How much can I expect to make?

Under current market conditions, clients can expect to earn a maximum of ~R250,000 per calendar year. Your profit is largely dependent on a couple of factors, namely: the amount invested per cycle and the amount of annual Foreign Exchange Allowance utilised (see the “What is a Foreign Exchange Allowance?” FAQ).

The table below shows the expected net profit per trade after all fees for different investment amounts and market conditions (“Average Spread”)

Net profit per trade*
Average spread Amount invested
R200,000 R400,000 R1,000,000
1% R700 R2,000 R5,700
2% R2,100 R5,000 R13,200
3% R3,500 R8,000 R20,700
FIA application & hidden fees R0 R0 R0

*Expected net profit per trade after all fees.

It’s important to understand that due to the cyclical nature of the arbitrage process, clients can trade multiple times per calendar year until they use up their Foreign Exchange Allowance (maximum of R11 million per calendar year). The table below shows expected annual profits assuming a client makes full use of their annual Foreign Exchange Allowance:

Annual net profit*
Average spread Amount invested
R200,000 R400,000 R1,000,000
1% R41,100 R55,900 R63,000
2% R117,800 R138,100 R145,300
3% R194,500 R220,400 R227,600
FIA application & hidden fees R0 R0 R0

*Potential net profit assuming full use of Foreign Exchange Allowances.

Future Forex will assist you in utilising as much of your Foreign Exchange Allowance as you are comfortable with. This ensures that you maximise your returns each calendar year.

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