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Margin rate changes

Updated margin rates and collateral requirements as of 16 August 2017, 08:00 GMT

FXNew minimum tier margin
rate up to 3 million USD*
New flat margin rate
USD2%4%
EUR2%4%
JPY2%5%
XAU4%Current rate remains 
XAG8%Current rate remains 
AUD2%5%
CAD2%5%
CHF4%5%
NOK4%5%
NZD4%5%
SEK4%5%
HUF4%5%
SGD4%5%
DKK4%5%
PLN4%5%
CZKCurrent rate remains5%
KRW30%30%

*For rates above 3 million USD, please contact your account manager.


CFDNew minimum margin rateIntraday margining
All Index CFDs6%Disabled

Stocks & ETFsNew minimum margin rateCollateral
Korean Stocks40%None provided on physical shares
Inverse VIX ETFs40%None provided on physical ETFs


Futures & Listed OptionsMinimum margin rate
FX5%
Equity Index6%

Local default rate which may be higher will remain unchanged.

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