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Discover the pros of becoming a r1investing Professional Trader:

  • Dedicated Account Manager -> Enjoy personal support from an experienced and professional account manager
  • Highest Leverage -> Receive the highest leverage available, up to 500:1 leverage
  • Webinars and Mailers -> Get insightful trading news, updates and signals you can use
  • Segregated funds -> Depend on us to keep your funds separate in secure accounts
  • VIP Education -> Benefit from VIP professional learning tools
As a regulated broker, we are obligated to follow the decisions and rules determined by our regulators. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has recently decided to set forth new procedures concerning CFD trading to retail clients. The new measures, which become effective 1 August 2018, contain substantial changes such as lowering leverage, changing restrictions on trading benefits, etc.

Beginning 1 August 2018, higher leverage will be offered to professional traders compared to retail traders:

CFDS ASSETS CLASSIFICATIONS PROFESSIONAL* RETAIL*
Forex Pairs 500:1 30:1
Forex Pairs – Exotic 500:1 20:1
Gold 250:1 20:1
Commodities 200:1 10:1
Energy Commodities 200:1 10:1
Major Indices 200:1 20:1
Minor Indices 200:1 10:1
Stocks & Shares 50:1 5:1
Cryptocurrency 2:1 2:1
Dedicated Account manager YES YES
Multilingual Customer Support 24/5 24/5
Negative Balance Protection NO YES
Eligible for ICF Compensation1 NO YES
Access to VIP Education YES YES
Access to Contests YES NO
Margin Closeout Rule2 15% 50%

The Investor Compensation Fund (ICF) is designed to protect retail clients should brokers default on specific conditions.

A margin closeout rule applies only to a portion of the minimum initial margin that is required per account as noted above. The percentage is subject to change.

*MAXIMUM LEVERAGE

To enjoy all the benefits of being a r1investing professional trader, you must apply and meet two out of the three conditions:

  1. Trading volume – Applicants must have opened 10+ trades a quarter in the last year with leveraged trade size of $3,000 or more in stocks/cryptocurrencies and/or $12,500 in forex/commodities (with r1investing or any broker).
  2. Financial Experience – Applicants must have at least one year of professional experience working in the financial industry with CFD market knowledge.
  3. Financial status - You have net worth AND/OR a portfolio equivalent or exceeding €500,000 including cash deposits and financial instruments

Risk Warning –

CFDs are considered a complex trading product, with substantial risks possible, including loss of capital. Trading CFDs with leverage can be advantageous as well as detrimental and is not suitable for all professional traders. Before trading CFDs, it is imperative that you completely understand the possible risks. And, of course, do not deposit more money than you can afford to lose.

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