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Margin Calls

 

Margin Call Policy

 

Trading accounts with ThinkMarkets will automatically experience a margin call if the criteria below are met. It is important to note that proper risk management and placing of stop losses reduces the need for a margin call on a traders account. We advise all clients and traders to strictly adhere to margin requirements when trading.
 

  • Minimum Margin Requirements on Open Positions must be maintained by the customer at all times.

  • All open positions and pending orders are subject to liquidation by ThinkMarkets should the Minimum Margin Requirement fail to be maintained.

  • Margin requirements may change at anytime. ThinkMarkets will do its best to inform the customer about any projected changes by email and via the trading platform's message system at least a week before changes go into effect.

  • On the MT4 and ThinkTrader platforms, ThinkMarkets will liquidate all Open Position and pending orders in a customer's account if the total equity, at any time, equals or falls below 50% of the Used Margin. Positions will be closed based on the best execution prices available at the time to ThinkMarkets.
  • ​On the MT5 platform, ThinkMarkets will liquidate the largest losing position first and pending orders in a customer's account if the total equity, at any time, equals or falls below 50% of the Used Margin. MT5 will stop closing positions once the ratio of margin to equity is above 50%. Positions will be closed based on the best execution prices available at the time to ThinkMarkets.
  • all open positions on fully hedged accounts will be automatically closed at market prices should the account's equity reach or fall below 0, that applies to all our platforms.
  • The placing of Stop Loss Orders, used to minimise losses, is the clients responsibility.

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