Stock indices give you a chance to trade an opinion of an economy without having to pick individual stocks. CFD trading is one of the most popular products to trade. With our enhanced execution, you can receive low spreads on indices and no stop and limit trading restrictions.
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, volatility is "a tendency to change quickly and unpredictably." As it pertains to the world of finance, volatility is best described as sudden and significant fluctuations in asset pricing. Periodic volatilities impact the trade of all securities, including forex, , debt and equities products. To…
The franc is the currency of both Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It is also the legal tender in both countries, as well as the geographically separate Italian territory of Campione d'Italia. The Swiss franc (ISO code: CHF) is the only version of the franc still used in Europe. + Believed to be an integral part of Swiss history, the franc is regarded as far more than just legal tender, but as…
The S&P 500 is probably the most widely followed index that tracks the performance of large-cap American stocks. According to S&P Dow Jones Indices, which owns and manages the index, nearly US$10 trillion of stocks is indexed or benchmarked to the index, which includes 500 of the largest American publicly traded companies and captures about 80% of the total value of the U.S. stock market. The 500 stocks in the…
The Nikkei 225 is a weighted-average equities index, denominated in Japanese yen. It is viewed as a benchmark for Japan's economic prowess, and you can learn more about how it works in this FXCM Insights guide.
The Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Emerging Markets Index is a financial product consisting of mid and large-capitalisation corporate listings located in developing nations. It includes prominent companies from Asia, Middle East, India and South Africa.
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