Safety Of Funds

Your financial security is of utmost importance to us. To that end, we have taken all possible steps to provide our clients with peace of mind so that when you choose to trade with LetsTrade, you are choosing to trade with one of the safest and most reputable companies in the industry.

All client funds, without any exceptions, are fully segregated into a special client account and kept separate from LetsTrade’s company funds. Segregation provides complete security by ensuring that client funds will not be used to pay back creditors in the unlikely event of the default or insolvency of LetsTrade. All funds, whether they are classified as company funds or client funds, are kept without any exception in world class financial European institutions, amongst the safest in their category.

All your funds, without any exceptions, are fully segregated into special client accounts and kept separate from our company funds, ensuring they remain secure. Whether they are classified as company funds or client funds, they are kept in licensed, world-class financial institutions in the UK and Germany, amongst the safest in their category.

Account Segregation

The Investor Compensation Fund (ICF) is an extra measure of insurance for your funds. As we are a member of this fund, our clients may be eligible to put a claim into the ICF in the event that Blackstone Futures (Pty) Ltd unable to meet its financial obligations. Eligibility depends on the status and the nature of the claim. 

Compensation Scheme

Our automated risk management system, which includes negative balance protection and lower leverage set-up, is designed to reduce the risk of your account being depleted to zero or turning negative. This is especially useful to prevent negative impacts generated by weekend Market Gaps. Read more about our leverage policy.

Risk Protection


MiFID II, the Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments (2014/65/EC) came into effect replacing MiFID, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2004/39/EC). MiFID II has been transposed into Cypriot legislation with Law 87(I)/2017 (Law which provides for the Provision of Investment Services, the Exercise of Investment Activities, and the Operation of Regulated Markets and Other Related Matters), and applies from 3 January 2018.

MiFID II’s aim is to improve the competitiveness of EU financial markets by creating a single market for investment services and activities, and ensuring a high degree of harmonised protection for investors in financial instruments, such as shares, bonds, derivatives and Blackstone Futures (Pty) Ltd can offer authorised and regulated cross-border services to all Member States of the EEA or in a country where the company has a legal permission to do so (such as Belarus, China, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE and Ukraine) whereas Blackstone Futures (Pty) Ltd is allowed to serve only clients whose residence is in another third country.

Minimum Deposit £ / € / $ Trading Reward £ / € / $
500 - 1,000 500
1,000 - 2,999 1,000
3,000 - 4,999 3,000
5,000 - 7,499 7,500
10,000 - 14,999 20,000
25,000+ Contact LetsTrade

Only applicable to new LetsTrade customers that make an initial deposit during the promotion period specified above.

Trading Rewards will be credited to each customer’s account on a monthly basis rebating all trading commissions incurred during the prior month up to the level specified in the trading rewards table.

Not to be used in conjunction with any other LetsTrade promotional offer.

Upon opening an account and availing of the Lestrade services the Customer Terms and Conditions Agreement shall apply.





CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Seek independent advice if necessary and review our Risk Disclosure and Privacy Policy before opening an account. is a marketing site for BlackStone Futures (Pty) Ltd (Registration Number 2009/008512/07).

Blackstone Futures (Pty) Ltd is a juristic representative of Trade Nation (Pty) Ltd (Registration Number 2018/418755/07), which is an authorised Financial Services Provider under the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act No 37 of 2002 – FSP#49846. As such BlackStone Futures (Pty) Ltd renders financial services to clients on behalf of Trade Nation (Pty) Ltd.

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