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Margin Requirements

Margin is the amount of funds required in order to trade. The amount of margin required depends on position size, the market price of the currency pair, and the leverage of your account.
For example, if your account balance is $20,000, your leverage is set to 1:1 and you want to initiate a position of 0.1 standard lots (or 10,000 units of currency) at EUR/USD at a market price of 1.45000 then minimum margin requirement would be the amount of $14,500.00.
In the above example the minimum margin requirement is calculated by converting 10,000 Euros into 14,500 US Dollars.
Using the same example, but with a leverage setting of 1:100, the minimum margin requirement would be $145.00.
The formula to calculate minimum margin requirement is:
Minimum Margin Required = (Position Size multiplied by the Current Price) divided by Leverage

For example

Position Size = 1 standard lot of EUR/USD (100,000 units)
EUR/USD = 1.45000
Leverage = 50:1
Minimum Margin Required =100,000*1.45000/50 = 2,900 USD


Margin Call

A Margin Call is an alert generated by your trading platform when your account value (Equity) is equal to or less than a certain percentage of the Minimum Margin Requirement.

Please note that Fidelis does not provide a margin call warning. Margin calls are triggered when your account equity has dipped below a certain percentage of required margin to support your open positions. This occurs when your floating losses reduce your account equity to a level that is less than your margin requirement. We advise all clients and traders to strictly adhere to margin requirements when trading. Minimum Margin Requirements on Open Positions must be maintained by the customer at all times. Any or all open positions are subject to liquidation by Fidelis should be Minimum Margin Requirement fail to be maintained. Margin requirements may change at any time. Fidelis will do its best to inform the client about any projected changes by email and via the trading platform’s message system at least a week before changes go into effect.

Fidelis Trading platforms issue a margin call at 100% level. This means Margin Call will trigger when account value (Equity) is equal to 100% of required margin to support all open positions.

Stopout Level

Stopout is the level at which Fidelis trading platform automatically closes one or more open position to safeguard the client and the company’s interest. This will occur if your account value are equal to or less than a certain percentage of the Minimum Margin Requirement.

Fidelis will liquidate a part or all of an Open Position in a customer’s account 50% level. This means Stopout will occur when account value (Equity) is equal to or less than 50% of required margin to support all open positions. Positions will be closed based on the best execution prices available at the time to Fidelis.

Cash Indices Trading Conditions

SymbolDescriptionMT4 Lot SizeMinimum Price FluctuationValue of Minimum Price FluctuationMIN/MAX Trade SizeMargin Required Per LotLimit/Stop Order DistanceValue Minimum of Trade
DAXcashGerman DAX 30 Cash Index10 contracts0.10€ 10.10/50€200051 contract
IBEXcashSpanish IBEX 35 Cash Index10 contracts0.10€ 10.10/50€300051 contract
ASX200cashAustralian 200 Cash Index10 contracts0.10$10.10/50$100051 contract
CAC40cashFrance CAC 40 Cash Index10 contracts0.10€ 10.10/50€100051 contract
NIKKEIcashJapan NIKKEI 225 Cash Index1 contracts1¥ 1001/50$200051 contract
NASDAQcashUS NASDAQ 100 Cash Index10 contracts0.10$ 10.10/50$50051 contract
SP500cashUS S&P 500 Cash Index10 contracts0.10$100.10/50$220051 contract
FTSEcashUK FTSE 100 Cash Index10 contracts0.10£ 10.10/50£200051 contract
EUSTX50cashEUROSTOXX 50 Cash Index10 contracts0.10€ 10.10/50€100051 contract
DJ30cashUS DJIA 30 Cash Index100 contracts1$ 100.10/50$2000510 contracts

CFD Commodity Trading Conditions

SymbolDescriptionMT4 Lot SizeMinimum Price FluctuationValue of Minimum Price Fluctuation per LotMIN/MAX Trade SizeMargin Required Per LotLimit/Stop Order DistanceValue of 1 Lot
USOILCrude Oil (WTI)1000.01$ 100.01/100150051000 Barrels
UKOILCrude Oil (Brent)1000.01$ 100.01/100150051000 Barrels
NGASNatural Gas (Henry Hub)1000.001$ 100.01/11500510000 Thermal Units

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