Event Notices

Notifications such as Holiday Trading Hours, Platform and Service Disruptions, Promotions, and Website Maintenance will posted here in advance.

Margin Adjustments Related to Brexit Negotiations in the European Council


Due to the stabilizing of market volatility, after the 21 October market closure BCR will adjust special margin requirements back to normal levels.

The Margin Adjustment of Brexit Negotiations in the European Council


There are Brexit negotiations taking place at the European Council on 17-18th October 2019. The market is expected to experience volatility surrounding the Brexit negotiations. 

BCR would like to announce that special margin adjustments will be take place after GMT 22:00 18th October 2019 for the following products:

Symbol Previous Margin Requirement (1:200 / 1:400) New Margin Requirement
Forex: GBP-related currency $500 / $250 $4,000
Forex: EUR-related currency $500 / $250 $1,500
Brent Oil $500 / $250 $1,000
#UK100, #EUSTX50, #FRA40,
#GER30, #ESP35
2 % 8%


* Above adjustment will be applicable for all clients on different leveraged trades

 

Please note that open positions will also be affected. It is the Client’s responsibility to actively monitor and manage their open positions, including ensuring that they meet the Maintenance Margin Requirements.

Trading Spreads or Minimum Stop Distance

Under volatile market conditions, Spreads and Minimum Stop Distances may widen until the market stabilizes.

Trade Execution 

In the case of extreme volatility and illiquid market conditions, some instruments may switch to “Close only” trade execution.

 

We would like to notify all client of the risks involved in CFD trading under volatile market conditions. It is the client’s responsibility to monitor and manage their open positions actively, and to also pay close attention to Maintenance Margin Requirements.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat or email us at info@thebcr.com. We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

Japanese Market Holidays


In observance of the Japanese market holidays, BCR trading hours will be adjusted for the following product(s):

 

Japanese Shares

 

Monday, 14 October 2019 - Trading is closed

 

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - Trading is closed

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday.

*The above holiday schedule is subject to change.

BCR Margin Requirement Update – October 4th, 2019


Dear Valued Client,

 

Margin requirements will be adjusted after market close on October 4th, 2019.

 
Please review the attached list of new margin requirements and ensure that you have enough available margin in your trading account to support your open positions. We advise that you review your open positions and margin requirements, and prepare accordingly.

 

#Corn, #Wheat, #Soybean, #AUS200, #GER30, #EUSTX50, #FRA40, #ESP35, #UK100, #CHN50, #HKG50, #NKD, #ES, #YM, #NQ, 
New Margin Requirement: 2%

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above adjustment, please contact us via online chat or email us at info@thebcr.com.

BCR Trading Rules Update - October 7th, 2019


The trading rules will effective after the market opens on October 7th, 2019.

 

PENDING ORDERS ON WEEKEND (FRIDAY) OR HOLIDAYS
All Limit orders (pending) will be automatically cancelled after market close on Friday or early market closures on holidays. If necessary, clients can place a new pending order after the market reopens.

Note: All pending orders include Limit orders and Stop orders and exclude Stop Loss and Take Profit of existing positions.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above adjustment. Please contact us via online chat or email us at info@thebcr.com.

2019 Australia Daylight Saving Time Trading Schedule


BCR would like to inform you that the trading hours will be adjusted on 06 October 2019 due to the beginning Australian Daylight Saving time.

 

The updated Trading Hours will be as follows:

 

Spot Indices (AUS200)

Trading hours:

Sunday 23:01 GMT – Friday 19:45 GMT

 

Break time:

05:30 GMT – 06:31 GMT & 19:45 GMT – 23:01 GMT  

 

Australia Stocks

Trading hours:

Sunday 23:01 GMT – Friday 05:00 GMT

 

Break time:

05:00 GMT – 23:01 GMT

 

 

 

China Market Holiday


In observance of the China Market Holiday, BCR trading hours will be adjusted for the following product(s):

 

Future Indices (#CN300)

Tuesday 01 October 2019 to Monday 07 October 2019 – Trading closed

 

Spot Indices (#HKG50)

Tuesday 01 October 2019 – Trading closed

Monday 07 October 2019 – Trading closed

 

Hong Kong Shares

Tuesday 01 October 2019 – Trading closed

Monday 07 October 2019 – Trading closed

 

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday.

*The above holiday schedule is subject to change.

October 2019 Contracts-for-Difference Expiration Dates


Please find below a list of upcoming expiration dates for specific BCR Contracts-for-Difference (CFD) in October 2019:

 

Future Indices (Shanghai Shenzhen CSI 300 Index):

#CN300V9 will expire at GMT 07:00 on 16 October 2019

 

US Crude Oil CFD:

#CLX9 will expire at GMT 20:00 on 21 October 2019

 

Natural Gas CFD:

#NGX9 will expire at GMT 20:00 on 25 October 2019

 

Brent Crude Oil CFD:

#BRNZ9 will expire at GMT 20:00 on 30 October 2019

 

Agriculture CFD:

#SoybeanX9 will expire at GMT 18:00 on 31 October 2019

 

*Product execution times on expiration dates are subject to change due to public holidays.

BCR Server Maintenance


Dear Valued Client,
 
We want to make you aware that after market close on Friday, 27 September 2019, there will be a scheduled downtime of our trading platform server. To ensure the stability of your trading experience, we are performing this maintenance during the weekend to avoid any disruption in trading.

Maintenance Start Time: Server time (GMT) 28 September 2019 00:00 / Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) 28 September 2019 10:00 AM

Maintenance End Time: Server Time (GMT) 29 September 2019 00:00 / Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) 28 September 2019 10:00 AM

If you have any further questions regarding this issue please contact us via online chat at www.thebcr.com or email us at info@thebcr.com.

Best Regards
BCR

Mid-Autumn Festival


In observance of the Mid-Autumn Festival, BCR trading hours will be adjusted for the following product(s):

 

Future Indices (#CN300) / Spot Indices (#CHN50)

Friday 13 September 2019 - Trading closed

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday.

*The above holiday schedule is subject to change.