Welcome to TradeHub®
We have designed it to give clients what they told us they want. Highly sophisticated technology, revolutionary new products and features and a really easy to use interface all come together to empower you!
Highly Intuitive Platform
- Very easy to understand, a pleasure to use
- Customisable to your needs
- Fast and accurate execution
TradeHub® was created with one person in mind – you. Whether you are an active trader or long term oriented investor, whether you have just discovered the financial markets or you are a pro with many years of experience – TradeHub® offers you a user-friendly and highly intuitive platform that will do its job, namely suit your financial and investment needs.
Empowering you – you can easily tap into the markets and use it straight away without being overwhelmed by a whole bunch of features, design elements and buttons. We have reduced the number of interface elements that you need to deal with, enhancing the usability and your trading experience.
- Choose your margin from low levels to 100%
- Pay for only as much leverage you use
As part of our commitment to give the power back to the retail investor and retail trader, our platform TradeHub® introduces variable margin. Margin is a very powerful feature in itself as it enables you to gain exposure to the markets without committing the whole amount of the position upfront, but still capture the full price change and hence P/L of the underlying asset.
Until now you were presented with a predetermined leverage. Thus you had little choice when it came to your trading or investment needs. This has now changed. With TradeHub® in the trading and investment space, you will be - from now on - given the option to decide, depending on your financial goals, risk attitude and strategy, how much money you want to commit to a trade.
This highly advanced feature is a very important part of your trading experience and an important ingredient in your trading and investing decisions.
From now on all our clients have the freedom to decide how much money they want to borrow at the time of opening the position. By using the slider built into the deal ticket you can control the leverage you want to use for your trading, to the extent where you say you don’t want any leverage at all and you fund your position in full. The last option may be useful if you think of holding your position for longer as it may be cheaper in terms of funding costs.
Variable margin enables you to control not only the leverage, but also the cost of funding as you will not be charged on the portion of capital you have committed to the trade. You can trade with only a fraction the total value, but you can also de-leverage your trades by funding 100% of your position and pay no funding at all. It all depends on your degree of risk taking or risk aversion and your trading and investing goals.
For example if the trade requires you to deposit 5% of the total value of the position as initial margin, that means that effectively you borrow 95% of the value from us, on which you will be charged overnight funding (providing you keep that position open overnight). This translates into leverage of 20. Hence if the market moves in your favour by 1%, your profits are 20% up on your initial investment; if the price moves in the opposite direction, however, your losses will increase accordingly.
If you want less risk, you can de-leverage the trade to, say, leverage of 5. In that case your position will require 20% margin, with 80% of the total value funded by us. This leverage means that whenever the market moves by 1%, your profits or losses will be multiplied by 5, leading to either 5% profits or 5% losses on your initial deposit. If the market moves by 3%, your profit or loss will amount to 15%. It also means that you pay funding on 80% of the capital supplied by us.
You can go as far as 100% margin funded by you, it is entirely up to you, how much you want to contribute and how much you want to borrow.
With TradeHub® you have the total control over the leverage you want to use. Even better, you can decide that on a trade by trade basis, depending on your financial needs, trading strategies or investment goals.
Notional Value Trades
- The choice to input notional amounts for trades
- Trades will still be standard CFDs and Spread Bets
As a way of giving you a transparent and easy to use trading and investment platform, TradeHub® gives you the option to input your trades as notional amounts. This means that in addition to the traditional way of trading by size i.e. pounds per point for Spread Bets or stake for CFDs, you are now also able to trade by the actual value of the contract i.e. the notional value.
Notional value trades enable you to look at your trades or investments from the perspective of the full economic value of a trade or the maximum exposure. So if you want to invest GBP 25,000 in the FTSE (assuming FSTE at 6,000) instead of 4.17 pounds a point, just select the ‘Notional Amount’ input method and type in 25,000 in the deal ticket. The system will convert it into the equivalent Spread Bet or CFD. Your position sizes will all be shown in terms of the traditional Spread Bet and CFDs. If the FTSE at 6,000 this translates into 4.17 Pounds a point.
Trading by value allows you easily adjust your positions according to your financial needs, trading strategy or investment goals. It also simplifies things immensely as you do not have to worry about what the Spread Bet or CFD convention is for a particular market.
Notional value coupled with variable margin is an enormously powerful tool in your journey to becoming a happy and successful investor. It gives you greater control over your funds and easier allocation of your resources creating a new trading and investing experience.
Trade On The Go
The ayondo markets family of devices is complete – you can now use TradeHub® on your desktop, iPhone, Android and tablet to trade at anytime, anywhere.
To access the tablet optimised version of TradeHub®, simply log on to TradeHub® via your tablet and you will be automatically directed to the tablet optimised version.
For more information about TradeHub® for iPhone and to download the app, click here.
For more information about TradeHub® for Android and to download the app, click here.
Extremely Low Lifecycle Costs
- Extremely low lifecycle costs = initial spread + rollover costs + funding cost
- Receive 100% of Announced Dividends on all stocks subject to withholding tax
In our continuous pursuit of creating a level playing field and empowering our clients we looked at the transaction costs associated with trading cycle and analysed them for you.
Our findings show that we excel not only in service offered to our clients, but also with regards to all the costs that are related to trading and investing. Taken together our narrow spreads, competitive funding costs and advantageous rollover costs are to our knowledge the lowest in the industry. We also pass on 100% of net dividends to our clients (100% of gross dividend for UK shares, 85% for US shares).
Taken together with ‘variable margin’ you will have even fuller control over all your costs. And what is most important, we will make sure that you are aware of every single cost at every single stage of your trade or investment.