Risk Alert: The August FOMC Meeting is coming
The August Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Meeting minutes is due be released by the US Federal Reserve at 2pm Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
FOMC minutes release is closely watched which can potentially have a wide-ranging impact on the equity, forex and commodity markets.
Following the FOMC minutes release, we expect certain markets to experience unusually high levels of volatility which will increase the risk of positions held on those underlying instruments and indices. Please note changes in liquidity may result in wider spread, larger slippage and order rejection. Your position values will be marked-to-market based on the last traded price. Please take extra care to monitor your exposure and ensure you have sufficient funds in your account to cover margin requirements in order to avoid forced liquidation.
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