Margin Policy

Origin ECN provides the flexible leverage from 1:100 to 1:400 with more than $500 deposit amount to adapt to different clients’ demands. For the leverage modification, clients can submit an application for leverage modification by the background.

Product Leverage Instruction
Foreign Exchange, Spot Crude Oil Max leverage ratio 1:400
Gold Fixed leverage ratio 1:200
CFD Fixed leverage ratio 1:100 Excluded CHINA50, its leverage ratio is 1:20.
Silver, CHF Currency Pair Max leverage ratio 1:200 The max leverage ratio of CHF currency pair and Silver is 1:200, and the leverage of these products is a half leverage of the application account (the margin percentage is 200%).
For example:
The account leverage is 100 times, and the leverage of CHF currency pair is 50 times;
The account leverage is 300 times, and the leverage of CHF currency pair is 150 times.
Silver in ECN Account Fixed leverage ratio 1:100
Future Crude Oil in ECN Account Fixed leverage ratio 1:100
Note: No matter how the account leverage changes, the fixed leverage ratio of Gold is 1:200; the fixed leverage ratio of CFD (excluded CHINA50) is 1:100; the fixed leverage ratio of Silver in ECN account is 1:100; the fixed leverage ratio of Future Crude Oil in ECN account is 1:100.

The specific application threshold for leverage is as follows:

Available Leverage Minimum Deposit Maximum Fund Limit
1:400 $500 $50000
1:300 $500 $100000
1:200 $500 $250000
1:100 $200 >$250000

If there are multiple accounts with the same owner in the same account, the capital in the multiple accounts will be accounted in the scope of the account’s maximum fund limit; different back-stage accounts with the same ID card will be accounted in the scope of the maximum fund limit; the total amount of all sub-accounts in the MAM will also be accounted in the scope of maximum fund limit.

When the net value asset is more than the scope of the origin foreign exchange leverage: we will send an email to notify client that the net value exceeds the leverage requirements, the client needs to reduce the leverage or withdraw. It will be processed in the platform after receiving client’s feedback, if there is no client’s feedback, it will be forced to reduce the leverage of foreign exchange.

How to apply for leverage modification of foreign exchange: choose the option “My Account – Trading Account Setting” on the left corner of the page in the background after logging, and then click the “Leverage Modification” to submit the application. Please ensure the content has been completed in the account after modification.

Leverage modification of foreign exchange for position holding: it is available to apply for leverage modification of foreign exchange in the case of position holding, but it may have influence on the margin of your holding positions.

Margin’s Calculation:

Explanation of the calculation currency for the advance payment (margin): the currency (base currency) ahead in the currency pair is the calculation currency for the margin, and the margin of Foreign Exchange, Silver, Crude Oil will be calculated by the following formula:
Margin = Lots* Contract Size * Market Price / Leverage * Margin Percentage
Note: The required margin for trading products is calculated in the unit of basic currency, and then calculated by converting the spot exchange price into USD.

For Example:
(1) If Client A takes short of 1 mini lot of EUR/USD currency pair in the position 1.06865 and the account leverage is 1:100, so the used margin during the order transaction is:
1*100,000*1.06865/100*100% = 1068.65 USD

(2) If Client A takes short of 1 mini lot of AUD/CHF currency pair in the position 0.733930, and meanwhile the direct trade market price of element (USD) is 0.759035 and the account leverage is 1:100, so the used margin during the order transaction is:
1*100,000*0.759035/100*200% = 1518.07

(3) If Client A takes short of 1 mini lot of XAG/USD currency pair in the position 15.90 and the account leverage is 1:100, so the used margin during the order transaction is:
1*5000*15.90/100*200% = 1590.00

(4)If Client A takes short of 1 mini lot of CL-Oil in the position 46.506 and the account leverage is 1:100, so the used margin during the order transaction is:
1*1000*46.506/100*100% = 465.06

The margin of Gold and CFDwill be calculated by the following formula:
Margin = Lots* Contract Size * Market Price / Leverage * Margin Percentage
Note:
1) The margin of gold and CFD is not linked with the leverage of trading account, such as the fixed leverage of Gold is 200 times and the leverage of CFD (excluded CHINA50) is 100 times.
2) The required margin for trading products is calculated in the unit of basic currency, and then calculated by converting the spot exchange price into USD.

For example:
(1) If Client A takes short of 1 mini lot of XAU/USD in the position 1337.52 and the account leverage is 1:400, so the used margin during the order transaction is:
1*100*1337.52*0.5% = 668.76 USD

(2) If Client A takes short of 1 mini lot of DAX30 in the position 0.733930, and meanwhile the direct trade market price of element (USD) is 1.13236 and the account leverage is 1:100, so the used margin during the order transaction is:
1*1*12444.75*1.13236*1% = 140.92 USD

Risk Disclaimer:Forex margin trading carries a high level of risk to your capital, may not be appropriate for all investors. Investors shall carefully consider your financial condition and affordability before trading any financial product. Trading could lead to profits as well as loss of your investment capital, you may lose all your initial invested capital. Please ensure you've read all the risk warning before trading.

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