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Stock Indices

 

Stock Indices

The pulse of global economies

 

Gain exposure to the leading stock markets

Stock indices represent fairly accurately the general health of the economy. As a trading instrument, they allow to capitalize on broad market movements.

 
 

#SP500


 

A market value weighted index encompassing 500 companies, it has become the preferred index for U.S. stocks, as it is considered more representative of the market than the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

 

#NAS100


 

An index regrouping equities from 100 of the world's technology & biotech giants. It includes popular companies such as Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel and Amgen.

 

#DE30


 

Consisting of the 30 major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the index represents the most important economy in Europe. It often influences other European markets, which tend to follow the same trends.

 

#SMI


 

The Swiss stock index, made of the country's 20 main blue-chip stocks, covers over 85% of the Swiss market capitalization. Nestlé, Novartis and Roche traditionally account for over 50% of the index.

 

Advantages of Swissquote's Index CFDs

compared to regular stock trading

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High leverage and low capital requirements

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No shorting rules - easier to profit from downward movements

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 No restrictions on Day Trading

 

Trade Spot, Forward and Synthetic Contracts

Contracts Underlying Assets Expiration
date
Overnight
Rollover / swap
Commission Platforms
Spot Indices

Synthetic Indices, Commodities
Forward Indices, Commodities, Bonds
 

Check our trading conditions

To see our trading conditions on all asset classes


Swissquote provides competitive trading conditions adapted to your initial deposit. There are no commissions on trades, nor any other hidden costs.

If you plan to trade Forward CFDs, you can consult our expiration dates.

For your overnight positions, you can check our latest swap rates.

Symbol

Minimum spreads

Margin
requirement

Min.
Transaction Size

Max.
Transaction Size

Standard
Up to 25k USD

Premium
25k-100k USD

Prime
Over 100k USD

EURUSD

1.7

1.4

1.1

1%

0.01

200

USDJPY

1.6

1.4

1.2

1%

0.01

100

GBPUSD

2.0

1.7

1.4

1%

0.01

100

USDCHF

1.8

1.6

1.4

1%

0.01

100

EURCHF

2.3

2.1

1.8

1%

0.01

50

EURGBP

1.7

1.5

1.2

1%

0.01

50

USDCAD

2.3

2.0

1.8

1%

0.01

100

AUDUSD

1.3

1.2

1.0

1%

0.01

100

NZDUSD

2.2

2.1

1.5

1%

0.01

50

USDCNH

16.3

14.3

10.1

4%

0.01

50

USDMXN

33.3

23.3

13.3

4%

0.01

50

USDRUB

116

76

36

4%

0.01

50

XAUUSD

28.1

25.4

22.6

2%

0.01

100

OILUSD

5.0

4.0

3.4

2%

1 Barrel

50,000 Barrels

#SP500

85

55

35

2%

1

200

#NAS100

145

115

95

2%

1

200

#DJ30

300

270

250

2%

1

200

#DE30

180

150

130

2%

1

200

 

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