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CFD on Indices

Exchange Traded Fund

Trading Contract for Difference

What is a CFD?

A Contract for Difference (CFD) is a contract entered into by a buyer and a seller asserting that the seller must pay the buyer the difference in value of an asset at contract time and its value at present time. There is a multitude of advantages when trading CFDs and these advantages have made them extremely popular.

Advantages of CFDs

  • You can take both short and long positions with the same ease when trading CFDs. The margin requirements for taking a short position are the same as the ones for taking a long position and there are no additional selling rules if you want to go short.
  • Trading CFDs is far less costly than trading the underlying stock, index or futures contract and can still deliver the same gains.
  • Execution is instant so your trades are executed with no delay and there are no interferences in your transactions.
  • When trading CFDs you can profit even at times when the market is falling because you hold the great advantage of being able to take a short position.

Please check our contract Term for a complete list of CFDs on Indices.

Take a more detailed look at our Contract Term.

Trading Contract For Difference

What Is A CFD?

A Contract for Difference (CFD) is a contract entered into by a buyer and a seller asserting that the seller must pay the buyer the difference in value of an asset at contract time and its value at present time. There is a multitude of advantages when trading CFDs and these advantages have made them extremely popular.

Advantages of CFDs

  • You can take both short and long positions with the same ease when trading CFDs. The margin requirements for taking a short position are the same as the ones for taking a long position and there are no additional selling rules if you want to go short.
  • Trading CFDs is far less costly than trading the underlying stock, index or futures contract and can still deliver the same gains.
  • Execution is instant so your trades are executed with no delay and there are no interferences in your transactions.
  • When trading CFDs you can profit even at times when the market is falling because you hold the great advantage of being able to take a short position.

Please check our contract Term for a complete list of CFDs on Indices.

Take a more detailed look at our Contract Term.

Stock index CFDs are financial instruments that represent the value of the underlying publicly-traded companies.

There are indices that represent companies trading on the NYSE, S&P500 as well as indices for various stock exchanges around the world, from Japan’s NIKKEI to Germany’s DAX.

Symbol Description Security Execution Currency Digits Spread Stops Leverage Trading Hours Contract size
CAC – Date CAC 40 Index Future (Euronext) Indices 1 Market EUR 2 Floating 2 25% of Account’s Leverage 09:00-23:00 10
DAX – Date DAX 30 Index Future (Eurex) Indices 1 Market EUR 2 Floating 2 25% of Account’s Leverage 09:00-23:00 10
DOW – Date MINI-SIZE DOW Index Future (CME) Indices 1 Market USD 2 Floating 2 25% of Account’s Leverage 01:00-23:15 & 23:30-24:00 10
FTSE – Date FTSE 100 Index Future (ICE-EU) Indices 1 Market GBP 2 Floating 2 25% of Account’s Leverage 09:00-23:00 10
NK – Date Nikkei 225 Index Future (CME) Indices 1 Market USD 2 Floating 5 25% of Account’s Leverage 01:00-23:15 10
NSDQ – Date Nasdaq100 Index Future (CME) Indices 1 Market USD 2 Floating 1 25% of Account’s Leverage 01:00-23:15 & 23:30-24:00 100
SP – Date E-MINI S&P500 Index Future (CME) Indices 1 Market USD 2 Floating 1 25% of Account’s Leverage 01:00-23:15 & 23:30-24:00 100
ASX – Date ASX SPI 200 Index Future (ASX) Indices 2 Market AUD 2 Floating 2 25% of Account’s Leverage 02:50-09:30 & 10:10-24:00 100
DJEXX – Date DJ Euro Stoxx Index Future (Eurex) Indices 2 Market EUR 2 Floating 2 25% of Account’s Leverage 09:00-23:00 10
HHI – Date China H-Shares Index Futures (HKE) Indices 2 Market HKD 2 Floating 4 25% of Account’s Leverage 03:15-06:00 & 07:00-10:15 & 11:15-17:45 100
HSI – Date Hang Seng Index Future (HKE) Indices 2 Market HKD 2 Floating 4 25% of Account’s Leverage 03:15-06:00 & 07:00-10:15 & 11:15-17:45 100
IBEX – Date IBEX Index 35 (BME) Indices 2 Market EUR 2 Floating 5 25% of Account’s Leverage 10:00-21:00 100
JSE – Date FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index Future (JSE) Indices 2 Market ZAR 2 Floating 3 25% of Account’s Leverage 09:35-18:30 100
MIB – Date FTSE / MIB Index Future (MIB) Indices 2 Market EUR 1 Floating 5 25% of Account’s Leverage 10:00-18:40 100
NIFTY – Date CNX NIFTY Index Future (NSE) Indices 2 Market INR 2 Floating 1 25% of Account’s Leverage 06:45-13:00 1,000
VIX – Date Volatility SP500 Index Future (CBOE) Indices 2 Market USD 3 Floating 0.15 25% of Account’s Leverage 15:30-22:15 1,000
$IND – Date US$ Future Index (ICE – US) Indices 2 Market USD 3 Floating 0.05 25% of Account’s Leverage 03:00-24:00 100
TA25 Tel Aviv 25 Index (TASE) Indices 2 Market ILS 2 1 4 25% of Account’s Leverage 09:45-17:15 200