CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. The vast majority of retail client accounts lose money when trading in CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Fortrade News and Updates

This page provides service-related news and updates such as new version releases, security updates, regulation news, holiday trading schedules, and updates to the trading conditions.

 

10/May/2021 – Leverage update

Effective Wednesday, 12 May 2021, the following currency pair CFDs leverages will be reduced by the values listed below.
These changes only affect clients trading under FCA, CySEC and ASIC regulations.

 

SymbolCurrent leverageNew leverage
EURDKK1:201:10
EURHUF1:201:10
EURILS1:201:10
EURNOK1:201:10
EURPLN1:201:10
EURSEK1:201:10
EURZAR1:201:10
GBPSGD1:201:10
USDCNH1:201:10
USDDKK1:201:10
USDHUF1:201:10
USDILS1:201:10
USDMXN1:201:10
USDNOK1:201:10
USDPLN1:201:10
USDRUB1:201:10
USDSEK1:201:10
USDSGD1:201:10
USDZAR1:201:10
5y Notes1:201:10
10y Notes1:201:10
  • Please note: The above leverages may be subject to change.
  • Notifications will be issued regarding any such changes.

 

10/May/2021 – Leverage update

Effective Wednesday, 12 May 2021, the following currency pair CFDs leverages will be reduced by the values listed below.

These changes only affect clients trading under NBRB regulation.

 

SymbolCurrent leverageNew leverage
EURDKK1:251:50
EURHUF1:251:50
EURILS1:251:50
EURNOK1:251:50
EURPLN1:251:50
EURSEK1:251:50
EURZAR1:251:50
GBPSGD1:251:50
USDCNH1:251:50
USDDKK1:251:50
USDHUF1:251:50
USDILS1:251:50
USDMXN1:251:50
USDNOK1:251:50
USDPLN1:251:50
USDRUB1:251:50
USDSEK1:251:50
USDSGD1:251:50
USDZAR1:251:50
#LINDE1:101:05
#VRX1:101:05
  • Please note: The above leverages may be subject to change.
  • Notifications will be issued regarding any such changes.

 

12/12/2018 – Swap-Free policy

Please note – effective immediately: Based on the Swap-Free policy, Fortrade will charge commissions for all stocks (US+OTHER STOCKS).

The charge will be made every Thursday for swap-free clients only.

Swap-free client commissions:

  • 9% annual for long positions
  • 8% annual for short positions

24/10/2018 – Wider Spreads

Effective immediately, the following currency pair CFDs spreads have been widened from 00.20 to 01.00. The spread on GBPUSD has also been increased to 6 pips.

 

SymbolRegular spreadNight spread
GBPCHF70200
USDCHF40100
EURJPY4080
GBPJPY70100
EURCHF40100
USDCAD4080
CHFJPY5080
EURGBP3060
EURGBP4060
  • Please note: The above spreads may be subject to change. Notifications will be issued regarding any such changes.
  • The above times may be subject to change.

 

23/05/2018 – Turkish FX Spreads

Effective immediately, the following currency pair CFDs spreads have been widened due to increased volatility and potential price gaps that reflect a risk for both the client and Fortrade.

Currency PairSpread
USD/TRY20 PIPS
EUR/TRY25 PIPS
GBP/TRY50 PIPS
  • Please note: The above spreads may be subject to change. Notifications will be issued regarding any such changes.
  • Your Capital is at Risk.

25/05/2018 – HOLIDAY TRADING SCHEDULE

Be aware of the following holiday trading schedule for:

  • 28 May – Memorial Day (US)
  • 28 May – Late Bank Holiday (UK)

(All times are GMT+0)

Instrument28/05/201829/05/2018
ALL FOREX RegularRegular
Indices
USA 500EARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
USA 100EARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
USA 30EARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
USA 2000EARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
DOLLAR INDEXEARLY CLOSE:  16:59Regular
Germany 30RegularRegular
UK 100ClosedRegular
France 40RegularRegular
Spain 35RegularRegular
China 50RegularRegular
Japan 225RegularRegular
Europe 50RegularRegular
Netherlands 25RegularRegular
Swiss 20RegularRegular
Italy 40RegularRegular
Hong Kong 50RegularRegular
Australia 200RegularRegular
Energy
Crude oilEARLY CLOSE:  16:59Regular
Brent OilEARLY CLOSE:  17:29Regular
Natural GasEARLY CLOSE:  16:59Regular
Heating oilEARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
GasolineEARLY CLOSE:  16:59Regular
Commodities
CornClosedRegular
SoybeansClosedRegular
WheatClosedRegular
SugarClosedRegular
Cotton No.2ClosedRegular
Metals
GoldEARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
SilverEARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
CopperEARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
PlatinumEARLY CLOSE:  16:59Regular
PalladiumEARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
Bonds
BondsEARLY CLOSE: 16:59Regular
Equities
Equities US (Stocks & ETF )ClosedRegular
Equities UK (Stocks & ETF )ClosedRegular

 

  • Please note: In case of low liquidity in a specific instrument, Fortrade may widen the spreads or even close the instrument for trading. Notifications will be issued regarding any such changes to the trading schedule.
  • The above times may be subject to change.
  • Your Capital is at Risk.

 

10/05/2018 – Renaming Indices

Please note the following indices names will be changed this Sunday, 13.05.2018, on all trading platforms:

 

Old NameMT4 nameSemi Pro/Website Name
DJ30USA30USA 30
DJ30-mUSA30-mUSA 30 Mini
DJ30fUSA30fUSA 30
NASDAQ100USA100USA-Tech 100
NASDAQ100-mUSA100-mUSA-Tech 100 Mini
NASDAQ100fUSA100fUSA-Tech 100
S&P500USA500USA 500
S&P500-mUSA500-mUSA 500 Mini
S&P500fUSA500fUSA 500
RUSS2000USA2000USA 2000
CAC40FRA40France 40
CAC40-mFRA40-mFrance 40 Mini
CAC40fFRA40fFrance 40
DAX30GER30Germany 30
DAX30-mGER30-mGermany 30 Mini
DAX30fGER30fGermany 30
FTSE100UK100UK 100
FTSE100-mUK100-mUK 100 Mini
FTSE100fUK100fUK 100
DJ_EUR50EUR50Europe 50
FTSEMIB40ITA40Italy 40
WIG20POL20Poland 20
AEX25AMS25Amsterdam 25
SMISWI20Swiss 20
IBEX35SPA35Spain 35
IBEX35fSPA35fSpain 35
ASX200AUS200Australia 200
NIKKEI225JPN225Japan 225
HSIHK50Hong Kong 50
CNA50CHINA050China 50

 

  • All current and future open positions on the above instruments will show the new name as of Sunday 13.05.2018. There will be no other change to any open positions or pending orders and your P&L will not be affected.
  • The old instruments names will not be available for trading and will not appear in the platforms nor our websites as of 13.05.2018
  • This will not affect your previous transaction history. All closed positions prior to 13.05.2018 will show the old name.

 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at: Email: [email protected]

Your capital is at risk.