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Important Product Update: Indexes & Oil

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In our quest to continuously improve our trading conditions and services to our clients, Valutrades will be making some changes on the value of lot sizes and the minimum tradable amount on all Index and Oil symbols that we offer.

The notional value of the size of one lot on Index CFDs and Oil will be increasing by 10 times and we are therefore pleased to announce that both Index and Oil symbols will now have a minimum trading amount of 0.01 lots. For our Oil symbols the contract size of 1 lot will be equal to 1,000 barrels.

From 22:00 GMT on Sunday 24th February 2019, the below symbols will have the following changes in effect:


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team at

Kind regards,

Valutrades Support


This post was written by Graeme Watkins

CEO Valutrades Limited, Graeme Watkins is an FX and CFD market veteran with more than 10 years experience. Key roles include management, senior systems and controls, sales, project management and operations. Graeme has help significant roles for both brokerages and technology platforms.


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