DislikedPaying a vendor (or funding an account) via BPAY is the most efficient and reliable methods for australian bank account holders. I have written software for vendors that processed thousands (upto 80K transactions daily) of transactions from BPay, direct debit,internet banking, cash, cheque etc. BPAY is the most reliable client-initiated payment method. All payments to a "client" account or segregated bank account means that it has to be applied to a trading account. There should not be any 'un-applied' payments especially from Bpay since the trading...Ignored
DislikedDoug, it is still not too late to complain to the FOS if you feel that your funding was not applied on time and causes margin call which causes losing trades and let all of us know the outcome.Ignored
To my mind ICMarkets are 100% responsible because if they didn't lose my funds I would have just made the required deposit and I would still be happily trading with them today. Despite this, I was more than prepared to negotiate a settlement and naively believed ICMarkets would come to the table. But they didn't have to. They can misplace your funds and accept no responsibility for any consequences as long as they hand them over after you prove the deposit was made.
The consequences in my case was two thirds of my year to date profit wiped out. 18% realised drawdown on capital and, having to fess up to my partner that I had lost the money. I had to come good on my promise to stop trading the red and green thingies and hand over the funds for a new kitchen. All because of EURO short positions taken at 1.36 and targeting 1.35 that ICMarkets closed out for me
9 year failed trading career over even though the account is still in profit and the call was good. Im disappointed and frustrated and really wished my broker could have got my back after what was clearly at least some culpability and after all Ive done for them. If they had met me half way or even a third, I would have remained above my loss threshold and I would be praising them as heroes now like I used to.
On the upside, we really do need a new kitchen