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Forex

The largest and most actively
traded market in the world.

The foreign exchange (forex) market is the most actively traded market in the world, with transactions worth over $5 trillion taking place every day. 

The FX market is extremely attractive to retail traders due to the ease of entering the market, the low trading fees and of course, the limitless profit opportunities.

AltumFx has everything you need to get started on your forex journey over in our Education Centre. 

ForexSpecifications

FX PairPair TypeMin Spread
(Points)
Av Spread,
(Points)
Min Lot SizeMax Lot SizeStop/Limit Levels
(Points)
Trading Session
AUDCADCross0.000250.000280.015065Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
AUDCHFCross0.000260.000290.015067Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
AUDJPYCross0.0280.0300.015047Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
AUDNZDCross0.000330.000360.0150108Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
AUDUSDMajor0.000160.000180.015036Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
CADCHFCross0.000300.000330.015088Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
CADJPYCross0.0280.0300.015076Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
CHFJPYCross0.0260.0300.015068Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURAUDCross0.000290.000320.015076Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURCADCross0.000280.000330.0150114Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURCHFMajor0.000210.000250.015035Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURDKKExotic0.002600.002700.01501080Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURGBPMajor0.000170.000190.015035Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURHUFExotic0.3500.3590.015014360Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURJPYCross0.0180.0220.015037Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURNOKExotic0.00520.00650.01501240Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURNZDCross0.000380.000450.0150170Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURPLNExotic0.004550.005000.01502000Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURSEKExotic0.00470.00530.01502120Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURTRY*Exotic0.006050.007550.01503020Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
EURUSDMajor0.000140.000160.015028Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
GBPAUDCross0.000330.000400.015098Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
GBPCADCross0.000390.000530.015098Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
GBPCHFCross0.000290.000400.015095Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
GBPJPYCross0.0300.0350.015059Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
GBPNZDCross0.000500.000620.0150238Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
GBPUSDMajor0.000190.000220.015038Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
NZDCADCross0.000350.000400.0150112Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
NZDCHFCross0.000340.000380.0150122Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
NZDJPYCross0.0280.0300.015097Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
NZDUSDMajor0.000250.000270.015053Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDCADMajor0.000200.000230.015042Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDCHFMajor0.000200.000220.015032Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDCNHExotic0.00320.00350.01501400Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDCZKExotic0.01530.01650.0150660Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDDKKExotic0.003200.003380.01501352Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDHKDExotic0.00250.00280.01501120Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDHUFExotic0.2200.2500.01501000Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDJPYMajor0.0140.0160.015032Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDMXNExotic0.01050.01100.01504400Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDNOKExotic0.004980.005600.01502240Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDPLNExotic0.00320.00360.01501440Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDRUBExotic0.4120.4200.01501680Monday - Friday 10:00 - 19:00
USDSEKExotic0.004210.00500.01502000Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDSGDExotic0.001950.002100.0150840Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDTRY*Exotic0.006300.007400.01502960Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
USDZARExotic0.0110.0130.01505200Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55
TRYJPY*Exotic0.0150.0170.01506800Monday - Friday 00:05 - 23:55

Forex

Leverage and Margin Requirements

AltumFx has in place a dynamic leverage policy, which means the client's account leverage will automatically adapt depending on the volumes being traded. Using this approach allows us to offer maximum leverage to our clients, while still having appropriate risk management in place.

As the trading volume increases, the maximum leverage decreases, as per the tables below:
TiersVolume USDMax LeverageMargin Requirement %
Major Pairs
Tier 10 – 1,000,0001:5000.2%
Tier 21,000,000 - 2,000,0001:2000.5%
Tier 32,000,000 - 3,000,0001:1001%
Tier 43,000,000 – 5,000,0001:502%
Tier 55,000,000 – 20,000,0001:205%
Cross Pairs
Tier 10 - 500,0001:5000.2%
Tier 2500,000 - 1,000,0001:2000.5%
Tier 31,000,000 - 2,000,0001:1001%
Tier 42,000,000 - 3,000,0001:502%
Tier 53,000,000 - 20,000,0001:205%
Exotic Pairs*
Tier 10 - 200,0001:5000.2%
Tier 2200,000 - 500,0001:2000.5%
Tier 3500,000 – 1,000,0001:1001%
Tier 41,000,000 – 3,000,0001:502%
Tier 53,000,000 - 10,000,0001:205%


*All TRY Pairs have a fixed leverage of 1:25

Forex

Financing Fees (Swap)

Any positions left open over 00:00 (midnight) server time are subject to financing fees (swap charges).

If the swap rate has a positive value, the swap is earned on the account. If the swap rate has a negative value, the swap is charged on the account. 
 
All the current swap rates for our forex pairs can be found under the Specifications option on the MT5 platform.

The swap is calculated in the quote currency as follows:

Pip value for 1 lot x No of Lots x Swap Rate x No of nights* /10

The swap will be automatically converted into the base currency of the trading account before being applied.
*On Wednesdays, swap on forex pairs is charged triple (x3).

AltumFx provides swap free accounts on all forex pairs for religious purposes.
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