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Trading Terms and Conditions

AMarkets offers four types of trading accounts. Each account is designed to provide different types of traders with necessary tools and instruments to achieve their trading goals.
Classic account type offers you fixed spread, Swap-Free Customization and much more.
NDD Pro Account is designed for professionals dealing to support their advanced technology and transactions to maintain competitiveness in the financial markets.
Bitcoin Direct Classic ECN Institutional
  • * Exception is for exotic currency pairs and CFD. All currency pairs on Direct account can be switch to Market Execution per client’s request.
  • ** Swap option can be cancelled in your personal cabinet (for Gold and Platinum accounts only). Pay attention that you can’t open hedging positions on Swap-Free accounts.
  • *** EET – Eastern European Time (GMT+2 Winter, GMT+3 Summer)
  • **** MBT – the minimum possible amount of bitcoin. All values for Bitcoin-based accounts in MetaTrader 4 (including account balance, profit, etc) are indicated in MBT (milibitcoin). 1 MBT = 0.001 BTC.
  • xStation Margin Requirement
  • Full Instruments List for xStation
Symbol Classic Direct ECN
  • Classic account type has fix spreads.
  • Direct and ECN account types have floating spreads.
  • For Direct and ECN account types, spreads can be increased at market opening/closing and during abnormal market conditions.
Symbol Long position (in pips) Short position (in pips)
  • Swap points are deducted/accrued in USD

  • Complete specifications of trading instruments in the xStation platform.
  • CFD FAQs
  • Asset price – selling quotes (Bid) at the time of page refresh.
  • Level of setting orders (Stop & Limit) – Price corridor (in points) from the current market prices, within which Stop Loss, Take Profit and pending orders cannot be placed. In the specifications of instruments, Stop & Limit level is indicated as 5;3, which means 5 for Classic and 3 for Direct, and this one number applies to all accounts.
  • At night or at the time of publication of important economic news, Stop & Limit levels may be increased.
  • Symbol – conventional designation of financial instruments in trading platforms.
  • Size of 1 lot – number (physical size) of underlying assets in a contract for 1 lot.
  • Margin – minimum margin amount required for opening and sustaining positions, in USD. Margin depends on the account’s set leverage ( the margin indicated in the specifications, based on a maximum leverage of 1:500).
  • Point cost – floating profit/loss per one point of price change, in USD per lot.
  • Commission- money written off once from the client’s account upon opening positions on some financial instruments. On the ECN account, commission is $5 from 1 lot for Forex instruments and Metals. For Indices,commission is $10 from 1 lot; for Commodities and Bonds, it is dependent on the account types.
  • For Instruments CHFPLN, CHFHUF, EURTRY, USDTRY, EURNOK, and USDNOK, maximum leverage is up to 1:100 (margin percentage – 5).
  • For Instruments EURSEK, and USDSEK, maximum leverage is up to 1:25 ( margin percentage – 20).
  • For instruments USDRUB, and EURRUB, maximum leverage is up to 1:50 (margin percentage – 10).
  • For instrument RUS50, maximum leverage is up to 1:25 (margin percentage – 4).
  • For Instruments Indices, Commodities, and Bonds, maximum leverage is up to 1:100 (margin percentage – 1).
  • For instruments XAUUSD and XAGUSD, the set and fixed leverage is 1:100.
  • Formula for calculating margin for Forex: volume of lots *contract size/account’s leverage*margin percentage.
  • Formula for calculating margin for Indices, Commodities, Bonds, Metals, Cryptopairs: volume of lots*contract size*price of asset*margin percentage/100.
  • Terminal server time (Eastern European Time: winter – GMT + 2 , summer – GMT +3 ).
  • Indices, Commodities, Bonds (CFD), and instruments with market execution have floating spread.
  • Full Instruments List for xStation
  • *Financial instruments are quoted in the “Сlose only” mode.
  • Instruments such as Equity CFDs and Equity CFDs ETFs are subject to a commission fee on the cost of the transaction. Commission tiers are indicated in the specification chart. The amount of the commission depends on the price of the asset at the time of the transaction.
  • CFDs Indices and Commodities are subject to a fixed commission 10$ per 1 lot.
  • Forex instruments on accounts ECN are subject to a fee of $5 per lot.
  • The minimum value of the price fluctuation of a financial instrument equals to the value of one point.
  • One Lot is a payment unit for all quoted financial instruments.
  • Trading services are available from Sunday 11 p.m. CET / CEST through Friday 10 p.m. CET /CEST. Trading of certain instruments outside this period may not be possible.
  • The underlying instruments among the ones quoted by the company are stock indices, or futures contracts on indices, that represent the so-called OTC (over-the-counter) instruments. The OTC instruments display the actual value of the stock market indices, or futures contracts for indices. However, the real price of the purchase or sale of the financial instruments in some cases may slightly differ from the value of stock exchange indices, or futures contracts for indices, that are quoted on organized markets.
  • The expiration dates of the delivery of futures contracts constitute basis for price adjustments of financial instruments. They are available in the expiration reference chart on the website.
  • The prices are quoted with floating spread and reflect current market situation. The spreads may be increased at the beginning and at the end of the trading session, as well as with the release of important news and / or economic data.
  • The minimum trade size for the instruments such as Forex, Indices, and Commodities is 0.01 of the lot. The minimum order step in lots is 0.01. For instruments such as Equity CFDs and Equity CFD ETFs, the minimum value of the order as well as the minimum order step equal to 1. The figures given above are for informational purposes only and are subject to change in the event of a strong volatility or limited liquidity.
  • The swap rates for Equities CFDs and ETFs are calculated as follows:
  • Long positions = 1 month LIBOR (USD/EUR/GBP) + 2,5 pp
    Short positions = 2,5 pp – 1 month LIBOR (USD/EUR/GBP.
  • Swap points rates for the financial instruments such as Forex, Indices, and Commodities are available in the Trading section of the AMarkets website, under the Trading Terms, as well as on the xStation trading platform.
Symbol January February March April May June July August September October November December
USA30 9 8 7 7
USA100 9 8 7 7
USA500 9 8 7 7
US2000 9 8 7 7
UK100 16 15 14 14
GER30 16 15 14 14
EU50 16 15 14 14
FRA40 19 16 16 20 18 15 20 17 14 19 16 14
SPA35 19 16 16 20 18 15 20 17 14 19 16 14
ITA40 16 15 14 14
SUI30 16 15 14 14
W20 16 13 14 14
NED25 19 16 16 20 18 15 20 17 14 19 16 14
POR20 16 15 14 14
RUS50 9 8 7 7
HUNCOMP 14
JPN225 7 6 5 5
HKO43 24 28 28 25 23 27 25 22 26 24 21 27
CHNCOMP 24 28 28 25 23 27 25 22 26 24 21 27
KOSP200 7 4 12 12
INDIA50 24 21 21 26 24 28 26 23 27 25 22 28
AUS200 15 14 20 20
MEXCOMP 15 14 14 13
BRACOMP 14 11 13 15 17 12
NGAS 19 16 23 20 18 21 19 22 20 19 21 20
UKOIL 24 21 23 20 24 22 20 23 21 19 21 20
USOIL 12 14 14 12 16 13 12 15 13 11 14 12
SOYBEAN 9 6 22 19 7
WHEAT 9 6 8 9 9
CORN 9 6 8 9
COFFEE 9 6 8 9 9
COTTONS 9 6 8 9
COCOA 2 4 1 3 2
SUGARS 9 6 8 7
TNOTE 23 25 29 21
BUND10Y 2 1 31 5
SCHATZ2Y 2 1 31 5
VOLX 5 2 7 6 9 7 6 9 12 12 7 12
EMISS 7
  • MT4 – an open position on the planned date of expiry will be closed at a price of purchase / sale after the end of the trading session. Pending orders will be removed.
  • xStation – clients who have open positions through rollover date will be credited or debited with proper swap points amounts. Change of position value connected with base change will be corrected by swap points equal to base value. Clients with limit and stop orders close to current price are kindly requested to adjust their position to changes in base value. Otherwise stop and limit orders will be executed according to standard procedure. Current information on the swap points is published in the news on Amarkets website.
  • Expiration Dates are for informational purposes only and might be changed.