HiWayFX applies floating leverage conditions to all accounts. According to our floating leverage settings:

  • Floating leverage is applied to forex instruments only
  • If the account currency is in a non-USD currency, the volume is automatically converted to USD by using the current conversion rate.
Notional value of all open positions in US Dollars Standard Account Leverage ECN Account Leverage
0 — 500,000 1:1000 1:500
500,001 — 3,000,000 1:500
3,000,001 — 5,000,000 1:200 1:200
≥ 5,000,001 1:100 1:100

Alternative Leverage Scenario

However, HiWayFX reserves the right to apply an alternative leverage scenario based on the Company’s Risk Manager decision. In that case the company may set a fixed leverage for the accounts as per the table below:

ECN
 
Standard
 
Equity, USD* Leverage Equity, USD* Leverage
0 -19,999 1:500 0 -1,999 1:1000
20,000 -29,999 1:300 2,000 -19,999 1:500
30,000 -49,999 1:200 20,000 -29,999 1:300
50,000 or more 1:100 30,000 -49,999 1:200
    50,000 or more 1:100

Rules for 1:1000 leverage:

Type Equity, USD* Leverage
+ Bonus 0 -199 1:1000
NO bonus 0 -1,999 1:1000

In case the alternative leverage scenario applies to a client, the company will inform him about it by e-mail.

The table is for informational purposes only and the Risk Management may decide to set a leverage based on the client’s trading strategy and market conditions.

*or the equivalent in other currency.