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What is the minimum amount required to start trading?

Trading at Plus500 is conducted by opening positions on financial instruments. Each instrument has a defined “Unit Amount”, which is the minimum size of trade or number of contracts/shares etc. to open a position. This information is located in the Details link for each instrument, along with other features, such as margin requirements, leverage, trading hours, etc.

Additionally, there are minimum deposit amounts per payment method used, which can be viewed on the “Funds Management” screen on the Plus500 trading platform.

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