Forex Calculation

FOREX CALCULATION

THE CALCULATION OF FOREX MARGIN TRADING
The calculation for EUR/USD, GBP/USD and AUD/USD is as below :
(Selling Price – Buying Price) x Contract Size x Number of Lots
The calculation for USD/JPY and USD/CHF is as below:
Selling Price – Buying Price x Contract Size x Number of Lots
Liquidation Price <>

For the calculation of net profit / loss above, it has to be subtracted by $50 (Commission Fee)
and interest rate (if there is any). The formula for calculating interest rate is :

How to calculate interest rate

The calculation of interest rate for EUR/USD and AUD/USD

Interest Rate = Number of lots x US$100,000 x interest day x DTIR x opening price
360
The calculation of interest rate for GBP/USD
Interest Rate = Number of lots x US$100,000 x interest day x DTIR x opening price
365
DTIR = Differential Trading Interest Rate which is being updated on every Monday
The calculation of interest rate for USD/JPY and USD/CHF
Interest Rate = Number of lots x US$100,000 x interest day x DTIR
360

If there is a transaction that is not being liquidated until New York market closed
then the interest rate will still be liable

FOREX TRADING SCHEDULE

Opening Market
Closing Market
(Monday-Thursday)
Closing Market
(Friday)
Summer Time
(April-November)
06.30 AM
03.30 AM (Next Day)
02.00 AM (Next Day)
Winter Time
(November-April)
06.00 AM
04.30 AM (Next Day)
03.00 AM (Next Day)
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