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Trade Equity Indices

Take a position on popular stock markets by trading Equity Indices including the Dax, Dow, FTSE and Nasdaq.

Symbol Key Information Document Minimum Price Fluctuation Spreads As low as Max Trade Size Margin Percentage Long Swap Value (Margin Currency)* Short Swap Value (Margin Currency)* Limit and Stop Levels**
JP225Cash Info 1.00000 12 10000 0.5 % -1.96 -2.04 10 Read More
FRA40Cash Info 0.01000 1.8 150 1 % -0.4 -0.58 4 Read More
GER30Cash Info 0.01000 2 150 1 % -0.89 -1.31 4 Read More
US30Cash Info 0.01000 2.8 40 1 % -3.55 -1.16 5 Read More
EU50Cash Info 0.01000 2.6 250 1 % -0.25 -0.37 4 Read More
UK100Cash Info 0.01000 1.5 100 1 % -0.75 -0.47 3 Read More
US500Cash Info 0.01000 0.7 350 1 % -0.39 -0.13 1 Read More
US100Cash Info 0.01000 2 340 1 % -1.06 -0.34 3 Read More
SWI20Cash Info 0.01000 5 100 1 % -0.65 -1.11 4 Read More
NETH25Cash Info 0.01000 0.6 1700 1 % -0.04 -0.06 1 Read More
IT40Cash Info 1.00000 13 40 1 % -1.6 -2.35 30 Read More
HK50Cash Info 1.00000 14 300 1.5 % -4.25 -0.37 20 Read More
SPAIN35Cash Info 1.00000 6 80 1 % -0.63 -0.93 15 Read More
AUS200Cash Info 0.01000 3 250 1 % -0.86 -0.27 4 Read More
SINGCash Info 0.01000 0.6 3500 1.5 % -0.05 -0.01 1 Read More
CHI50Cash Info 1.00000 18 100 1.5 % -1.75 -0.56 15 Read More
POL20Cash Info 1.00000 3 1500 2 % -0.28 -0.08 3 Read More
GRE20Cash Info 0.01000 3 30 10 % -0.15 -0.21 4 Read More
Symbol Description Server Time Weekday Monday Open Friday Close
JP225Cash Japan 225 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
FRA40Cash France 40 GMT +2 09:05-22:55 09:05 22:55 Read More
GER30Cash Germany 30 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
US30Cash Wall Street 30 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
EU50Cash EU Stocks 50 GMT +2 09:05-22:55 09:05 22:55 Read More
UK100Cash UK 100 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
US500Cash US 500 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
US100Cash US Tech 100 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
SWI20Cash Switzerland 20 GMT +2 09:05-22:55 09:05 22:55 Read More
NETH25Cash Netherlands 25 GMT +2 09:05-22:55 09:05 22:55 Read More
IT40Cash Italy 40 GMT +2 10:05-18:35 10:05 18:35 Read More
HK50Cash Hong Kong 50 GMT +2 03:20-05:55,07:05-10:25,11:20-18:55 03:20 18:55 Read More
SPAIN35Cash Spain 35 GMT +2 10:05-20:55 10:05 20:55 Read More
AUS200Cash Australia 200 GMT +2 00:55-07:25,08:15-22:55 00:55 22:10 Read More
SINGCash Singapore Blue Chip GMT +2 02:35-11:05,11:45-22:40 02:35 22:10 Read More
CHI50Cash China A50 GMT +2 03:05-10:25,11:05-22:40 03:05 22:10 Read More
POL20Cash Poland 20 Index GMT +2 10:05-17:45 10:05 17:45 Read More
GRE20Cash Greece 20 GMT +2 10:40-16:55 10:40 16:55 Read More
Symbol Key Information Document Minimum Price Fluctuation Spreads As low as Max Trade Size Margin Percentage Limit and Stop Levels**
FRA40 Info 0.01000 3 150 1 % 6 Read More
GER30 Info 0.01000 4 150 1 % 6 Read More
US30 Info 0.01000 6 40 1 % 8 Read More
UK100 Info 0.01000 6 100 1 % 4 Read More
JP225 Info 1.00000 24 10000 0.5 % 14 Read More
US500 Info 0.01000 1.2 350 1 % 1 Read More
US100 Info 0.01000 5 340 1 % 4 Read More
SWI20 Info 0.01000 4 100 1 % 6 Read More
EU50 Info 0.10000 3 250 1 % 4 Read More
CHI50 Info 1.00000 22 100 1.5 % 15 Read More
SING Info 0.01000 0.9 3500 1.5 % 1 Read More
USDX Info 0.00100 0.05 1000 1 % 0.01 Read More
Symbol Description Server Time Weekday Monday Open Friday Close
FRA40 France 40 GMT +2 09:05-22:55 09:05 22:55 Read More
GER30 Germany 30 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
US30 Wall Street 30 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
UK100 UK 100 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
JP225 Japan 225 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
US500 US 500 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
US100 US Tech 100 GMT +2 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 01:05 23:10 Read More
SWI20 Switzerland 20 GMT +2 09:05-22:55 09:05 22:55 Read More
EU50 EU Stocks 50 GMT +2 09:05-22:55 09:05 22:55 Read More
CHI50 China A50 GMT +2 03:05-10:25,11:05-22:40 03:05 22:10 Read More
SING Singapore Blue Chip GMT +2 02:35-11:05,11:45-22:40 02:35 22:10 Read More
USDX US Dollar Index GMT +2 03:05-23:55 03:05 23:10 Read More
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China A50
(CHI50)
Open 27/03/2019 25/04/2019 28/05/2019 26/06/2019 29/07/2019 28/08/2019 26/09/2019 22/10/2019 27/11/2019 27/12/2019
China A50
(CHI50)
Close Only 25/04/2019 28/05/2019 26/06/2019 29/07/2019 28/08/2019 26/09/2019 22/10/2019 27/11/2019 27/12/2019
China A50
(CHI50)
Expiry 26/04/2019 29/05/2019 27/06/2019 30/07/2019 29/08/2019 27/09/2019 23/10/2019 28/11/2019 30/12/2019
EU Stocks 50
(EU50)
Open 14/03/2019 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
EU Stocks 50
(EU50)
Close Only 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
EU Stocks 50
(EU50)
Expiry 20/06/2019 19/09/2019 19/12/2019
France 40
(FRA40)
Open 14/03/2019 17/04/2019 16/05/2019 19/06/2019 18/07/2019 14/08/2019 18/09/2019 16/10/2019 13/11/2019 18/12/2019
France 40
(FRA40)
Close Only 17/04/2019 16/05/2019 19/06/2019 18/07/2019 14/08/2019 18/09/2019 16/10/2019 13/11/2019 18/12/2019
France 40
(FRA40)
Expiry 18/04/2019 17/05/2019 20/06/2019 19/07/2019 15/08/2019 19/09/2019 17/10/2019 14/11/2019 19/12/2019
Germany 30
(GER30)
Open 14/03/2019 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
Germany 30
(GER30)
Close Only 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
Germany 30
(GER30)
Expiry 20/06/2019 19/09/2019 19/12/2019
Japan 225
(JP225)
Open 08/03/2019 11/06/2019 10/09/2019 11/12/2019
Japan 225
(JP225)
Close Only 11/06/2019 10/09/2019 11/12/2019
Japan 225
(JP225)
Expiry 12/06/2019 11/09/2019 12/12/2019
Singapore Blue Chip
(SING)
Open 27/03/2019 25/04/2019 28/05/2019 26/06/2019 29/07/2019 28/08/2019 26/09/2019 29/10/2019 27/11/2019 27/12/2019
Singapore Blue Chip
(SING)
Close Only 25/04/2019 28/05/2019 26/06/2019 29/07/2019 28/08/2019 26/09/2019 29/10/2019 27/11/2019 27/12/2019
Singapore Blue Chip
(SING)
Expiry 26/04/2019 29/05/2019 27/06/2019 30/07/2019 29/08/2019 27/09/2019 30/10/2019 28/11/2019 30/12/2019
Switzerland 20
(SWI20)
Open 14/03/2019 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
Switzerland 20
(SWI20)
Close Only 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
Switzerland 20
(SWI20)
Expiry 20/06/2019 19/09/2019 19/12/2019
UK 100
(UK100)
Open 14/03/2019 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
UK 100
(UK100)
Close Only 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
UK 100
(UK100)
Expiry 20/06/2019 19/09/2019 19/12/2019
US Tech 100
(US100)
Open 14/03/2019 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
US Tech 100
(US100)
Close Only 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
US Tech 100
(US100)
Expiry 20/06/2019 19/09/2019 19/12/2019
Wall Street 30
(US30)
Open 14/03/2019 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
Wall Street 30
(US30)
Close Only 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
Wall Street 30
(US30)
Expiry 20/06/2019 19/09/2019 19/12/2019
US 500
(US500)
Open 14/03/2019 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
US 500
(US500)
Close Only 19/06/2019 18/09/2019 18/12/2019
US 500
(US500)
Expiry 20/06/2019 19/09/2019 19/12/2019
US Dollar Index
(USDX)
Open 14/03/2019 12/06/2019 11/09/2019 11/12/2019
US Dollar Index
(USDX)
Close Only 12/06/2019 11/09/2019 11/12/2019
US Dollar Index
(USDX)
Expiry 13/06/2019 12/09/2019 12/12/2019

* Swap rates are calculated based on the Index Currency’s relevant interbank rate. Long positions are charged with the relevant interbank rate plus a mark-up and short positions receive the rate minus a mark-up. The operation is conducted at 00:00 (GMT+2 time zone, please note DST may apply) and can take several minutes. From Wednesday to Thursday swap is charged for three days

** Minimum level for placing Stop Loss and Take Profit orders from a current market price.

The margin requirement for CFDs is calculated like this : Lots x Contract Size x Opening Price x Margin Percentage and not based on the leverage of your trading account.

The margin for hedged positions when trading CFDs is always 50%.

Calendar dates are indicative and are subject to change.


Dividend Adjustments on Cash Indices (excluding GER30)

CFDs on Cash Indices will be subject to dividend adjustments. When a constituent member of an index pays Dividends to its Shareholders, dividend adjustments will be made to accounts of clients holding a position on the index at 00:00 (GMT+2 time zone, please note DST may apply) on the ex-Dividend Date. CFDs on Germany30 (GER30Cash) is not subject to dividend adjustments. CFDs on Future indices are also not subject to dividend adjustments.

Buy trades will receive an amount calculated as follows:

Dividend adjustment = Index Dividend declared x position size in Lots

Sell trades will be charged an amount calculated as follows:

Dividend adjustment = Index Dividend declared x position size in Lots


Index Dividends

The symbols shown are only the symbols (instruments) expected to pay dividends this week. Dividend figures represent the expectations of our liquidity providers and are subject to change.

Symbol Mon 09 Dec Tue 10 Dec Wed 11 Dec Thu 12 Dec Fri 13 Dec
UK100Cash 0.570
AUS200Cash 0.204
SINGCash 0.807
FRA40Cash 0.154
SPAIN35Cash 33.603 2.122 2.154
EU50Cash 1.300
IT40Cash 2.220
US500Cash 0.091 0.022 0.269 0.208 0.168

Equity indices, or stock indices, are in simple language indexes that represent the overall price of a basket of underlying stocks.

The major equity indices (stock indices of the world) include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. S&P 500
  2. Dow Jones
  3. Nasdaq
  4. FTSE100
  5. Nikkei225
  6. DAX
  7. CAC40
  8. Euro Stoxx 50
  9. ASX200

Stock indices are in most cases a representation of the overall picture of the stock market, which their basket belongs to. In most cases, the underlying stocks that belong to a stock index consist of the most influential (largest capitalization) companies.

During any trading day, stock prices of specific companies will go up or down. Since a stock index is a compilation of a basket of underlying stocks, its actual price will move up or down based on the overall dynamics (mathematical and statistical formula) of which each stock price contributes to its final price.

The following are useful points to understand when trading equity indices:

  1. All the stocks in a specific equity index (e.g. Dow Jones) are subject to a selection process and might be substituted by another company if their overall trading performance is overcome from a newcomer. In other words, the companies that belong to a basket are not guaranteed to be always the same.
  2. The determination of the influence of a specific stock to the overall stock index includes calculations and rules. Not all stocks that add up to the basket are treated as equal. In simple words, the overall price of stock index is not a simple addition of the prices of the stocks and a division by the number of stocks.
  3. A stock index shows the general consensus and can be considered a benchmark of performance of the overall stock market with historical value.
  4. As mentioned in point 2, since not all stocks that belong to the basket are treated as equal, more weight is given to the index from companies with larger capitalization. This means that if the stock of a specific large company falls for any reason, the overall index will follow it even though the rest of the stocks in the basket might not be falling.
  5. As mentioned in point 1, the underlying stocks that belong to the basket, which is called an index, change over time. Over a historical period, the index itself does not always represent the same basket of stocks.