Trade Knockout Options

Knockout Options are an innovative and simple way to trade major FX, indices and commodities markets, offering flexible margin, limited risk and guaranteed protection.

 

Knockout Options explained

What are Knockout Options?

Knockout Options are options trades with a unique feature whereby the price moves one-for-one with the underlying City Index market. Knockouts are also known as barrier options, as once the Knockout level is reached, your trade is guaranteed to close at that price.

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Enjoy greater flexibility and control

Select your margin, maximum risk tolerance and Knockout level – and choose between an UP KO and DOWN KO to trade rising or falling markets.


Limit your risk

Trade with confidence knowing that your potential gains are unlimited, but losses will not exceed margin.

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Why trade Knockout Options?
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Flexible margin

Decide your margin and risk by choosing your Knockout level and trade size.

Managing risk
Managing risk
Limited risk

Trade confidently with fixed maximum risk and limitless potential gains.

Coins
Coins
Guaranteed closeout price

Barrier options are guaranteed to automatically close at the Knockout level you choose, with no slippage.

Financial Transparency
Financial Transparency
Transparency

No complicated or hidden transaction fees ensure a simpler trading process.

Insights
Insights
Opportunities

Trade on falling markets (DOWN KO) as well as rising markets (UP KO).

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Broker
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How to trade Knockout Options

You can trade Knockout Options quickly and easily from our Web Trader platform and mobile apps.

How to trade Knockout Options

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Learn how to trade Knockouts with illustrated examples, comparison tables and other key information about barrier options.

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Knockout Options FAQs

Are Knockouts barrier options?

Yes, Knockouts are a type of barrier option, which are derivatives intended for short-term speculation. The outcome of a barrier option comes into effect if a predetermined price is met. 
With Knockout Options, the buyer’s option becomes worthless and option writer receives a fixed payoff if the price of the underlying reaches the barrier level. 

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What is a barrier level?

A barrier level is the price at which the options contract outcome is executed. In the case of Knockout Options, the barrier level is the predetermined rate at which the position is closed, or ‘knocked out’. If it were a Knock-in Option, the barrier level is the price at which the position would be opened. 

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How does Knockout Options pricing work?

Knockout Options pricing works on a one-for-one basis with the underlying market price. For every point the underlying market moves, the price of the Knockout Option moves by the same amount.

See our Knockout Options market information.

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How to trade Knockout Options

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