Trading indices rather than individual equities enables a trader to speculate on the performance of the entire benchmark. Similar to FX, indices can be traded by individuals as a tool to diversify the investments portfolio.


What Are Indices

An index is a statistical measure of the changes in a portfolio of stocks representing a portion of the overall market. In other words, it’s a benchmark value of a basket of stocks. It can get too difficult to track every single security trading in a country. Therefore, indices offer a workaround on this issue by sampling the market.

Why Trade Indices

The top reason one would give indices a try is that it reduces the risk of trading individual companies, and allows a trader to take a broader view of the group of companies. By trading global equity indices, a trader is able to geographically diversify his or her portfolio and potentially profit from the growth or contraction around the globe.
MARKETS
NEED HELP?

We are ready to assist you.
Contact us   |   Get a call back
LIVE ACCOUNT

PRIME MARKETS OFFERS TRADERS LIVE ACCOUNTS WITH NO CASH DEPOSIT
TRY OUR DEMO

OPEN A DEMO ACCOUNT WITH US AND FEEL THE DIFFERENCE
INDICES
250+
TRADABLE INSTRUMENTS
0.2 EURUSD
ULTRA LOW SPREADS
ECN
STYLE PRICING
NO DEPOSIT
REQUIRED TO TRADE LIVE
100:1
LEVERAGE
MetaTrader 4
CLIENT TERMINAL
CLIENT LOGIN
CONTACT US
GET A CALL
TRY OUR DEMO
OPEN LIVE ACCOUNT
© COPYRIGHT 2016 PRIME MARKETS S.A. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
RISK WARNING: CONTRACTS FOR DIFFERENCE (‘CFDS’) ARE COMPLEX FINANCIAL PRODUCTS THAT ARE TRADED ON MARGIN. TRADING FOREX AND CFDS CARRIES A HIGH LEVEL OF RISK SINCE LEVERAGE CAN WORK BOTH TO YOUR ADVANTAGE AND DISADVANTAGE. AS A RESULT, FOREX AND CFDS MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE ALL YOUR INVESTED CAPITAL. YOU SHOULD NOT RISK MORE THAN YOU ARE PREPARED TO LOSE. BEFORE DECIDING TO TRADE, YOU NEED TO ENSURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THE RISKS INVOLVED TAKING INTO ACCOUNT YOUR INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES AND LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE. PAST PERFORMANCE OF FOREX AND CFDS IS NOT A RELIABLE INDICATOR OF FUTURE RESULTS. MOST CFDS HAVE NO SET MATURITY DATE. HENCE, A CFD POSITION MATURES ON THE DATE YOU CHOOSE TO CLOSE AN EXISTING OPEN POSITION. SEEK INDEPENDENT ADVICE, IF NECESSARY.

REGULATION & REGISTRATION: PRIME MARKETS S.A. IS REGISTERED IN SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES  UNDER CORPORATE NUMBER 23072 IBC 2015 WITH LEGAL AND CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS: TRUST HOUSE, 112 BONADIE STREET, P.O. BOX 613, KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT. WE ACT IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATION AND REGULATION STANDARDS.
PRIVACY POLICY           GENERAL BUSINESS TERMS          CLIENT AGREEMENT           BONUSES           RISK DISCLOSURE          COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE FOR CLIENTS
Benefits Of Trading Indices With Prime Markets
No cash deposit required
14 indices available for trading
Leverage up to 100:1
»   CURRENCIES   »   COMMODITIES   »   SHARES
HOME      »      MARKETS      »      INDICES
CONTACT US     |     TRY FREE DEMO     |     OPEN LIVE ACCOUNT