Trade the World’s Major Indices



What is an index?1

Stock indices are used to measure a particular section of the stock market and act as indexes for the most highly capitalized companies in that specific indices.

Trading indices can open new opportunities when you are looking for alternative trading options or to speculate on a simple index.

Take advantage of trading the DJ30 and the NASDAQ 100 to further enrich your investment portfolio.

One of the factors that have drawn traders to index trading are the remarkably low margin rates for opening and closing positions over the course of a single session.

Open a practice account today and take advantage of our state of the art platforms and enhanced trading tools.

Advantages of trading indices:1

  • World’s most traded indices.
  • Highly liquid marketplace.
  • Often large, event driven, intra-day price swings.
  • Fundamental and event driven.
  • Hedging and EAs allowed.

WS30 - Contract Specifications

Description US 30 - Dow Jones
Symbol on Platform WS30
Digits 0
Margin Percentage 1.5
Tick size 1.0
1 Lot size 10
Tick value of 1 lot $10.0
Minimum trade size 0.1 lots
Minimum size increment 0.1 lots
Minimum limit & stop level 10 pts
Execution mode Market
Spread Variable1
Swaps Available here
Margin requirement Trade size (lots) x contract size x market price x percentage / 100
Commission $15.0 per 1 lot
Working hours 01:05-22:552 Monday – Thursday
01:05-20:55 2 Friday

1 Click here for General Risk Disclosure.

2 Server time is adjusted according to Cyprus local time. During the Day Light Saving Time our operation and server time
are adjusted according to the New York time (EST).

WS30 trade example

Long position

Open Price = 15,272

Closing Price = 15,600

Trade size = 1 lot

Required Margin to open 1 lot of WS30 = 1 x 10 x 15,272 x 1.5 / 100 = $2290.8

Profit/Loss Calculation

The Buy position (1 lot) was closed (sold) at a 15,600 Bid price from a 15,272 open.

Market movement = 15,600 – 15,272 = 328 points.

P&L Calculation = $10 x 328 = $3280

NDX - Contract Specifications

Description US Tech 100 – NASDAQ100
Symbol on Platform NDX
Digits 1
Margin Percentage 2
Tick size 0.1
1 Lot size 100
Tick value of 1 lot $10.0
Minimum trade size 0.1 lots
Minimum size increment 0.1 lots
Minimum limit & stop level 10 pts
Execution mode Market
Spread Variable1
Swaps Available here
Margin requirement Trade size (lots) x contract size x market price x percentage / 100
Commission $15.0 per 1 lot
Working hours 01:05-22:552 Monday – Thursday
01:05-20:552 Friday

1 Click here for General Risk Disclosure.

2 Server time is adjusted according to Cyprus local time. During the Day Light Saving Time our operation and server time
are adjusted according to the New York time (EST).

NDX trade example

Long position

Open Price = 2975.0

Closing Price = 3025.5

Trade size = 1 lot

Required Margin to open 1 lot of NDX = 1 x 100 x 2975.0 x 2 / 100 = $5950

Profit/Loss Calculation

The Buy position (1 lot) was closed (sold) at a 3025.5 Bid price from a 2975.0 open.

Market movement = 3025.5 – 2975.0 = 505 points.

P&L Calculation = $10 x 505 = $5050

With your account being setup, you have access to a wide range of valuable information about the forces affecting the Index market price, via our Trading Blog.

Please note that starting 09.03.2016 Indices trading is available for Advanced (Institutional) accounts only.

Ready to try indices?

RISK WARNING: Trading in Forex and Contracts for Difference (CFDs), which are leveraged products, is highly speculative and involves substantial risk of loss. It is possible to lose more than the initial capital invested. Therefore, Forex and CFDs may not be suitable for all investors. Only invest with money you can afford to lose. So please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. Seek independent advice if necessary.

RISK WARNING: Trading in Forex and Contracts for Difference (CFDs), which are leveraged products, is highly speculative and involves substantial risk of loss. It is possible to lose more than the initial capital invested. Therefore, Forex and CFDs may not be suitable for all investors. Only invest with money you can afford to lose. So please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. Seek independent advice if necessary.

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