is available funds on balance for new order opening and support throughout Forex trading process.
It's forbidden to close orders which will cause increasing the net position or net margin two hours before instrument break and market close on Friday. During this period, new positions can be opened with decreased leverage – 1:100 for Forex and 1:40 for Commodities. Example: 2 open orders – sell and buy for EURUSD instrument with same volume, in this case net position is equal 0. Partial or full close on one of these orders will lead to increasing net positions.
It’s forbidden to close orders which will cause increasing the net position or net margin one hour before publication of important news (marked in our economic calendar as “!!!”), which is expected to increase market volatility. During this period, new positions can be opened with decreased leverage – 1:100 for Forex and 1:40 for Commodities.
Locked (hedged) margin
Margin for the opening and maintenance of two opposite (locked) positions on the same instrument. Margin of opening and maintaining two locked positions is equal to zero.
is a function which will deny the locked position closure in case it leads to the margin decrease. In such case you will receive message «Not enough margin». Then such orders can be closed by function “Multiply close by”.
If Lock Protection is triggered by Stop Loss or Take Profit, then this closure also will be denied and Stop Loss or Take Profit will be set to zero.
Margin call level
the level of required margin, warning level. Margin call level on weekends and holidays rises to a value of 100% for accounts with leverage 1:100 and 500% for accounts with higher leverage. The broker has the rights to prohibit the opening / closing of the Forex orders and lowering the Margin to the Margin call level one or two hours before closing the market, as well as open hedging positions.
Stop Out level
is required margin level. If equity has reached this level, orders are closed forcibly until the margin level is up to the minimum. Please note that our company uses Stop Out level to decrease own risks of clients going to a negative balance. Stop Out level should not be used by clients as a part of risk management strategy – stop loss orders must be used instead.
Please note that all pending orders will be cancelled after reaching StopOut/Credit StopOut level, if the trading account is on MarketPlace.
is a criterion of gap activation (if the price gap is equal or greater than 1 spread for a given instrument, the gap mode is engaged). It’s used for automatically order’s executing by the dealer (both Stop Loss & Take Profit execute at the gap price). Activation proceeds on second tick after Gap Mode will be disabled.
does not apply to trading accounts where orders are executed on our own aggregator MarketPlace, therefore pending orders will be executed, including Take Profit and Stop Loss, by market price, so slippage can even be 1 pip.
Market and pending orders including Stop Loss and Take Profit, might be not executed if the price has not been confirmed by the liquidity provider.
If pending order placed with Take Profit or/and Stop Loss and market price jumped over the order price and price of Take Profit/Stop Loss in gap level, this order will be opened by gap price and after that closed by market price with commentary [closed/gap]. Final result of this order will be negative with one spread.