CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 66% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Margin & Leverage
  • Features

    • Leverage up to 30 : 1

    • Flexible Leverage from 1:1 up to 30 : 1

    • Education and Support

    • Popular Tool for FX Traders

  • About Margin

    Margin is a deposit required to open and maintain positions. This is not a fee or a transaction cost, but rather a portion of your account equity set aside and allocated as a deposit to secure the open positions.

  • About Leverage

    Leverage is the ratio of your required margin to your trade size. Leverage allows you to increase your market exposure past your actual investment.
    Using leverage means that you can trade positions larger than the amount of money in your trading account. Leverage amount is expressed as a ratio, for instance 10 : 1, 20 : 1, or 30 : 1.
    Assuming that you have $1,000 in your trading account and you trade ticket sizes of 30,000 USD/JPY, your leverage will equate 30 : 1.

  • Flexible Leverage with UBFX

    All Clients can apply for a maximum leverage of 30:1 on foreign currencies.

  • Examples of trading with leverage

    Leverage is a popular tool In the world of retail foreign exchange, but please note that it can become an extremely dangerous tool. If your position loses value to a point where you no longer meet minimum margin requirements, UBFX will begin liquidation of your positions. Your losses may be greater than your initial deposit.

    Scenario 1: Antonio and Mary both buy USD/JPY at the same price and its price increases before closing the position.

    Question: How will leverage affect the orders when Antonio opens a position with 30-to-one leverage and Mary opens her order with a 10:1 leverage??

    Answer: Antonio will profit by 12.45% and Mary will 4.15% of their account equity.

    Scenario 2: Donald and Coco both buy USD/JPY at the same price and its price drops before closing the position.

    Question: How will leverage affect the orders when Donald opens a position with 30-to-one leverage and Coco places her order with a 10:1 leverage?

    Answer: Donald will lose 12.45% and Coco's equity will decrease by 4.15%.

    Antonio Mary Donald Coco
    Trader's Equity $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000
    Leverage 30:1 10:1 30:1 10:1
    Volume $ 300,000 (buys 3 lots — $100k per lot) $ 100,000 (buys 1 lot — $100k per lot) $ 300,000 (buys 3 lots — $100k per lot) $ 100,000 (buys 1 lot — $100k per lot)
    NET Profit $1,245 $415 -$1,245 -$415
    Profit ratio 12.45% 4.15% -12.45% -4.15%
  • Negative Balance Protection

    UBFX will help you to protect your account from negative balance.

  • Forced liquidation

    Forced liquidation is the sale of all investments within a customer's margin account by a brokerage firm, usually after the account has failed to meet margin requirements and margin calls.when the margin level is less than or equal to 100%, it indicates that the eauity has been lower than the minimum margin requirement of the current position, and the system will force the liquidation until the margin level is greater than 100%.