Event Notices

Notifications such as Holiday Trading Hours, Platform and Service Disruptions, Promotions, and Website Maintenance will posted here in advance.

Australia Day Holiday Schedule


22 January 2019

 

Dear Valued Client,

 

In observance of the Australia Day Holiday, BCR’s trading hours will be adjusted for the following product:

 

Spot Indices (AUS200)

 

Monday, 28 January 2019 - Trading opens late at GMT 06:31

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday. The above holiday schedule is subject to change.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

BCR

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday


15 January 2019

 

Dear Client,

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday, BCR’s trading hours will be adjusted for the following products:

 

Forex/ Brent Oil

Monday, 21 January 2019: Normal Trading Hours

 

Precious Metals/ Copper/ USOIL/ Natural Gas

Monday, 21 January 2019: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT, then reopens at 23:01 GMT

 

Indices (S&P 500 (Mini)/ NASDAQ 100/ Dow Jones (Mini)/ Nikkei 225)

Monday, 21 January 2019: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT, then reopens at 23:01 GMT

 

Spot Indices (AUS200/ GER30/ CHN50/ HKG50)

Monday, 21 January 2019: Normal Trading Hours

 

Stocks/ Agriculture

Monday, 21 January 2019: Trading closed

Tuesday, 22 January 2019: Normal Trading Hours

 

Crypto

Monday, 21 January 2019: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT, then reopens at 23:01 GMT

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday. The above holiday schedule is subject to change.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

BCR

Margin Adjustment of Brexit Vote in the House of Commons


Dear Valued Client,

 

There is a Brexit vote in the House of Commons on 15th January 2019. The market is expected to experience volatility before and after the vote. BCR would like to announce that special margin adjustments will be take place on GMT 22:00 14th January, 2019 on the following products:
 

Forex: GBP-related currency & Brent Oil & #GER30

Previous Margin Requirement (1:200 / 1:400): $500 / $250

New Margin Requirement: $1,000

* Above adjustment will be applicable for all clients of different leveraged trades

 

Please note that open positions will also be affected. It is the Client’s responsibility to actively monitor and manage their open positions, including ensuring that they meet the Maintenance Margin Requirements.

 

The above adjustments will be revoked as the market gradually stabilises and will be fully revoked no later than GMT 22:00 16th January 2019.

 

Trading Spreads or Minimum Stop Distance

 

Under volatile market conditions, Spreads and Minimum Stop Distances may widen until the market stabilises.

 

Trade Execution 

 

In the case of extreme volatility and illiquid market conditions, some instruments may switch to “Close only” trade execution.

 

We would like to notify all client of the risks involved in CFD trading under volatile market conditions. It is the client’s responsibility to monitor and manage their open positions actively, and to also pay close attention to Maintenance Margin Requirements.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above announcement please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Best Regards,

 

BCR

January 2019 Contracts-for-Difference Expiration Dates


28 December 2018

 

Dear Valued Client,

 

Please find below a list of upcoming expiration dates for specific BCR Contracts-for-Difference (CFD) products in January:

 

US Crude Oil CFD:

#CLG9 will expire on 21 January 2019

 

Natural Gas CFD:

#NGG9 will expire on 28 January 2019

 

Brent Crude Oil CFD:

#BRNH9 will expire on 30 January 2019

  

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

 

BCR

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday


20th December 2018

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday

 

20th December 2018

 

Dear Client,

In observance of the Christmas & New Year’s Holidays, BCR’s trading hours will be adjusted for the following products:

 

Forex

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:45 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:45 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

Precious Metals/ Copper/ USOIL/ Brent Oil/ Natural Gas

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:30 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:30 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

Future Indices (S&P 500 (Mini)/ NASDAQ 100/ Dow Jones (Mini)/ (Nikkei 225)

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:30 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

Spot Indices (AUS200)

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 03:30 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Market closed.

Thursday, 27 December 2018: Trading reopens at 06:31 GMT

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 03:30 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Trading reopens at 06:31 GMT

 

Spot Indices (GER30)

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Market closed.

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Market closed.

Thursday, 27 December 2018: Normal Trading Hours

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Market closed.

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Normal Trading Hours

 

 

Spot Indices (HKG50)

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 04:00 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Market closed.

Thursday, 27 December 2018: Normal Trading Hours

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 04:00 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Normal Trading Hours

 

Spot Indices (CHN50)

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 12:30 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Trade opens 06:01 GMT

 

Monday, 31 December 2018 – Normal Trading Hours.

Tuesday, 01 January 2019 – Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 – Trade open at 06:01 GMT

 

 

Stocks

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Normal Trading Hours

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Normal Trading Hours

 

Agriculture

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Trade reopens at 14:31 GMT

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Trading reopens at 14:31 GMT

 

Crypto

 

Monday, 24 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

Tuesday, 25 December 2018: Market closed.

Wednesday, 26 December 2018: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

Monday, 31 December 2018: Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

Tuesday, 01 January 2019: Market closed.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019: Trading reopens at 06:01 GMT

 

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday. The above holiday schedule is subject to change.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

BCR

 

President George H.W. Bush Memorial Day


04 December 2018

 

Dear Client,

 

In honor of former US President George H.W. Bush’s passing, BCR’s trading hours will be adjusted for the following products:

 

 

Future Indices (S&P 500 (Mini), NASDAQ 100, Dow Jones (Mini))

 

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 – Trading closes at 14:30 GMT

 

Thursday, 6 December 2018 – Normal trading hours

 

 

Stocks

 

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 – Trading closed

 

Thursday, 6 December 2018 – Normal trading hours

 

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday. The above holiday schedule is subject to change.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

BCR

December 2018 Contracts-for-Difference Expiration Dates


28 November 2018

 

Dear Valued Client,

 

Please find below a list of upcoming expiration dates for specific BCR Contracts-for-Difference (CFD) products in December:

 

US Crude Oil CFD:

#CLF9 will expire on 18 December 2018

 

Natural Gas CFD:

#NGF9 will expire on 26 December 2018

 

Brent Crude Oil CFD:

#BRNG9 will expire on 27 December 2018

  

Future Indices (Nikkei 225):

#NKDZ8 will expire on 11 December 2018

 

Future Indices (S&P 500 (Mini), Dow Jones (Mini), NASDAQ 100:

#ESZ8/#YMZ8/#NQZ8 will all expire on 19 December 2018

 

Agriculture CFD:

#SoybeanF9 will expire on 27 December 2018

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

 

BCR

U.S. Thanksgiving Day Holiday


14 November 2018

 

Dear Client,

 

In observance of the U.S. Thanksgiving Day Holiday, BCR’s trading hours will be adjusted for the following products:

 

 

Forex/Spot Indices (AUS200, GER30, HKG50, CNH50)

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Normal Trading Hours

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Normal Trading Hours

 

 

Precious Metals/USOIL/Natural Gas/Copper

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:00 GMT, then reopens at 23:01 GMT

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:45 GMT

 

 

Brent Oil

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:30 GMT

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Opens at 01:01 GMT, then trading closes at 19:00 GMT

 

 

Future Indices (S&P 500 (Mini), NASDAQ 100, Dow Jones (Mini))

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:00 GMT, then reopens at 23:01 GMT

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

 

 

Future Indices (Nikkei 225)

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:00 GMT

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Opens at 00:01 GMT, then trading closes at 18:00 GMT

 

 

Agriculture

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Trading closed

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Opens at 14:31 GMT, then trading closes at 18:00 GMT

 

Stocks

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Trading closed

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Opens at 14:31 GMT, then trading closes at 18:00 GMT

 

 

Crypto

 

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:00 GMT, then reopens at 23:01 GMT

 

Friday, 23 November 2018 - Trading closes at 18:15 GMT

 

 

*Spreads may fluctuate due to market volatility on the holiday. The above holiday schedule is subject to change.

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

BCR

November 2018 Contracts-for-Difference Expiration Dates


29 October 2018

 

Dear Valued Client,

 

Please find below a list of upcoming expiration dates for specific BCR Contracts-for-Difference (CFD) products in November:

 

US Crude Oil CFD:

#CLZ8 will expire on 16 November 2018

 

Natural Gas CFD:

#NGZ8 will expire on 27 November 2018

 

Brent Crude Oil CFD:

#BRNF9 will expire on 29 November 2018

 

Copper CFD:

#CopperZ8 will expire on 28 November 2018

 

Agriculture CFD:

#ComZ8 will expire on 28 November 2018

#WheatZ8 will expire on 28 November 2018

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading conditions please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Regards,

 

BCR

2018 U.S. Standard Time beginning Trading Schedule


Dear Valued Client,

 

BCR would like to inform you that the trading hours for Forex, Precious Metals, Commodities, Indices and Share CFDs will be adjusted on Sunday, 04 November 2018 due to the beginning of U.S. Standard Time.

 

The new Trading Hours will be as follows:

Forex CFDs

Trading hours: Sunday 22:05 GMT – Friday 21:55 GMT / Monday 09:05 – Saturday 08:55 (Sydney Time)

Break time: 21:55 GMT - 22:11 GMT/ 08:55 – 09:11 (Sydney Time) Daily


Precious Metals CFDs:

Trading hours: Sunday 23:01 GMT – Friday 21:45 GMT / Monday 10:01 –Saturday 08:45 (Sydney Time)

Break time: 22:00 GMT – 23:01 GMT / 09:00 – 10:01 (Sydney Time) Daily

 

USOIL, Natural Gas, Copper CFDs:

Trading hours: Sunday 23:01 GMT – Friday 21:00 GMT / Monday 10:01 –Saturday 08:00 (Sydney Time)

Break time: 22:00 GMT – 23:01 GMT / 09:00 – 10:01 (Sydney Time) Daily

 

Brent Oil CFDs:

Trading hours: Monday 01:01 GMT – Friday 21:00 GMT / Monday 12:01 –Saturday 08:00 (Sydney Time)

Break time: 22:00 GMT – 01:01 GMT / 09:00 – 12:01 (Sydney Time) Daily

 

Agriculture CFDs:

Trading hours: Monday 01:01 GMT – Friday 19:00 GMT / Monday 12:01 –Saturday 06:00 (Sydney Time)

Break time: 13:30 GMT – 14:31 GMT ; 19:00 GMT - 01:01 GMT / 00:30 – 01:31 ; 06:00 - 12:01 (Sydney Time) Daily

 

Indices CFDs -S&P 500 (mini), NASDAQ 100(mini), Dow Jones (mini), Nikkei 225

Trading hours: Sunday 23:01 GMT – Friday 21:00 GMT / Monday 10:01 –Saturday 08:00 (Sydney Time)

Break time: 21:00 GMT – 23:01 GMT / 08:00 – 10:01 (Sydney Time) Daily

* Nikkei 225 Break time: 22:00 GMT – 23:01 GMT / 09:00 – 10:01 (Sydney Time) Daily

 

Stock CFDs

Trading hours: Monday 14:31 GMT – Friday 21:00 GMT / Tuesday 01:31 – Saturday 08:00 (Sydney Time) Daily

 

If you have any further questions regarding the above trading hours please contact us via online chat at www.bcrcorp.com.au or email us at [email protected] We look forward to providing you with the best service in the CFD industry.

 

Best Regards,

BCR