Dukascopy Bank reserves the right to customize the payout ratio, the maximum contract size and maximum exposure limits in function of each client, at its own discretion and without notice. Any change in the payout ratio applies to all binary option contracts opened after the change. There is no retroactive effect for the options which were already open at the time the payout percentage was changed. In case of pending orders, clients have the option to set conditions on the minimum acceptable payout ratio.
* Payout/Refund feature
Besides the standard base payout of 90% for regular binary options and 70% for Daily Stock Options and Pair Binaries that does not assume any refund in case of forecast failure (i.e. option expiring Out-oftheMoney) Dukascopy Bank offers clients an option to select between predefined sets Payout/Refund combinations that best correspond to their individual risk tolerance.
This means clients may select a lower-than-base payout ratio (lower than maximum) in exchange of a refund of part of the premium in case the contract expires with a loss.
The combination selected applies both to binary contracts opened immediately and to pending orders.
Dukascopy Bank may also adapt the payout ratio in function of groups of instruments at its own discretion. When the base payout ratio is modified, the change applies simultaneously to all instruments of this group.