Benefit from our Superior Privileges
With an ActivTrades Professional Trading Account, you will have full access to the following benefits
FSCS Protection* + Enhanced Insurance
Our additional insurance protects your capital up to £1,000,000
Your funds will be kept in a segregated account at all times
Enjoy up to 1:400 leverage when you trade with us
We will reset your balance to zero if it becomes negative
Tailored News and Analysis
Exclusive technical analysis from leading experts
Dedicated Account Representative
Get professional assistance along your trading journey
Are you eligible for our Professional Account?
To apply for a professional trading account, you must meet at least two of the following three criteria:
- You must have carried out significantly large transactions, in the relevant market, on average 10 per quarter over the previous four quarters.
- The size of your financial instrument portfolio, including cash deposits and financial assets, must exceed 500,000 EUR. This might include, but is not limited to, saving accounts, options, shares portfolios, equities and investment in funds.
- You currently work or have worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged.
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You will be asked to provide documentary evidence to ensure the above criteria is met as part of the account opening process. Please bear in mind that you will need to notify us if your circumstances change and you no longer meet the above criteria
*As a professional client you will normally be eligible to make a claim against the FSCS and our insurance policy, and take any complaint you might have to the Financial Ombudsman Service, so long as your account with ActivTrades is not your main trade or business. If you need further information on this please contact us. Our professional accounts are only available for ActivTrades PLC (London) clients.
Visit the FCA website for a definition of Elective Professional Clients