Professional accounts for experienced traders

Experienced traders who meet regulatory criteria can qualify for our FOREX Pro offering:

  • Dedicated relationship manager
  • Tailored margins and fee structures

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Increasing leverage increases risk. Professional clients can incur losses that exceed deposits.

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Why FOREX Pro?

FOREX Pro is an account for professional traders who are looking for a service that matches their experience, stride for stride. From higher leverage limits and flexible margins to cash rebates and credit facilities, professional traders can take complete control of their trading with an account that recognises their dedication to the markets.

It's important to note that retail client protections do not apply when using FOREX Pro, so make sure you’re aware of the features you’ll waive.


Lower margins

Your margins could be up to 90% lower as a Pro trader.


Segregated funds

We'll still hold your funds in segregated accounts, with FSCS protection.

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Protections you’ll keep

Segregated funds
Client money remains segregated from our funds and will be unaffected in the event of our insolvency.
Best execution
Best Execution remains unchanged as we owe all our clients a duty of best execution.
Trade confirmations
The detail of Trade Confirmations remain unchanged and are sent by the end of the first business day following the execution of the trade, or earlier.
Key information documents
Key Information Documents remain available to you.
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Protections you’ll waive

Margin and leverage limits
Margin and Leverage Limits are lower than mandated ESMA margins.
Negative balance protection
As you’ll no longer be a retail client, you’ll lose the negative balance protection feature on your account. Margin close out levels may also differ.
Expert knowledge
We will assume you have the relevant knowledge and experience levels to understand the risks in trading leveraged products.
Expert language
We may use more sophisticated language when dealing with you as a Professional Client than we do with our retail clients.

Apply to FOREX Pro

  1. Step 1
    Open an account
    If you don’t have one
  2. Step 2
    Upgrade to FOREX Pro
    Complete our Professional application form (you can only apply for Pro once your retail account has been approved)
  3. Step 3
    Become a Professional Trader
    Once approved, you’ll be able to trade the markets as a Professional Trader
Market Retail Professional
Major FX 3.33% 0.25% 400:1
Major Indices 5.00% 0.25% 400:1
Commodities 10% 0.5% 200:1
Shares 20% 3% 33:1
Crypto 5.00% N/A 10:1
Professional margin rates
Professional clients can access superior margin rates across a range of markets.

A lot can happen in 20 years. But throughout that time we've remained steadfast, providing traders with the stability and opportunities they need to make their mark on the financial markets.

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Reliable, consistent trade execution
Peace of mind that your trades are executed swiftly, with a 99.99%* execution rate of less than a second.
Part of the StoneX Group
As part of a NASDAQ-listed company, we’ve got financial strength and security you can depend on.


What are the features of a professional account with

Professional traders who meet the criteria can qualify for services designed to accommodate their level of experience.

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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.

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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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