Trading

What is leverage?
Leverage is the term used when using borrowed capital, such as margin, to increase the potential return of an investment. Leverage is often used to signifi...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:34 PM
What happens if a deal remains open overnight?
When you hold a deal open overnight it is subject to a credit or debit adjustment. This adjustment depends on the direction of the deal you hold (either Bou...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:37 PM
What is Overnight Financing?
At the close of each trading day, CFDs become subject to the Overnight Financing process, whereby an interest adjustment is applied for keeping deals open ‘...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:38 PM
Why can't I trade over the weekend or during public holidays?
During those times the underlying markets are closed and trading is unavailable. Nonetheless, you can still view your account, withdraw or deposit funds and...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:41 PM
Until when will my deal remain open?
In theory, your deals can remain open for as long as you wish. Overnight Financing and/or Rollovers are applied to CFDs in order to keep the deals open unti...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:42 PM
What is a Rollover?
All deals whose underlying asset is a Future contract which are not closed before reaching their Rollover date, are automatically rolled over by the Company...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:44 PM
Why did all my deals close?
To prevent unwanted loses, iFOREX has an automatic risk management system that constantly monitors your account. If the market suddenly moves against you, i...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:46 PM
Does iFOREX use Margin Calls (AKA Mainainance Margin)?
No, iFOREX does not use Margin Calls (unless required by local regulations). The term Margin Call is commonly used by online brokers and refers to the closu...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:50 PM
Are orders executed even if the underlying market is closed?
No. iFOREX does not execute orders during off-hours.
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:51 PM
Are there any conditions that can affect the rate at which a deal is executed?
Yes, during market conditions that are characterized by high volatility or communication latency, and due to the time it takes for an order to be executed, ...
Sun, 1 Mar, 2020 at 1:53 PM