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How does CFDs on indices trading work?

The indicator calculated on the basis of a specific basket of shares is called a stock index.

It is necessary to understand exactly which securities form each indicator. By using the same tools that are utilized in calculating the indicator, the trader can form a more accurate prediction.

The stock index is a powerful indicator that shows the overall trends and rates of change in the market share prices of a specific sector of the economy. For example, an increase in oil prices is likely to lead to an increase in the value of assets of oil producing companies.

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Indices

Choose CFDs on Indices trading to affirm your premium status

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Balancing the market risks

As indices CFDs gather from 30 to 500 stocks of publicly traded companies, they can also boost your market risk resistance by creating a more stable asset.

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Wider market opportunities

Unlike stocks CFDs, indices CFDs trading covers a lot of markets at the same time. So, instead of trading 100,000 publicly traded companies separately, you can plan your trading strategy with one index that covers them all.

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Choose your most comfortable way to access the international trading arena. Be it PC, laptop, smartphone, or tablet – GWG supports it all. It’s you who is in control of how and when you get to trade.

How does CFDs on Indices trading work?

Being a set of influential companies compounded by stock, indices are usually hardly accessible. Still, with GWG, you can get a shortcut to indices trading by using CFDs.

There is no need to be directly involved in the market. Choose cross-platform trading, 60+ analytical tools, and quick connection during the market hours with GWG.

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First of all you need to create a trading account

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Then you get access to the CFDs on indices trading

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Takes less than 10 minutes

Why trade CFDs on indices with GWG?

There are over 2000 different stock indices. They are divided into micro and macroeconomic indices. The first shows the market situation in a particular industry or region. Macroeconomic indices show a general trend in the economy. Both are used to analyze the market and form sound investment strategies.

Stock indices can also be internal or external. In the first case we are talking about companies operating under the jurisdiction of one country. External indices combine data on international assets. Investors track both types of indicators.

The most well-known stock indices:

Dow Jones one of the first indices. It is the mathematical mean value of the shares of the 30 largest American companies.

S&P 500 an index reflecting the total capitalization of 500 large American companies listed on the stock exchange.

NASDAQ the indicator reflects the total capitalization of companies registered on the same stock exchange. This index is comprised of companies that operate in the sphere of technology.

NYSE this index is calculated based on the level of capitalization of all companies (not only American) whose shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

Symbol Long swap (%) Short swap (%) 3-days swap Leverage Minimal Lot Size Maximal Lot Size Units per Lot Spread
UK100 -2.15 -1.85 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
J225 -0.0193 -0.0207 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 100 floating
AUS200 -2.01 -1.99 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
SPN35 -1.43 -2.57 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
HK50 -2.07 -1.93 Friday As high as 1:10 1 150 1 floating
FR40 -1.43 -2.57 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
EUR50 -1.43 -2.57 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
GER30m -1.93 -3.07 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
US100m -2.59 -2.41 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
SPX500m -0.259 -0.241 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 10 floating
WS30m -0.259 -0.241 Friday As high as 1:20 1 150 1 floating
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