Trading Binary Options

What kind of returns (income) can I make with Binary Options?
Binary Options traders earn percentages on their investments. While different Binary Option brokers offer varying return amounts, HighOption offers some of the most favourable return amounts available: 70%- 85% return when the chosen options expires in the money. On a selection of available options, HighOption will refund a percentage of the invested amount even if the option expires ‘out of the money’.

What is an Underlying Asset?
Underlying Assets are internationally traded financial properties and resources including currencies, commodities, stocks and indices. Please visit our Asset Index for further information on available underlying assets in HighOption Binary Options Trading Platform.

Which trading instruments are offered by HighOption?
HighOption offers four types of trading instruments to the traders who desire to make the most of their investment opportunities.

Trading Instruments:

  • High/Low
  • Touch/No Touch
  • Boundary
  • 60 Second Trades

Each trading instrument is designed specifically to allow the traders to build more diverse and profitable portfolios. Traders can implement different instruments to their binary options trading strategies in HighOption. If you need further assistance regarding how to utilize trading instruments, our Customer Support Team is here to guide you!

What is the ‘Target Price’ of an option?
Target prices are the purchase amount at which HighOption is willing to sell the option. These amounts are predetermined by HighOption’s market analyses, based on the most current data available. Traders can opt to buy an option above or below the target price depending on the way that they anticipate the asset is likely to move.

What is the ‘expiry time’ and ‘expiry level’ of an option?
The expiry time is the specific hour and date when the time allotted for estimating the direction of an asset’s market value closes. The expiry time is automatically displayed to HighOption’s traders and adjusts to their time zone accordingly. The expiry level is the Underlying Asset’s market value at the expiry time. The level determines whether the option expired ‘in the money’ or ‘out of the money’. For further explanation on exactly how the expiry level is calculated please visit the Expiry Calculation page.

Can I close an option before the expiry time?
Once a trader invests in an option he/she has a gap of three minutes after opening the trade to until five minutes before the options expiry to close it.

What are In the Money and Out of the Money expiries?
An option which expires In the Money is one which has met the trader’s estimated conditions. Likewise, an option which expires Out of the Money is one that has not met the traders estimated conditions.

What happens if my option expires at target price?
If an option expires at the target price, which is possible for a High/Low or Boundary Instruments, 100% of the initial investment will be returned by highoption to the trader

What are the Min. and Max. trade amounts for a single option?
The minimum trade amount a trader can invest in an option with is 25 EURO, USD or GPB. The maximum trade amount is 15000 EUR, USD or GPB.

What is the maximum number of options a trader can have?
There is no limitation placed on the number of options that can be purchased at any particular time. However, there is an ‘exposure limit’ of 2000 USD, EUR or GBP. This limit represents the total value of open positions at any particular time