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FXCM Markets will only conduct business with a client for whom it considers such business to be appropriate and in assessing appropriateness, will rely on the information provided by the client in his/her/their application form. For this reason, it is essential that you immediately advise us in writing if there is subsequently an adverse change in the information you have provided.
Notice: This product summary should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Business. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this guide, this information is subject to change, often without notice, and therefore is for guidance only. If you ever have any questions please contact FXCM directly.
Risk Warning: Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high risk to your capital. You may win or lose many times your original stake. Only trade with money you can afford to lose. Make sure you fully understand the risks involved and take advice if necessary. Foreign exchange trading may not be suitable for all customers.
FXCM offers many different platforms to suit your trading needs. FXCM recommends our Flagship Trading Station platform for most traders.
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|Forex Leverage||Up to 400:1||100:1|
|Equity Range||$0 – $20,000||$20,000 – Unlimited|
|CFD Leverage: Indices & Commodities||200:1||200:1|
|CFD Leverage: Shares||10:1||10:1|
|Spreads||All Inclusive||All Inclusive|
|Execution||Dealing Desk*||No Dealing Desk|
|Restrictions||Price arbitrage strategies are prohibited.|
*FXCM reserves the right to transfer a client from Dealing Desk to No Dealing Desk in its absolute discretion.
Leverage Tiers: Standard Accounts default to dealing desk execution on 400:1 leverage. Premium accounts default to No Dealing Desk execution on 100:1 leverage. Accounts with equity that surpasses 10,000 may be switched to 200:1 leverage. Accounts with equity that surpasses 20,000 may be switched to 100:1 leverage. FXCM may take steps to mitigate its risk arising from market making more effectively by, at our sole discretion and at any time and without previous consent, transferring your underlying account to our NDD execution offering.