Tag: margin

November 30, 2016 BY admin

Admiral Markets reduces leverage ahead of Italian constitutional referendum

Here we go again with European geopolitical risk...roughly 6 months after the surprising "Brexit" vote, Italians are ready to make their voices heard regarding their politics. As such, brokerages are beginning to adjust trading conditions for the event. EU and FCA regulated broker Admiral Markets announced margin requirement updates as market uncertainty is increasing around…

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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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June 24, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Darwinex reports no issues thru Brexit vote, to keep margin requirements for now

Darwinex, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated FX asset manager and brokerage today was glad to inform clients that its safety measures worked as planned: and...it's business as usual at Darwinex after the EU referendum. The company stated that increased margin requirements will remain in place until the dust settles, which could take a few more days for…

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June 09, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Admiral Markets hikes margin requirements 5x for trading around Brexit vote

Today globally regulated brokerage firm Admiral Markets announced they will issue temporary changes in its trading terms regarding GBP currency pairs and FTSE100 instruments, lasting from the session opening Monday, 20 June until 12:00 pm EET, 27 June. Margin requirements for all currency pairs with the pound sterling (GBP) and FTSE100 index CFD will increase by five times…

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April 25, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Saxo Bank introduces 'FX Tiered Margining'

Saxo Bank today announced it will be reducing margin requirements across its FX trading offering of FX Spot, FX Forwards and FX Options. With margin rates starting as low as 1%, you can now trade major FX currency pairs with up to 100:1 leverage, and its new simple FX Tiered Margin structure makes margin requirements clear on every…

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January 12, 2016 BY Mike Fox

TriOptima launches triResolve Margin, an automated end-to-end margin processing solution

TriOptima, the post trade infrastructure solution from ICAP plc (LON:IAP), announced today the launch of its latest post trade service, triResolve Margin, a web-based, end-to-end margin processing solution delivered in collaboration with AcadiaSoft. triResolve Margin assists market participants in meeting the challenges posed by the new regulatory requirements for margining uncleared OTC derivatives by automating the…

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