With few exceptions indicated in the table below, margin requirements for CFD are same as for forex.
The minimum margin required to open a position depends on the desired leverage, instrument and current market prices.
Currently CFD trading is available upon request for regular LIVE self trading accounts only.
Maximum exposure per single stock CFD is 100'000 USD or equivalent in other currencies. Clients may request to increase maximum exposure to 250'000 USD, in this case leverage will be reduced to 1:2 from default setting of 1:10. Clients may request to increase leverage to 1:20. In this case maximum exposure per CFD will be 50'000 USD. Over-the-weekend leverage reduction rules do not apply to single stock CFDs.
Maximum net exposure of each currency pair is limited to a position of 15 million of primary currency with an exception for USD/HUF, EUR/HUF, USD/CZK, EUR/CZK, USD/RON, USD/ILS, USD/THB which max exposure is limited by 1 million of primary currency. For precious metals and CFDs maximum net exposure is specified in the table below.
Clients may request to wave/increase the maximum exposure limit. In this case the account leverage will be reduced to 1:20 (1:10 over-the-weekend).
The exposure limits come into effect as of 09-Sep-2016.