Euro Pacific Bank

Trading Conditions (GTS)

WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS AS OF APRIL 1, 2019

Global TradeStation is currently undergoing a potential change of technology provider and custodian. You can read more about the new platform, Euro Pacific Trader here. New applications for MetaTrader 4, our other platform dedicated to FX and CFDs, will not be affected and is operating as normal.

Global TradeStation & Global TradeStation Pro

Click on the product name below to open the trading conditions and available instruments.

Product* Number Available Max Leverage Available  
Stocks 18,000+ N/A
Stock Options 400+ N/A
ETFs & ETCs 2000+ N/A
Bonds** 5000+ N/A
Forex 180+ pairs 50:1
Forex Options (Vanilla & Binary) 40+ pairs Varies
Futures 250+ contracts Exchange specific
Contract (Futures) Options 60+ Exchange specific
Single Stock CFDs 8500+ 50:1
Commodity/Forex CFDs 65+ 50:1
Stock Index Tracker CFDs 25+ 50:1

*Note: LSE IOB and ICE Futures live or delayed streaming quotes are not available
**Commission 0.20% (EUR 80 minimum), 0.10% custody fee (per annum, calculated daily, debited monthly), and $10,000 minimum per bond trade

Additional Products (contact the Bank)

  • Bond CFDs
  • Algorithmic Stocks, CFDs, Futures
  • Net Equity, margin & financing conditions
  • Swap Rates

Monetary Policy Impact on Interest Rates – Effective March 1 2017

Due to the introduction or ongoing levy of negative interest rates on account credit balances by some central banks and deposit banks, Global Trading will be applying a negative interest charge to unutilized cash (net free equity balance) in the relevant reference currencies (subject to the minimum thresholds below). For more information see the article here. These rates do not apply to bank account balances with Euro Pacific Bank, only unused cash held directly in Global Trading brokerage accounts.

Currency Threshold Negative Interest Rate (p.a.)
EUR >25,000 -0.40%
CHF >25,000 -0.75%
DKK >250,000 -0.65%
SEK >250,000 -0.50%

Securities Transfers

To transfer securities into your trading account, please see our Securities Transfer Procedure to complete the required Security Transfer In/Out form. Security transfers take longer to process than cash transfers.

Security Transfers In FREE*
Security Transfers Out FREE*

*We reserve the right to assess a security transfer fee if deemed necessary

Important Note About US Source Income Withholding

Please be aware that Euro Pacific Bank (Global Trading) withholds $200.00 per account to cover the cost submitting mandatory 1042-S filings to the IRS. This fee applies to all clients who have trading enabled. For more information please see our support page on this topic.

Real-Time Market Data Costs

If you need Real-Time Market Data, you must Subscribe to individual exchanges before trading. This will incur monthly subscription fees for each exchange. Delayed Market Data (15 minutes delayed) is enabled for all clients by default.

Market Conduct Rules

Global financial regulatory bodies are increasingly focused on market conduct rules across the financial markets and products. Consequently new financial regulation comes into force on an ongoing basis, and most recently through the introduction of Market Abuse Regulation.

All clients are expected to familiarize themselves with these rules and regulations. More information on this subject can be found here.

PRIIPS KIDs (Key Information Documents)

Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products (PRIIPs) regulation in the EU, and new rules implemented by CME Group Exchanges, has prompted the provision of Key Information Documents (KIDs) below. In order to continue trading the below specified instruments on the GTS platform, it is of utmost importance for clients to be aware of the inherent risks involved, along with the associated reporting requirements when trading these instruments.

All clients are expected to familiarize themselves with these KIDs (Key Information Documents). More information on this subject can be found here.

MetaTrader 4

Product* Number Available Max Leverage Available  
Forex 30 200:1
CFDs and Cryptos 23 50:1

*The conditions presented above are meant to only represent indicative or expected conditions associated with trading. Each client should review their individual trading conditions, which can be found under the “Account” section in GTS and GTS Pro, or by right-clicking symbols in MT4 and selecting “Specification” for the most accurate and up-to-date conditions.


LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 19, 2024

August 29, 2022: Euro Pacific Bank liquidation has commenced. Please read our formal instructions here as it is time-sensitive.

September 2, 2022: Update on pending transactions, brokerage, and account migration.

September 8, 2022: Qenta has emailed a welcome letter to all EPB clients. You can read a copy of it here.

September 16, 2022: Update on pending transactions for clients opting out of Qenta Inc. migration.

September 28, 2022: Update on pending transactions for clients opting out of Qenta Inc. migration.

September 30, 2022: Update on bank liquidation, pending transactions, and migration of assets to Qenta Inc.

October 8, 2022: Update on opt-out deadline for EPB clients who do not wish to migrate their account to Qenta Inc..

October 14, 2022: Customer Update & Townhall.

October 21, 2022: Update on Opt-out deadline - Extended.

November 01, 2022: Mutual funds & outgoing wire requests update.

December 05, 2022: Migration & liquidation update.

December 16, 2022: Comprehensive FAQ is published.

January 27, 2023: Correspondent bank update.

March 8, 2023: Migration & liquidation update.

March 31, 2023: Migration & liquidation update.

April 20, 2023: Liquidation update- Action required.

May 05, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

May 31, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

June 17, 2023: Receiver's report.

June 23, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

July 20, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

September 01, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

September 22, 2023: Report & Communication Portal.

September 22, 2023: Report & Communication Portal.

November 20, 2023: Progress Report (Opt-out Only).

November 21, 2023: Migration Update (Opt-in Only).

February 02, 2024: Migration & Liquidation update.

February 19, 2024: Migration & Liquidation update.