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Market Information

This market information is correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change due to, but not exclusively, irregular market conditions.

Other markets may be available on request, please call our trading desk for further information.

Market trading times are given as per local London time. Seasonal adjustments (such as Daylight Saving) in either the UK, or the country of origin, may cause times shown to be imprecise.

This market information sheet should be read in conjunction with the Customer Terms and Conditions, the Customer Terms and Conditions take precedence in the event of conflict between the two documents.

Stock Market Indices

Market Name Spread Margin
Factor
Trade
Per
Trading Hours
Australia 200 (Rolling Cash) 1 point from 01.00 to 07.00,
2 points from 07.00 to 01.00
0.50% 1 index point Open Monday 00.50 to Friday 21.00. Closed during the week: 07.30 to 08.10 & 23.00 to 00.50
Euro Stocks 50 (Rolling Cash) 1 point at all times 0.75% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
Euro Stocks 50 (Future) 3 points at all times 0.75% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
France 40 (Rolling Cash) 0.8 points at all times 0.75% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
France 40 (Future) 4 points at all times 0.75% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
Germany 30 (Rolling Cash) (spread betting) 1 point from 08.00 to 16.30,
2 points from 16.30 to 21.00,
6 points from 21.00 to 07.00,
2 points from 07.00 to 08.00
0.75% 1 index point Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:00
(Closed 21:15 to 21:30 & 22:15 to 23:00)
Germany 30 (Future) (spread betting) 4 points from 07.00 to 21.00,
8 points from 21.00 to 07.00
0.75% 1 index point Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:00
(Closed 21:15 to 21:30 & 22:15 to 23:00)
Germany 30 (Rolling Cash) (CFDs) 1 point from 08.00 to 16.30,
2 points from 16.30 to 08.00
0.75% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
Germany 30 (Future) (CFDs) 4 points at all times 0.75% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
Hong Kong 42 (Future) 8 points at all times 2.00% 1 index point Open Monday 02.15 to Friday 09.15. Closed during the week: 05.00 to 06.00
Japan 225 (Rolling Cash) 8 points at all times 0.50% 1 index point Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.00. Closed during the week: 21.00 to 23.00
Spain 35 (Rolling Cash) 4 points at all time 0.75% 1 index point 08.00 to 16:30
UK 100 (Rolling Cash) (spread betting) 0.8 points from 07.00 to 21.00,
5 points from 21.00 to 07.00
0.75% 1 index point Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:00
(Closed 21:15 to 21:30 & 22:15 to 23:00)
UK 100 (Future) (spread betting) 4 points from 07.00 to 21.00,
points from 21.00 to 07.00
0.75% 1 index point Open Sunday 23:00 to Friday 21:00
(Closed 21:15 to 21:30 & 22:15 to 23:00)
UK 100 (Rolling Cash) (CFDs) 0.8 points at all times 0.75% 1 index point Open Monday 08.00 to Friday 21.00
UK 100 (Future) (CFDs) 4 points at all times 0.75% 1 index point Open Monday 07.00 to Friday 21.00
US SPX 500 (Rolling Cash) 3 points at all times 0.50% 0.1 index point Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.00 Closed period during the week: 21.15 to 21.30 & 22.15 to 23.00
US SPX 500 (Future) 8 points at all times,
(2 points extra for subsequent months)
0.50% 0.1 index point Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.00 Closed period during the week: 21.15 to 21.30 & 22.15 to 23.00
US Tech 100 (Rolling Cash) 0.5 points at all times 0.50% 1 index point Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.00 Closed period during the week: 21.00 to 23.00
Wall Street 30 (Rolling Cash) 1 point from 14.30 to 21.00,
14 points from 21.00 to 14.30
0.50% 1 index point Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.00 Closed period during the week: 21.15 to 21.30 & 22.15 to 23.00
Wall Street 30 (Future) 5 points at all times 0.50% 1 index point Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 21.00 Closed period during the week: 21.15 to 21.30 & 22.15 to 23.00

Notes for Index Markets:
  1. Larger stakes will be quoted with a spread which may differ from those published
  2. Also see Notes for All Markets below

Stock Market Index Differentials

Market Name Spread Margin
Factor
Trade
Per
Trading Hours
Germany 30 / France 40 (Future) 3.8 0.50% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
Germany 30 / UK 100 (Future) 3.8 0.50% 1 index point 08.00 to 21.00
Wall Street 30 / Germany 30 (Future) 3.8 0.50% 1 index point 07.00 to 21.00
Wall Street 30 / UK 100 (Future) 3.8 0.40% 1 index point 08.00 to 21.00

Differentials notes: please see Notes for All Markets below.


Forex - Rolling Spot

Market Name Spread Margin
Factor
Trade
Per
Trading Hours
AUD/CAD 3 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
5 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.75% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
AUD/CHF 3 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
6 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.75% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
AUD/JPY 2 at all times 0.75% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
AUD/NZD 4 at all times 0.75% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
AUD/USD 0.8 at all times 0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
CAD/CHF 4 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
6 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.75% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
CAD/JPY 3 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
5 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.75% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
CHF/JPY 2 points from 12.00 to 03.00,
4 points from 03.00 to 12.00
0.75% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/AUD 2 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
3 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/CAD 2 at all times 0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/CHF 2 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
3 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/GBP 0.8 at all times 0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/HUF 30 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
60 points from 22.05 to 07.00
2.00% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/JPY 1 point from 07.00 to 22.00,
3 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/NZD 4 at all times 0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/USD 0.7 at all times 0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
EUR/ZAR 15 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
20 points from 22.05 to 07.00
2.00% 0.001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
GBP/AUD 4 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
6 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
GBP/CAD 4 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
7 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
GBP/CHF 3 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
6 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
GBP/JPY 3 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
5 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
GBP/NZD 6 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
10 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
GBP/USD 0.9 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
1.9 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
GBP/ZAR 20 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
30 points from 22.05 to 07.00
2.00% 0.001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
NZD/CHF 3 at all times 0.75% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
NZD/CAD 3 at all times 0.75% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
NZD/JPY 3 at all times 0.75% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
NZD/USD 2 at all times 0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
USD/CAD 2 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
3 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
USD/CHF 1.4 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
2.4 points from 22.05 to 07.00
0.50% 0.0001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
USD/HUF 20 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
50 points from 22.05 to 07.00
2.00% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
USD/JPY 0.8 at all times 0.50% 0.01 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00
USD/ZAR 10 points from 07.00 to 22.00,
15 points from 22.05 to 07.00
2.00% 0.001 Open Sunday 22.05 to Friday 22.00

Forex notes: please see Notes for All Markets below.


Commodities

Market Name Spread Margin
Factor
Trade
Per
Trading Hours
Gold (Rolling Spot) 4 points at all times 0.50% 0.1 Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 22.00. Closed during the week: 22.00 to 23.00
Silver (Future) 3 points at all times 0.50% 1 Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 22.00. Closed during the week: 22.00 to 23.00
US Crude Oil (Future) 3 points at all times 1% 1 Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 22.00. Closed during the week: 22.15 to 23.00
Brent Crude Oil (Future) 3 points at all times 1% 1 Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 22.00. Closed during the week: 23.00 - 01.00
Brent/US Crude Oil Differential (Future) 3 points at all times 50 x stake 1 Open Sunday 23.00 to Friday 22.00. Closed during the week: 22.15 to 01.00

Commodities notes: please see Notes for All Markets below.


Individual Shares

Market Name Spread Margin
Factor
Trade
Per
Trading Hours
UK Shares (Rolling Cash) 0.14% (0.7% or 7bps per side) From 5% per 1p 08.00 to 16.30
US Shares (Rolling Cash) 4 points From 5% per 1¢ 14.30 to 21.00
European Shares (Rolling Cash) 0.2% (0.1% or 10bps per side) From 5% per 1c 08.00 to 16.30

Notes for Individual Shares:
  1. The forecast payment of dividends is not priced into our individual equity markets. Open positions will be cash adjusted for dividends, see below
  2. Spreads may be widened to reflect liquidity
  3. The spreads quoted are added to the underlying market spread
  4. The published margin factor for any individual equity market may be increased due to the size being traded in relation to the normal market size and/or concentration risk
  5. Restrictions on short selling can be implemented without notice due to borrowing limitations or exchange rules
  6. Also see Notes for All Markets below

Notes for All Markets

Minimum Stakes:

The Minimum stake size per "trade per" is 1 unit of the currency of your account, e.g. if your account is denominated in:

a) Pound sterling then the minimum stake for a spread bet on EUR/USD is £1 per $0.0001.
b) US dollars then the minimum stake for a spread bet on the Germany 30 is $1 per point of the Germany 30 index.

Maximum Stakes:

These can vary depending upon market conditions, please call for further details.


Rolling Cash and Rolling Spot Markets:
  1. Rolling Cash and Rolling Spot markets do not have a fixed expiry date or time (unless a position is closed because it hits a Stop, Limit etc.)
  2. A financing charge is applied to Rolling Cash and Rolling Spot positions that are held overnight, click here for details
  3. Rolling cash positions are also subject to dividend adjustments. Long positions receive a dividend adjustment of 80% of the gross dividend and all short positions pay adjustments of 100%, click here for details
  4. Also see our guide to 'Rolling Cash' and 'Rolling Spot' markets

Stop Loss Orders:

We automatically apply a Stop Loss order to every opening trade.

This stop loss is based on 80% of the Margin that is applied to the trade. For example:
  • For the UK 100, the Margin is 40 so the Stop is set 32 points away from the opening level of your trade (40 x 80% = 32)
  • For EUR/USD, the Margin is 75 so the Stop is set 60 points away from the opening level of your trade (75 x 80% = 60)

You Can Manually Change to Level of Your Stop Loss:

Provided you have the funds in your account, you can change the level of your Stop Loss to any level you would like, subject to the minimum Stop Loss distance for each market and the margin requirements.

Note that although a Stop Loss can help to limit your risk, you should be aware that Stop Loss orders are subject to slippage (market gaps) unless you specify for your Stop Loss to be guaranteed.


Guaranteed Stops:

We do offer Guaranteed Stop orders. With a Guaranteed Stop order you can trade safe in the knowledge that, should a market gap through your Stop Loss level, you will not suffer any extra losses due to slippage (market gaps). With a Guaranteed Stop order your order will be stopped out at the level you requested.

Note that Guaranteed Stops are a form of insurance and therefore they come at a small extra cost. For more details on these costs, and a worked trading example, please see our guide to Guaranteed Stop orders.


Risk Warning:

Spread betting, CFDs and margined forex trading are leveraged products which carry a high level of risk to your capital. You can lose more than your initial deposit so you should ensure spread betting, CFDs and margined forex meet your investment objectives and, if necessary, seek independent advice. Click here to see the full risk warning notice.


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