Stock indices are also a measure of the market performance and of current market sentiment in each country, making it easier for traders to understand and follow if indices respond well to economic news
By trading CFDs on indices you can gain easy access to markets without needing to waste time and money familiarising yourself with something completely foreign or complex, as there is plentiful information available online
CFDs on indices can be traded with the margin as low as 0.5%; this means $100 will control a $20,000 position. Check out the variety and advantages of our trading accounts
Indices markets provide traders with exposure to the global market, allowing them to benefit from numerous investment opportunities
Extended trading hours and the possibility of trading both long and short positions, attracts active traders, seeking high returns. Indices trading is an effective way to diversify against risks by investing on a wide-ranging basket of assets instead of a few investments. This helps traders hedge against unnecessary risk, which may be related to a specific company or industry, without, however, decreasing expected earnings.