What are the benefits of trading with XB Prime?
At XB Prime we offer an ECN environment with four types of trade execution combined with No Dealing Desk technology. In addition, you will benefit from flexible leverage and one of the lowest spreads in the market starting from 0.2pips. More information about our prime conditions can be found on Legal Documents page.
How long has XB Prime been in business?
XB Prime is a large and well-established investment company with years of experience based on trust and transparency. For more details please visit our Why XB Prime page.
Does XB Prime offer different account types?
Yes, XB Prime offers two types of trading accounts to meet your needs and style of trading. You can register multiple trading accounts in our Client Portal upon registration. For more details, please visit our Account Types page.
How can I become a partner of XB Prime?
To become an XB Prime partner, complete your registration, then click on the "request IB" button to send your application for a partnership. XB Prime's partnership team will review your application and verify your details. Our team will provide you with links and multilingual promotional materials to help you engage your audience. For further information, please go to our Affiliates or Introducing Brokers pages.
How safe are my funds with XB Prime?The security of client investments is our highest priority. To ensure the protection of your funds, we keep them fully segregated from our own assets in trustworthy international institutions. This means that your funds are always abailable to you and cannot be used by us, under any circumstances.
In which currencies can I open an account?
You can open accounts in EUR/USD/GBP.
What documents do I need to open an account with XB Prime as an Individual Client?1. A copy of a valid International Passport Document, National Identification card or driving license (photo, personal data, signature, dates of issue and expiry, place of issue and serial number must be legible).2. A proof of your residential address, such as a utility bill, no older than 6 months. This might be a statement of consumption e.g. bill for landline, water, electricity, gas, internet or bank statement, local authority tax bill, residence certificate or a reference letter from bank or attorney, clearly states your name and address on them.
What documents do I need to open an account with XB Prime a Corporate Client?1. Copies of the Company’s Incorporation Documents (Certificate of incorporation, Certificate of Director(s) & Secretary, Certificate of Registered office, Certificate of Shareholder(s), Certificate of Good Standing and a Memorandum & Articles of Association)2. A proof of identity and a proof of address for each Shareholder that has more than 10% stake in the Legal Entity and each Director of the Legal Entity.
How do I open an account with XB Prime and how long does it take?
To open an account with XB Prime you first need to register in our clients' area. You can register easily by clicking the "Register" button on our website. Once your account in the clients' area is created you can open multiple accounts with XB Prime. Account opening is easy and just takes a few minutes.
What methods can I use to deposit money in my trading account?
At XB Prime, we accept Bank transfers, Credit/Debit cards, Neteller, Skrill, and some other methods available as per your country of residence. All available payment methods and processing times can be found on Payment methods page.
What is the minimum required deposit?
The minimum required deposit depends on the account type you are choosing. At XB Prime, we offer two different account types - XB Pro with a minimum deposit of $10 and XB VIP with a minimum deposit of $10 000. For further details, please visit our account types page.
Is it possible to lose more money than I deposited?
XB Prime offers Negative Balance Protection for all clients, ensuring that you cannot lose more than your total deposits. For more information, you can read our Terms and Conditions of Use. In addition, we provide a stop-out level, which will cause trades to be closed when a certain margin level percentage is reached.
MT4 and MT5 Platforms
Can I use the same account for MT4 and MT5?
You cannot use one account for both platforms. You need to open one account that will be exclusive for MT5, and one for MT4. You can do this by logging into your XB Prime profile.
Can I use MT4 and MT5 on Mac?
Yes, you have the option to use MT4 and MT5 WebTrader.
How can I download MT4/MT5?
To download MT4 and/or MT5, you need to register and open a Demo or Live Account with XB Prime. If you already have registered, you can find the download link for the platform in the clients' area. All you need to do is to login, click on "downloads" and choose the platform that you would like to download.
How does Forex Trading work?
The Forex market allows you to invest in a class of assets, such as currency pairs, without actually holding the underlying asset, this is possible by using a contract for difference (CFD). Trading Forex CFDs gives investors the chance to profit from price changes, whether they are up or down. A Forex CFD functions as a two-party contract (the buyer and the seller). During the deal, the seller must pay the buyer the difference between an asset's current worth and its value at the "contract time." If the difference is negative, the buyer pays the seller instead.
Is Forex Trading expensive?
It depends on how you are planning to trade, whether you use leverage and how much capital you decide to risk. You could start by investing $10, or $10,000 – the amount of investment is unlimited. However, you should remember that increasing the amount of leverage also increases the level of risk.
How are the Forex market prices determined?
Many factors can potentially impact currency prices. The factors include but are not limited to economic and political events and announcements, inflation, and natural disasters. There’s no sure way to predict price movements, but some handy hints can be gleaned through technical analysis.
What are the trading hours in the Forex market?
The Forex market is open 5 days a week, 24 hours a day. and currencies are traded worldwide between the major financial centres. It opens on Sunday at 10:00 pm GMT and closes on Friday at 10:00 pm GMT. Please find the market hours below:
Sydney: 10:00 pm - 7:00 am GMT
Tokyo: 12:00 am - 9:00 am GMT
London: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm GMT
New York: 1:00 pm -10:00 pm GMT
Why trade commodities?
CFD markets can be volatile with charts full of turns. Conversely, commodity prices tend to keep trends for longer periods. Some forex traders find commodities an effective means to diversify their portfolios. In addition, you don’t purchase commodities physically, you simply speculate on their prices. As a result, you are safe from unexpected logistics complications.
What are commodities?
Commodities are trading assets divided into three groups: agricultural, metal, and energy. While you are trading CFDs on commodities you are not physically buying these assets, but you can profit from them. Gold, silver, and oil are determined as "hard commodities," meanwhile agricultural products like coffee, wheat, and sugar are determined to be "soft commodities."
How are commodity prices determined?
The prices are subject to supply, demand, weather, seasonality, international economic and political events. Like any other asset, the main factor is the supply and demand relation. As the assets are paired against it, the price of the U.S. Dollar also plays a huge role in the commodities market.
What is indices trading?
Indices are collections of equities from major corporations' securities that have been conveniently grouped. Investors trade CFDs on these baskets, not the underlying shares. When trading indices, you might adopt a long or a short position in the market. The larger companies in the bundle typically have the most stock price impacts.
How does index trading work?
Index trading is buying and selling of a specific share market index. Investors can speculate on the price of an index rising or falling which determines whether they will be buy or sell. Since an index represents the performance of a group of shares, you will not buying any actual underlying share, but buying the average performance of the group of shares. When the price of shares for the companies within an index go up, the value of the index increases. If the price instead falls, the value of the index will go down.
What are the index trading hours?
The index market is not open 24 hours a day like the forex trading market, and you need to consider the right time to open a position. You should also consider that different indices are traded at different times, depending on the individual exchange. If you are new to index trading, you may want to avoid trading during hours of high volatility.
What is stock trading?
Stocks (also called Shares) are a percentage of a company’s' ownership. When a company is successful, their stocks gain value. But "trading stocks" is different, it means trading CFDs for the underlying asset. Therefore, you can take a long or a short position in the market. That means you can profit even if the company shares are losing value, if you took a "sell" position in the market.
How are stock market prices determined?
Stock prices are largely determined by demand and supply. Demand is the number of stocks people want to purchase while supply is the number of stocks that people want to sell. The price discovery happens where demand and supply meet at a particular price level, meaning both the buyer and seller agree to trade at a particular price point. A continuous rise in prices is known as an uptrend, and a continuous drop in prices is called a downtrend. Sustained uptrends form a “bull” market and sustained downtrends are called “bear” markets.
What are the hours of the stock markets?
The working hours of the stock market depend on which stock market you use. Below you will find further information about each stock market:
● The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the NASDAQ are open Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
● Euronext, headquartered in Amsterdam, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:40 p.m. Central European Time.
● The SIX Swiss Exchange, headquartered in Zurich, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. CET.
● The London Stock Exchange Group, headquartered in London, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
● Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo is open from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Japan Standard Time (JST).
● Shanghai Stock Exchange, headquartered in Shanghai, and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, headquartered in Shenzhen, China, are open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. China Standard Time (CST).
● The Hong Kong Stock Exchange, headquartered in Hong Kong, is open from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Hong Kong Time (HKT).
● The Bombay Stock Exchange, headquartered in Mumbai, is open from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Indian Standard Time (IST).
How Is The Cryptocurrencies Price Determined?
Like other markets, supply and demand influences the price of cryptocurrencies. So, the prices react to how valuable people think the currency is. Investors perceive crypto as a lucrative instrument and so, it becomes more popular. Economic events and regulatory updates also play key roles on the crypto price.
Why trade cryptocurrency CFDs instead of buying them?
Cryptocurrencies show volatile price movements, posing more risks for investors. While trading CFDs of cryptocurrencies, you can either go long or short with your position. That means that you can profit even if the price of a crypto falls. Likewise, if your position is short, you can incur losses if the coin appreciates in value.
What Are Cryptocurrencies?
Cryptocurrencies are digital payment technologies that have gained popularity in the past years. The trend started with Bitcoin, however, alternative cryptocurrencies are available today. They are recorded in digital registers called blockchains. When one user sends cryptocurrency to another, they send it to a digital wallet. The currency can be used as is, or cashed out at the market price. All transactions are verified via a process called mining.