Leverage Comparison Table (Max Leverage)
|Instruments Category||Retail Account||Professional Account|
|Criteria||Retail Account||Professional Account|
|Client Money Protection||Yes||No|
|Negative Balance Protection||Yes||No|
|Best execution for orders||Yes||Yes|
|Clear and transparent information||Yes||Yes|
|Financial Services Compensation Scheme||Yes||Yes|
|Access to FOS||Yes||No|
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*Professional Accounts leverage ranges depending on jurisdiction.
Who is Eligible to Apply for a Professional Account?
Clients who meet at least 2 of the following 3 criteria are eligible:
Sufficient trading activity in last 12 months
You have performed an average of at least 10 transactions per quarter, of significant size, over the previous four quarters on the relevant market1 (with CPT Markets UK and/or other providers).
Financial instrument portfolio of over €500,000 (including cash savings and financial instruments)
You will not be required to deposit this amount.
The size of your financial instrument portfolio2 exceeds €500,000.
Relevant experience in the financial services sector
You work/have worked in the financial sector, for at least one year in a professional position which requires knowledge of the related transactions or services.
1 Relevant Market – OTC Derivatives such as Leveraged CFDs, Forex, Spread Betting.
2 Financial instruments portfolio includes shares, derivatives (only cash deposits made to fund/profits realised from investing in derivatives), debt instruments and cash deposits. It does not include property portfolios, direct commodity ownership or notional values of leveraged instruments.