• Margin Increase – September 10

    Please see the table below for the margin increases on some Commodity instruments that will come into effect from Thursday 10th September. Please be aware that the increased margin rates will be applied to any existing open position, as well as to any new position opened. Please ensure you have sufficient funds for margin in your account to sustain your positions once the margin increase is applied. Learn more about Commodity Trading Conditions. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our customer support team.

What are Fractional Pips

FXCM receives prices that are quoted in fractional pips, which can mean more precise quotes and lower transaction costs.

FXCM receives prices that are quoted in fractional pips. Fractional pip pricing includes an extra decimal place in the quote, which means the quotes are more precise. For example, the GBP/USD is typically quoted to the fourth decimal place. With fractional pip pricing, the GBP/USD is quoted to the fifth decimal place. With FXCM's fractional pip pricing, a price change from 1.58634 to 1.58645 would be 1.1 pips. The more precise quotes allow FXCM to provide you with the best available pricing to it. And for traders, the more precise pricing can mean lower transaction costs.


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