FXOpen Warns of High Volatility and Increased Margin Caused by the Presidential Election in France

Due to the Presidential Election, that will be held in France on April 23th 2017, you may experience high volatility on all financial instruments. In connection with this FXOpen may increase margin requirements on April 21-24, 2017 without prior notice.

During this period traders may experience changes in trading conditions such as

  • high volatility
  • increased margin
  • low liquidity
  • wider spreads


We urge traders to remember, that abnormal market conditions increase the risk of slippage. Please, consider these circumstances when planning their trading activities for the following week.

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