Trading Hour Schedule – US Martin Luther King Day on 20th January 2020

Dear Traders,

Please note that due to the celebration of US Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 20th, 2020  in the US trading hours for some financial instruments will be changed as follows:

  • Forex pairs & Crypto: normal trading hours;
  • Metals: trading session ends at 20:00;
  • US Crude, US Natural Gas: trading session ends at 19:45;
  • UK Brent: normal trading hours;
  • Indices:
    • Japan 225: until 20:00;
    • US SPX 500: until 20:00;
    • US SPX 500 (Mini): until 20:00;
    • US Tech 100: until 20:00;
    • US Tech 100 (Mini): until 20:00;
    • Wall Street 30: until 20:00;
    • Wall Street 30 (Mini): until 20:00.

Other indices will be traded without changes.

Please consider this information when planning your trading for the upcoming week.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2020

Dear clients,

With the holiday season approaching, FXOpen is offering you a present to thank you for your loyalty this year.

Deposit at least $100 and trade without ECN commissions from 1st till 15th of January 2020*!

Get My Present Now  or find more information here.

We would also like to wish you continued success with your trading in 2020 as well as happiness and prosperity to you and your family. Thank you for trading with FXOpen and we look forward to a successful partnership once again next year.

*Terms & Conditions:

  • Trading with 0% commissions during 01.01.2020 – 15.01.2020 period only;
  • MT4 accounts only;
  • Only direct deposits are taken into consideration;
  • Only deposits made until 31.12.2019 are taken into consideration.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Trading Hours Schedule for the Christmas and New Year 2020

Dear Traders,

Please note the changes in trading session times on Christmas and New Year 2020.

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

  • Forex – normal trading hours
  • Crypto– normal trading hours
  • Metals– trading ends at 20:45 (GMT+2)
  • Oil and Gas– trading ends at 20:30 (GMT+2)
  • Indices:
    • Australia 200 – trading ends at 05:30 (GMT+2)
    • Europe 50 – trading closed
    • France 40 – trading ends at 15:00 (GMT+2)
    • Germany 30 – trading closed
    • Germany 30 (Mini) – trading closed
    • Japan 225 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
    • UK 100 – trading ends at 14:50 (GMT+2)
    • US SPX 500 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
    • US SPX 500 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
    • US Tech 100 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
    • US Tech 100 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
    • Wall Street 30 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
    • Wall Street 30 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

Only crypto-pairs will be traded. All other markets are closed.

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

  • Forex, Crypto, Metals, Oil and Gas – normal trading hours
  • Indices – trading closed.

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

  • Forex – normal trading hours
  • Crypto – normal trading hours
  • Metals – normal trading hours
  • Oil (WTI) and Gas – normal trading hours
  • Oil (Brent) – trading ends at 21:45 (GMT+2)
  • Indices:
    • Australia 200 – trading ends at 05:30 (GMT+2)
    • Europe 50 – trading closed
    • France 40 – trading ends at 15:00 (GMT+2)
    • Germany 30 – trading closed
    • Germany 30 (Mini) – trading closed
    • Japan 225 – normal trading hours
    • UK 100 – trading ends at 14:50 GMT+2)
    • US SPX 500 – normal trading hours
    • US SPX 500 (Mini) – normal trading hours
    • US Tech 100 – normal trading hours
    • US Tech 100 (Mini) – normal trading hours
    • Wall Street 30 – normal trading hours
    • Wall Street 30 (Mini) – normal trading hours

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

Only Crypto will be traded. All other markets are closed.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Normal trading hours for all pairs.

Please consider these changes when planning your trading activities during the festive season.

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Join Forex School and win real money prizes

On January 6, 2020 FXOpen is launching “Forex School” – a free educational contest on demo accounts with a prize fund of $4,000. Everyone can participate in the competition.
“Forex School” is a unique possibility not only to improve your knowledge and skills in Forex trading, but also to get real money prizes. The contest will last for 4 weeks.

Hurry up to register before January 19!

Join the Contest

Conditions of the contest:

  • Participation: free;
  • Dates: January 6 – January 31, 2020;
  • Registration: is already open and will last until January 19, 2020;
  • Rewards: for Top-16 traders:
    • 1st place: USD 600;
    • 2nd – 3rd place: USD 400;
    • 4th – 16th place: USD 200;
  • Prize fund: USD 4000;
  • Initial deposit: USD 200;
  • Requirements: the initial deposit must be increased by at least 20% and the minimum quantity of trades must be 10;
  • Trading instruments (including oil and gas): 55;
  • Account type: demo (competition) ECN;
  • EAs and locking: allowed;
  • Maximum number of trades opened at the same time (including pending orders): 5;
  • Minimum volume of one order: 0.01 (lot);
  • Leverage: 1:100;
  • Margin call: 100%;
  • Stop out: 50%.

Competition rules and restrictions:

  • One and the same participant can become a winner and receive a prize not more than once in all ForexCup contests (schools);
  • It’s prohibited to provide unreliable personal information;
  • It’s prohibited for one and the same trader to participate in a competition on several accounts from one IP address, as well as to use other traders’ accounts;
  • It’s prohibited to copy other participants’ trading strategies in a competition;
  • It’s prohibited for relatives to trade in one competition using one and the same IP address.

In case of violation of the above mentioned rules a participant will be disqualified and will lose the right to participate in the competition. Learn more…

Register here

Important! The prize money will be added to the winner’s investment account. This money can only be used to open a PAMM STP account for participation in the next contest on real accounts. Only profit from trading can be withdrawn from a PAMM STP account. It’s prohibited to close the prize PAMM account.

How to join the contest?

Newbies:

  • Register an account with ForexCup;
  • Join the contest using this link with the personal account data.

Existing clients:

Please note that all competition accounts are blocked before the start of the contest.

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FXOpen Announces Multiple Black Friday Offers

Dear Trader,

Black Friday is coming and here at FXOpen, we’ve got great offers available for everyone; whether you’re thinking of signing up with FXOpen or you already have an existing trading account with us.

‘Black Friday – Cyber Monday’ offers period will last from 29th November 2019 till 2d December 2019.

New Client? Receive a 5% Deposit Bonus

  • Register and verify your account during pre-Black Friday period
  • Register here: https://blackfriday.fxopen.com
  • Deposit during Black Friday – Cyber Monday period (29.11.2019 – 02.12.2019)
  • Receive 5% deposit bonus on your trading account

Existing Client? Trade Commission Free!

  • Deposit at least $100 following the link https://blackfriday.fxopen.com during Black Friday – Cyber Monday period (29.11.2019 – 02.12.2019)
  • Trade on ECN account
  • Get all ECN commissions paid back

To learn more about FXOpen Black Friday offers, please see this page.

We wish you profitable trading!

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Changes to CFD Trading Hours on Thanksgiving 2019

Dear Traders,

Please be aware of the Trading Hour Schedule for the Thanksgiving Holiday from 28th November 2019 to 29th November:

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Forex pairs – normal trading hours;
Metals – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
Oil and Gas – trading ends at 19:45 (GMT+2);
Crypto pairs – normal trading hours;
Indices:

  • Japan 225 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
  • US SPX 500 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
  • US SPX 500 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
  • US Tech 100 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
  • US Tech 100 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
  • Wall Street 30 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);

All other financial instruments will be traded as usual.

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Forex pairs – normal trading hours;
Metals – trading ends at 20:45 (GMT+2);
Oil and Gas – trading ends at 20:30 (GMT+2);
Crypto pairs – normal trading hours;
Indices:

  • Japan 225 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2);
  • US SPX 500 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2);
  • US SPX 500 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2);
  • US Tech 100 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2);
  • US Tech 100 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2);
  • Wall Street 30 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2);
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2);

All other financial instruments will be traded as usual.

Please consider these changes when planning your trading activities this week.

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FXOpen Customer Service
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MT4 and MT5 Server Time Switch to GMT+2 on November 3rd

On November 3d, 2019 FXOpen will switch its trading servers from GMT +3 to GMT +2. The GMT offset in the company’s MetaTrader platform will be set to GMT+2 starting with the market opening on Monday (November 4th, 2019).

The change will affect all types of FXOpen trading accounts.

The changing of server time should not impact your open trades or the process of opening, placing, closing and modifying orders. However, you should keep this information in mind while planning your trading activities. Also, do not forget to adjust the time settings in your Indicators and Expert Advisors accordingly.

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“The Lord of the Crypto”, a free demo contest for crypto fans, starts on 21st October

FXOpen is inviting traders to take part in a regular contest on demo accounts and to try cryptocurrency trading. “The Lord of the Crypto” is a free demo contest for crypto fans with real money prizes for a total of $3,000. Registration is open until 3rd November.

Join the contest

Conditions of the contest:

  • Dates: October 21 – November 15, 2019;
  • Registration is already open and will last until 3rd November, 2019;
  • Prize fund: 3,000 USD;
  • Free participation;
  • Number of winners: 10;
  • Account type: competition demo ECN;
  • Initial deposit: 5,000 USD;
  • Leverage: 1:3;
  • EAs: allowed;
  • Locking: allowed;
  • Lot volume: from 0.10 to 1.00 (maximum 1 lot per order);
  • Trading instruments: 39 pairs with BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, ETC, LTC, etc.;
  • Trading platform: MetaTrader 4 (download).

Additional restrictions:

  • Minimum trade quantity: 10;
  • Minimum trade volume (lots): 10;
  • Maximum number of trades opened at a time (including pending orders): 5;
  • To get the prize, you have to increase the initial deposit by at least 10%.

Get registered

Prize money:

The prize money will be added to your account in any cryptocurrency available with FXOpen at the exchange rate at the moment of prize crediting or in USD.

Please note that 50% of prize cannot be withdrawn and is intended only for trading on Crypto accounts. It is intended only for trading on Crypto accounts. To get the money, you will have to open a Crypto account and send its number at [email protected]. The profit from trading can be withdrawn at any time via any payment system available with FXOpen.

You should also remember to comply with the competition rules, violation of which would lead to disqualification.

  • 1st place – 1050 USD (525+525);
  • 2d place – 750 USD (375+375);
  • 3d place – 300 USD (150+150);
  • 4th place – 240 USD (120+120);
  • 5th place – 180 USD (90+90);
  • 6th place – 150 USD (75+75);
  • 7th place – 120 USD (60+60);
  • 8th place – 90 USD (45+45);
  • 9th place – 60 USD (30+30);
  • 10th place – 60 USD (30+30).

How to join the contest on demo accounts?

Newbies should register an account with FXOpen or ForexCup, make sure that the “First Name” and “Last Name” fields are filled in in the Settings → Profile section and join the contest with your account data.

Existing clients should make sure that the “First Name” and “Last Name” fields are filled in in the Settings →  Profile section and join the contest with your account data.

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“Money Managers” – a contest on real PAMM accounts with $10 000 prize fund

FXOpen broker invites traders to take part in “Money Managers“, a contest on real PAMM accounts, and get huge money prizes for a total of 10,000 USD. The competition starts on September 30. Registration is open till November 1.

Register right now!

Conditions of the contest

  • Dates: September 30 – December 27, 2019;
  • Registration is already open and will last until November 1;
  • Prize fund: USD 10,000;
  • Rewards*:
    • 1st place – USD 5,000;
    • 2nd place – USD 3,000;
    • 3rd place – USD 2,000.
  • Initial deposit: any amount, but not less than the minimum amount for opening a PAMM account (for PAMM ECN – from USD 1,000, for PAMM STP – from USD 200);
  • Minimum trading period: not less than 2 months;
  • Minimum amount of trades per week: 2;
  • Trading volume: not less than 0.5 lot per stage;
  • Profit at the end of the contest: at least 20% of the deposit;
  • Drawdown during the contest must not exceed 20%**, and short-term drawdown of 25% and more, even if it was not recorded at a rollover will be considered as a loss and a cause for withdrawing the prize.

Note! The winners of previous contests on real PAMM accounts “Heroes of PAMM” and “Forex Managers” who have made a drawdown of more than 30% are not allowed to participate in the competition.

During the contest, participants are allowed add or withdraw money from their accounts, receive investments to their PAMM accounts, create offers, use all instruments of a PAMM system with no restrictions, use any trading strategies, advisors (AEA, MEA, etc.) and any other standard MT4 add-ons and scripts.
It is prohibited to close for investors such statistics of your PAMM account as equity, drawdown, exposure level, completed trades. This data must be available for viewing.

The prize will be added to an investment account according to 50/50 offer (50% of the profit goes to the manager, 50% – to the investor (company)).
** The company withdraws the funds in case the drawdown exceeds 20%.
The rating will be published in the contest thread weekly. You can watch the activity of each account online by clicking the links. All statistics will be taken from PAMM Account Rating.

How to join the contest?

  • If you don’t have a PAMM account, you should open it:
    • Register your account with FXOpen (if you already have a PAMM account, which had the drawdown less than 20%, turn to the 2nd step);
    • Verify your main account;
    • Open an investment account and add funds to it with any payment system in your FXOpen account;
    • Open PAMM ECN or PAMM STP account.
  • Leave a link to your PAMM account in this thread (you can also leave a link to your existing PAMM account with the drawdown less than 20%).

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Source: FXOpen News.

Deposit with No Commission via Any Payment System

Free commission deposits

FXOpen broker has good news for traders. The Summer promotion “Hot Summer 2019” is extended for an indefinite period.

Starting from September 9, 2019, all FXOpen clients will be able to deposit their accounts via any payment system available (except for Bank Wire Transfer) without the cost of fees charged by the payment systems, which usually range from 0.5 to 6% of the deposit amount.

So, you can save money that can be profitably used for trading or investing in Forex. Fund your accounts with no commission with FXOpen!

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