STOCK INDEXES

Stock indexes are designed to show the dynamics of the whole market. They include the stock indicators of several companies in one sector of the economy or of companies associated by other characteristics. For example, DowJones Industrial Average includes the 30 largest companies of the industrial sector in the United States. Stock indexes make it easy to determine which companies are worth investing in.

According to DowJones & Co Inc, there are more than 2,315 stock indixes on the world markets.

Indexes and stock quotes are directly linked. In addition, stock market indexes are often multiplied by 100 or 1000 for a clearer picture of changes.

FINANCIAL INDEXES TRADING

Indexes on the stock exchange are also directly involved in the trade. Future contracts are closed with the sale of the nominal value of an index. The latter is calculated based on the price of a single point of $0,02. Index is equal to stock of shares of all companies included in it.

The market indexes have yield directly associated with general market movement or individual industries. Therefore, the movement of the indexes is easily predicted and depends strongly on the major events in the country such as: election bills, disasters and much more. Futures contracts with the expected number of points are used for index trading.

FINANCIAL INDEXES AND "BLUE CHIPS"

Forex market indexes and stock exchanges are instruments for trading and market analysis. They reflect general trends and allow you to choose right shares for investments. Besides the most famous stock indices on the major stock exchanges, include the “blue chips”.

Blue chips are securities of reliable companies with high yield and market capitalization. The name itself came from casino blue chip which have the highest value. In addition to low risk, blue chips have stable profitableness and high liquidity. “Blue chips”, including stock indexes are highly valued.

STOCK INDEXES. ONLINE TRADING

We also work with stock indexes. They are the best instrument for hedging, which means investment in safety and risk reduction. In addition, you can see the movement of indexes through the trading platforms that you can download on our website.

INDEXES

Symbol Description Typical Spread Swap Short
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Swap Long
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Limit and 
Stop Levels
Margin used * Tick price** 
per lot
Contract Size 
(1 lot)
200AUD. Australian 200 2 0.03 -0.85 7 200 $1 * AUDUSD 1
F40EUR. France 40 1 -4.72 2.37 5 200 $1 * EURUSD 1
D30EUR. Germany 30 2 -0.50 -0.85 5 200 $1 * EURUSD 1
225JPY. Japan 225 9 -0.50 -0.85 25 50 $100 / USDJPY 1
E50EUR. Spain 50 10 -0.5 -0.85 5 200 $1 * EURUSD 1
E35EUR. Spain 35 10 -0.50 -0.85 12 200 $1 * EURUSD 1
H33HKD Hong Kong 33 4 -0.50 -0.85 8 200 $1 / USDHKD 1
100GBP. UK 100 1 -0.50 -0.85 4 200 $1 * GBPUSD 1
NASUSD. US Tech 100 2 -0.50 -0.85 4 50 $1 1
U30USD. US Wall Street 30 4 -0.65 -1.96 6 200 $1 1
SPX500. US SPX500 0.5 -0.50 -0.85 2 160 $1 1

* Margin based on a position with the size of 1 lot
** 1 lot equals to 1 contract
*** Triple Swaps apply on Fridays. Swaps can be adjusted daily based on market conditions and are applicable to all open positions. Rates are provided by our Price Provider and are used for corporate actions, such as dividends payment.
NOTE: There is a commission I the amount of $1 for 1 lot (round-turn)

Attention: CFD indexes bring for traders the potential profit or loss from fluctuations in the price of the underlying indexes. Traders should pay attention to the preservation of a sufficient amount of available funds to avoid negative account balance due to position size and the fee for rollover, especially on the ex-dividend dates.


Trading SESSIONS

Symbol Trading session ***** Break Time ***** Closing time on Friday ****
U30USD. Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00 None Fri 23:00
SPX500. Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00 None Fri 23:00
NASUSD. Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00 None Fri 23:00
100GBP. Mon - Fri 09:00 - 23:00 None Fri 23:00
D30EUR. Mon - Fri 09:00 - 23:00 None Fri 23:00
E35EUR. Mon - Fri 09:00 - 21:00 None Fri 21:00
F40EUR. Mon - Fri 09:00 - 23:00 None Fri 23:00
200AUD. Mon - Fri 01:50 - 23:00 Daily 08:29 - 09:10 , 23 :00 - 01:50 Fri 22:45
225JPY. Mon - Fri 01:00 - 24:00 None Fri 24:00
H33HKD. Mon - Fri 01:00 - 11:00 None Fri 11:00

Attention: In the period from 22:55 to 23:05 there are increased spreads and reduced liquidity because of the daily bank rollover. In the case of extreme liquidity/spreads during the period of bank rollover advanced spreads and excessive slippage can occur. Therefore, orders will not be executed during these periods.


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