Change of trading hours for CFD Indices

Dear Clients,

Please, note that starting from December 5, 2016, trading for the following CFDs will open at 01:00 Server Time (GMT +2):

  • Australia 200
  • Europe 50
  • France 40
  • Japan 225
  • UK 100
  • US SPX 500
  • US SPX 500 (Mini)
  • US Tech 100
  • US Tech 100 (Mini)
  • Wall Street 30
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini)

Please, consider this information when planning your trading activities.

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Changes to Metal, CFD and indices trading on November 24-25

Dear Clients,

Due to the celebration of Thanksgiving Day in the USA, you may experience low liquidity when trading CFDs (precious metals, oil, gas and indices) starting from 7:45 (GMT+2) on November 24-25.

Thursday, November 24th

  • Forex (currencies) – no changes.
  • CFD for precious metals (Gold, Silver) will close early at 8:00 pm (server time GMT+2).
  • CFD for energies (Gas, Oil) will close early at 7:45 pm (server time GMT+2).
  • The following Indexes will close at 8:00 pm (server time GMT+2):
    • Japan 225
    • US SPX 500
    • US SPX 500 (Mini)
    • US Tech 100
    • US Tech 100 (Mini)
    • Wall Street 30
    • Wall Street 30 (Mini)

Other indices will be traded without changes.

Friday, November 25th

  • Forex (currencies) – no changes.
  • CFD for precious metals will close early at 8:45 pm (server time GMT+2)
  • CFD for energies – early closure at 8:30 pm (server time GMT+2)
  • The following indices will close at 8:15 pm (server time GMT+2):
    • Japan 225
    • US SPX 500
    • US SPX 500 (Mini)
    • US Tech 100
    • US Tech 100 (Mini)
    • Wall Street 30
    • Wall Street 30 (Mini)

Other indices will be traded as usual.

The company will resume the regular trading regime when the market opens on Monday, November 28th, 2016.

Please, consider this information when planning your trading activities.

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Join the Pre-Christmas Tour of Forex Finals

This year’s last tour of Forex Finals starts on November 28th. The winner gets a PAMM account and 1000 USD in it. Best Christmas present a trader could wish for!

Forex Finals Tour XV is a trading competition for live accounts. It will continue for 4 weeks. To join you must have a live STP account with 100 USD in it. At the end of the tour, we will determine the top-5 traders to share the prize fund of 1,400 USD. The participant with the largest profit will be awarded a PAMM STP account with 1,000 USD in it.

What you should know about Tour XV

  • Dates: November 28 – December 23, 2016.
  • Prize fund: 1,400 USD
  • *Rewards:
    • 1st place – PAMM STP with 1,000 USD
    • 2nd place – 200 USD
    • 3rd place – 100 USD
    • 4th place – 50 USD
    • 5th place – 50 USD
  • Initial deposit: 100 USD on STP;
  • Trading restrictions: none.You can use any trading instruments, trading strategies, Expert Advisors, scripts, robots, MT4 plug-ins, etc.
  • Registration is already open and new traders can join throughout the whole competition. If you took part in the previous tours of Forex Finals, you are already registered for Tour XV, no need to register again.

PARTICIPATE NOW

Discuss Forex Finals at ForexCup forum.

*Restrictions:
To receive the prize you need to comply with 2 requirements:

  • the minimum trading volume at least 0.5 lots per tour is; and
  • at least 20% profit.

FXOpen MT4 Server Time Changes to GMT+2 on November 7

On November 6, 2016 FXOpen will revert its trading servers from Daylight Saving to Standard Time. Starting with the market opening on Monday (November 7, 2016), the GMT offset in the company’s Meta Trader 4 trading platform will be set to GMT+2.

The change 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 when planning your trading activities. We also recommend adjusting the time settings in your Indicators and EAs accordingly.

The change applies to all types of FXOpen accounts:

  • Live ECN, STP, Crypto, Standard and Micro;
  • Demo ECN, STP, Crypto and Standard;
  • PAMM.

FXOpen Notification: Due to US Presidential Election High Volatility and Increased Margin Are Expected

High volatility affecting all financial instruments is expected due to the Presidential Election, that will be held in the United States on November 8th 2016. In connection with this FXOpen may increase margin requirements up to 5 times their normal level starting from November 3rd without prior notice.

US Election

The changes will affect all financial instruments, including indices. Traders may experience changes in trading conditions such as

  • high volatility
  • increased margin
  • low liquidity
  • wider spreads

Margin requirements will return back to their normal values with the market opening on November 14th.

We urge traders to take into account, that abnormally low liquidity and wide spreads increase the risk of slippage. Please, consider these circumstances when planning their trading activities for the following week.

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Admission for Forex School November Has Already Started

FXOpen offers novice traders the opportunity to practice their skills by joining Forex School November – a ForexCup trading competition. Forex School is a recurring competition and participation is free of charge. The nearest session of Forex School will take place on 7-18 November. Admission has already started.

At the end of the contest the top 20 traders will be awarded real money prizes and the opportunity to take part in Forex Finals (Tour XV) – the live trading contest (November 28th – December 23rd, 2016).

APPLY TO FOREX SCHOOL

Forex School November

Forex School November Facts and Figures

  • Dates: November 7 – 18, 2016
  • Registration: October 13th – November 13th, 2016
  • Prize fund: 2000 USD
  • Winners and reward: the best 20 traders get 100 USD each*
  • Requirements to get the prize: the initial deposit must be increased by at least 30% and theminimum quantity of trades must be 10.

Note the restrictions: 
1. the prize-winner of the contest who wishes to participate further in the following “Schools” has to skip one contest;
2. one contestant can get into the top 20 winners and receive the prize no more than twice.

Terms of the contest:

  • free participation;
  • initial deposit: 100 USD;
  • leverage: 1:500;
  • locking: allowed;
  • EAs: allowed;
  • maximum number of trades opened at the same time (including pending orders): 100;
  • minimum trades quantity: 10;
  • trading platform: MetaTrader 4 (download);
  • trading instruments: EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY, USDCHF, USDCAD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, EURGBP, GBPCHF, GBPJPY, GBPNZD, GBPCAD, GBPAUD, GBPSGD, EURCHF, EURAUD, EURJPY, EURCAD, EURNZD, EURSEK, EURDKK, EURTRY, EURNOK, EURPLN, EURHKD, AUDCAD, AUDJPY, AUDCHF, AUDNZD, CADJPY, CADCHF, CHFJPY, NZDCHF, NZDCAD, NZDJPY, NZDSGD, XAUUSD, XAGUSD, SGDJPY, USDTRY, USDHKD, USDSGD, USDPLN, HKDJPY, NOKJPY, NOKSEK, USDMXN, USDRUB, USDSEK, USDNOK, USDDKK, USDCNH.

APPLY TO FOREX SCHOOL

* Please note that 100 USD are not withdrawable and can only be used as a participation fee to join Forex Finals competition.

Read more about the terms of the contest Forex School (November) in this thread at ForexСup forum.

FXOpen Announces New Tour of Regular Contest “Forex Finals”

FXOpen opens registration for yet another tour of “Forex Finals” – a recurring trading competition on live accounts. Tour XIV of the contest starts on October 24th. At the end of the tour we will determine the top-5 traders to share the prize fund of 1,400 USD. The participant with the largest profit will be awarded a PAMM STP account with 1,000 USD in it.

GET REGISTERED

ForexFinals Tour 14

What you should know about Tour XIV?

  • Dates: October 24 – November 18, 2016
  • Prize fund: 1,400 USD
  • *Rewards:

• 1st place – PAMM STP with 1,000 USD
• 2nd place – 200 USD
• 3rd place – 100 USD
• 4th place – 50 USD
• 5th place – 50 USD

  • Initial deposit: 100 USD on STP;
  • Trading restrictions: none. We allow all trading instruments available on FXOpen STP accounts, any trading strategies, advisors (AEA, MEA, etc.) and any other standard MT4 software applications.
  • Registration: open from October 13 and throughout the competition. If you already participated in one of the previous tours, you don`t have to register again.

PARTICIPATE NOW

Read more about the terms of “Forex Finals” at ForexCup forum.

*Restrictions:
To be eligible for the prize you need to comply with 2 requirements:

  • the minimal trading volume per tour is 0.5 lots;
  • the initial deposit must be increased by at least 20%.

Deposit without Commission Using China UnionPay and Netbanx with FXOpen

Dear FXOpen clients,

From October 1 until the end of the year, FXOpen will reimburse the commission for depositing funds to your eWallets via the electronic payment systems China UnionPay and Netbanx. Thus, the broker will be covering the clients` costs for three months. Let us remind you that the standard fee for depositing via China UnionPay and Netbanx is 2% and 2.5% respectively.

Deposit via ChinaUnion Pay

China Union Pay is a reliable way to carry out instant money transfers.

  • Currencies: CNY
  • Payment Processing Time: instant
  • Minimum deposit: $1
  • Maximum deposit: without limitations

Netbanx is a leading transfer system in the Asian markets.

  • Currencies: CNY
  • Payment Processing Time: instant
  • Minimum deposit: 10 CNY
  • Maximum deposit: 49,000 CNY

Hurry up to take advantage of the offer! It is valid until December 31, 2016.

How to fund your FXOpen account?

  1. Log in to your My FXOpen personal area and select one of the payment systems in the Add Funds menu.
  2. Fill in the form with your amount of payment, currency, trading account number, etc. Click Add Funds.
  3. You will be redirected to the gateway of the selected payment option to complete the transaction.

Find all the methods of depositing and withdrawing available with FXOpen on the company’s website.

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Deposits and Withdrawals via Ethereum Now Available for FXOpen Clients

FXOpen is glad to announce that we`ve added a new method of depositing and withdrawing funds. Now the company`s clients can carry out money transactions via the world’s 2nd popular cryptocurrency – Ethereum.

Terms of depositing and withdrawing via Ethereum:

  • Minimum deposit or withdrawal: 0.01 ETH
  • Maximum deposit or withdrawal: without limitations
  • Deposit сommission: 0 ETH
  • Withdrawal сommission: 0.01 ETH

Depost/Withdraw via Ethereum

You can find a more detailed information on Deposits and Withdrawals via Ethereum in our knowledge base.

The Ethereum project was launched in 2015 to create decentralized applications based on “smart contracts”. Ether (ETH) is the currency unit within the system, as well as a new generation cryptocurrency. In 2016 Ether reached a record high market capitalization compared to other alternative digital currencies – over $1 billion. This is now the second popular cryptocurrency after Bitcoin. During the hard fork in July 2016, the Ethereum community split into two blockchains –Ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC).

Please note that FXOpen allows making transactions via ETH only.

Find other methods of depositing and withdrawing available with FXOpen on the company’s website.
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Improve Your Trading Skills: Take Part in “Forex School (October)” Contest

From October 3 to 14, FXOpen is conducting Forex School (October), a short practical training course in Forex trading. You can sign up to participate in this free competition using demo accounts at the ForexCup site until October 9.

The top 20 participants will receive 100 USD each in prize money. This amount can be used as an entry fee to join Tour 14 of Forex Finals – the regular FXOpen tournament on live accounts with withdrawable money prizes.

REGISTER NOW

ForexSchool October

What you should know about Forex School (October):

  • Duration: October 3-14, 2016
  • Registration: September 16-October 9, 2016
  • Prize fund: 2,000 USD
  • Winners and reward: 20 best traders get 100 USD each (not withdrawable*)
  • Requirements to get a prize: the initial deposit has to be increased by at least 30% and the minimum quantity of trades is 10.

Restrictions:

  • The 100 USD reward is not withdrawable and can only be used as a participation fee to join Forex Finals tournament
  • A prize winner who wishes to participate in the subsequent “Schools” has to skip one contest
  • A contestant can get into the Top 20 winners and receive the prize no more than twice

Terms of the contest:

  • Free participation
  • Initial deposit: 100 USD
  • Leverage: 1:500
  • Locking: allowed
  • EAs: allowed
  • Maximum number of trades opened at a time (including pending orders): 100
  • Minimum trades quantity: 10
  • Trading platform: MetaTrader 4 (download)
  • Trading instruments: EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY, USDCHF, USDCAD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, EURGBP, GBPCHF, GBPJPY, GBPNZD, GBPCAD, GBPAUD, GBPSGD, EURCHF, EURAUD, EURJPY, EURCAD, EURNZD, EURSEK, EURDKK, EURTRY, EURNOK, EURPLN, EURHKD, AUDCAD, AUDJPY, AUDCHF, AUDNZD, CADJPY, CADCHF, CHFJPY, NZDCHF, NZDCAD, NZDJPY, NZDSGD, XAUUSD, XAGUSD, SGDJPY, USDTRY, USDHKD, USDSGD, USDPLN, HKDJPY, NOKJPY, NOKSEK, USDMXN, USDRUB, USDSEK, USDNOK, USDDKK, USDCNH.

START TRAINING

* Please note that 100 USD are not withdrawable and can only be used as a participation fee to join the Forex Finals competition.

Read more about the terms of the contest Forex School (October) in this thread at ForexСup forum.