Margin requirements

MetaTrader 4 accounts

We offer flexible leverage for traders with MetaTrader 4 accounts allowing them to take advantage of Forex and CFDs trading1 even with small deposits.

Leverage rates for currency pairs:

Account BalanceLeverage 2?
EURUSDCHFGBP
The ratio of position's notional value to amount of margin required for opening a position (e.g. leverage 1:1000 means that EUR 100,000 contract requires as low as 100 EUR margin)
up to 20,000up to 20,000up to 20,000up to 12,0001:500
20,000 - 80,00020,000 - 80,00020,000 - 80,00012,000 - 50,0001:200
80,000 - 150,00080,000 - 150,00080,000 - 150,00050,000 - 90,0001:100
Over 150,000Over 150,000Over 150,000Over 90,0001:25
Account BalanceLeverage 2?
EURUSDCHFGBP
The ratio of position's notional value to amount of margin required for opening a position (e.g. leverage 1:1000 means that EUR 100,000 contract requires as low as 100 EUR margin)
up to 80,000up to 80,000up to 80,000up to 50,0001:200
80,000 - 300,00080,000 - 300,00080,000 - 300,00050,000 - 180,0001:100
Over 300,000Over 300,000Over 300,000Over 180,0001:50

Leverage rates for CFDs on gold, silver, crude oil, cash indices, bonds and US Dollar Index futures:

Account BalanceLeverage 2?
EURUSDCHFGBP
The ratio of position's notional value to amount of margin required for opening a position (e.g. leverage 1:1000 means that EUR 100,000 contract requires as low as 100 EUR margin)
up to 20,000up to 20,000up to 20,000up to 12,0001:200
20,000 - 80,00020,000 - 80,00020,000 - 80,00012,000 - 50,0001:80
80,000 - 150,00080,000 - 150,00080,000 - 150,00050,000 - 90,0001:40
Over 150,000Over 150,000Over 150,000Over 90,0001:10
Account BalanceLeverage 2?
EURUSDCHFGBP
The ratio of position's notional value to amount of margin required for opening a position (e.g. leverage 1:1000 means that EUR 100,000 contract requires as low as 100 EUR margin)
up to 80,000up to 80,000up to 80,000up to 50,0001:200
80,000 - 300,00080,000 - 300,00080,000 - 300,00050,000 - 180,0001:100
Over 300,000Over 300,000Over 300,000Over 180,0001:50

Leverage rates for CFDs on platinum, palladium and China50 Index futures:

Account BalanceLeverage 2?
EURUSDCHFGBP
The ratio of position's notional value to amount of margin required for opening a position (e.g. leverage 1:1000 means that EUR 100,000 contract requires as low as 100 EUR margin)
up to 20,000up to 20,000up to 20,000up to 12,0001:100
20,000 - 80,00020,000 - 80,00020,000 - 80,00012,000 - 50,0001:40
80,000 - 150,00080,000 - 150,00080,000 - 150,00050,000 - 90,0001:20
Over 150,000Over 150,000Over 150,000Over 90,0001:5

MetaTrader 5 accounts

We offer fixed leverage 1:100 on all instruments for traders with MetaTrader 5 accounts.2


Notes

  1. Margin requirements for markets other than listed above, can be found in Contract Specifications by selecting the needed instrument in the look-up menu.
  2. Currency pairs with the Swiss Franc (CHF) are available for trading with 2.5 times lower leverage than other Forex instruments on our Admiral.Markets account. While the leverage for other currency pairs on the Admiral.Markets account ranges from 1:500 to 1:25, the leverage for currency pairs with CHF ranges from 1:200 to 1:10.
  3. Currency pairs with the Russian Rouble (RUB) are available for trading with 25 times lower leverage than other Forex instruments in MetaTrader 4. For example, if the leverage under general Forex Margin Requirements is in the range from 1:500 to 1:25, then leverage for USDRUB is from 1:20 to 1:1.