Trade size & volumeYou have traded, in significant size, in the spread bet/forex/CFD markets or other leveraged products (e.g. indices, shares, spot FX, futures, options, other derivatives etc.) at an average frequency of 10 transactions per quarter 10 transactions per quarter over the previous four quarters (with City Index and/or other providers).
Size of portfolio
The size of your financial instrument portfolio, defined as including cash deposits and financial instruments, exceeds £500,000 (or equivalent in your local currency).
Acceptable examples of savings and investments: Cash savings, stock portfolio, stocks and shares ISA, trading accounts, mutual funds, SIPP (excluding non-financial instruments).
Unacceptable examples of savings and investments: Company pension, non-tradeable assets, property, luxury cars, jewellery.
Professional experienceYou work or have worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged.
FOREX Pro FAQs
What are the features of a professional account with FOREX.com?
Professional traders who meet the criteria can qualify for services designed to accommodate their level of experience. Features of FOREX Pro include margin rates from 0.25%, monthly cash rebates, market execution support and bespoke fee structures.
What if i’m not eligible to become a professional trader?
If you’re not eligible for a professional account, you’ll still be able to open a retail trading account and access the global financial markets from our suite of award-winning platforms, with in-depth market analysis and a range of trading tools.
What's the difference between a retail account and FOREX Pro?
Retail accounts offer negative balance protection and lower leverage limits. Professional accounts allow higher leverage, but you waive negative balance protection and your margin close out levels may differ.
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