Changes to margin requirements ahead of US Presidential Election 2016.11.03

November 03, 2016 18:02

Dear Trader,

In anticipation of increased volatility in the markets around the US Presidential Election commencing on Tuesday, 8 November 2016, MTrading will increase margin requirements.

Starting from one hour before market close (22:00 EET) on Friday, 4 November 2016, and until further notice the margin rates will be as follows:


  • Forex spot - 1% (Leverage 1:100);
  • Spot metals, cash indices - 2% (leverage 1:50).

We will be closely monitoring markets in order to lower margin requirements back to current levels as soon as market conditions allow.

Please be advised to monitor your positions and maintain sufficient account funds throughout the period.

Should you have any queries, please contact our Customer Support or your account manager.

Kind regards,

MTrading Team