Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 63.63% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 63.63% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Retail and Professional Clients Categorisation

Retail
Higher level of protection is provided.

A retail client is a client who is not a professional client or an eligible
counterparty. Such categorisation receives the highest possible level
of protection, including the compensation of the investors compensation fund.

  • Coverage under the ICF
  • Protection under the​ applicable CFD product intervention measures
  • Negative Balance Protection on per account basis
Professional
Lower level of protection is provided.

A professional client is considered to be a client who possesses
the experience, knowledge and expertise to make his own investment
decisions and has the ability to assess the risks that may incur.

  • No coverage under the ICF
  • No protection under the applicable CFD product intervention measures
  • No investor protection regarding the prohibition on binary options products
  • Negative Balance Protection determined on case by case basis

The categorisation is designed to ensure that the client is provided with the level of information, services and protectionthat is appropriate to and consistent with the client’s categorisation. More information about Client Categorisation here.

Equity Range 10,000 - 500,000Equity Range 500,000 - 1,000,000More than 1,000,000
SymbolsLeverage Per SymbolLeverage Per SymbolLeverage Per Symbol
USDCHF200150100
GBPUSD200150100
EURUSD200150100
USDJPY200150100
USDCAD200150100
AUDUSD200150100
EURGBP200150100
EURAUD200150100
EURCHF200150100
EURJPY200150100
GBPCHF200150100
CADJPY200150100
GBPJPY200150100
AUDNZD200150100
AUDCAD200150100
AUDCHF200150100
AUDJPY200150100
CHFJPY200150100
EURNZD200150100
EURCAD200150100
CADCHF200150100
NZDJPY200150100
NZDUSD200150100
GBPNZD13310066
USDHKD201510
USDPLN1007550
USDHUF13310066
GBPAUD200150100
GBPCAD200150100
NZDCAD200150100
NZDCHF200150100
AUDNOK1007550
AUDSGD13310066
EURZAR201510
GBPSGD13310066
USDCNH201510
USDSGD13310066
USDTRY201510
USDZAR201510
ZARJPY201510
GBPNOK1007550
GBPSEK1007550
NOKJPY13310066
NOKSEK1007550
SGDJPY13310066
USDNOK1007550
USDRUB13310066
USDSEK1007550
GBPHUF13310066
GBPMXN201510
GBPPLN1007550
GBPTRY201510
MXNJPY13310066
TRYJPY201510
USDCZK13310066
USDILS13310066
USDMXN201510
USDRON13310066
CADSGD13310066
CHFSGD13310066
EURCZK13310066
EURHUF13310066
EURNOK1007550
EURPLN1007550
EURRUB13310066
EURSEK1007550
EURSGD13310066
EURTRY201510
AUDSEK1007550
CHFNOK1007550
EURHKD201510
EURMXN201510
GBPDKK13310066
GBPHKD201510
GBPZAR201510
NZDSGD13310066
HKDJPY13310066
SEKJPY13310066
USDDKK13310066
USDTHB1007550
DJCUSD.c100100100
SPCUSD.c100100100
GECEUR.c100100100
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NACUSD.c100100100
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AXCAUD.c505050
ES35100100100
N25100100100
SWI20100100100
VIX.c100100100
RUSS2000.c100100100
INCUSD.c100100100
USOIL.c505050
UKOIL.c505050
XAUEUR1007550
XAGEUR201510
XPDUSD1007550
XPTUSD1007550
XAGUSD201510
XAUUSD1007550
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ADBE.g555
AEP.g202020
BIDU.g555
BIIB.g555
BK.g555
BKNG.g555
BNTX.g202020
COP.g555
CVS.g202020
DAL.g555
DOW.g202020
GEVO.g555
GPRO.g555
HOG.g555
HOOD.g555
JD.g555
LMT.g555
MMM.g555
MRK.g555
MRNA.g555
NCLH.g202020
NIO.g555
NVAX.g555
PEP.g555
PM.g555
PYPL.g202020
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VOD.g555
WDC.g555
WFC.g555
ZM.g555
CTRA.g555
AAPL.g555
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AXP.g202020
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CVX.g555
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FB.g555
FDX.g555
GE.g555
GM.g555
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GS.g555
HPQ.g555
IBE.g555
ILMN.g555
INTC.g555
JNJ.g555
JPM.g555
KO.g555
LHAG.g555
LVMH.g555
MA.g555
MCD.g555
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NFLX.g555
ORCL.g555
PFE.g555
QCOM.g555
RACE.g555
SAN.g555
SIEGn.g555
SOGN.g555
T.g555
TEF.g555
TEVA.g555
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XOM.g202020
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F.g555
C.g555
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ZS.g555
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AFG.g555
ASX.g555
AUPH.g555
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BRKB.g555
BX.g555
CSX.g555
DBX.g555
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DVN.g555
EA.g555
GOOGL.g555
HCA.g555
HLF.g555
LUMN.g555
MANU.g555
MET.g555
MS.g555
ROK.g555
UBER.g202020
UNH.g555
VRTX.g555
COIN.g555
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LTCUSD.g555
ETHUSD.g555
XRPUSD.g555
BTCEUR.g555
ETHEUR.g555
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ZECUSD.g555
DASHUSD.g555
EOSUSD.g555
IOTAUSD.g555
OMGUSD.g555
LTCEUR.g555
TRXUSD.g555
QTUMUSD.g555
XRPEUR.g555
DOTUSD.g101010
ADAUSD.g101010
XLMUSD.g101010
DOGEUSD.g555
LSGR.f101010
USSGR.f101010
How to become a Professional Client of GWG?

To become a Professional client, you must have a relevant experience, knowledge and competence required to independently make investment decisions and to accurately evaluate the risks these decisions involve.

Trading Volume
The client has carried out transactions of significant size on the relevant market with an average frequency of 10 (ten) per quarter over the previous four (4) quarters.
Sizable Portfolio
The size of the client’s financial instrument portfolio, defined as including cash deposits and financial instruments exceeds 500,000 €
Relevant Experience
The client works or has worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged.
Pass the qualification test

To become a Professional Client, you need to send a request for re-categorisation to support@gwglobalfx.com and pass the qualification test. Prior in doing so, please register and verify your account with us first.

To successfully pass the qualification test, you have to
meet at least two of the criteria below:

  • The size of your financial instrument portfolio, which includes both cash deposits and financial instruments, exceeds 500,000 EUR.

  • You have performed large transactions on the relevant market with an average frequency of 10 (ten) per quarter over the previous four (4) quarters.

  • You have been working or worked in the financial sector for at least one (1) year in a professional position, which requires knowledge how to perform transactions or use offered services.

Documents you need to pass the qualification test:

  • Confirmation of your funds’ volume: bank statements, bank letter of recommendation on the credit balance, broker accounts, custody accounts statements (for example, funds assets, cash statements or other account statements), reports from any other financial organizations.

  • Confirmation of your trading experience: bank or broker accounts statements (for example, your trading account history at any forex broker), a certificate that will confirm your trading volumes or similar documents.

  • Confirmation of your financial experience: CV, testimonials/reference of you from your employer, documents on longer seminars, internship, and financial training ( that will prove the experience of more than 12 months in a financial professional position).