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Trading Conditions and Specifications
A quick look on the specs you need to know when trading indices with us.
|Symbol||Description||Country||Size of 1 lot||Currency||Average Spread|
|STOXX50||EU Stocks 50 - Spot Index||EU||1||EUR||1.45|
|DE40||Germany 40 - Spot Index||Germany||1||EUR||0.60|
|ASX200||Australia S&P 200 - Spot Index||Australia||1||AUD||1.5|
|JP225||Japan 225 Spot Index||Japan||10||JPY||7.10|
|UK100||UK 100 - Spot Index||Great Britain||1||GBP||0.80|
|US30||US Wall Street 30 - Spot Index||United States||1||USD||1.72|
|US500||US SPX 500 - Spot Index||United States||1||USD||0.38|
|USTEC||US Tech - Spot Index||United States||1||USD||0.75|
|F40||France 40 - Spot Index||France||1||EUR||1.00|
|SWI20||Switzerland 20 - Spot Index||Switzerland||1||CHF||3.92|
|ESP35||Spain 35 - Spot Index||Spain||1||EUR||5.97|
|N25||Netherlands 25 - Spot Index||Netherlands||1||EUR||0.22|
|HK50||Hong Kong 50 - Spot Index||Hong Kong||1||HKD||9.63|
Want to know more about indices trading?
Indices are a basket of assets that are used to measure the performance of a specific sector or market. For instance, the Euro Stoxx 50 is an index that includes the 50 largest companies in the Eurozone, based on market capitalisation. The index includes stocks from nine member countries of the Eurozone: France, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain and the Netherlands. By trading indices, traders may gain exposure to the biggest stocks in a specific market without the need to buy individual shares.
The three most common types of indices are global indices, regional indices and national indices. The Euro Stoxx 50 is an example of a regional index, while the FTSE 100 is a popular national index in the UK. The most commonly traded major indices are:
Minor indices are usually national indices and not as widely traded as major indices. Some of the commonly traded minor indices are:
Swap rates for Indices are charged by Money in Margin Currency with the following formula:
Rollover Fee (in margin currency) per day = lots * Contract Size * Long or Short charge in margin currency (for the given day)Example:- 1 lot on US5001*1*-0.57=$-0.57Note: The swaps are applied at 00:00 GMT+3 (server time) when a position is rolled over. Triple swap takes place on Fridays for Indices, Energies, Futures, Stocks and Cryptos.
Indices trading is a low-cost and time efficient way to diversify your portfolio. With indices trading, you can get exposure to the stock market without trading individual stocks. This is because indices comprise of a group of stocks. For instance, the S&P 500 features the top 500 US companies based on their market capitalisation.
These trading signals are recommendations to buy or sell indices. Such trading signals for indices are generated by either technical analysis or algorithms.
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