A trading index is an index of the average price of a certain set of instruments, such as stocks of different companies, united in one group. Indices are calculated by various rating agencies and organizations by various formulae, such as a simple average price, weighted average price, etc. However, there is no need to learn the formulae as you will not have to calculate the indices yourself.
Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF) are investment trust funds which stocks are traded on the exchange. An index ETF replicates the structure of its basic index. ETF stocks are available for the very same operations as normal stocks on any exchange.
The last week Fed meeting decided on the key short term interest rates. The market players are always eying this event, focusing on the future economic outlook commentary. President Trump is all for low rates: this boosts the stock market, which Mr. President sees as one of his major successes. To that end, he even […]
For DE30 Index, spreads will be decreased from current values of 1.8 - 2.0 to 0.7 pips on MT4/5-based Pro-Standard accounts. On ECN-Pro and Prime accounts, this instrument is now available for trading with the spread of 0.5 pips.