CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 74% 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.
The Margin Calculator is an essential tool which calculates the margin you must maintain in your account as insurance for opening positions. The calculator helps you properly manage your trades and determine the position size and the leverage level that you should not exceed. This is crucial in order to avoid margin calls or stop outs resulting in the closing of your positions.
Please note that Margin Calculator results are based on the specifications of the FXTM Standard account and therefore its use is applicable for this type of account only.
How it works:
With the Margin Calculator, determining the margin requirements for a trade is done in 3 simple steps:
To find out more about margin requirements for different account types and how margin is calculated please refer to FXTM’s Margin Requirements page.