What is a Micro Lot?
Increasing trading volume in Forex markets plays an important role in the processing of more players in forex markets by attracting interest to professionals and / or institutional investors as well as to those with different expertise and / or lower guarantees. Leveraging trades on forex markets leads investors with low collateral to get higher profit / loss due to leverage.
While trading in Forex market positions, such as BUY (BUYING) or SELL (SELLING) trading in USDTRY, the Meta Trader 4 trading platform, QNB Finansinvest trading platform, which uses more than 90% of all FX institutions worldwide, The position can be opened in various sizes starting from the volume. If the number of digits, called digits, is two, and the last digit is different from zero (0,01), this is called a micro lot. Thanks to the micro lot application, it is also possible to open position sizes of 0.02 / 0.13 / 1.27.
If the transaction volumes are written as 0,10 / 0,20 / 1,50 / 2,70, ie the last digit (second digit after the conviction) always remains zero then the mini lot application is meant here. This means that the minimum lot size that forex traders can use is not a micro lot but a mini lot.
Micro Lot Size; 0.01 Lot = 1,000 br. In other words, if the position is to be bought in USDTRY, a position is opened with a base exchange rate of US $ 1,000 in the initial currency. If the size of the position taken is, for example, 1.56 lots, then the position is set at $ 156,000.