Index Trading Details - FXCM

Indices Trading Details

The markets are always moving, so consult your trading platform or you can check out the Index Product Guide for the most up-to-date details.

SMALLER CONTRACT SIZES

The minimum lot size for FXCM’s index CFDs is 1 contract, meaning you can trade an index for as low as $0.10 to minimize your exposure.

TRADING HOURS

Trading hours on indices are generally based on the underlying exchange’s hours.

FINANCING

Financing is applied for any positions held past market close.

MARGIN REQUIREMENTS

Index margin requirements change frequently, based on the volatility expected in the market. Your trading platform has up-to-date margin requirements.

ENHANCED EXECUTION

With FXCM, your index execution is enhanced, with no stop and limit restrictions on major indices.