CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage 83.5% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with INFINOX. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
You can speculate on the value of a country’s equity markets, based on the strength or weakness of a country’s most important companies. Each Index is made up a weighted basket of the biggest companies of that country. E.g. the FTSE 100 is the leading Index of the biggest UK companies.
Economic and Geo-Political events move global indices.
Access the biggest businesses in one trade.
With so many market participants, Indices can offer liquid market opportunities.
Buy 1 lot of DAX 30 (GER30) @ 10906.37
Close @ 11007.37
Lots: 1 (equal to €1 x 10906.37)
Required margin = Contract Size / Leverage €1*10906.37/20 = €545.32 P&L = (Close Price - Open Price) * Contract Size * Lots (11007.37 - 10906.37)*10906.37*1 = €109.00
Example S&P 500
Buy 1 lot of S&P 500 (SPX500) @ 2589.90
Close @ 2790.90
Lots: 1 (equal to $1 x 2589.90)
Required margin = Contract Size / Leverage
P&L = (Close Price - Open Price) * Lots
(2790.90 - 2589.90)*1
A client X BUYS 100 contract sizes of JPN225 at 22,562.88 and closes the position at 22,581.54.
The Profit or Loss will be:
Contract size = 100
Open price = 22,562.88
Close price = 22,581.54
Profit/Loss = [ (Close Price – Open Price) * Contract Size * Lots) ]
= [( 22,581.54 – 22,562.88) * 100 * 1)]
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