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                                                   Set 200% margin in Simulator Settings?

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Kiran
2017-05-06 19:54:03


Would like to backtest with using 2x or 3x leverage.
I tried setting the Margin (Settings->Margin) to 200%, but the tool doesn't allow me to set above 100%.

How do i simulate leveraged portfolios?

thanks
Kiran



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2017-05-08 05:44:13

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Hi Kiran,

Edit your trading system, select "Settings -> Capital" then change the "Margin Factor" field from 1 to 2.



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Trading financial instruments, including foreign exchange on margin, carries a high level of risk and is not suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to invest in financial instruments or foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with trading and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts.