6 Asset Classes - 16 Trading Platforms - Over 1000 Instruments.
6 Asset Classes - 16 Trading Platforms - Over 1000 Instruments.
Purpose of the "Key Information Document" (KID): This KID provides you with key information about the investment product described in the following section. It is not marketing material. This information is required by Law to help you understand the nature, risks, costs, potential gains and losses of this Product and to help you compare it with other products.
This Product can be traded "Over The Counter" (OTC).
This Key Information Document was updated on 01.01.2020.
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This Product is a financial instrument of the following category: CFD on equity indices.
This Product creates a leveraged exposure to the movement of the value of the underlying asset (i.e. US500 equity indices).
Its return is mainly affected by the price and volatility of the underlying asset, the extent of leverage used by the investor and the associated costs of the trade. The price of the underlying asset is driven by demand and supply which is greatly affected by various factors such as important political events (e.g. elections, referendums, etc), central bank announcements, economic and geopolitical developments and investors’ behaviour.
This Product does NOT have a minimum holding period.
Trading in this product will not be appropriate for everyone. This product would commonly be used by persons who want to generally gain short term exposures to financial instruments/markets; are using (trading with) money which they can afford to lose; have a diversified investment and savings portfolio; have a high risk tolerance; and understand the impact of and risks associated with margin trading.
This product has a pre-defined expiry date. Information about expiry dates can be found under the menu tab Calendar of our company website. Online investors may choose to continue trading in this product by opening a new contract on the same product, but with a future expiry date (i.e. before the expiration of the current contract). The company reserves the right to unilaterally terminate any contract the terms of which seem to have been breached.
The SRI is a guide to the level of risk of this Product compared to other products. It shows how likely it is that the Product will incur losses because of movements in the markets. We have classified this Product as 7 out of 7, which is the highest risk class.
It is possible to lose all of your investment, unless you set a limit to the financial loss resulting (‘Stop Loss’) from your investment. In addition, the investment may be lost if the Company is unable to pay out. However, you may benefit from a consumer protection scheme (see the section "what happens if we are unable to pay you"). It is possible that additional investment payments to your initial investment may be required in order to avoid your open positions being stopped out.
This product is highly liquid and the Company does not prescribe a holding period for any position, whether this is a buy or a sell position. Clients are free to open/close a trade whenever they believe that it best suits them, given that the markets are open.
Market developments in the future cannot be accurately predicted. The scenarios shown in table 2 are only an indication of some of the possible outcome based on recent returns. Actual returns may be lower.
Performance may vary depending on how the market performs and how long you hold the CFD. The stress scenario illustrates an extreme unfavourable scenario based on historical data. Maximum loss would be the loss of the entire investment. Performance results are net of all product costs, yet they do not account for personal taxation costs.
The assumptions used in the performance analysis are described below:
|Profit / Loss||+ €176.07|
|Profit / Loss||+ €0.22|
|Profit / Loss||- €157.87|
|Profit / Loss||- €222.75|
|Profit / Loss||+ €161.22|
|Profit / Loss||- €21.57|
|Profit / Loss||- €155.47|
|Profit / Loss||- €207.17|
All client money held by the Company are held in segregated bank accounts, separately from the Company’s own funds, and safeguarded with highly-rated credit institutions in Europe. The Company performs, on a daily basis, internal and external reconciliations as required by the CySEC and prescribed by the rules of MiFID II for the Company to ensure that it maintains adequate amounts in its client money accounts to cover all client funds.
In the unlikely event that the Company will be unable to pay you out, the client can contact the Investor Compensation Fund (the "ICF"). The ICF is the Cyprus’ statutory fund of last resort for customers of Cyprus Investment Firms ("CIFs"). This means that the ICF can pay compensation up to €20,000 per eligible client, if the Company is unable to fulfil its financial obligations. The actual level of compensation that will be paid out by the ICF will be based on your claim. The ICF is an independent body, set up under the Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law of 2007, which the Company is part of, as it is authorised and regulated by the CySEC (License Number: 120/10).
|Spread||The difference between the buy price and the sell price is called the spread. This cost is realised each time you open and close a trade. Information about spreads can be found on the Company's website|
|Daily holding costs (Swaps)||Not applicable|
Trading in CFD Products involves significant risk with frequent market movements and price changes. Clients are free to open/close a trade whenever they believe that it best fits, given that the markets are open. The Company does not prescribe a holding period for any position whether this is a buy or sell position. The client may choose to set a ‘Stop Loss’ or ‘Take Profit’ on his/her trade to minimise the risk of large unexpected movements.
Clients can withdraw their total balance whenever they choose to do so, if there are no open positions on their trading account. In case there are open positions, the client can withdraw any amount in excess of the margin required for that particular trade, i.e. their ‘free margin’. All withdrawal requests can be made from the ‘Members’ Area’ section on the Company’s website.
The complaint form can be found in the "Members’ Area" section on the Company’s website.
It is a legal requirement for the Company to provide its clients with the following documents and policies:
Risk Warning: Your capital is at risk. Leveraged products may not be suitable for everyone. Please consider our Risk Disclosure.
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