How to Change MT5 Maximum Leverage

Evolve Markets offers some of the highest leverage of any derivatives brokerage, however, some traders prefer to lower their leverage for risk management purposes. In reality, using lower leverage is simply opening a smaller position relative to your account size but we also offer the option to set a Maximum Leverage. This means when you go to open a trade, Evolve Markets will calculate your margin using our default leverage schedule and compare that with your Maximum Leverage setting and take the lower of the two. For example, if the maximum leverage on BTCUSD is 100 and you have set you Maximum Leverage to 10, you final leverage will be 10x.

For a detailed explanation on how leverage and margin work at Evolve Markets, please see this blog article, How Margin and Leverage Works at Evolve Markets.

  1. Login to the MT5 Secure Client Area of the Evolve Markets website. At the top left-hand corner of the screen, click on the menu icon which is 3 horizontal lines. 

  2. Click on the Accounts tab, select the account you wish to change and select your desired leverage limit from the drop-down menu. Please note that any orders and positions within that trading account must be closed before changing the leverage limit.

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