Forex Leverage is defined as the use of borrowed capital, such as “margin” allowing the Forex trader to gain access to larger sums of capital. This can heighten profits and losses and should be used wisely.
Forex Trader A has $5000 USD:
If Forex Trader A has an account leverage of 10:1and they wish to use $1000 on one Forex trade as margin, they will have exposure of $10,000 in base currency ($1000) = 10 x $1000 = $10,000 (trade value).
Forex Trader B has $5000 USD:
If Forex Trader B has an account leverage of 100:1and they wish to use $1000 on one Forex trade as margin, they will have exposure of $100,000 in base currency ($1000) = 100 x $1000 = $100,000 (trade value).
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Vantage Global Prime Pty Ltd – an ASIC regulated entity offers additional regulatory protections and safeguards that will not apply when opening account under our Cayman Islands regulated entity. These safeguards include restricted leverage, negative balance protection, a mandatory 50% margin close out rule, client money protection under ASIC Client Money Reporting Rules 2017 and access to an external dispute resolution body – the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). Click here to open an account with Vantage Global Prime Pty Ltd.
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