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New margin requirements for professional customers

03.10.2018

Dear customers,

BenchMark Finance has made various of changes in margin requirements for forex, indices, stocks and cryptocurrencies for all professional customers. All professional customers with accounts under 10 000 currency units could apply for a higher leverage from 1:400 (margin from 25%).

You could activate higher leverage via clients area on our web site in section “My profile” → "Change leverage".

The changes in margin requirements are as follows:

  1. Forex: All major currency pairs are traded at leverage 1:200 (0.5% margin). For accounts under 10 000 currency units BenchMark offers leverage 1:400 (0.25% margin). Full trading conditions for forex you could find here.
  2. Gold and silver: The margin level for gold and silver for accounts with leverage 1:200 will decrease to 1% in comparison to 1.5% at the moment. In addition, for accounts with leverage 1:400 the margin requirements for trading gold and silver will be changed to 0.5%. Full trading conditions for gold and silver you could find here.
  3. Oil and gas: Margin requirements for trading oil and gas for accounts with leverage 1:400 will be changed to 1%. Full trading conditions for oil and gas you could find here.
  4. Indices: Margin requirements for indices S&P500, US30, NAS100, GER30 and JPN225 for accounts with leverage 1:200 will decrease to 1%, in comparison to 1.5% at the moment. In addition, for accounts with leverage 1:400 the margin requirements for trading S&P500, US30, NAS100, GER30 and JPN225 will be 0.5%. Full trading conditions for indices you could find here.
  5. Cryptocurrencies: Margin requirements for all cryptocurrencies offered in MT5 will decrease from 20% to 10%. Full trading conditions for cryptocurrencies you could find here.

If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

BenchMark