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.

 

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 GCMRegular 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)

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: support@fortrade.com
  • Phone: +44 (0) 207 862 1761

Your capital is at risk.

 

 

 

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