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The hours for each CFD are determined by FXCM's Trading Desk based on the schedule for trading on the exchange for the underlying market, commodity, or asset. A CFD can only be traded during its designated trading time Please refer…

CFD prices are derived from the underlying index or spot product. For FXCM Index CFD products, the quoted price is based on the relevant futures price minus a commonly used Fair Value. For Commodity CFD products, the price is based…

Yes, margin requirements can periodically change to account for changes in market volatility and currency exchange rates. Any margin changes will be shown in the MMR column in the Simple Dealing Rates window of the Trading Station. Please be advised…

CFDs currently trade in Australia, the United Kingdom, throughout the Euro Zone, Japan, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, New Zealand, and other countries. FXCM is regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

At FXCM, the financing cost for your CFD trade is referred to as ‘rollover.' This is the interest paid for holding a position past 5 PM EST and is based on the size of the position. The formula for financing…

Due to the global nature of CFDs, traders should be aware of special holiday trading hours observed in each market. FXCM has provided a monthly calendar below listing special trading hours during holidays for major markets. Please note that holiday…