CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 84% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider 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. 81% 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.

22/Sep/2021 – EUR 2.1 billion capital increase for Deutsche Lufthansa AG

In an effort to strengthen its equity position, Deutsche Lufthansa AG is launching a capital increase worth 2.14 billion euros ($2.51 billion).

Between Wednesday, 22 September 2021 and Tuesday 05 October, just under 6 million new shares will be offered to shareholders, doubling the current number of shares, at a subscription price of EUR3.58 for each new share.

The price of compensation for clients with open positions with Lufthansa CFDs will be determined according to the rate of the difference between the opening price of on 22 September 2021 and the subscription price.

  • 22 September opening price: 6.10
  • Subscription price: 3.58
  • The difference is 6.10-3.58 = 2.52 euros

Each customer who held a long position should get back 2.52 euros per share.
On the other hand, each customer who held a short position should be charged 2.52 euros per share.

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.

 

Symbol Current leverage New leverage
EURDKK 1:20 1:10
EURHUF 1:20 1:10
EURILS 1:20 1:10
EURNOK 1:20 1:10
EURPLN 1:20 1:10
EURSEK 1:20 1:10
EURZAR 1:20 1:10
GBPSGD 1:20 1:10
USDCNH 1:20 1:10
USDDKK 1:20 1:10
USDHUF 1:20 1:10
USDILS 1:20 1:10
USDMXN 1:20 1:10
USDNOK 1:20 1:10
USDPLN 1:20 1:10
USDRUB 1:20 1:10
USDSEK 1:20 1:10
USDSGD 1:20 1:10
USDZAR 1:20 1:10
5y Notes 1:20 1:10
10y Notes 1:20 1:10
  • 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.

 

Symbol Current leverage New leverage
EURDKK 1:25 1:50
EURHUF 1:25 1:50
EURILS 1:25 1:50
EURNOK 1:25 1:50
EURPLN 1:25 1:50
EURSEK 1:25 1:50
EURZAR 1:25 1:50
GBPSGD 1:25 1:50
USDCNH 1:25 1:50
USDDKK 1:25 1:50
USDHUF 1:25 1:50
USDILS 1:25 1:50
USDMXN 1:25 1:50
USDNOK 1:25 1:50
USDPLN 1:25 1:50
USDRUB 1:25 1:50
USDSEK 1:25 1:50
USDSGD 1:25 1:50
USDZAR 1:25 1:50
#LINDE 1:10 1:05
#VRX 1:10 1:05
  • 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.

 

Symbol Regular spread Night spread
GBPCHF 70 200
USDCHF 40 100
EURJPY 40 80
GBPJPY 70 100
EURCHF 40 100
USDCAD 40 80
CHFJPY 50 80
EURGBP 30 60
EURGBP 40 60
  • 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 Pair Spread
USD/TRY 20 PIPS
EUR/TRY 25 PIPS
GBP/TRY 50 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)

Instrument 28/05/2018 29/05/2018
ALL FOREX Regular Regular
Indices
USA 500 EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
USA 100 EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
USA 30 EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
USA 2000 EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
DOLLAR INDEX EARLY CLOSE:  16:59 Regular
Germany 30 Regular Regular
UK 100 Closed Regular
France 40 Regular Regular
Spain 35 Regular Regular
China 50 Regular Regular
Japan 225 Regular Regular
Europe 50 Regular Regular
Netherlands 25 Regular Regular
Swiss 20 Regular Regular
Italy 40 Regular Regular
Hong Kong 50 Regular Regular
Australia 200 Regular Regular
Energy
Crude oil EARLY CLOSE:  16:59 Regular
Brent Oil EARLY CLOSE:  17:29 Regular
Natural Gas EARLY CLOSE:  16:59 Regular
Heating oil EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
Gasoline EARLY CLOSE:  16:59 Regular
Commodities
Corn Closed Regular
Soybeans Closed Regular
Wheat Closed Regular
Sugar Closed Regular
Cotton No.2 Closed Regular
Metals
Gold EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
Silver EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
Copper EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
Platinum EARLY CLOSE:  16:59 Regular
Palladium EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
Bonds
Bonds EARLY CLOSE: 16:59 Regular
Equities
Equities US (Stocks & ETF ) Closed Regular
Equities UK (Stocks & ETF ) Closed Regular

 

  • 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 Name MT4 name Semi Pro/Website Name
DJ30 USA30 USA 30
DJ30-m USA30-m USA 30 Mini
DJ30f USA30f USA 30
NASDAQ100 USA100 USA-Tech 100
NASDAQ100-m USA100-m USA-Tech 100 Mini
NASDAQ100f USA100f USA-Tech 100
S&P500 USA500 USA 500
S&P500-m USA500-m USA 500 Mini
S&P500f USA500f USA 500
RUSS2000 USA2000 USA 2000
CAC40 FRA40 France 40
CAC40-m FRA40-m France 40 Mini
CAC40f FRA40f France 40
DAX30 GER30 Germany 30
DAX30-m GER30-m Germany 30 Mini
DAX30f GER30f Germany 30
FTSE100 UK100 UK 100
FTSE100-m UK100-m UK 100 Mini
FTSE100f UK100f UK 100
DJ_EUR50 EUR50 Europe 50
FTSEMIB40 ITA40 Italy 40
WIG20 POL20 Poland 20
AEX25 AMS25 Amsterdam 25
SMI SWI20 Swiss 20
IBEX35 SPA35 Spain 35
IBEX35f SPA35f Spain 35
ASX200 AUS200 Australia 200
NIKKEI225 JPN225 Japan 225
HSI HK50 Hong Kong 50
CNA50 CHINA050 China 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 protected]

Your capital is at risk.