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Please note that 50% of prize cannot be withdrawn and is intended only for trading on Crypto accounts.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 The profit from trading can be withdrawn at any time via any payment system available with FXOpen.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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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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FXOpen announces the results of the “Money Managers” Forex Contest

“Money Managers” – a Forex contest on real PAMM accounts – ended On August 30th, 2019.

In this contest there are only two winners:

1 place: GSV gets $5000-prize from FXOpen for investments.


GSV5

2 place: Sanyok11 gets $3000-prize from FXOpen for investments.


GSV5

We congratulate the winners and wish them further success in trading! The money prizes will be credited to the winners’ FXOpen PAMM accounts.

“Money Managers” contest is a unique opportunity to show your trading skills on real PAMM accounts.
During the contest, participants have the opportunity to deposit and withdraw funds from their accounts, accept investments, create new offers, use any strategies, Expert Advisors and robots.
Also, the contest is a great chance to make your PAMM account known among potential followers.

To get more details on how FXOpen PAMM service works, please visit our website.

We also inform you that registration of participants in a free demo contest “Forex School” is still ongoing. By joining the competition anyone can not only improve their knowledge and skills in trading on Forex, but also become the owner of real money prizes.

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Changes to CFD Trading Hours due to US Labour Day

Dear Traders,

Please note that due to the celebration of Labour Day on Monday, September 2nd 2019  in the US trading hours for some financial instruments will be changed as follows:

  • Forex pairs: normal trading hours;
  • Metals: trading session ends at 20:00;
  • Oil, Gas: trading session ends at 19:45;
  • 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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Changes to CFD Trading on 4th July Independence Day

Dear clients,

Please note that due to Independence Day celebrated in the USA on 4 July 2019 you may experience the following changes in trading hours on July 3rd and 4th.

Wednesday, July 3rd

Forex: normal trading hours;
Cryptocurrencies: normal trading hours;
Metals: normal trading hours;
Indices:

  • Japan 225 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US SPX 500 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US SPX 500 (Mini) trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US Tech 100 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US Tech 100(Mini) trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • Wall Street 30 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini) trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3.

All other indices will be traded without changes.

Thursday, July 4th

Forex and Сrypto pairs: normal trading hours;
Metals: trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
Oil and Gas: trading ends at 19:45 GMT+3;
Indices:

  • Japan 225 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
  • US SPX 500 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
  • US SPX 500 (Mini) trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
  • US Tech 100 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
  • US Tech 100 (Mini) trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
  • Wall Street 30 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini) trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3.

All other indices will be traded without changes.

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From July 1, 2019 MetaTrader 4 old versions will no longer be supported

Dear clients,

Please note, that starting from July 1, 2019 FXOpen client support for MetaTrader 4 lower than 1170 build will not be provided. This means that the terminal old builds will no longer be able to connect to the brokers’ trading servers, and servers running under old versions will not receive any updates.

You can download an updated version of trading terminal using links on this page

The latest MetaTrader 4 build 1170 includes error fixes and improved platform stability:

  • Added profiling of plugins for evaluation of their performance and eliminating possible problems;
  • Improved backup system performance;
  • Accelerated operation of the built-in STP-gateway;
  • Corrected crash logs.

We ask you to update all your servers (including test and developer platforms) to the latest build 1170, and also to inform your clients about the need to update terminals to the latest versions.

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FXOpen announces the winner of the “Money Managers” Forex Contest

FXOpen is glad to announce the results of “Money Managers” – a Forex contest on real PAMM accounts, which ended on May 31st.

This time there is only one winner – trader peysby from Indonesia. Peysby won a 200-USD prize in the previous round of Forex School. With this he joined Money Managers and was one of the leaders from the start! By the end of the contest all other traders were far behind and did not make it through due to profit and drawdown limits.

Congratulations to our ultimate winner! Peysby’s PAMM account gets  $5 000 from FXOpen and we are sure more investments will follow!

During the Forex contest, participants have the opportunity to deposit and withdraw funds from their accounts, as well as accept investments, create new offers, use all instruments of the PAMM-system without restrictions and apply any strategies, Expert Advisors, robots or other MT4 add-ons.

To start trading or to attract investments to PAMM-accounts, you need to register at FXOpen and familiarize yourself with the PAMM technology.

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Win from $2,000 to $5,000 in “Money Managers” – a contest on real PAMM accounts

“Money Managers”, a contest on real PAMM accounts, starts on June 3, 2019. FXOpen broker invites traders to take part in the competition and get impressive money prizes for a total of 10,000 USD. The best trader will get USD 5,000 in the form of investment to his/her PAMM account. For the second and third places, winners will receive USD 3,000 and USD 2,000 respectively. Registration is open till June 30.

REGISTER HERE

Conditions of the contest

  • Dates: June 3 – August 30, 2019;
  • Registration is already open and will last until June 30;
  • 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.

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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