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Base Currency Currencies

 

 
 

What Types of Base Currency are available via your PT brokerage account?  

Base currencies are available in AUD, CAD, CHF, CNH, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, MXN, NOK, NZD, RUB, SEK, SGD or USD.

Cash accounts can have multi-currency (MULT) capability and can trade non-base currency products.1

You are not restricted from making deposits and withdrawals in any one of the aforementioned non-base currencies.2

 

What does my base currency determine and can I change it?

Your base currency determines the currency of translation for your statements and the currency used for determining margin requirements.

Base currency is determined when you open an account when you enter your base currency of choice on the new account application.

Clients who hold a margin account may change their base currency through Account Management.

Cash accounts can have multi-currency (MULT) capability and can trade non-base currency products. 

Please view the notes below for more information.

     
 

 

Base Currencies Available for your Account:

 

 

Abbreviation:

 

 

Description:

 

 

AUD
CAD
CNH
CZK
CHF
DKK
EUR
GBP
HKD
HUF
INR
ILS
JPY
MXN
NOK
NZD
RUB
SEK
SGD
USD
Australian Dollar
Canadian Dollar
Chinese Offshore Yuan
Czech Koruna
Swiss Franc
Danish Krone
Euro
British Pound
Hong Kong Dollar
Hungarian Forint
Indian Rupee
Israeli Shekel
Japanese Yen
Mexican Peso
Norwegian Krone
New Zealand Dollar
Russian Ruble (or Rouble)
Swedish Krona
Singapore Dollar
United States Dollar

 

 

You are not restricted from making deposits and withdrawals in any one of the aforementioned non-base currencies.1

 

 
 

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1Please Note:

Fees are charged in the currency of the traded product and liquidations may occur if fees result in negative (short) non-base currency balances.

PT does not offer foreign exchange/FOREX trading at this time.


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