Possible Changes In Marginal Requirements Due To The Upcoming Parliamentary Elections In UK

Dear clients,

We would like to inform you that parliamentary elections in UK will be held June 8, 2017. The upcoming event can provoke a sharp increase of volatility on financial markets and lead to the increased trading risks as a consequence.

In order to provide additional protection measures of customer funds in AMarkets, margin requirements might be increased on below instruments:

  • Currency pairs with the British pound: up to 1% (maximum leverage up to 1: 100).
  • UK100: up to 3% (maximum leverage up to 1:33).

This change will affect current open positionsand the new ones. All changes one will be applied between the 8th and 9th of June, 2017

The change applies to all types of accounts in xStation, RoboX and MetaTrader4 platforms. Due to possible low liquidity, the Stop/Limit levels and spreads may be changed also. A few instruments can be switched to the «Close only» mode. Please consider this information when planning transactions.