Indices

Indices

Stock market movements and volatility are monitored and reported on 24 hours a day around the world. HV Markets Index CFD trading allows traders simple, cost effective access to the opportunities for profit that are created as a result of that volatility.

The Index CFDs track the movement of the major share market indexes of the world, such as the Dow Jones index, the S&P 500, the ASX200 and others, enabling the trader to take a position based on their overall view of the market rather than investigating individual stocks and building a portfolio. Market information and analysis of the indices is widely available in helping the trader to assess the market conditions and develop Index trading strategies. Index CFDs allow traders to short sell the index to enable profitable trades in a falling market or to use the Index CFD as a hedge against an existing share portfolio in a falling market.

Index CFDs allow traders to maximise their exposure to the Share index markets with minimum investment of their own capital by the judicious use of the leverage available through Index CFD trading. Gain access to a wide array of share indexes from around the globe simply, quickly and cost effectively. Index CFD trading spreads the risk over the entire selection of 'blue chip' stock that make up the selected index rather than investing in an individual company

  • Maximise exposure with low capital outlay.
  • No additional commissions or fees.
  • Simple, quick access to trading opportunities from the top exchanges around the world.
  • Index CFDs can be short sold, opening the possibility of profitable trading in a falling market or to hedge an existing share portfolio
  • These Index CFDs are linked to the stock market indexes around the world allowing the trader to trade from a macro perspective rather than identifying individual stocks.
1 ASX200 is now trading at 5200/5201
2 You decided to sell 1 contract of ASX200 at 5200
3 1 hour later AX200 is trading at 5100/5101
4 You decided to close your position at 5101
5 You profits = 5200-5101 = 99
6 Net profits = 99 AUD
1 ASX200 is now trading at 5200/5201
2 You decided to sell 1 contract of ASX200 at 5200
3 1 hour later AX200 is trading at 5250/5201
4 You decided to close your position at 5201
5 Your profits = 5200-5251 = -51
6 Net profits = -51 AUD