Spread Betting on ARM Holdings Shares (ARM.L)

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A Guide to Spread Betting on ARM Holdings

Let's imagine that you look at the FinancialSpreads website and the platform is showing a price of:

  ARM Holdings Rolling Cash Sell

1058.3
Buy

1060.7


Here is a brief example of how the market works...

The Market:ARM Holdings Rolling Cash
Quote (The Spread):1058.3p - 1060.7p
What This Means:Now you can trade on the ARM Holdings Rolling Cash market to go:

  Spread Betting Higher than 1060.7p, or
  Spread Betting Lower than 1058.3p

This is a 'Rolling' market which means that there is no closing date for this trade. If you haven't closed your trade and the session ends then your position will automatically roll over into the next session.

Note: if a trade does roll over then you will normally either have to pay or receive a small fee for overnight financing depending upon whether you are betting on the market to rise or fall. For further information see Rolling Spread Bets.
Traded Units:Bets on the ARM Holdings market are made in £x per penny price movement.

E.g. if ARM Holdings changes by 45p then you would lose or gain 45 times your stake.
Stake per Unit:You decide how much you want to trade per penny, e.g. £2 per penny, £4 per penny, £10 per penny etc.
Quick Staking Example:For example, if you chose a stake of £4 per penny and ARM Holdings moves 25p, you would lose or win £4 per penny x 25p = £100.


Spread Trading Example - Taking a Long Position on ARM Holdings

Financial spread trading on the UK share to move up in value

You Now Choose Whether to Buy or Sell: ARM Holdings going:

  Spread Betting Higher than 1060.7p? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 1058.3p?

You Might Choose to Go Long:   Spread Betting Higher than 1060.7p
You Select Your Stake, Choosing: £4 per penny
What Now?
  • You win £4 for each penny ARM Holdings moves higher than 1060.7p
  • You will lose £4 for every penny ARM Holdings decreases below 1060.7p
When You Buy a Spread Bet Your P/L = (Final Price - Initial Price) x stake
 
Scenario 1
ARM Holdings climbs and the spread betting market is revised and moved to 1103.1p - 1105.5p. So you would see this on Financial Spreads:   1103.1   1105.5
Lock in a Profit? You can choose to leave your position open or close it, i.e. close your trade to lock in a profit. In this instance you decide to settle your trade by selling at 1103.1p.
Your P/L = (Final Price - Initial Price) x stake
(1103.1p - 1060.7p) x £4 per penny
42.4p x £4 per penny
Your P/L = £169.60 profit
 
Scenario 2
ARM Holdings decreases and the spread trading market changes to 1014.0p - 1016.4p. Therefore you'd see:   1014.0   1016.4
Time to Limit Your Loss? You may opt to leave your bet open or close it to limit your losses. In this example you opt to settle your position and sell at 1014.0p.
Your P/L = (Final Price - Initial Price) x stake
(1014.0p - 1060.7p) x £4 per penny
-46.7p x £4 per penny
Your P/L = -£186.80 loss


Worked Spread Trading Example - Taking a Bearish View of ARM Holdings

Spread betting on the UK share to decrease in value

You Now Consider Whether to Buy or Sell: ARM Holdings to move:

  Spread Betting Higher than 1060.7p? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 1058.3p?

Let's Assume You Want to Go Short:   Spread Betting Lower than 1058.3p
You Choose How Much to Risk, Let's Assume You Choose: £5 per penny
What Happens Now?
  • You will lose £5 for every penny ARM Holdings goes above 1058.3p
  • You win £5 for every penny ARM Holdings moves lower than 1058.3p
When You Go Short With a Spread Bet Your P/L = (Initial Price - Final Price) x stake
 
Scenario 3
ARM Holdings moves lower and the financial spread betting market is moved to 1017.8p - 1020.2p. Therefore you'd see this on Financial Spreads:   1017.8   1020.2
Take Your Profit? You could decide to let your position run or close it and lock in your profit. In this instance you decide to close your trade by buying at 1020.2p.
Your P/L = (Initial Price - Final Price) x stake
(1058.3p - 1020.2p) x £5 per penny
38.1p x £5 per penny
Your P/L = £190.50 profit
 
Scenario 4
ARM Holdings goes higher and the market is revised and is set at 1097.8p - 1100.2p, i.e. on Financial Spreads you'd see:   1097.8   1100.2
Close and Limit Your Loss?You can choose to let your trade run or close it, i.e. close your position to restrict your losses. In this case you choose to close your position and buy the market at 1100.2p.
Your P/L = (Initial Price - Final Price) x stake
(1058.3p - 1100.2p) x £5 per penny
-41.9p x £5 per penny
Your P/L = -£209.50 loss

Where Can I Practice Financial Spread Betting on ARM Holdings?

FinancialSpreads offers investors the chance to try out trading strategies by using a Demo Account on CFD and spread betting markets like ARM Holdings.

The Financial Spreads Demo Account isn't limited to a small selection of markets; traders can gain experience using a wide array of indices, exchange rates, commodity markets and stocks and shares.


More on ARM Holdings plc (ARM)



A common ticker code for ARM Holdings is 'ARM' however 'ARM.L' and 'LON:ARM' are also used.

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