Margin requirements for Crypto are provided below:
|BTC/USD||Bitcoin vs US Dollar||33%||1:3|
Attention: ECN accounts with the leverage 1:300 and minimum equity level 20 EUR are available with Dukascopy Europe. (Read more)
The minimum margin required to open a position depends on the desired leverage, instrument and current market prices.
* The minimum margin requirements will differ if the initial leverage is changed
** See section "Over-the-weekend leverage" for additional information
*** If equity for the self trade account is less than CHF 20 or equivalent in foreign currency, the account may be blocked by Dukascopy Bank.
Attention: Currently CFDs on cryptocurrencies trading is available for regular self trading accounts only.
Maximum net exposure of each currency pair on one trading account is limited to a position of 25 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:
|Instrument||Maximum exposure in contracts (for CFDs) /
Oz (for precious metals) / USD(for crypto)
|BTC/USD||30 000 USD equivalent|
Clients may request to wave/increase the maximum exposure limit for particular instruments with high leverage.
In this case the account leverage will be reduced to 1:20 (1:10 over-the-weekend).