for the experienced trader
Check if you qualify for professional status.
Professional Account Features
Leverage of up to 200:1 (0.50% margin) on some instruments
Margin close-out rule
Safety of Funds - FCA Client Money Rules apply
Best Execution Policy
No Negative Balance Protection
Who can qualify as a professional client?
Applicants must meet at least two of the three criteria below in order to qualify for re-categorisation as a professional client. We will expect that you have the necessary knowledge and experience in trading leveraged products and are well aware of the risks associated with this activity.
Here is what each of these three criteria includes in more detail:
Over the previous 4 quarters, you have carried out an average of 10 trades per quarter, of a significant size.
The value of your investment portfolio, defined as including financial instruments and cash deposits, exceeds a total value of over €500,000.
You work or have worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position that requires knowledge of the relevant transactions or services.
Margin Requirements for Professional Clients
The leveraged rates of some of our most popular markets that apply to professional clients are, as follows:
|Major FX pairs||0,5% (200:1)|
|Major Indices||1% (100:1)|
DF Trader™ Platform Benefits
Make the most of your trading with our proprietary DF Trader™ platform featuring an intuitive interface, easy to read P/L charts, in depth trading statistics, a wide variety of technical indicators and order types.
Percentаge of limits executed at a better than requested price*
Percentage of stops executed at a less favourable price*
*In the period March 5, 2018 - March 5, 2019.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Trading accounts;
- Mutual funds;
- Self-investment pension portfolios;
- Debt instruments;
The total value of these assets will need to exceed a total value of € 500,000.
Please note that your portfolio cannot include:
- Property-related assets;
- Non-tradable assets;
- Company pensions;
While DF Markets is required to restrict leverage to between 30:1 and 2:1 for retail client products, no such restrictions are in place for professional clients. Please remember when using leverage, both profits and losses can be magnified.
DF Markets will not be required to provide you with the current risk warnings or any other future warnings in relation to transactions involving complex financial products.
Not eligible for a DF Markets Professional Account? Not an issue — you can still trade over a 1,000 instruments through our intuitive platforms without compromising on order execution and access to our dedicated customer service team. You automatically benefit from negative balance protection on your trading account.BECOME OUR CLIENT