Trading conditions overview

Updated on February 22, 2024

What are your trading hours? #

Our clients are able to trade from market open on Monday to market close on Friday, 24 hours a day 5 days a week. Our specific opening hours are different across the world due to time zone differences. As such we have our opening time in the three major markets.

NZST (NZ)      JST (Japan)      GMT (London)      EST (East USA)
Open    11:00 (Mon) 07:00 (Mon) 22:00 (Sun) 17:00 (Sun)
Close 11:00 (Sat) 07:00 (Sat) 22:00 (Fri) 17:00 (Fri)

What Spreads do you offer? #

For an ECN Standard Account, the spreads start from 0.8 pips
For an ECN Prime Account, the spreads start from 0.1 pips
For an ECN Institutional Account, the spreads start from 0.0 pips

What is your commission rate? #

For an ECN Standard Account, there is no commission
For an ECN Prime Account, the commission is USD 6.00 per lot (charged on the opening of the trade)
For an ECN Institutional Account commission on this Account is negotiable

Does BlackBull use a Dealing Desk? #

No, BlackBull Markets is a strictly non-dealing desk. We only offer ECN Accounts and Straight Through Processing services which both prevent this practice and conflicts of interest.

Does slippage occur on your server? #

Slippage almost never occurs, however, this being said, during very high trading periods (such as during important news events) slippage can occur. Slippage may be to both your benefit or your detriment.

Do you do re-quotes? #

No, BlackBull Markets does not do re-quotes

What Platforms do you offer? #

We have a BlackBull Markets MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5, cTrader and TradingView as our primary trading platforms. We have made this available for clients on Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS.

We also offer access to the MetaTrader Web Trader Platform, so our clients can access our markets wherever they can find an internet connection.

What are your Margin Calls? #

When your margin drops below 70%, you will receive a margin call notification to top up your funds within the MT4 or MT5 platform. Once your margin drops below 50% your trade will be automatically closed out.

Do you have Swap-Free Accounts? #

Yes, BlackBull Markets offers swap-free compliant accounts.

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