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What trading options do I have with Fibonetix?

Fibonetix offers a wide range of trading instruments in all major markets. Please login to your account to view the available financial instruments.

How can I get an education on Trading?

Fibonetix is dedicated to educating our clients. Once you become a member you get an access to a wide variety of educational materials. There is also an option to request personal one-on-one educational sessions. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What is margin?

The margin is leverage represented in percentage terms. For instance, if a leverage is times 100, thus the margin will be 1 to 100 or 1%. If an open position amount is of EUR 100 000 the used margin will be the position amount times 1% = EUR 1000.

What is LIBOR?

It is the most common interest rate benchmark used by banks to lend funds to one another.

What is a stock split?

It is a market event when a company decides to divide its current shares into several shares according to a particular ratio like 1:7 or 1:3. Therefore, if the company has a ratio of 3 to 1, that means that the shareholder will have 3 shares for every share held previously.

What is slippage?

Slippage exists when the market experience a high volatility or low liquidity in the market. It is the actual difference between the stop loss of a client and the closing price which we can offer.

We do not actually guarantee stop losses, however, we guarantee that we will close the open position at the next best available price if a slippage does occur.

Do you offer Fixed or Floating spreads?

We are offering both. To take an advantage from the floating spreads, please contact your account manager for detailed information.

What are the benefits of floating spreads?

The benefits of floating spreads account come down to “Tighter spreads” – as tighter as lower they are. The benefit comes from the gap between the Sell and buy price, which is constantly updated in real time according to the best quotes available from our liquidity providers.

What is the meaning of “Leverage”?

Leverage is a short-term borrowing of a certain amount needed to invest. In terms of trading, the monies are normally borrowed from Fibonetix or the broker. The leverage is also known as a multiplier, which increases the buying power of your investment capital. The different financial instruments have different leverage limitations.

What leverage do you offer?

The available trading leverage is distributed based on the type of your chosen account. For more information on the leverage limitations, please contact your account manager.

What is a Pip?

Pip stands for “Percentage in Point”, it represents the measurement of the movement of one currency in relation to another. For instance, if the EUR/USD moves from 1.1360 to 1.1361, that is ONE pip. A pip is the last decimal place of a quotation. A positive or negative pip value is how you measure your profit or loss.

Can I have a buy and sell position simultaneously opened i.e. hedging?

Fibonetix offers the opportunity to traders of holding both, buy and sell, positions of the same instrument open simultaneously.

What is the basic concept of Forex Trading?

Forex Exchange or Forex represents the conversion of one currency to another. The Global exchange market is the largest and most liquid financial market worldwide, with an average daily trading volume in trillions of dollars. The forex market is decentralized and transactions are executed over-the-counter (OTC) worldwide.

Due to the fact that currencies are traded in pairs, you need to speculate which one will strengthen i.e. buy it and sell the other.

What is a Lot?

A unit used to measure the amount of the transaction. It is always an integer number. When investors buy or sell financial instruments in the capital market, they do so with lots. Fibonetix trading system is “lot based”, using this type of system makes trading on multiple markets very easy to manage.

What is equity and how is it calculated?

The equity represents the liquidation value of your account at the current moment. It is a result of the sum of the Balance and the floating profit or loss of your open trades.

What are the trading hours?

The major markets are open and operate from Sunday night (GMT) to Friday night (GMT). Moreover, Fibonetix offers you the opportunity to trade 24/7 Cryptocurrencies. Please be aware, that not all instruments are traded at the same hours, for more information please contact your account manager.

What instruments can I trade with Fibonetix?

Fibonetix offers a wide array of trading instruments on major trading markets. The instrument base of Fibonetix is available in your trading account, please log in to explore. You will find instruments from Forex, commodities, shares, indices and more. Feel free to get in touch and find out more about your favorite instruments.

What happens to an open position when there is a contract rollover?

More information on the rollovers you can find in the Terms and Conditions page on our website.

What are precious metals?

Those are metals carrying high economic value due to its limited availability. The precious metals available on Fibonetix are gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. Additionally, we offer Cooper, which is considered as a base metal. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What are energies?

The term energies refer to a group of oils that can be traded. Such energy containing liquids are Crude Oil, Brent Oil, Gasoline, Natural Gas and many more available on Fibonetix. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What are the Agricultural Commodities?

They represent a group of commodities derived from farming or other activity connected to agricultural production. Such commodities include Corn, Wheat, Soybean and many more available on Fibonetix. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What are Soft Commodities?

They refer to a group of commodities that are grown, but not mined. Such commodities include Cocoa, Coffee, Sugar, Cotton and many more on Fibonetix. For more information, please contact your account manager.

What is CFD?

CFD or Contract for Difference represents a contract between buyers and sellers to exchange the difference in value on a financial instrument for a given period having an open and close time of the contract. CFD provides the investors with an opportunity to trade with a financial instrument without actually holding or owning it, this opportunity simultaneously caries all the benefits and risks, which the particular financial instrument carries.

What is a stop-loss?

It is a risk management tool aiming to add protection to your investment. The stop-loss represents an adjustable order to close the trade when the market moves in a direction which is not favorable for your investment, thus the tool helps you to minimize any potential losses.

What is hedging?

A hedge is a type of investment applied simultaneously with the current trade of an asset. The main purpose of hedging is to reduce the risk of adverse price movements in an asset.

Do you offer an Islamic account?

For the clients desiring and eligible to get an Islamic account, we are offering the opportunity for traders in accordance with the Sharia law;

The benefits of such type of account are:

  • No commissions, charges, and fees on account management
  • No additional commissions on rollover for more than 24 hours.
  • No interest on a settlement for more than 24 hours i.e. zero-rollover interest.

If you believe that this type of account is of your interest and you are eligible you can simply contact us and our Customer Support team will be more than happy to assist you.

What is a spread?

They are traditionally represented in pips; it is the difference between the purchase or sell price of an underlying asset. Spreads are based off the "Buy"/” Bid” and "Sell"/” Ask” prices of underlying assets and they tend to be variable.

Ask/Sell – Bid/Buy = Spread

For more information on spreads, please contact your account manager.

Who is trading in the Forex market?

Traders involved in the Foreign exchange can be divided into hedgers and speculators. Hedgers include governments, companies, and some investors. Speculators include banks, funds, corporations, and individuals.

What is going “short” mean?

“Going Short’ is a term used for expressing a placed Sell order on a financial instrument.

What Is going “long” mean?

“Going Long” is a term used when you buy the financial instrument.

The difference between a Pip and a Tick is?

Pip and Tick a measure used in trading. However, Pip is used when referring to the price change of Forex investments. While Tick is slightly different than the Pip and is used when referring to CFDs. Both measurements are the smallest price movement representation for a given financial instrument.

What is a market order?

The market order allows the trader to buy or sell at the best current price i.e. is used to guarantee a fill. It is the fastest way to get in out of a trade, and the importance is highlighted on getting filled, rather than getting the particular price.

What is a limit order?

This order allows a specific order entry i.e. it is used when getting the specific price is more important than the getting filled. The order is used when the trader believes that the price action will reverse upon hitting that specified price level.

What is Bid Price?

The price for which the market maker will buy the base currency. It represents the highest price an investor is willing to pay for a share.

What is Ask Price?

The Ask Price or the Offer is the price at which a security, commodity or currency is offered for sale on the market.

What are the advantages of CFD trading?

Trading CFD has its advantages:

  • It can be applied to a wide range of instruments
  • Leveraged trading allowing you to open trades with significantly less capital.
  • The required and the maintenance margin are the same i.e. the initial margin.
  • Due to the fact that you don`t own the underlying asset, there are no incurred exchange fees.

What is a margin call?

When a margin account is close or below the minimum maintenance margin, the broker demands that the investor should deposit additional funds in order to keep the healthy status of the account.

How to avoid the risk of a margin call?

In order to avoid a Margin call, you can use many different tactics, here we have shared some you can use:

  • Effectively manage stop losses
  • Reduce position size
  • Deposit additional funds
  • Open a hedge trade

Risk Warning:

Trading Contracts for Difference and Foreign Exchange is highly speculative and carries a level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors. You may lose some or all of your invested capital; therefore, you should not speculate with the capital you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of the risks associated with trading CFD’s and Foreign Exchange. In addition, please take into account your current knowledge level of trading experience and seek independent advice if necessary. We kindly advise all our clients to make sure that you carefully have read all the available. Terms & Conditions and the included Risk Disclosure statement prior to undertaking any operations on our trading platform. We do reserve our rights to cancel all or a single client deal which is connected to any suspicious activity without preliminary notice.

Under no circumstances shall we have any liability to any person or entity for (a) any loss or damage in whole or part caused by, resulting from, or relating to any transactions related to CFDs or (b) any direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages whatsoever. We strictly do not provide investment advice.

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