The Forex.com Japan, a brand of Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP), announced it will be cutting the maximum leverage on the corporate accounts on both platforms it offers – MetaTrader4 (MT4) and FOREXTrader platforms. Effective of May 31, 2016, the maximum leverage will be cut from 1:200 to 1:100 (margin 0.5% to 1%).
The change will apply both to new and existing accounts and the positions opened before and after May 31. For this reason the broker asks its clients to have the upcoming changes in mind and adjust their positions to the new margins.
Forex.com Japan will keep the leverage for individuals unchanged at 1:25, in accordance with the legal limitations in Japan, setting a maximum leverage for private traders at 1:25.
Gain Capital Japan is part of US-based Gain Capital Holdings. It is a member of the Financial Futures Association of Japan (FFAJ).
Gain Capital serves retail and institutional clients under the trading brands Forex.com, City Index, GTX, and Gain Capital. It is active in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.