1.1. In this Customer Agreement the following words shall have the corresponding meanings:
1.2. Access Codes: Your login and password given to you by us to have access on our Online Trading system or Website (where applicable).
1.3. Access Data: Your Access Codes, your Account number and any information required to make Orders with in any way.
1.4. Account: Any account of yours or Joint Account, as applicable, opened with us for the purposes of executing Transactions with us in foreign exchange Commodities, CFDs or other Financial Instruments.
1.5. Applicable Regulations: The Securities Act 2005, all other relevant acts, including all applicable board notices; Any other rules of a relevant regulatory authority or any other Applicable Laws of a relevant market and all other applicable laws, rules and regulations as in force from time to time in any jurisdiction.
1.6. Application Form: The application form completed by you to apply for our Services (via which we will obtain amongst other things necessary information for your identification and due diligence and your categorization in accordance with the laws).
1.7. Autochartist Limited: The Company shall act as an agent when enabling the Client to enter into business terms with Autochartist Limited.
1.8. Balance: The total sum on your Account after the last transaction made within any period of time.
1.9. Base currency: The first currency in the currency pair.
1.10. Business Day: Any day, other than a Saturday or a Sunday, or the 25th of December, or the 1st of January.
1.11. CFDs: A spot and/or forward Contract for Difference on the following underlyings: Currencies (Spot FOREX), Metals, Commodities, Cryptos, Futures, Options, Forwards, Stocks, Indices.
1.12. Client: The applicant and holder of the account.
1.13. Client Money: Funds deposited by the applicant and or account holder for the purposes set forth in this Agreement
1.14. Commodity: A commodity offered for trading by RMDTRADER.
1.15. Commodity CFD Contract: A CFD where the underlying reference asset is a commodity.
1.16. Company: RMDTRADER a globally operating brand, inclusive of any of our affiliated companies.
1.17. Customer Agreement: This Agreement together with all schedules, written appendices, annexures, exhibits or amendments attached to it from time to time.
1.18. Client Money Rules: the rules relating to Client money as set out by the Regulator.
1.19. Contract Specifications: Each lot size or each type of Underlying in a Financial Instrument offered by us as well as all necessary trading information concerning spreads, swaps, margin requirements etc., as determined by us from time to time in our Website.
1.20. Currency of the Account: The currency that you choose when opening an Account with us or converted into at your choice after the opening the Account.
1.21. Currency Pair: Consists of two currencies (the Quote Currency and the Base Currency) and shows how much of the Quote currency is needed to purchase one unit of the Base Currency.
1.22. Current Contract: The reference asset price per unit multiplied by the contract quantity from time to time.
1.23. Demo Account: A practice account offered by RMDTRADER. 1.24. Effective Date: Date at which the Agreement takes effect.
1.24. Exceptional Market event: The suspension, closure, liquidation, imposition of limits, special or unusual terms, excessive movement, volatility or loss of liquidity in any relevant market or reference asset, or where we reasonably anticipate any of the above circumstances are about to occur.
1.25. Expert Advisor: A computer program capable of performing in the terminal any action following the instructions of a trader, without his direct involvement. All tasks are performed automatically or mechanically.
1.26. Expiry Date: The expiry date and time of an open transaction. 1.28. Financial Instrument(s): CFDs, NDFs and Rolling Spot.
1.27. Liquidity Providers: The Company shall act as agent of the Client (principal) when receiving and transmitting orders. The Company will be transmitting your Orders for execution to other financial institutions or broker(s), and such broker(s) may be transmitting the orders received by us to other liquidity providers. These broker(s) are not necessarily operating in a regulated market.
1.28. Leverage: A ratio in respect of Transaction size and initial margin. 1:200 ratio means that in order to open a position, the initial margin is two hundred times less than the Transactions size.
1.29. Loss: Any loss, cost, claim, damages (Whether compensatory, exemplary or punitive) or expenses, including fees and expenses of legal counsel.
1.30. Margin: The necessary guarantee funds to open positions or to maintain open positions, as determined in the Contract Specifications for each Underlying in a Financial Instrument.
1.31. Margin Call: A demand for such cash amounts or other assets by way of margin as RMDTrader may require for the purpose of protecting itself against loss or risk of loss on present, future or contemplated transactions under this trading agreement.
1.32. Margin transaction: A derivative transaction for which RMDTrader may require margin as a condition of entering into the transaction.
1.33. Market: Means any market as defined in the Securities Act 2005 1.36. NDFs: Non-Deliverable Forwards and has the same meaning as CFDs.
1.34. Nominee: Any company as we may appoint as our Nominee from time to time, which is a member of our group whose principal function is to hold funds acquired by our Clients.
1.35. Online Trading System: Any software used by us which includes the aggregate of our computer devices, software, databases, telecommunication hardware, a trading platform, making it possible for you to obtain information of markets in real time, make technical analysis on the markets, enter into Transactions, place/modify/delete Orders, receive notices from us and keep record of Transactions.
1.36. Open Position: A deal of purchase/sale not covered by the opposite sale/ purchase of the contract.
1.37. Order: Request to open or close a Transaction at a price quoted by the Platform Provider. 1.41. Parties: The parties to this Agreement – you and us.
1.38. Pending order: Order for buy or sell a Financial Instrument at the price different from the market price.
1.39. Platform Provider: Meta Quotes Software Corp
1.40. Quote: The information of the currency price for a specific Underlying of a Financial Instrument, in the form of the bid and ask prices.
1.41. Quote Currency: The second currency in the currency pair.
1.42. Rolling Spot Forex: Means either of the following: A future, other than a future traded or expressed to be traded on market, where the property to be solder under the contract is foreign exchange or sterling; or A CFD where the profit is to be secured or loss avoided by reference to fluctuations in foreign exchange and in either case where the contract is entered into for the purposes of speculation.
1.43. Rules: Laws, articles, regulations, directives, procedures and customs as in force from time to time.
1.44. Scalping: Refers to the opening and closing of a position within seconds. We have a one-minute minimum time interval between opening and closing trades.
1.45. Services: The services provided by us under this Agreement.
1.46. Slippage: This term refers to the difference between the expected price and the price at which the trade is actually executed.
1.47. Spread: The difference between the ask and the bid prices of an Underlying in a Financial Instrument at that same moment.
1.48. Stop Loss: Means an offer to close a transaction at a price determined in advance by the Client which, in the case of a transaction that is opened by offering to buy a specific number of a certain instrument, is lower than the opening transaction price, and in the case of a transaction that is opened by offering to sell a specific number of a certain instrument, is higher than the opening transaction price.
1.49. Stop Out: Situation when we execute the right to close all your open positions at current market price or the last available price and your equity divided by balance falls below the stop out level specified for your account type.
1.50. Swap or Rollover: The interest added or deducted for holding a position open overnight.
1.51. Swap Rates: The rate of the fixed portion of a swap, at which the swap will occur for one of the parties entering into a Financial Instrument.
1.52. Take Profit: An offer to close a transaction at a price determined in advance by the Client which, in the case of a transaction that is opened by offering to buy a specific number of a certain instrument, is higher than the opening transaction price, and in the case of a transaction that is opened by offering to sell a specific number of a certain instrument, is lower than the opening transaction price.
1.53. Trade Confirmation: A message from us to you confirming the transmission for execution of your Order.
1.54. Transaction: A transaction in a CFD or Rolling Spot Forex Contract or any other contractual arrangement entered into between you and us including any transaction liable to Margin, unless otherwise stated.
1.55. Underlying’s: Forward and/or futures contracts on Currencies (Spot FOREX), Metal, Commodities, Futures, Options, Forwards, Stocks, Indices.
1.56. We (our, us): RMDTRADER is a globally operating brand and includes any of our affiliated companies
1.57. Website: www.rmdtrader.com or any other Website of the Company’s trade names, as we may from time to time notify to you.
1.58. You: The Client(s) who is (are) the holder(s) of the Account.
1.59. Your Information: Any information that we receive from you or otherwise obtain which relates to you, your Account or our provision or your use of the Services.
1.60. Any reference in this agreement to “Date of Signature hereof” shall be read as meaning a reference to the date of the last signature of the Agreement.
1.61. Any reference to an enactment is to that enactment as at the Date of Signature hereof and as amended or re-enacted from time to time;
1.62. If any provision in a definition is a substantive provision conferring rights or imposing obligations on any party, notwithstanding that it is only in the definition clause, effect shall be given to it as if it were a substantive provision in the body of the agreement.
1.63. Expressions defined in the agreement shall bear the same meanings in schedules or annexures to this agreement which do not themselves contain their own conflicting definitions.
1.64. Where figures are referred to in numerals and in words, if there is any conflict between the two, the words shall prevail.
1.65. Reference to day/s, month/s or year/s shall be construed as Gregorian calendar day/s, month/s or year/s.
1.66. The expiration or termination of this agreement shall not affect such of the provisions of this agreement as expressly provide that they will operate after any such expiration or termination or which of necessity must continue to have effect after such expiration or termination, notwithstanding that the clauses themselves do not expressly provide for this;
1.67. The words “include”, “including” and “in particular” shall be construed as being by way of example or emphasis only and shall not be construed as, nor shall they take effect as, limiting the generality of any preceding word/s;
1.68. When any number of days is prescribed in this agreement, same shall be reckoned exclusively of the first and inclusively of the last day unless the last day falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, in which case the last day shall be the next succeeding day which is not a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday.