Raising margin requirements for metals instruments

Exness IB

Active Trader
Apr 11, 2013
We would like to inform you that, beginning 6/20/13, at EXNESS the margin requirements for all forex account types will double for metals instruments, i.e. for pairs that include gold and silver (XAU and XAG).

The following table shows an example of the upcoming change to margin requirements for Mini accounts using the XAUUSDm instrument:

Instrument Current margin requirement Margin requirement beginning 6/20/13
1:2000 1:1000 1:100 1:2000 1:1000 1:100
XAUUSDm 0.05% 0.1% 1% 0.1% 0.2% 2%
You will be able to learn more about the new margin requirement values for the indicated instruments in the Contract specifications section of the company's official website.

Please bear these changes in mind when developing and applying your trading strategies.

07 Jun 2013