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    Around the world, FXCM offices provide forex and CFD trading services.

    We're here for you. Our customer service has won many regional and international awards for being there when you need us, 24/7. Plus, we pride ourselves on meeting strict regulatory and financial standards, so you can feel comfortable as you trade global markets.

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    Spreads: Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. The spread figures are for informational purposes only. FXCM is not liable for errors, omissions or delays or for actions relying on this information. 

    Live Spreads Widget: Dynamic live spreads are available on Active Trader commission-based accounts. When static spreads are displayed, the figures are time-weighted averages derived from tradable prices at FXCM from October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. The spread figures are for informational purposes only. FXCM is not liable for errors, omissions or delays, or for actions relying on this information. 

    Mini Accounts: Mini accounts offer 18 CFD instruments and up to 21 currency pairs. FXCM may decide at its sole discretion to add or remove any CFD instruments and currency pairs. Mini accounts default to Dealing Desk execution where price arbitrage strategies are prohibited. FXCM determines, at its sole discretion, what encompasses a price arbitrage strategy. Mini accounts utilising prohibited strategies may be switched to No Dealing Desk execution. Mini accounts settings may also be switched to No Dealing Desk execution at the sole discretion of FXCM in some instances. Mini accounts offer spreads plus mark-up pricing. Spreads are variable and are subject to delay. Experienced traders on Mini accounts with equity less than 10,000 CCY have 400:1 forex leverage; between 10,000 and 20,000, have 200:1. Traders that are new to FX and CFD trading will be defaulted to 50:1 leverage. Depending on the experience of the trader, Mini accounts with equity greater than 20,000 CCY may be switched to a Standard account with 50:1 or 100:1 forex leverage, No Dealing Desk execution, and commission based pricing. 

    Clients who trade notional volume with an average of 500K per month for the previous 3 months will have the cost of VPS service reimbursed. At the beginning of the month (between 1st and 15th), a fee of 30 base currency (3k JPY, 240 HKD) will be debited from any of your FXCM account(s) to cover the VPS cost. 

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