Margin requirements around German election

The German Election voting takes place on 24th September and is likely to cause an increase in market volatility in the days around the vote. In an effort to mitigate risk associated with this event, we will be increasing minimum margin requirements between 22:00 BST on Thursday 21st September to 22:00 on Tuesday 26th September.

Please visit our margin requirements page to review regular minimum margin requirements for MetaTrader and FOREXTrader platforms.

MMR around German election


Product New minimum margin requirement
EUR FX pairs 1%


Product New minimum margin requirement
GER40  1%
FRA40  1%

What should I do?

Ensure you have adequate funds in your account to maintain minimum margin requirements.

Review your account to ensure all of your open positions will be adequately margined once the changes take effect.

Adding funds to your account

If you would like to add funds to your account, please click here.