Margin Requirement to be increased due to US Presidential Election on MetaTrader4

October 26, 2016

US Presidential Election. Forex Leverage to be decreased by this event.

Margin Requirement to be increased due to US Presidential Election on MetaTrader4

Please note that due to US Presidential Election that will be held on November 8th in 2016, FXOpen is going to increase Margin Requirements on its MetaTrader4 trading platform.

Margin Requirement will be increased up to 5 times of each trading account’s normal level from November 3rd.

The increased Margin requirements will return back to their normal values with the market opening on November 14th.

The leverage change will affect all financial instruments on FXOpen’s MT4.

Financial Impact by US Election

The US Presidential Election is expected to have impact on Financial Markets. Not just the leverage, you may also experience changes in trading conditions such as:

  • high volatility
  • increased margin
  • low liquidity
  • wider spreads

You are recommended to take into account, that abnormally low liquidity and wide spreads increase the risk of slippage. You may take extra cautions to your positions during the period.

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