Nov 14, 2016
Margin requirements' returning
November 14, 2016 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm GMT+3 margin requirements regarding EUR/USD, USD/JPY, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, NZD/USD, AUD/CAD, AUD/NZD, AUD/JPY, EUR/AUD, EUR/JPY, EUR/NZD, EUR/CAD, EUR/NOK, USD/NOK, USD/SEK, EUR/SEK currency pairs will be returned to basic values. We kindly recommend you to take it into consideration.
Nov 8, 2016
Here comes the MetaTrader 5 web terminal!
Being the most popular trading platform in the world, MetaTrader 5 offers more and more opportunities. That is why the number of our clients, who switched to this version, is increasing. Today we are glad to announce the launch of the MT5 web-terminal, which is good news for every MT5 user. You will be able to log into your trading account from any computer without downloading the application.
We remind that the MetaTrader 4 web terminal was launched more than 2 months ago. If you missed this news, go to the platform page to learn more. The link to both versions of platforms is the same. A version is selected on the web terminal page directly.
Use the MetaTrader 5 web terminal to swiftly respond to market changes. All you have to do is to find a computer, connected to Internet, and authorize the trading platform with your account password and login.
Nov 3, 2016
Please note that November 8, 2016 the USA will hold presidential elections, which is likely to result in considerable volatility growth on financial markets.
In order to protect clients from volatility surge the leverage will be reduced two times from the current values November 7 at 12:00 GMT. The changes will affect the following currency pairs:
EUR/USD, USD/JPY, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, NZD/USD, AUD/CAD, AUD/NZD, AUD/JPY, EUR/AUD, EUR/JPY, EUR/NZD, EUR/CAD, EUR/NOK, USD/NOK, USD/SEK, EUR/SEK, USD/MXN.
The changes may also involve other trading instruments depending on market situation. The company will give additional notification as soon as restrictions are removed. Please check your current trading accounts parameters and get prepared to margin growth.
Oct 28, 2016
Trading schedule to be changed
October 30 Europe will pass to winter time; the USA will set the clock November 6. In this regard some trading instruments will change their trading session schedule. The relevant schedule will be available in instruments’ specifications in the trading platforms.
Please note that in case of low liquidity the company reserves the right to switch trading to the “Close only” mode or disable trading regarding certain instruments. If you have any questions concerning the upcoming changes, please contact our support team.
Oct 28, 2016
Maintenance works on Personal Accounts on October 30, 2016
Please be advised that, on October 30, 2016, maintenance works will be performed on Personal Accounts, aimed at improving the quality and stability of the services. Personal Accounts will remain inaccessible from 11:00 a.m. Moscow time on October 30, 2016 to 9:00 a.m Moscow time on October 31, 2016.
We offer our sincere apologies for any possible inconveniences this may cause.
Oct 28, 2016
Upgrading of Alfa-Forex Online servers for iOS and MetaTrader 5 for PC
In order to improve the stability of operations of the Alfa-Forex Online application for iOS, access servers have been upgraded. Starting from November 1, 2016, to enjoy continued stable work in the application, you will need to upgrade your Alfa-Forex Online to the latest version.
In addition, to continue working in the MetaTrader 5, you will need to move to one of the following servers: mt5-real-1.alfaforex.com or mt5-real-2.alfaforex.com, if you have not done so already.
We wish you comfortable work and successful trading!
Oct 19, 2016
USA and Canada major news
This Wednesday (October 19) Canada and USA will report several macroeconomic indicators at once. The data are expected to cause high volatility and to have a strong impact on the USDCAD currency pair that day. It means you will have a chance to take high profit without waiting for long.
Oct 12, 2016
Alfa-Forex invites you to a free webinar called "Fundamentals of Capital Management and Rules of Risk Management"
On October 13, 7:00 p.m. Moscow time, all clients of Alfa-Forex are invited to the webinar called "Fundamentals of Capital Management and Rules of Risk Management".
A successful trader always stands apart from the others by his/her ability to plan the risks and capital, stay focused and keep a cool head. At the webinar, the lead analyst of Alfa-Forex, Spartak Sobolev, will speak about how psychology influences the trading process, and will also help participants improve their skills for planning risks and capital.
Oct 11, 2016
October review of Alfa-Forex investment accounts
The review of investment accounts for October is an excellent opportunity to select a suitable account, from a list of the most popular ones, and wisely handle your savings. Read the new review and invest in investment accounts together with Alfa-Forex.