CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 78% of Pepperstone Limited’s retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Risk Warning.

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Which platform is better?

Posted on: 26 May 2016 , by: Marlon Peiris , category: About Trading

Choosing the right trading platform is an important part of your trading. There is no right or wrong platform – it depends on the features that you are seeking as well as your own experience of the platform itself. In most cases it is best to trial MT4 and cTrader and see for yourself where your preference is. ... Continue reading...

Trading Conditions

Posted on: 26 May 2016 , by: Marlon Peiris , category: About Trading

Pepperstone’s trading conditions are widely regarded as well above the industry standard. We place a very strong emphasis on competitive spreads and commission charges. For example on our Razor ECN account, clients will often see a 0.0 pip spread on EURUSD. Our trading commissions are a competitive $7 AUD per one lot traded, round trip. ... Continue reading...

Trading Platinum and Palladium

Posted on: 08 May 2015 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

Along with gold and silver, Pepperstone offers platinum and palladium on our MetaTrader4 and cTrader platforms. Platinum and palladium are precious metals and are both traded against the US dollar in a similar way to any other currency pairs on the platform. ... Continue reading...

Trading Oil and Gas

Posted on: 08 May 2015 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

Available to all Pepperstone account holders, Oil and Gas products are tradable commodities on both MetaTrader 4 and cTrader. ... Continue reading...

Trading Gold and Silver

Posted on: 08 May 2015 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

Pepperstone offers four precious silver and gold crosses on our MetaTrader4 platform. Gold and silver are traded against both the US dollar and euro, and are traded in a similar way to any other currency pairs on the platform. ... Continue reading...

Margin Requirements for Indices

Posted on: 06 May 2015 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

In MT4, Index CFDs offered by Pepperstone are traded with a 0.5% to 1% margin requirement – meaning the margin required is 0.5 to 1% of the notional value of the contract. In cTrader, the maximum leverage offered on CFDs will be 100:1 or 200:1, based on the contract you are trading. ... Continue reading...

Spreads on Indices

Posted on: 06 May 2015 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

Pepperstone’s index CFDs have some of the lowest trading costs available in the market, though like all assets there will be an inherent spread between the bid and ask price – which will vary depending on the index traded and the time of day. Indices are traded with a fixed spread over the day, though some have a wider fixed spread when traded outside of the natural market hours of that index. ... Continue reading...

Trading Hours

Posted on: 21 April 2015 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

Most FX pair trading hours are 24 hours per day during the week, with a two minute break from 23:59 server time until 00:01 server time; on Friday trading ceases five minutes early at 23:55 server time, rather than 23:59, to prevent wide spreads as liquidity providers go offline at the end of the week. Trading hours are subject to change due to seasonal and market factors. ... Continue reading...

Pip Value

Posted on: 21 April 2015 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

When trading FX and other symbols there are some easy rules to calculate the ‘pip-value’ of the trade so you can work out your potential gains and losses quickly. ... Continue reading...

cTrader Commissions

Posted on: 29 September 2014 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: About Trading

The cTrader commission structure is unlike MetaTrader 4 in that it takes into account the currency traded rather than only your account currency. ... Continue reading...

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