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[Important Notice] MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is not available for download in the Apple App Store temporarily according to MT4 apps vendor MetaQuotes. This is not affecting the existing users of MT4 in iOS. However, for new MT4 users in iOS, please download desktop application of MT4 to trade. Android users remain unaffected and the app is still available in the Google Play Store. We will keep update the status on the Apple App Store.

Trading Rules

Below are the trading rules of Rakuten FX and MT4 account.

Trading Platform Rakuten FX MT4- Standard/Premium/VIP MT4 - Elite/Elite (Lite)
Account Currency USD, HKD
Symbol USD/JPY AUD/NZD EUR/JPY NOK/JPY GBP/JPY TRY/JPY AUD/JPY CNH/JPY NZD/JPY USD/HKD ZAR/JPY USD/CAD CAD/JPY EUR/AUD CHF/JPY EUR/NZD HKD/JPY GBP/AUD SGD/JPY GBP/NZD EUR/USD EUR/CAD GBP/USD GBP/CAD AUD/USD AUD/CAD NZD/USD NZD/CAD USD/CHF CAD/CHF GBP/CHF USD/CNH EUR/GBP USD/NOK EUR/CHF EUR/NOK AUD/CHF USD/SEK NZD/CHF EUR/SEK AUD/CAD AUD/CHF AUD/JPY AUD/NZD AUD/USD CAD/JPY EUR/AUD EUR/CAD EUR/CHF EUR/GBP EUR/JPY EUR/NZD EUR/USD GBP/AUD GBP/CAD GBP/CHF GBP/JPY GBP/NZD GBP/USD NZD/JPY NZD/USD USD/CAD USD/CHF CAD/CHF USD/JPY AUD/CAD AUD/CHF AUD/JPY AUD/NZD AUD/USD CAD/JPY EUR/AUD EUR/CAD EUR/CHF EUR/GBP EUR/JPY EUR/NZD EUR/USD GBP/AUD GBP/CAD GBP/CHF GBP/JPY GBP/NZD GBP/USD NZD/JPY NZD/USD USD/CAD USD/CHF CAD/CHF USD/JPY
Minimum Contract Size 1,000 (1K) 1,000 (1K) 100,000 (100K)
Maximum Limit 5,000,000 (5,000K ) 20,000,000 (20,000K ) 20,000,000 (20,000K )
Spread More Details >> More Details >> More Details >>
Commission No commission No commission
MT4 Elite: HKD 7.8/USD 1
MT4 Elite (Lite): HKD 15.6/USD 2
(Per 100K per side)
Order Types AS Streaming, Streaming, Leave Order (Stop/Limit), OCO, IFO, IFD, Close All for Symbol, Close All Market, Pending, Stop, Limit, Trailing Stop Market, Pending, Stop, Limit, Trailing Stop
Order Expiration Date Day, Week, Good-Till-Cancelled (GTC)
Good-Till-Cancelled (GTC)
Good-Till-Date (GTD)
Good-Till-Cancelled (GTC)
Good-Till-Date (GTD)
Hedging  Available#
Trading Hour
Summer time (EST)
Market Open: Monday 6:00am HKT
Market Close: Saturday 4:55am HKT
Daily Maintenance Hour: Tuesday to Saturday, 4.55am – 5:10am HKT
 

Winter time (EST)
Market Open: Monday 6:00am HKT
Market Close: Saturday 5:55am HKT
Daily Maintenance Hour: Tuesday to Saturday, 5:55 am – 6:10 am HKT


Leave Order (Limit Order/Stop Loss Order) can be placed/modified/cancelled during market close. While no order can be placed during the daily or weekend maintenance hours.
Summer time (EST)
Market Open: Monday 6:00am HKT
Market Close: Saturday 4:55am HKT
Daily Maintenance Hour: Tuesday to Saturday, 4.55am – 5:10am HKT

 
Winter time (EST)
Market Open: Monday 6:00am HKT
Market Close: Saturday 5:55am HKT
Daily Maintenance Hour: Tuesday to Saturday, 5:55 am – 6:10 am HKT
 

No Order can be placed/modified/cancelled during weekend market close and maintenance hours.
Summer time (EST)
Market Open: Monday 6:00am HKT
Market Close: Saturday 4:55am HKT
Daily Maintenance Hour: Tuesday to Saturday, 4.55am – 5:10am HKT

 
Winter time (EST)
Market Open: Monday 6:00am HKT
Market Close: Saturday 5:55am HKT
Daily Maintenance Hour: Tuesday to Saturday, 5:55 am – 6:10 am HKT
 

No Order can be placed/modified/cancelled during weekend market close and maintenance hours.
Leverage 20:1
Margin Requirement
Initial Margin: 5%
Maintenance Margin: 3%
Liquidation: 2%
Margin Call
Email and/or Call
*Margin Call occurred when your margin status falls below 60%. The margin call alert will be sent by email.
*In order to prevent the risk of volatility in the market, please be aware of the market changes and ensure that your account has sufficient margin.
Make deposit to top up your account >>
Email and/or Call
*Margin Call occurred when your free margin ratio falls below 60%. The margin call alert will be sent by email.
*In order to prevent the risk of volatility in the market, please be aware of the market changes and ensure that your account has sufficient margin.
Make deposit to top up your account >>
Email and/or Call
*Margin Call occurred when your free margin ratio falls below 60%. The margin call alert will be sent by email.
*In order to prevent the risk of volatility in the market, please be aware of the market changes and ensure that your account has sufficient margin.
Make deposit to top up your account >>
Margin Stop Out (Liquidation) Liquidation occurred when your margin status falls below 40%. Once reached, all of your positions will be closed automatically. Liquidation occurred when your free margin ratio falls below 40%. Once reached, your positions will be closed automatically from largest losing position to the smallest until free margin ratio back to above 40%. Liquidation occurred when your free margin ratio falls below 40%. Once reached, your positions will be closed automatically from largest losing position to the smallest until free margin ratio back to above 40%.
Margin Stop Out- 3 days (Liquidation) When your margin status falls below 60% for 3 consecutive days, all of your positions will be closed. No auto reset intraday.
Rollover calendar
#In case of hedging trade, the required margin on the larger amount side (Sell or Buy) will be applied. For example, if you hold 10K USD/JPY long position and 100K USD/JPY short position at the same time, required margin of Sell side will be applied. Although it is available to leverage Hedging, it is not recommended to leverage this since it is not efficient.
# The total accumulated number of accounts opened with Rakuten Securities was 8 million, as of 20 June 2022. Please click here for details.
^ Rakuten Securities was ranked as the world’s fourth largest retail forex broker by volume in Q3 2020 from Finance Magnates.
Ŧ Only available for clients who hold a Rakuten FX account.
¤ Fixed spreads are offered in Rakuten FX account during at least 95% of the time of the monthly core-time trading period (8am to 2am HKT of every trading day). However it is not guaranteed and it shall not apply to the extreme markets circumstances, include but not limit to low liquidity, high volatility, news events and public holidays. During extreme markets circumstances, spreads may widen beyond the offered spreads. Please always refer to the trading platforms for the most updated spreads.
ɞ Order execution rate is calculated based on the AS Streaming and Streaming trading orders in 10k or less order size with lower than 1 pip slippage setting in which were executed during the period between Jan 1 to Nov 1, 2017.
ʊ MARKETSPEED FX platform is the winner of “Online Forex Trading Platform” by Good Design Award in 2012.

To safeguard your trading account(s), you are highly recommended to set a strong password and change it regularly.

When executing customers’ trades, Rakuten Securities HK can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: charging fixed lot-based commissions at the open and close of a trade, adding a markup to the spreads, acting as a counterparty in the transactions. As a result, Rakuten Securities HK’s interests may be in conflict with yours.

Rakuten Securities Hong Kong Limited (“Rakuten Securities HK” SFC CE Number: AIM232) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten Securities, Inc. (*) Rakuten Securities, Inc., one of the major online brokers in Japan, founded in 1999, is a subsidiary of Rakuten Group, Inc. (TOKYO: 4755).
The risk of loss in leveraged foreign exchange trading can be substantial. You may not be suitable as you may sustain losses in excess of your initial margin funds. Leverage can work against you. Placing contingent orders, such as “stop-loss” or “stop-limit” orders, will not necessarily limit losses to the intended amounts. Market conditions may make it impossible to execute such orders. You may be called upon at short notice to deposit additional margin funds. If the required funds are not provided within the prescribed time, your position may be liquidated. You will remain liable for any resulting deficit in your account. You should therefore carefully consider whether such trading is suitable in light of your own financial position and investment objectives. Do not speculate with capital that you cannot afford to lose. If you decide to trade products offered by Rakuten Securities HK, you must read and understand the information and disclosure provided by Rakuten Securities HK. Rakuten Securities HK may provide general commentary which is not intended as investment advice and must not be construed as such. Seek advice from a separate financial advisor. Rakuten Securities HK and Rakuten Group assumes no liability for errors, inaccuracies or omissions; does not warrant the accuracy, completeness of information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. Read and understand the Terms and Conditions on Rakuten Securities HK’s website prior to taking further action.
Information Security on Internet: To protect your privacy, do not access your trading account via public or shared computer or save your password locally in any computer or mobile device after logging in. Rakuten Securities HK will never ask you to send any of your personal information such as account number and password to us directly via e-mails.
(*)Company Registration ID (in Japan): Kanto Local Finance Bureau (Financial Instruments Firms) No.195

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