Margin Requirement to be increased due to Japanese General Election on October 22nd

October 18, 2017

FxPro Trading Conditions During the 2017 Japanese General Election.

Margin Requirement to be increased due to Japanese General Election on October 22nd

Please note the change of trading conditions that will be applied by FXPro due to the upcoming Japanese General Election on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

The event is expected to cause high volatility in financial markets and affect market liquidity availability.

Please find the below for the details of changes.

Affected Instrument Margin Requirements changed to:
ALL JPY cross pairs 1%(1:100 leverage)
Spot Metals 1%(1:100 leverage)
Indices (Spot & Futures) 2%(1:50 leverage)

The above changes will be applied to all traders’ accounts from Friday, October 20, 2017, at 18:00 (GMT+3) until further notice.

*The changes will affect both new and existing positions.
*Wider spreads may be observed across several instruments.

You are strongly recommended to monitor market conditions closely and keep yourself updated with FXPro’s news for any further updates.

In light of the upcoming event and its impact to markets, FXPro has the right and may take the necessary actions such as below.

  • Allow fixed spreads to float to reflect underlying market conditions.
  • Refuse the opening of new positions and enable “Close Only” functionality.
  • Make additional changes to the trading conditions in the days prior to and after the Japanese General Election.

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