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A new feature called position top-up is now available on the IQ Option platform. You, as a trader, can now use your balance to keep the position open, even if it goes below −95% profitability.

Why use it?

Keeping the lossmaking position does not sound like a wise decision, or does it? Imagine opening a position that, instead of generating profit, starts eating out your funds. Without position top-up the position will automatically close when you lose 95% of the invested amount.

With the feature available there is not one but two ways to address the issue: close the position and lose money guaranteed OR invest additional funds and wait for a trend reversal, getting a chance to cover your losses.

When to use?

Timing and intuition are crucial when using the feature. In order to use position top-up, the trader has to be sure that the trend reversal is just around the corner. Otherwise he will lose even more. Choosing the right moment to activate the feature is also important.

How to apply?

When your deal starts to get closer to the “−95%” threshold, click on the ‘Auto Closing’ section on the right side of the screen, check the “Use balance to keep position open” box and specify the new amount of loss you are ready to incur. Note that without the ‘position top-up’ feature this value cannot exceed −95%. When the feature is active, however, you can enter virtually any amount. Watch out, as if you leave the ‘When loss is…’ field empty, your entire account might be at risk!

Give it a try

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