The composition of an Account or aggregated accounts can be broken down, to assess the risk each individual Position carries in the Account. This is done by determining the Position Value of each position in the Account – the absolute exposure. The absolute exposure is the amount currently invested in a particular position and represents the amount that an investor could potentially lose on that investment. Market price movements affect the level of exposure, therefore Value of Positions figures shown on SaxoTraderGo, are real-time values.
Value of Positions
The total absolute exposure of the Account is then the sum of the absolute exposure/ sum of all instrument position values in the Account. It is calculated as: