Aug 1, 2016
New dividend payout days – earn up to 15% during 2 days!
Alfa-Forex pays to clients largest American companies’ shares dividends as a privilege. July 07, 2016 we have already told you how to earn considerable profit during 2 trading days. Since that moment more companies have confirmed dividend payments while the coupon sums have grown!
Jul 29, 2016
New trading server for MetaTrader 4 demo accounts
Please note that starting August the 1st, 2016 to authorize a MetaTrader 4 demo account it is necessary to use demo-mt4.alfaforex.com or 22.214.171.124 in field Server as IP-address. For real accounts the server remains unchanged.
In case you have questions, please contact Customer Service at +7 (495) 785-96-69 or via online chat.
Best regard, Alfa-Forex
Jul 7, 2016
Earn up to 200% of invested funds on the major news of the month
Non-Farm Payrolls (the number of new jobs outside agricultural sector) is one of the most important economic news. The report is published every month on the first Friday and has a significant impact on market.After four latest publications the EURUSD currency pair moved in the range of 70, 48, 78 and 194 points which makes up $700, $480, $780 and $1940 profit per every open lot. These data have also a profound effect on FRS rate decision. That is why traders worldwide monitor Non-Farm Payrolls with particular attention.
Jul 4, 2016
Get additional 8% trading income within 2 days
As a privilege Alfa-Forex pays clients dividends regarding largest American companies' shares CFDs. To receive the payment a client should open a long CFD position at least a day before the Dividend ExDate. The dividend yield will appear in the SWAP column of a trading terminal.The nearest Dividend ExDates: Issuer Ticker | Dividend ExDate | Dividend yield per share Cisco Systems CSO 05.07.2016 $0.26 AT&T ATT 06.07.2016 $0.48 Mastercard MAC 06.07.2016 $0.19 VerizonCommunications VZN 06.07.2016 $0.56 Caterpillar CAT 18.07.2016 $0.77 Let us calculate dividend amount taking Caterpillar shares (CAT) as an example:The minimum position size is 1 lot comprising 100 shares. Let us take a 10 lot position for the sake of convenience;The sum required to buy 1000 shares is calculated according to the following formula: 10 lots * 100 shares * 77,866 (current share price) / 10 (leverage)*As a result, $7786.60 is required to buy 1000 Caterpillar (CAT) shares;Let us multiply 1000 shares by the dividend payment equal to $0.77. We get $770. We are also supposed to consider the 15% income tax provided for in the US legislature.Summary: with the margin of $7786.60 you will get guaranteed $654.50, which makes 8.4% of the invested sum within 2 trading days!*For accounts under $50 000. Margin requirements.
Jun 30, 2016
Technical maintenance in Personal area July the 3rd
Dear clients,please note that July the 3rd, 2016 the Personal area will undergo technical maintenance. The activities will be aimed at improving services sustainability and performance. The personal area will be temporarily unavailable from 9 a.m. (GMT+3) to 15 p.m. (GMT+3). We apologize for any inconvenience.Regards, Alfa-Forex
Jun 28, 2016
Trading platforms technical maintenance
Dear clients,June 29 and 30, 2016 the MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms will undergo technical maintenance from 22:30 GMT to 23:30 GMT.The operations are oriented to improving trading systems quality and performance. Due to this connection to terminals may be lost for up to 5 minutes.Sorry for the inconvenience.Regards, Alfa-Forex
Jun 28, 2016
Margin requirements reduced regarding a range of currency pairs
Dear clients,June 29, 2016 from 06:00 to 09:00 GMT margin requirements regarding JPY, AUD, CAD, NZD, SEK and NOK currency pairs will be returned to basic values. Changes will not concern EUR and GBP pairs. We kindly recommend you to take it into consideration.Regards, Alfa-Forex
Jun 24, 2016
Temporary margin requirements changes due to Brexit
Dear clients,After Brexit referendum results have been announced JPY, AUD, CAD, NZD, SEK and NOK currency pairs leverage was reduced by two times from the current values.These measures were taken in order to protect traders from high volatility.We recommend you to check current trading account parameters and to consider the changes. You will receive additional notification on limitations removal.Best regards, Alfa-Forex
Jun 21, 2016
Temporary change in trading conditions
Dear clients,June 23, 2016 Great Britain will hold a referendum concerning membership in the European Union. Due to this event, starting June 22, 12:00 GMT+3, margin requirements will be increased regarding all EUR and GBP related currency pairs.The following changes will be introduced in order to protect clients from high volatillity:1) As for EUR/USD, EUR/JPY, EUR/NOK, EUR/SEK, EUR/CAD, EUR/AUD and EUR/NZD, leverage will be reduced by half from the current values (50% reduction);2) EUR/CHF leverage will remain unchanged;3) As for GBP/USD, EUR/GBP, GBP/JPY, GBP/CAD, GBP/AUD and GBP/NZD leverage will be reduced by 4 times from the current values (75% reduction);4) As for GBP/CHF and GBP/RUR, leverage will be reduced by 4 times from the current values if total account funds exceed USD 200 000 (75% reduction).You will receive additional notification on limitations removal. We recommend you to check your current accounts parameters and to be prepared for potential margin growth.
Jun 17, 2016
Attention! Volatility surge is expected!
Dear clients,June 23, 2016 Great Britain will hold a referendum regarding membership in the European Union. Attention! Volatility surge is expected!We kindly ask to be prepared for:Increased spread (especially with GBP and EUR);Potential price gapping;Potential margin requirements tightening.In order to protect clients from volatility surge the Company may increase margin requirements from June, 20 to June, 24. It may result in margin growth and lead to rising risks of automatic closure due to Stop Out.We recommend you to check your current accounts' parameters and to be set for potential margin growth.As far as introduction time and reviewed requirements are concerned, you will receive an additional notification. If you have any questions, please, contact the Company in any way convenient to you.Regards, Alfa-Forex