FXOpen Announcements

FXOpen added possibility to get analytics widgets for Forex accounts

FXOpen added possibility to get widgets with information about the trading account in FXOpen Analytics (a web-based application for collecting statistics and analyzing the performance of Forex accounts).

The widgets display daily and monthly gain and drawdown. They can be published on any website by adding the generated widget code to the web page code. Clicking on the widget redirects the user to a page with detailed information about the trading account. The information is updated daily at the end of the trading session.
The widget contains the following information:

  • Trading account number;
  • Total gain;
  • Drawdown (maximum value);
  • Daily gain for the last trading day;
  • Monthly gain for the last month;
  • Last data update time.

Find more detailed information about widgets in FXOpen knowledge base (Widgets | FXOpen Helpdesk).

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Changes to Trading Hours on US Memorial Day and UK Spring Bank Holiday

Dear Traders,

Please, note that on May 27th, 2019 trading hours for CFDs will be limited due to Memorial Day in the US and UK Spring Bank Holiday.

Trading hours will be changed as follows:

  • Forex and Crypto pairs will be traded without changes.
  • Metals - trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3.
  • Oil and natural gas - trading ends at 19:45 GMT+3.
  • Indices:
  • Japan 225 - trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US SPX 500 - trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US SPX 500 (Mini) - trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US Tech 100 - trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • US Tech 100 (Mini) - trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • Wall Street 30 - trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini) - trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
  • UK 100 (#UK100) - trading closed;
  • All other indices will be traded as usual,without changes.

Please, take these changes into consideration when planning your trading activities during the upcoming week.

Source: FXOpen news

From July 1, 2019 MetaTrader 4 old versions will no longer be supported

Dear clients,

Please note, that starting from July 1, 2019 FXOpen client support for MetaTrader 4 lower than 1170 build will not be provided. This means that the terminal old builds will no longer be able to connect to the brokers’ trading servers, and servers running under old versions will not receive any updates.
You can download an updated version of trading terminal using links on this page.

The latest MetaTrader 4 build 1170 includes error fixes and improved platform stability:

  1. Added profiling of plugins for evaluation of their performance and eliminating possible problems;
  2. Improved backup system performance;
  3. Accelerated operation of the built-in STP-gateway;
  4. Corrected crash logs.

We kindly ask you to update your MT4 trading terminals to the latest build 1170.

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Changes to CFD Trading on 4th July Independence Day

Dear clients,

Please note that due to Independence Day celebrated in the USA on 4 July 2019 you may experience the following changes in trading hours on July 3rd and 4th.

Wednesday, July 3rd

Forex: normal trading hours;
Cryptocurrencies: normal trading hours;
Metals: normal trading hours;

Indices:
Japan 225 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
US SPX 500 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
US SPX 500 (Mini) trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
US Tech 100 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
US Tech 100(Mini) trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
Wall Street 30 trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3;
Wall Street 30 (Mini) trading ends at 20:15 GMT+3.
All other indices will be traded without changes.

Thursday, July 4th

Forex and Сrypto pairs: normal trading hours;
Metals: trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
Oil and Gas: trading ends at 19:45 GMT+3;

Indices:
Japan 225 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
US SPX 500 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
US SPX 500 (Mini) trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
US Tech 100 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
US Tech 100 (Mini) trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
Wall Street 30 trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3;
Wall Street 30 (Mini) trading ends at 20:00 GMT+3.

All other indices will be traded without changes.

Source: FXOpen news

Changes to CFD Trading Hours due to US Labour Day

Dear Traders,

Please note that due to the celebration of Labour Day on Monday, September 2nd 2019 in the US trading hours for some financial instruments will be changed as follows:

  • Forex pairs: normal trading hours;
  • Metals: trading session ends at 20:00;
  • Oil, Gas: trading session ends at 19:45;
  • Indices:
  • Japan 225: until 20:00;
  • US SPX 500: until 20:00;
  • US SPX 500 (Mini): until 20:00;
  • US Tech 100: until 20:00;
  • US Tech 100 (Mini): until 20:00;
  • Wall Street 30: until 20:00;
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini): until 20:00.

Other indices will be traded without changes.

Please, consider this information when planning your trading for the upcoming week.

Source: FXOpen news

FXOpen Launches “The Lord of the Crypto”— a Free Demo Forex Contest
FXOpen is inviting traders to take part in a regular contest on demo accounts and to try cryptocurrency trading. “The Lord of the Crypto” is a free demo contest for crypto fans with real money prizes for a total of $3,000. Registration is open until 3rd November.

See Forex Contest | Forex Trading Contest 2019 - FXOpen

On November 3d MT4 and MT5 Server Time Switches to GMT+2

On November 3d, 2019 FXOpen will switch its trading servers from GMT +3 to GMT +2. The GMT offset in the company’s MetaTrader platform will be set to GMT+2 starting with the market opening on Monday (November 4th, 2019).

The change will affect all types of FXOpen trading accounts.

The changing 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 while planning your trading activities. Also, do not forget to adjust the time settings in your Indicators and Expert Advisors accordingly.

On November 3d MT4 and MT5 Server Time Switches to GMT+2

On November 3d, 2019 FXOpen will switch its trading servers from GMT +3 to GMT +2. The GMT offset in the company’s MetaTrader platform will be set to GMT+2 starting with the market opening on Monday (November 4th, 2019).

The change will affect all types of FXOpen trading accounts.

The changing 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 while planning your trading activities. Also, do not forget to adjust the time settings in your Indicators and Expert Advisors accordingly.

Changes to CFD Trading Hours on Thanksgiving 2019
Dear Traders,

Please be aware of the Trading Hour Schedule for the Thanksgiving Holiday from 28th November 2019 to 29th November:

Thursday, November 28th, 2019
Forex pairs - normal trading hours;
Metals - trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
Oil and Gas - trading ends at 19:45 (GMT+2);
Crypto pairs - normal trading hours;
Indices:

Japan 225 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
US SPX 500 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
US SPX 500 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
US Tech 100 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
US Tech 100 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
Wall Street 30 – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
Wall Street 30 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:00 (GMT+2);
All other financial instruments will be traded as usual.

See more at: Changes to CFDs Trading Hours on Thanksgiving

Trading Hours Schedule for the Christmas and New Year 2020

Dear Traders,

Please note the changes in trading session times on Christmas and New Year 2020.

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Forex – normal trading hours
Crypto– normal trading hours
Metals– trading ends at 20:45 (GMT+2)
Oil and Gas– trading ends at 20:30 (GMT+2)
Indices:
Australia 200 – trading ends at 05:30 (GMT+2)
Europe 50 – trading closed
France 40 – trading ends at 15:00 (GMT+2)
Germany 30 – trading closed
Germany 30 (Mini) – trading closed
Japan 225 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
UK 100 – trading ends at 14:50 (GMT+2)
US SPX 500 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
US SPX 500 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
US Tech 100 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
US Tech 100 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
Wall Street 30 – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)
Wall Street 30 (Mini) – trading ends at 20:15 (GMT+2)

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
Only crypto-pairs will be traded. All other markets are closed.

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Forex, Crypto, Metals, Oil and Gas – normal trading hours
Indices – trading closed.

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Forex – normal trading hours
Crypto – normal trading hours
Metals – normal trading hours
Oil (WTI) and Gas – normal trading hours
Oil (Brent) – trading ends at 21:45 (GMT+2)
Indices:
Australia 200 – trading ends at 05:30 (GMT+2)
Europe 50 – trading closed
France 40 – trading ends at 15:00 (GMT+2)
Germany 30 – trading closed
Germany 30 (Mini) – trading closed
Japan 225 – normal trading hours
UK 100 – trading ends at 14:50 GMT+2)
US SPX 500 – normal trading hours
US SPX 500 (Mini) – normal trading hours
US Tech 100 – normal trading hours
US Tech 100 (Mini) – normal trading hours
Wall Street 30 – normal trading hours
Wall Street 30 (Mini) – normal trading hours

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

Only Crypto will be traded. All other markets are closed.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Normal trading hours for all pairs.

Please consider these changes when planning your trading activities during the festive season.

Trading Hour Schedule - US Martin Luther King Day on 20th January 2020

Dear Traders,

Please note that due to the celebration of US Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 20th, 2020 in the US trading hours for some financial instruments will be changed as follows:

Forex pairs & Crypto: normal trading hours;
Metals: trading session ends at 20:00;
US Crude, US Natural Gas: trading session ends at 19:45;
UK Brent: normal trading hours;
Indices:
Japan 225: until 20:00;
US SPX 500: until 20:00;
US SPX 500 (Mini): until 20:00;
US Tech 100: until 20:00;
US Tech 100 (Mini): until 20:00;
Wall Street 30: until 20:00;
Wall Street 30 (Mini): until 20:00.
Other indices will be traded without changes.

Please consider this information when planning your trading for the upcoming week.

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FXOpen Returned Margin Requirements for GBP Pairs

Dear Traders,

Please note that FXOpen has returned the margin requirements for GBP pairs to their normal value, i.e. increased to a maximum value of 1 to 500. We recommend considering this information in your trading activity.

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FXOpen Adds Deposits and Withdrawals via Instant Bank Transfers in Malaysia and Thailand

Dear clients,

FXOpen is glad to announce that we’ve added a new method of depositing and withdrawing funds. Now the company’s clients from Malaysia and Thailand can carry out money transactions via Instant Bank Transfers. Instant Bank Transfers are transactions made from a bank account online in a local currency.

Terms of depositing and withdrawing via Instant Bank Transfers:

  • Currencies: MYR, THB
  • Payment Processing Time: instant for depositing/ during 1 day for withdrawing
  • Minimum deposit / withdrawal: 50 MYR / 500 THB
  • Maximum deposit / withdrawal: 50,000 (MYR/THB).

In the first month, all FXOpen clients can add funds to their accounts with 0% commission to become familiarized with the product.

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FXOpen Returned Margin Requirements for GBP Pairs

Dear Traders,

Please note that FXOpen has returned the margin requirements for GBP pairs to their normal value, i.e. increased to a maximum value of 1 to 500. We recommend considering this information in your trading activity.

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FXOpen Launches Instant Bank Transfers in Malaysia and Thailand

Dear clients,

FXOpen is pleased to announce that we’ve added a new method of depositing and withdrawing funds. Clients from Malaysia and Thailand can now carry out money transactions via Instant Bank Transfers. Instant Bank Transfers are transactions made from an online bank account in a local currency.

To celebrate the launch, clients can deposit for free, paying 0% commission for the first month of use.

More details:
Currencies: MYR, THB
Payment Processing Time: instant for depositing/ within 1 day for withdrawing
Minimum deposit / withdrawal: 50 MYR / 500 THB
Maximum deposit / withdrawal: 50,000 (MYR/THB).
Learn how to deposit and withdraw via Instant Bank Transfers in our knowledge base.

FXOpen Accepts Payments via AirTM

Dear Traders,
FXOpen is glad to announce a new cutting-edge option for depositing and withdrawing funds via AirTM.

AirTM is a unique blockchain-and-bank-connected digital wallet and peer-to-peer exchange platform founded in 2015. The base AirTM currency is named as AirUSD. To perform any action like buying, selling or exchanging any currencies, you must have AirUSD balance in your account. Find more information here.

Terms of depositing and withdrawing via AirTM
Currencies: USD;
Payment processing time: during 1 day;
Minimum withdrawal: USD 2;
Maximum deposit: USD 25,000.
Learn how to deposit and withdraw in our knowledge base.

In the first month, all FXOpen clients can deposit their accounts with 0% commission to become familiarized with the product.

Win an iPad in FXOpen’s Valentine’s Day Promotion

Dear Traders,

FXOpen is running a Valentine’s Day Promotion exclusively for our traders. Deposit 200 USD or more (or equivalent currency) in your FXOpen eWallet until February 21 to be entered into the prize draw for the iPad giveaway.

Additional benefits:
Multiply your deposit by trading on Forex;
0% commissions for depositing funds.
The winner will be chosen randomly from active trading accounts at the end of the promotion.

Who can participate?
All clients with MT4 and MT5 accounts who deposit at least 200 USD during the promo period (excluding deposits made by Bank Wire Transfer).

Ending Date: February 21, 2020

We wish you a happy Valentine’s Day!

Follow the updates on Facebook, Twitter and Telegram.

Changes to Trading Hours on US President’s Day (February 17)

Dear Clients,

Please note that due to President’s Day in the US on February 17, 2020, trading hours for some financial instruments will be changed as follows:

Forex pairs & Crypto CFDs: normal trading hours;
Metals: trading ends at 20:00 GMT+2;
US Crude and US Natural Gas: trading session ends at 19:45 GMT+2;
UK Brent: normal trading hours;
Indices

  • Japan 225 – until 20:00;
  • US SPX 500 – until 20:00;
  • US SPX 500 (Mini) – until 20:00;
  • US Tech 100 – until 20:00;
  • US Tech 100 (Mini) – until 20:00;
  • Wall Street 30 – until 20:00:
  • Wall Street 30 (Mini) – until 20:00.

Other indices will be traded without changes.

Please, consider these changes when planning your trading activities on the upcoming week.

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Changes to Trading Hours on US President’s Day (February 17)

Dear Clients,

Please note that due to President’s Day in the US on February 17, 2020, trading hours for some financial instruments will be changed as follows:

Forex pairs & Crypto CFDs: normal trading hours;
Metals: trading ends at 20:00 GMT+2;
US Crude and US Natural Gas: trading session ends at 19:45 GMT+2;
UK Brent: normal trading hours;
Indices

Japan 225 – until 20:00;
US SPX 500 – until 20:00;
US SPX 500 (Mini) – until 20:00;
US Tech 100 – until 20:00;
US Tech 100 (Mini) – until 20:00;
Wall Street 30 – until 20:00:
Wall Street 30 (Mini) – until 20:00.
Other indices will be traded without changes.

Please, consider these changes when planning your trading activities on the upcoming week.