Polygon (Matic) (MATIC/USD)
Cryptocurrencies are not available for Retail Clients.
The MATIC cryptocurrency powers Polygon, an open source framework and a protocol for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks. Polygon effectively transforms Ethereum into a full-fledged multi-chain system (aka Internet of Blockchains). This multi-chain system is akin to other ones such as Polkadot, Cosmos, Avalanche etc.
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MATIC/USD has variable spreads that will widen and narrow subject to market conditions.
Min/Max Contract Size
Contracts are only available in multiples of 10.
The Minimum number of contracts per click (trade) for MATIC/USD is 10.
The Maximum number of contracts per click (trade) for MATIC/USD is 10,000.
Minimum Pip Cost (Value)
MATIC/USD has a minimum value of 0.01 USD per point (Your per point value may be different if your account is denominated in a different currency. Please refer to the Simple Dealing Rates Window in Trading Station for this value).
The pip/point location is shown below. Each 0.01 price movement on MATIC/USD is 1 pip/point.
Number of FXCM Contracts to one Matic.
1 FXCM MATIC/USD contract is currently equivalent to one Matic.
MATIC/USD Margin Requirements are updated shortly after market open (Sunday 18:00 ET) and then between 17:00 ET to 18:00 ET daily.
MATIC/USD is leveraged at 2:1 and the new margin requirement will be the equivalent of half of the notional value of 1 contract at 5pm EST.
For E.G if the MATIC/USD rate is 2.0000 between 17:00 ET to 18:00 ET daily, the Margin Requirement for 10 contracts will be updated to $10.00 USD
MATIC/USD is a volatile instrument and in the event that there is a significant intraday market move, margin requirements may be updated intraday
MATIC/USD does have an overnight funding charge (Displayed as Rollover in the Trading Station Platform).
The current overnight funding rate is 0% (annually) for short positions and -25% (annually) for long positions and is 3x on Fridays.
FXCM allows long and short trading on all our trading catalog.
However due to the high volatility and low liquidity when trading crypto currencies, there may be instances where new positions are unable to be opened on MATIC/USD.
During any period in which MATIC/USD has a trading restriction applied, any market orders or triggered pending entry orders will be rejected and deleted.
Pop ups will appear on your screen informing of the reason for the rejection.
Any restrictions are temporary and will only impact your ability to enter trades.
You will still be able to close open positions.
MATIC/USD does not have a minimum stop distance
Stops and Limits are currently only able to be set at 50% of the rate.
MATIC/USD is not available on MT4 accounts