The Heart of Stock Market Trading
Indices traders speculate on price movements in stock Indices like the FTSE 100, the Dow Jones and DAX.
These well-known Indices are essentially baskets of individual Shares which are often ranked by independent institutions like major banks or specialist companies like Standard & Poor’s, the FTSE Group and Deutsche Börse. Some of the biggest Indices markets in the world have long, distinguished histories. Indices price movements and volatility are impacted by factors like political events, major factors which affect companies in a particular sector, economic data like employment figures and big changes in the currencies markets.
Some of the most heavily traded live Indices markets include: