Tag: US election

November 04, 2016 BY admin

RoboForex issues election volatility warning but leaves leverage in place

With the U.S. Presidential Election only 5 days away now, many brokers have been reporting reduction in leverage and increase in margin requirements to guard against any dry up of liquidity or sudden price shocks should markets get a little crazy. CySEC/IFSC regulated RoboForex has taken a different approach. Today the FX broker only 'warned'…

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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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October 28, 2016 BY admin

Dukascopy announces reduction of leverage on US Election Day

It was just announced that Swiss based FINMA regulated FX broker Dukascopy due to the risks of high volatility, low liquidity and significant price gaps on the presidential election day in the USA, will be taking the following measures: On Sunday 6 November, 22:00 GMT before the market opening, the leverage on USD/MXN will be lowered…

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