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SPX500

The SPX500’s underlying instrument is the E-Mini S&P 500 Future. The S&P 500 stock market index, comprises 500 large-cap American companies covering about 75 percent of the American equity market by capitalization. Examples: Delta, eBay, Halliburton, Yum! Brands etc. The S&P 500 was developed and continues to be maintained by McGraw Hill Financial that publishes many stock market indices such as the S&P Midcap 400, the S&P Small Cap 600 and the S&P Composite 1500.

Margin Requirements

Can be viewed in the dealing rates and create order windows on the trading station, or by using the CFD Product Guide.

Trading Hours

Please click here for trading hours.

Please note, however, that hours are subject to change based on Daylight Savings Time. Also, Friedberg Direct’s Index Products do not expire, but Friedberg Direct indices will not be open for trading during holidays in which the reference markets are closed.

Target Spread

The SPX500 has a target spread of 5 pips/points.

Max Contract Size

The maximum number of contracts per click (trade) for the SPX500 is 5,000.

Minimum Pip Cost (Value)

The SPX500 has a minimum value of $0.10 per point (Your per point value may be different if your account is denominated in a different currency. Please refer to the Simple Dealing Rates Window in Trading Station for this value).

The pip/point location is shown below. Each 0.1 price movement on the SPX500 is 1 pip/point. Friedberg Direct’s pricing displays an additional decimal place - ideal for scalpers in a fast-moving market.

Number of Friedberg Direct Contracts to Equal 1 Future

50 Friedberg Direct SPX500 Contracts are currently equivalent to one E-mini S&P Future.

Other Information

The SPX500 does have financing cost (Rollover). For further information regarding financing costs, click here. Applicable to most cash indices, dividend adjustments will apply on the eve of the ex-dividend date of the constituent members of the relevant Index. The adjustment will appear on your statement. For further information regarding dividends click here.

With Friedberg Direct’s new Enhanced Execution, there is no minimum stop distance for the SPX500.

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Order Execution Only

Order Execution Only

Regulatory Documents:
IIROC Brochure: How Can I Get My Money Back, How IIROC Protects Investors, IIROC Complaints Brochure, CIPF Brochure, CIPF Coverage Policy, IIROC Order Execution Only Bulletin, Conflict Disclosure Statement, Covid-19 and Cyber Security - Tips for Investors, Relationship Disclosure Information Document, Before You Begin Trading

The relationship between Friedberg Direct and FXCM was formed with the purpose to allow Canadian residents access to FXCM's suite of products, while maintaining their accounts with a regulated Canadian firm. All accounts are opened by and held with Friedberg Direct, a division of Friedberg Mercantile Group Ltd., a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). Friedberg customer accounts are protected by the Canadian Investor Protection Fund within specified limits. A brochure describing the nature and limits of coverage is available upon request or at www.cipf.ca.