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MT4 Trading Times for Thanksgiving Holiday

Below are operating times for instruments listed in MT4 over the upcoming Thankgiving Holidays.  Please note, all times are listed in GMT.

Intruments Type Thursday, November 23rd Friday, November 24th
FX FX Normal Hours Normal Hours
FX Metals FX Metals Close at 18:00 Close at 18:45
AUS_200 Indices Normal Hours Normal Hours
GER_30 Indices Normal Hours Normal Hours
FRA_40 Indices Normal Hours Normal Hours
NED25 Indices Normal Hours Normal Hours
EUR_50 Indices Normal Hours Normal Hours
GBR_100 Indices Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00
SPX500 Indices Close at 18:00 Cose at 18:15
US30 Indices Close at 18:00 Close at 18:15
ESP_35 Indices Normal Hours Normal Hours
SUI_20 Indices Normal Hours Normal Hours
NAS100 Indices Close at 18:00 Close at 18:15
JPN225 Indices Close at 18:00 Close at 18:15
BRENT Energies Close at 18:30 Close at 21:00
WTI_OIL Energies Close at 18:00 Close at 18:45

MT4 Margin Rate Changes – July 13 2016

Please be advised that Global Trading will lower the margin rates for MT4 currency pairs on Wednesday, Jul 13th 2016, at 5:00pm EST (22:00 GMT). Current margin rates can be found here.

The following changes will be applied:

Symbol Current Margin New Margin
AUDCAD 3% 1%
AUDCHF 3% 2%
AUDJPY 3% 1%
AUDNZD 3% 2%
AUDUSD 3% 1%
CADCHF 3% 2%
CADJPY 3% 1%
CHFJPY 3% 2%
EURAUD 3% 1%
EURCAD 2% 1%
EURCHF 3% 2%
EURGBP 2% 2%
EURJPY 3% 1%
EURNZD 2% 2%
EURUSD 2% 1%
GBPAUD 3% 2%
GBPCAD 2% 2%
GBPCHF 3% 2%
GBPJPY 3% 2%
GBPNZD 2% 2%
GBPUSD 2% 2%
NZDCAD 2% 2%
NZDCHF 3% 2%
NZDJPY 3% 2%
NZDUSD 2% 2%
USDCAD 2% 1%
USDCHF 3% 2%
USDJPY 3% 1%
XAGUSD 8% 4%
XAUUSD 6% 2%

Improvements to MT4 Trading Conditions – Dec 20th 2015

EFFECTIVE DATE: DECEMBER 20th 2015

As of the start of trading this weekend Global Trading is pleased to announce major improvments in both the margin availability, as well the spreads offered on many MT4 Forex pairs. Margin availablity is increasing on all pairs, while spreads have improved by as much as 37% on some major pairs.

The details of these changes are as follows:

  1. Leverage on all client accounts has been increased to a maximum of 100:1, from a previous maximum of 50:1
  2. Substantial improvements have been made in delivering our lowest spreads, more frequently, on all pairs
  3. Minimum spreads (based on Prime trading group) have been reduced for the following pairs:
    Pair Current Min. Spread (pips) New Min. Spread (pips) Change (pips)
    AUDCHF 4.4 3.0 -1.4 (-32%)
    AUDJPY 1.4 1.2 -0.2 (-14%)
    AUDNZD 2.4 2.2 -0.2 (-8%)
    CADCHF 4.4 2.8 -1.6 (-36%)
    EURJPY 1.4 1.0 -0.4 (-29%)
    EURNZD 5.4 4.4 -1.0 (-19%)
    GBPCAD 6.4 4.4 -2.0 (-33%)
    GBPCHF 2.9 2.5 -0.4 (-14%)
    GBPNZD 10.4 7.4 -3.0 (-29%)
    NZDCAD 5.4 3.9 -1.5 (-28%)
    NZDCHF 5.4 3.4 -2.0 (-37%)

Our MT4 Trading conditions page has been updated accordingly: https://europacbank.com/products/brokerage/trading-platforms/metatrader4/trading-conditions/ with the latest spreads and conditions.

If you have any questions about these changes please contact your dedicated Banker. We look forward to continue improving upon your trading experience with us.