forex levier

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drudominique
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forex levier

Postby drudominique » 25 Jul 2010

Good morning.
Forex leverage issue.

how to calculate the leverage used?

Say I have an account of $ 10,000 I take 2 standard lots which is the lever I use?

I take 2 mini lot what is the leverage used?

could you put the formula.


another issue.
I have an account of $ 10,000 I want to have a lever 10 standard lot how I should take? How should I take mini lot?
thank you very much


french


bonjour .
question levier forex .

comment calculer le levier utilisé ?

exemple j'ai un compte de 10 000$ je prends 2 lots standard quel est le levier que j'utilise ?

je prends 2 mini lot quel est le levier utilisé ?

pourriez vous mettre la formule .


autre question .
j'ai un compte de 10000$ je veut avoir un levier 10 combien de lot standard je doit prendre ? combien de mini lot je doit prendre ?
merci beaucoup

smashthepound
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Postby smashthepound » 25 Jul 2010

If you are short USDJPY,
AND
if your are long EURJPY.

Both times you dealt the Yen amount of 100mio.

1. Convert all CCY amounts (EUR, JPY) other than your base CCY (USD) into the base CCY at the current rate (spot or forward).
2. Do the netting (e.g. JPY nets out in my example).
3. The bigger absoulte amount is your position (here it is the EUR amount because you are USD based which is no risk for you and the JPY nets out).

We call this concept Net Open Position (NOP). It is an industry standard. If you devide the NOP by your capital you have the leverage.

regards

smashthepound

drudominique
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Postby drudominique » 25 Jul 2010

I understand very well because I speak and read English very badly :-)

could you give me an example with figures on euro / dollar (€ / $)?

best regards

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Postby smashthepound » 25 Jul 2010

Here you go - this is from a fx hedge fund prospectus.
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drudominique
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Postby drudominique » 25 Jul 2010

hello

thank you very much :-)
cordially


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