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The Smart Way to Trade Indices

If you’ve only just started trading online, many experts believe that it may be more prudent for you to trade indices instead of trading stocks of particular companies. An index is used to measure a particular segment of the stock market. For example, the FTSE 100 is an index that measures the top companies listed […]

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The basics of indices trading

Listed here are the major world financial centres, as well as links to the major exchanges, followed by their respective indices and a short glossary. The first section of this Sticky, ‘What are Indices?’, emphasised the importance of understanding the number and type of stocks in an index, as well as the way in which […]

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Symbol Bid Ask Spread
EURUSD 1.19920 1.19940 2
GBPUSD 1.35340 1.35370 3
USDCAD 1.22550 1.22580 3
USDJPY 111.400 111.420 2
USDCHF 0.96090 0.96120 3
AUDUSD 0.80520 0.80550 3
NZDUSD 0.73650 0.73700 5
EURGBP 0.88590 0.88620 3
EURCHF 1.15240 1.15270 3
EURJPY 133.600 133.630 3
AUDJPY 89.700 89.750 5
GBPJPY 150.770 150.830 6
XAUUSD 1311.29 1311.69 40
XAGUSD 17.262 17.276 1.4