Margin requirements

Margin requirements for Crypto are provided below:

Instrument Description Margin requirements Leverage
BTC/USD Bitcoin vs US Dollar 33% 1:3
ETH/USD Ether vs US Dollar 33% 1:3
 

The minimum margin required to open a position depends on the desired leverage, instrument and current market prices.

* The minimum margin requirements will differ if the initial leverage is changed
** See section "Over-the-weekend leverage" for additional information
*** If equity for the self trade account is less than CHF 20 or equivalent in foreign currency, the account may be blocked by Dukascopy Bank.

Attention: Currently CFDs on cryptocurrencies trading is available for regular self trading accounts only.

Maximum instrument exposure

Maximum net exposure of each currency pair on one trading account is limited to a position of 25 million of primary currency with an exception for USD/HUF, EUR/HUF, USD/CZK, EUR/CZK, USD/RON, USD/ILS, USD/THB which max exposure is limited by 1 million of primary currency. For precious metals and CFDs maximum net exposure is specified in the table below:

Instrument Maximum exposure in contracts (for CFDs) /
Oz (for precious metals) / USD(for crypto)
BRENT.CMD/USD 650
LIGHT.CMD/USD 650
GAS.CMD/USD 4 500
DIESEL.CMD/USD 1 800
COFFEE.CMD/USX 940 000
COCOA.CMD/USD 225
SUGAR.CMD/USD 1 430
COTTON.CMD/USX 685 000
OJUICE.CMD/USX 410 000
COPPER.CMD/USD 8 000
USA500.IDX/USD 1 400
USATECH.IDX/USD 650
USA30.IDX/USD 160
DEU.IDX/EUR 250
GBR.IDX/GBP 350
FRA.IDX/EUR 600
AUS.IDX/AUD 750
JPN.IDX/JPY 20 000
HKG.IDX/HKD 1 000
CHE.IDX/CHF 350
ESP.IDX/EUR 300
EUS.IDX/EUR 900
XAU/USD 17 000
XAG/USD 160 000
BTC/USD 30 000 USD equivalent
ETH/USD 30 000 USD equivalent
CHI.IDX/USD 280
DOLLAR.IDX/USD 31 530
NLD.IDX/EUR 4 550
SGD.IDX/SGD 11 220
IND.IDX/USD 270
PLN.IDX/PLN 1 545
BUND.TR/EUR 15 880
UKGILT.TR/GBP 18 678

Clients may request to wave/increase the maximum exposure limit for particular instruments with high leverage.

In this case the account leverage will be reduced to 1:20 (1:10 over-the-weekend).

 

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