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Margin increase for index CFDs (Retail Clients)

12 March 2020

Our margin requirement for index CFDs for Retail Clients is changing tomorrow, March 13th 2020, around 15:00 GMT. The measure is due to the recent increase in market volatility. The new margin requirement will be 6% for all index CFDs (before it was 5%) except for SPA35 for which it remain 10%. It will remain […]

Our margin requirement for index CFDs for Retail Clients is changing tomorrow, March 13th 2020, around 15:00 GMT.

The measure is due to the recent increase in market volatility.

The new margin requirement will be 6% for all index CFDs (before it was 5%) except for SPA35 for which it remain 10%.

It will remain in place until further notice and will affect both existing and new positions.

Kindly make sure you have enough available margin and equity in your account for the new margin level.

Need help? Please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@darwinex.com.

New margin increase for index CFDs (Professional Clients)

Our margin requirement for index CFDs for Professional Clients is changing again tomorrow, March 13th 2020, around 15:00 GMT. The measure is due to the recent increase in market volatility. The new margin requirement will be 5% for all index CFDs. It will remain in place until further notice and will affect both existing and […]

Our margin requirement for index CFDs for Professional Clients is changing again tomorrow, March 13th 2020, around 15:00 GMT.

The measure is due to the recent increase in market volatility.

The new margin requirement will be 5% for all index CFDs.

It will remain in place until further notice and will affect both existing and new positions.

Kindly make sure you have enough available margin and equity in your account for the new margin level.

Need help? Please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@darwinex.com.

Start of Daylight Saving Time 2020

2 March 2020

Please note our adjusted trading hours (*)  for the three-week period between the change in the US from EST to EDT on 8th March 2020 and the subsequent change in the UK from GMT to BST on 29th March 2020.   Instrument Trading Hours in GMT FX* 21:05 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:59:50 – […]

Please note our adjusted trading hours (*)  for the three-week period between the change in the US from EST to EDT on 8th March 2020 and the subsequent change in the UK from GMT to BST on 29th March 2020.

 

Instrument Trading Hours in GMT
FX* 21:05 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:59:50 – 21:04:01 daily) 
DARWINS* 21:05 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 20:59 – 21:05 daily)
COMMODITIES  
XAUUSD* 22:01 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 20:59 – 22:01 daily)
XAGUSD* 22:00:01 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 20:59:50 – 22:00:01 daily)
XPTUSD* 22:00:01 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 20:59:50 – 22:00:01 daily)
XPDUSD* 22:00:01 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 20:59:50 – 22:00:01 daily)
XTIUSD* 22:00:01 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 20:59:50 – 22:00:01 daily)
XNGUSD* 22:00:01 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 20:59:50 – 22:00:01 daily)
INDICES  
AUS200* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
STOXX50E* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
FCHI40* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
GDAXI 07:00 – 21:00 (Mon – Fri)
SPA35 07:00 – 19:00 (Mon – Fri)
J225* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
UK100* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
SPX500* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
NDX* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
WS30* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)
US STOCKS* 13:31 -19:59 (Mon – Fri)
CRYPTO* 22:00 Sun – 20:55 Fri (except 21:00 – 22:00 daily)

 

As always, please do not hesitate to get in touch at info@darwinex.com should you need assistance.

Better average spreads on indices

28 February 2020

In line with our strategy of continuous improvement of trading conditions, we now offer substantially better average spreads on indices. AUS200: 1.8 -> 1.0 points FCHI40:  1.0 -> 0.8 points GDAXI: 0.7 -> 0.5 points NDX: 0.8 -> 0.7 points SPX500: 0.4 -> 0.3 points STOXX50E: 1.4 -> 1.0 points UK100: 0.9 -> 0.7 points […]

In line with our strategy of continuous improvement of trading conditions, we now offer substantially better average spreads on indices.

  • AUS200: 1.8 -> 1.0 points
  • FCHI40:  1.0 -> 0.8 points
  • GDAXI: 0.7 -> 0.5 points
  • NDX: 0.8 -> 0.7 points
  • SPX500: 0.4 -> 0.3 points
  • STOXX50E: 1.4 -> 1.0 points
  • UK100: 0.9 -> 0.7 points

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Margin increase for index CFDs (Professional Clients only)

27 February 2020

Our margin requirement for index CFDs for Professional Clients is changing tomorrow, February 28th 2020, around 15:00 GMT. The measure is due to the recent increase in market volatility. The new margin requirement will be 3% for all index CFDs except for SPA35 for which it will be 5%. It will remain in place until […]

Our margin requirement for index CFDs for Professional Clients is changing tomorrow, February 28th 2020, around 15:00 GMT.

The measure is due to the recent increase in market volatility.

The new margin requirement will be 3% for all index CFDs except for SPA35 for which it will be 5%.

It will remain in place until further notice and will affect both existing and new positions.

Kindly make sure you have enough available margin and equity in your account for the new margin level.

Need help? Please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@darwinex.com.

Trading Hours for US Presidents’ Day on 17th February 2020

4 February 2020

Please note that the following trading hours will apply on Monday 17th February 2020. All times are in GMT+0 (London) time. During this time spreads may be wider and liquidity may be thinner. Bank holidays may also give rise to changes in the applicable swap rates.   Commodities  Monday 17th Febuary 2020 XAUUSD 23:01 Sun – 17:59 […]

Please note that the following trading hours will apply on Monday 17th February 2020. All times are in GMT+0 (London) time. During this time spreads may be wider and liquidity may be thinner. Bank holidays may also give rise to changes in the applicable swap rates.

 

Commodities  Monday 17th Febuary 2020
XAUUSD 23:01 Sun – 17:59 Mon
XAGUSD 23:00:01 Sun – 17:59:50 Mon
XPTUSD 23:00:01 Sun – 17:59:50 Mon
XPDUSD 23:00:01 Sun – 17:59:50 Mon
XTIUSD 23:00:01 Sun – 17:44:50 Mon
XNGUSD 23:00:01 Sun – 17:44:50 Mon
Índices
J225 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
SPX500 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
NDX 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
WS30 23:00 Sun – 18:00 Mon
US stocks
All CLOSED

 


The rest of the assets will trade according to their usual trading time. As always, at info@darwinex.com we’ll be happy to assist you!

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. -- % 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.