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February 16, 2017

CATEGORY: Updates

One-Off Implementation for USOil and UKOil Contracts

Please note that due to a change in our liquidity provider, there will be a ONE-OFF implementation put in place for this month’s USOil and UKOil contracts. Blackwell Global will be closing off any outstanding USOil positions on 20 February 2017 (17:15 GMT). UKOil positions will be closed off on 27 February 2017 (21:45 GMT). We […]

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February 9, 2017

CATEGORY: Updates

Changes in Trading Hours Due to U.S. President’s Day

Please be aware that due to U.S. President’s Day Holiday on 20 February 2017, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: Effective on 20 February 2017, Monday: Precious Metals (XAUUSD, XAGUSD) Closed on 18:00 (GMT) Re-opens on 23:00 (GMT) Cash CFDs (US30, US100, US500) Closed on 17:30 (GMT) Re-opens on […]

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January 26, 2017

CATEGORY: Updates

Hear the Call of Prosperity and Growth!

The dawn of a new lunar year is upon us, and the Rooster is ready to take the helm. Find happiness and prosperity this Year of the Rooster, as you courageously embark on new journeys brimming with opportunities just waiting for you to grab hold. Blackwell Global wishes you a prosperous, joyous and bountiful Chinese […]

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January 17, 2017

CATEGORY: Updates

Change of Swap Days for Contracts for Difference (CFDs)

Please note that due to a change of policies, there will be a modification in the applicable Swap Days for Contracts for Difference (CFDs). CFDs will now be subject to 3 times swaps weekly on Fridays instead of Wednesdays.  Contracts for Difference (CFDs) 3x swaps on Fridays Forex Precious Metals Remains the same 3x swaps […]

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January 10, 2017

CATEGORY: Updates

Changes in Trading Hours Due to Holidays in January 2017

Please be aware that due to U.S. Martin Luther King Day, Australia Day and the Chinese New Year Holidays during the period of 16 January 2017 to 31 January 2017, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: Effective on 16 January 2017, Monday: Forex Normal Trading Hours Precious Metals (XAUUSD, […]

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December 28, 2016

CATEGORY: Press Releases Updates

Blackwell Global Acquires Double SFC Licences to Offer Securities and Futures Trading Services

Hong Kong-China Stock Connect a Boost to the Multi-Asset Brokerage Hong Kong, 28 December 2016 – International forex and CFDs brokerage Blackwell Global announces today the acquisition of 2 new licences issued by the Security and Futures Commission (SFC; Securities Licence No. BGX296 and Futures Licence No. BGX460.) in Hong Kong, permitting the brokerage to […]

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December 19, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Changes in Trading Hours Due to Christmas & New Year Holidays

Please be aware that due to the Christmas & New Year Holidays during the period of 23 December 2016 to 3 January 2017, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: Effective on 23 December 2016, Friday: Forex 23 Dec 2016: Closed on 22:00 (GMT) 25 Dec 2016: Opens on 23:00 (GMT) […]

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December 14, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Stop Pricing 3 Minutes Before Market Closes Every Friday

Due to reduced liquidity prior to market-close which could potentially lead to the widening of spreads, Blackwell Global will stop pricing at 9.57pm GMT, 3 minutes before the market closes at 10pm GMT from Friday, 16 December 2016 onwards. This change is to protect our clients from increased chances of being stopped out. Please note […]

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December 2, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Vote for Blackwell Global in Trader Planet’s STAR Awards 2016

We’ve been nominated by Trader Planet for Best Forex Brokerage 2016! The STAR Awards program recognises firms that provide exemplary service and innovative product offerings to traders. Your vote matters to us. Help us to win the title of Best Forex Brokerage 2016! Vote Now! All voters will be automatically entered into the STAR Awards […]

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December 1, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Delay in Start Pricing When Market Opens After Italian Constitutional Referendum

The Italian Constitutional Referendum will be held on Sunday, 4 December, 2016. Blackwell Global will start pricing clients 5 minutes after the market opens thereafter. Please ensure there is sufficient margin cover on your open positions leading into the weekend as the event is expected to trigger volatility when the market opens. Pricing will start […]

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November 22, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Changes in Trading Hours Due to U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday

Please be aware that due to the U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday on 24 to 25 November 2016, there will be a change in trading hours for the following products: Effective on 24 November 2016, Thursday: Forex As per normal trading hours Precious Metals (XAUUSD, XAGUSD) 24 Nov 2016: Closed from 18:00 to 23:00 (GMT) 25 Nov 2016: Closed […]

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November 16, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Reduction of Margin Requirements for CHF Pairs

Please be informed that all margin requirements on CHF pairs will be reduced from 2 times to 1 time, and implemented on Sunday, 20 Nov 2016, 22:00 GMT. With this update, all our products will be back to normal margin requirements. Please note that Blackwell Global server time is set to GMT+2.

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November 10, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Reductions to Margin Requirements

After the U.S. presidential elections, margin requirements on selected currency pairs have been reduced, and will be implemented on Friday, 11 Nov 2016, 02:00 GMT. Below is the full list of instruments and their margin requirements after this revision: Forex (Majors) Affected Instruments Margin Requirements USDCHF 2 times AUDUSD 1 times EURUSD 1 times GBPUSD […]

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November 2, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Revision of Margins on Sun, 6 November 2016 Due to U.S. Presidential Election

In light of the 58th quadrennial United States presidential election that will be held on Tuesday, 8 November, 2016, it is expected that markets will be volatile during the period of voting. With that anticipation, Blackwell Global will increase the margins on the following selected instruments from Sunday, 6 November 2016, 9:00pm (GMT). Effective on […]

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October 28, 2016

CATEGORY: Updates

Changes in Trading Hours Due to Daylight Savings from Sunday, 30 Oct 2016

Please be aware that due to changes in daylight saving time from Sunday, 30 October 2016, Blackwell Global server time will follow GMT+2. We would like to highlight the changes in the trading hours as follows – Effective on Sunday, 30 October onwards: Cash CFDs (ES35) Open at 08:00 – 16:30 (GMT) on Monday to […]

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