Enjoy superior trading conditions with ThinkMarkets

Tight spreads

Access competitive spreads as low as 0.4 points on SPX500, 0.6 on GER40, and 1.2 on AUS200.

Flexible contract sizes

Open a position on indices with a minimum trade size of just 0.1.

Wide selection of indices

Choose from 18 of the largest and most popular global indices.

Why trade indices?

Trade major world stock market indices without having to buy the underlying asset.

Trading indices​
Diversification

The wide variety of stocks in an index provides traders with greater exposure than any other financial market.

24/5 trading

With the ability to trade 24/5, you can potentially benefit from price movements day and night.

Go long or short

Potentially profit in both rising and falling markets by going either long or short.

Index CFD trading scenarios

INDEX
US30
ENTRY PRICE
$30,000
TRADE SIZE
1 contract
TRADE VALUE
$30,000 ×1 =$30,000
REQUIRED MARGIN (20:1)
$30,000 ÷20 =$1,500
Going long (buy)
Going short (sell)

Your research tells you that US30’s price is going to rise.

SCENARIO A

EXIT PRICE

$30,500

 

PROFIT/LOSS

=(Exit price -entry price) x Trade size

=(30,500 -30,000) ×1

=500 ×1

=500

Hidden Span
Profit $500
SCENARIO B

EXIT PRICE

$29,500

 

PROFIT/LOSS

=(Exit price -entry price) x Trade size

=(29,500 -30,000) ×1

=-500 ×1

=-500

Hidden Span
Loss $500

Learn as you go

Check out our Trading Academy to learn more about indices trading.

Learn as you go

Check out our Trading Academy to learn more about indices trading.

Access multiple markets

Choose from up to 4,000 instruments across forex, indices, commodities, and more.