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  1. Interview with contest winners. “Trading is the highest paying job” The seventh interview round-up is completely dedicated to our Drag Trade contest. Four recent winners told us how they had come to financial market and how they had learned to trade. Oleg Zharskiy, the winner of round 361 "I got interested in Forex seven years ago. First, I started trading on a demo account. It actually seemed quite easy. Then I tried trading on a real account and blew my whole deposit. I thought, that won’t do, and started reading analytics, studying indicators and following financial news. Eventually, I began to keep a trader’s log, where I recorded all my mistakes. Usually, I prefer scalping and trading on news. I use MACD, stochastic oscillator, ichimoku. My favorite currency pairs are USD/JPY, GBP/USD, GPP/JPY. I’ve been participating in contests for a long time. Very often I finished on almost winning positions in Drag Trade, but always fell short. Finally, I did it, the high volatility helped me. My piece of advice to beginners: take part in contests, read analytics and analyze your mistakes. I wish you profitable trading and high revenues!" Roman Senevsky, winner of the round 362 "I got acquainted with forex in 2009. At that time I was working at the plant, receiving a minimum wage. This prospect did not please me. One day I learned about forex from an advertisement and about the money that you can earn trading. I believe that a trader is a highest-paid profession in the world. The market has no supervisors, no relatives who would control you and a free work schedule, the ability to trade from anywhere in the world. I did not become a trader just like that: first I carefully studied all the information I could find on Forex and took a two-week course. To successfully trade, you have to think before making decisions, follow the news, evaluate the situation. Here we need a cold calculation and mental stability. My most unsuccessful trade happened in December 2012 and involved EUR/USD pair and $5000, which I lost. My preferred currency pairs are EUR / USD, GBP / USD, AUD / USD, and sometimes also Gold. I try to follow the trend from support and resistance levels. When choosing a broker, you should pay attention to favorable trading conditions, high speed of the platform, fast execution of orders, a timely technical support and fast withdrawal of funds. Grand Capital has never failed me with all this. "Drag Trade" is a great contest, especially for beginners, as it allows you to earn real money. However, it is difficult to win here: the competition is very strong. I had to trade aggressively, make risky entries. The main thing is to choose the most volatile pair." Albert Udayev, winner of the round 363 "One day I was looking for a job online and came across a forex ad. This is how my trading career has started. I have been a trader for five years since then. I like trading because I don't depend on anyone here. The Internet is now full of information on Forex trading. You just need to have the desire to study hard and work hard. Of course, as any other field, trading has its downs. But it has never stopped me from making it my profession. My worst trade happened during the Brexit turmoil. Like many, I was sure that Britain will remain in the European Union, did not set a stop loss and failed. Therefore, before you start trading, you need to reflect on every aspect. My main strategy is based on analysis of support and resistance levels and channel breach. When choosing a broker, I pay attention to several factors. For example, how many years the broker has been on the market, and, of course, the spread, technical support, withdrawal and deposit options. Grand Capital meets my requirements. I took part in the contest to test my skills without risking money. I liked that the contest takes only one hour and there are no strict rules. My advice to beginners is: control your emotions, learn and be persistent." Anton Bukin, winner of the 364th round "I came to Forex casually by seeing advertising on the Internet two years ago. I stayed because I had the opportunity to feel financially free. At the beginning I didn't encounter many difficulties: I simply looked at the chart and learned slowly. In general, I trade Majors, following the trend. My best trade so far is the sale of the Swiss franc and +2200 points by take profit in one day. When choosing a broker, the first thing I look at is the reputation. I am really satisfied with Grand Capital. The contests are great. Prizes, ratings in real time - everything is of high standards." You can see the rules of the competitions and register for the next round here.
  2. Grand Capital weekly recap (15 - 19th of May) Meet the results of the trading week 15-19th of May. The most active client In one week placed 1296 trades, including 828 profitable ones and 565 that resulted in a loss. The majority of trades involved AUD/CAD, EUR/GBP, AUD/CHF, EUR/NZD. Maximum deposit growth In one week on a single account was $52 331,00. The most profitable trade of the week Resulted in a profit of +$32 400,00. The trade was opened on the 24th of April at 13:04 and closed on the 17th of May at 16:27. The most interesting instruments chosen by traders: # CT — Cotton futures. Traded on ICE. The contract size is 50 000 pounds (around 22,68 tons). One pip is 0,01 and costs $18,75; # NG — Natural gas futures. The majority of contracts are traded at NYMEX in New York. The contract size is 10 000 mil BTU. BTU is the only — это unit of energy used in the US. 1 pip equals 1/1000 and costs $10; # SI — Silver futures contract. Traded on COMEX. The contract volume is 5000 troy ounces (around 155,5 kg). Minimum price change: $0,005 per ounce or $25,00 per contract; # NIKE — American company, a well-known producer of sportswear. The brand is estimated at $10,7 bln, which makes it the most expensive trademark in the sports industry. From September 2013 it is included in the Dow Jones index; # AMAZON — American company, the largest online seller of goods and services. Amazon.com service includes 34 categories of goods, including e-books, household electronics, food and much more. Earn with Grand Capital!
  3. Payouts for American style Binary Options have been increased Dear clients! From the 22nd of May 2017, Grand Capital increases maximum payouts for EURUSD pair for American style Binary Options up to 86%. Please mind that the payout percentage can change throughout the day. The exact percentage of the payout can be found in the contract specifications and in your trading terminal.
  4. Grand Capital weekly recap (May 8th — May 12th) The last week’s most profitable trade resulted in a profit of $25 825,56. Read the most outstanding results of the past week in our recap. The most active client Placed 1183 trades, including 622 profitable ones and 561 that resulted in a loss. The majority of trades involved AUD/CAD, CHF/JPY, and EUR/CHF pairs. Maximum deposit growth In one trading week on a single account was $36 084,89. The most profitable trade of the week Resulted in a profit of $25 825,56. The trade was opened on the 28th of April at 3:47 PM and closed on the 9th of May at 10:42 PM. The most interesting trading instruments chosen by traders last week: # SB — Sugar futures, traded on ICE (New York). The contract value is standardized and equals 112 000 lbs. (50,8 tons). 1tick equals 0,01 and costs $11,20. # NG — Natural gas futures. Mainly traded at NYMEX in New York. Contract volume is 10 000 million BTU (British thermal units). BTE is a traditional unit of heat, part of the British Imperial system of units. 1 pip equals one-thousandth and costs $10; # 6B — GBPUSD futures. The contract size is 62 500 pounds. Minimum price change (1 pip and 1 tick) is $0,0001 for 1 pound or $6,25 per 1 contract; # GE – General Electric is an American multi-industry corporation, a manufacturer of many types of equipment, including locomotives, power plants, gas turbines, aircraft engines, medical equipment, etc. As of 2015, the company holds the 9th place in Forbes Global 2000 list of the largest public companies. # Ford — an American manufacturer of vehicles, automotive parts, and accessories. It’s the world’s fourth largest automaker by volume of production during the whole history of a company. Now Ford is the third largest automaker in the US (after GM and Toyota) and the second in Europe (after Volkswagen). The company occupies the 9th place in Fortune 500 (a list of the largest US public companies) as of 2015. Trade profitably with Grand Capital!
  5. Meet us at iFX Expo International on the 24th and 25th of May! On the 24-25 of May, Grand Capital is exhibiting at the iFX Expo International, a major financial industry event that will take place in Limassol (Cyprus). Stanislav Vaneev, CEO Grand Capital: «The expo annually welcomes the most prominent players in the financial world: brokers, IBs, liquidity providers, payment systems, software providers. We exhibit at the event for the second year in a row. For us, it is not just an opportunity to show our newest developments, but also to meet colleagues, discuss trends, think of the future development. This year we participate in the expo with our software provider UpTrader, that has just released a new solution for brokers offering MT5 platform. We invite everyone to visit our stand». Grand Capital team will be located at booth №23. We invite everyone concerned to come and discuss possible projects with Grand Capital team and our partner, a software provider UpTrader. To attend the expo you will need to register at the event website. For the participation terms and agenda visit iFX Expo website. Expo address: Palais des Sports — Spyros Kyprianou Centre, Polemidia, Limassol 3080, Cyprus. We are looking forward to meeting you at the iFX Expo International!
  6. Grand Capital has held a trading seminar in Vietnam Grand Capital regularly organizes educational seminars in different countries. On the 5th of May, we held a seminar for traders in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. The speakers were MC Do Minh Hoang and Davide Do, professional traders with many years of teaching experience. The participants were told about the basics of trading: what fundamental analysis is, how to use trading signals and how to choose a trading strategy. The participants also became acquainted with special Grand Capital products: LAMM service, bonuses, and promotions. Grand Capital team
  7. Grand Capital is holding a trading seminar in Sargodha on the 20th of May Grand Capital is becoming more prominent in the region of Asia. Having received a prestigious “Best Affiliate Program” award at the MENA FFXPO — a major Forex event in the region, the company keeps conquering new countries in Asia. Today we are glad to announce that on the 20th of May 2017 Grand Capital is to hold the first trading seminar in Sargodha, Pakistan. Goutam Das, Business Development Manager, Grand Capital: “Asia has always been among the most important regions for Grand Capital. We believe that our educational project, that has already proved to be successful in Africa, will be welcomed not only in Pakistan but in other in countries of the region. In our nearest plans — seminars in Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia.” Khan Ijaz Ahmed, a professional trader and our special guest for the webinar will be sharing his expertise and knowledge on the best trading techniques and strategies for different proficiency levels. The seminar will take place at 12:00 PM local time at the Q's International Hotel, University Road. Near: Khayam Chowk, Sargodha, Pakistan. Seminar Agenda: 12.00 - 12.30: Registration 12.30 - 13:00 Welcome Speech 13.00 - 14.00: About Grand Capital 14.00 - 14.35: LAMM Investment & Portfolio 14.35 - 15.35: Trading the Forex Market 15.35 - 16.05: Break 16.05 - 16.35: Grand Capital Partnership Program 16.35 - 17.00: Group Photo / End of Seminar For more information on the event please contact Grand Capital representative in Pakistan by phone +92483250530 / +923496221127 or email [email protected]
  8. Grand Capital's head of development in Asia Denis Kulagin speaks about the company’s plans in China In February 2017 Grand Capital exhibited at the iFX Expo Asia 2017. During the expo, a major forex portal FX112 interviewed Denis Kulagin, our head of development in Asia. Denis shared his views on how fast the Chinese financial market is growing and shared Grand Capital plans about the company’s plans for the region. “Chinese market can be complicated, but, without a doubt, has plenty of potential. Forex in China is not heavily regulated at the moment. Nevertheless, it is rapidly growing. There is a unique side to the Chinese market: it is expanding offline, by means of seminars, exhibitions, and personal contacts. For that very reason at the moment we are planning to open several local offices, which will allow us to work in the region more effectively.” Watch full interview
  9. Grand Capital weekly recap (May 1st – May 5th) We traditionally wish a profitable trading week to all and present the recap of the last one. The most active client Placed 1277 trades, including 670 profitable ones and 607 that resulted in a loss. The majority of trades involved AUD/CAD, CHF/JPY, EUR/GBP pairs. Maximum deposit growth In one trading week on a single account was $35 000,00. The most profitable trade of the week Resulted in a profit of +$16 000,00. The trade was open on the 28th of April at 12:03 and closed on the 4th of May at 17:44. The most interesting trading instruments chosen by traders last week: # HE (LH) — Lean Hog contract for 40 000 pounds. Traded on CME. Minimum price fluctuation: 0,00025 or $10,50. # ZO — Oat futures. The contracts are traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and on Globex. The oat futures contract size is 5000 bushels (86 metric tons). # MC — Mini futures contract for the S&P MidCap 400. Traded at CME — Globex. S&P MIDCAP 400 is an index, calculated by Standard&Poor’s for medium-sized companies. On S&P MidCap 400 accounts for approximately 7% of the US securities market. # DIS (The Walt Disney Company) — one of the major financial conglomerates of the entertainment industry. The company was founded in 1923 by Disney brothers and a small animation studio. Now it is one of the largest Hollywood studios, which owns 11 amusement parks and two water parks, as well as several television and radio broadcasting networks. Included in the Dow Jones industrial index. # SURGUT («Сургутнефтегаз») — One of the largest Russian oil and gas companies. The company ranks 496th in the Fortune Global 500 (2011). Trade profitably with Grand Capital!
  10. Grand Capital has won the «Best trading platform» award Grand Capital has won the «Best trading platform» nomination, based on the online vote held by FxDailyinfo. Every year FxDaily info awards the best-performing brokers in several nominations. The winners are chosen via online vote held on the portal’s website. This year Grand Capital received 34,44% votes in the “Best Trading Platform” nomination and was also present in the “Best Affiliate Program”, “Best ECN broker” and “Best Binary Options Broker” nominations. Vasily Alexeev, CTO Grand Capital: “We aspire to create the most comfortable conditions for traders. This year we’ve launched a mobile trading platform for Binary Options trading. Any trader can download our iPhone app and control their trading on the go. Meanwhile, MT4 remains the most popular platform for Forex traders: it has over 330 trading instruments, ability to build investment portfolios, earn via trade copying and become managers. If LAMM service is most popular in Africa and Asia, investment portfolios are in high demand in Russia and CIS. Recently traders have also become interested CFDs, that had undeservedly fallen out of popular favor before. Our nearest plans include the launch of a binary options trading platform for Android and the renovated WebTerminal, the new design of which will be available in the nearest future." We thank FxDailyinfo users who voted in favor of Grand Capital. Thank you for such high estimate of our work! It is not our first FxDailyinfo award. Last year Grand Capital has received an award for the “Best Affiliate Program” on the market in 2016.
  11. Grand Capital will hold 18 trading seminars in South Africa in May - June 2017 From the 8th of May to the 6th of June 2017 Grand Capital will hold 18 trading seminars and workshops in as many as 9 cities of South Africa. Each city's seminar agenda will include such important topics as trading fundamentals, MT4 trading terminal, technical analysis, trading psychology, high-return investment strategies. Mapiti Katlego, a professional Forex trader, and a successful businessman will tell how to build a business in the Forex industry from the ground up and will be happy to address all questions about partnership opportunities provided by Grand Capital. Promotion! What’s more, all seminar participants will be able to receive an exclusive 135% bonus for deposits of $1000. Traders of all professional levels are welcomed to attend the seminars in the following cities: Pretoria (08-09 May); Johannesburg (11-12 May); Nelspruit (15-16 May); Kimberley (18-19 May); Bloemfontein (22-23 May); Durban (25-26 May); Port Elizabeth (29-30 May); Cape town (01-02 June); Polokwane (05-06 June). Register now To learn about the address and time of each workshop, visit this page, contact our representative in South Africa by phone +27764117875 or email to [email protected]
  12. Grand Capital wins "Best Forex Broker in Africa" 2017 award «Africa Financial Expo 2017», that took place on the 28-29th of April in Johannesburg (South Africa), hosted an award ceremony where the most prominent industry players were recognized for their achievements in the region. We are excited to announce that Grand Capital was awarded the «Best Forex Broker in Africa in 2017» title during the ceremony. Stanislav Vaneev, CEO Grand Capital: «Over the past year, Grand Capital has been rapidly developing in several countries of Africa. We organize forex seminars for traders and increasing financial awareness of the local population.This award is definitely a sign that we are moving in the right direction». Among the closest Grand Capital events in Africa are: 8th of May - 6th of June — a series of seminars in 9 cities of South Africa, 13th of May — a new seminar in Nigeria. Grand Capital team.
  13. Grand Capital weekly recap (April 24th – April 28th) This is how the last trading week of April ended. Read and compare the results! The most active client Placed 1180 trades, including 640 profitable ones and 540 that resulted in a loss. The majority of trades involved AUD/CAD, CHF/JPY, EUR/NZD, AUD/NZD pairs. Maximum deposit growth For one week on a single account was $13 842,04. The most profitable trade of the week Resulted in a profit of +$5200,00. The trade was opened on the 5th of April at 12:31 and closed on the 24th of April at 13:46. The most interesting trading instruments chosen by traders: # RP — Euro/British Pound Futures. It is a low activity contract, its daily volumes are not higher than several hundreds of contracts. The contract size: 125 000 euro. Minimum price fluctuation: 0,00005 Pounds for 1 euro or 6,25 Pounds per a contract; # GAS — One of the distillation products of crude oil or products of its processing. Traded on ICE in London. A volume of a single futures contract is 100 metric tons, which equals 118,35 cubic meters. Minimum price fluctuation is 0,25 per a ton or $25 per contract; # JO — Orange juice futures contract. Traded on ICE. The contract size is standard and is 15 000 pounds (approximately 6,9 tons). One pip is 0,05 and costs $7,5; # AA (Alcoa) — American metallurgical company, the third largest aluminum producer in the world, after Rio Tinto Alcan and Rusal. In addition to the production of primary aluminum, the company is one of the world's leading producers of bauxite, alumina and aluminum products and alloys; # WMT (Wal-Mart Stores) — An American retail company that manages the world's largest retail network. It operates the Walmart trademark. Turnover: 482 billion dollars (2016). Earn more with Grand Capital!
  14. From 1st of May: add up to +200% to your deposit! We are excited to announce that from the 1st of May until the 31st of August, Grand Capital is running a "Bonus 200" promotion. Our clients are already acquainted with it, as in the end of 2016, we celebrated the company's anniversary by giving out presents to traders. The promotion had a great success back then, and we've decided not to wait till the next special occasion and are launching a new similar promotion, but with even better terms. Now the minimum bonus for Forex trading accounts is 85% and the maximum one is as high as 200%. About the promotion The bonus is credited for deposits over $100 to any client who wishes to participate in the promotion. What bonus size should I expect to get? The bonus size ranges from 60% to 200%, depending on the account type, deposit amount and the term of trading with Grand Capital. For example, a client who has just registered an Option account may receive a 60% bonus. A client with a newly registered Standard account — 85%. Finally, traders who have been trading with Grand Capital for 7 years or more may get a 200% bonus. The bonus amount can be calculated in a bonus calculator here. Basic terms: The promotion is for Standard, Option, and Swap Free accounts. Minimum deposit required to receive the bonus is $100. The deposit must be made on the 1st of May or later. Once the bonus is claimed, it is credited for every consecutive deposit automatically. The bonus funds are granted for 3 months. The bonus participates in the drawdown. The bonus funds may be claimed and withdrawn.* *After certain conditions are met Complete bonus terms To receive a bonus: Create a Standard, Option or Swap Free account or use an existing one. Make a deposit starting from $100. Create a request in your Private office or contact a manager through an online chat. The bonus funds will be deposited to your account within 48 hours. Trade profitably with Grand Capital!
  15. Trading and company services schedule over May holidays Dear clients! Due to the May statutory holidays, the trading schedule for the following trading instruments will be changed: On 1, 8, 9 of May — trading for USDRUR, EURRUR and Russian Stock CFDs is closed. On the 1st of May trading for European indices is closed (AEX, CAC 40, DAX, DJ EURO STOXX 50, SMI, FTSE 100, Russell 2000). From the 2nd till the 5th May and from the 10th of May trading will be available as usual. Please mind that due to lower liquidity during the holiday period, high volatility may be expected. All company's services will be working as usual. Requests for deposit/withdrawal will be processed according to the company regulations. Deposit/withdrawal requests for bank cards and bank wires will be processed in accordance with your bank's holiday schedule. Please consider this information when planning your trading activity.