sunday, 6 November 2016, 9:00pm (GMT). The firm's Cyprus regulated office had announced the same margin adjustments…

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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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