Spread Betting on the Morgan Stanley Share Price (MS)

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How to Financial Spread Bet on Morgan Stanley

Let's imagine that you log on to Financial Spreads and see the live price is:

  Morgan Stanley Rolling Cash Sell

3660.0
Buy

3665.0


Here is a guide to how the market works...

Spread Trading Market:Morgan Stanley Rolling Cash
Spread Betting Quote:3660.0¢ - 3665.0¢
What This Means:Now you can bet on the Morgan Stanley Rolling Cash market to go:

  Spread Betting Above 3665.0¢, or
  Spread Betting Below 3660.0¢

This is a 'Rolling' trade and so there is no closing date. If you don't close your trade and the session ends then your position will roll over to the next session.

Note: if the trade is rolled over then you will either be debited or credited for overnight financing based on whether you are speculating on the market to fall or rise. For more information also see Rolling Spread Betting.
Points (Units) Traded:Financial spread bets on the Morgan Stanley market are made in £x per cent price movement.

E.g. if Morgan Stanley moves by 50.0¢ then you would lose/win 50 multiples of your stake.
Trade Size:You decide how much you would like to stake per cent, e.g. £2 per cent, £8 per cent, £20 per cent etc.
Quick Staking Example:As an example, if you had a stake of £5 per cent and Morgan Stanley changes by 31.0¢, you would win or lose £5 per cent x 31.0¢ = £155.


Trading Example - Going Long of Morgan Stanley

Spread betting on the equity to go higher

You Now Choose Whether to Go Long or Short: Morgan Stanley to move:

  Spread Betting Above 3665.0¢? or
  Spread Betting Below 3660.0¢?

You Might Choose to Go Long:   Spread Betting Above 3665.0¢
You Select How Much to Risk, Selecting: £3 per cent
So What Now?
  • You win £3 for every cent Morgan Stanley rises higher than 3665.0¢
  • You will lose £3 for each cent Morgan Stanley pushes lower than 3665.0¢
When Spread Betting on a Market to Increase Your Profits/Losses = (Final Price - Opening Price) x stake
 
Scenario 1
Morgan Stanley pushes higher and the spread betting market adjusts and moves to 3720.0¢ - 3725.0¢. Therefore you'd see this on Financial Spreads:   3720.0   3725.0
Time to Lock in a Profit? At this point, you could choose to leave your trade open or close it, i.e. close your trade to lock in a profit. In this instance you opt to close your trade by selling at 3720.0¢.
Your Profits/Losses = (Final Price - Opening Price) x stake
(3720.0¢ - 3665.0¢) x £3 per cent
55.0¢ x £3 per cent
Your Profits/Losses = £165.00 profit
 
Scenario 2
Morgan Stanley goes lower and the spread trading market is revised and moved to 3604.5¢ - 3609.5¢. I.e. you'd see:   3604.5   3609.5
Close and Limit Your Loss? At this point, you may opt to keep your position open or close it in order to restrict your losses. In this case you decide to settle your bet and sell the market at 3604.5¢.
Your Profits/Losses = (Final Price - Opening Price) x stake
(3604.5¢ - 3665.0¢) x £3 per cent
-60.5¢ x £3 per cent
Your Profits/Losses = -£181.50 loss


Worked Example - Going Short of Morgan Stanley

Spread trading on the equity to move down in value

You Choose Whether to Go Long or Short: Morgan Stanley going:

  Spread Betting Above 3665.0¢? or
  Spread Betting Below 3660.0¢?

Let's Assume You Sell:   Spread Betting Below 3660.0¢
You Choose Your Stake Size, Let's Assume You Opt For: £2 per cent
So What Happens Now?
  • You will lose £2 for each cent Morgan Stanley pushes higher than 3660.0¢
  • You win £2 for each cent Morgan Stanley moves lower than 3660.0¢
If You Are Spread Betting on a Market to Fall Your Profits/Losses = (Opening Price - Final Price) x stake
 
Scenario 3
Morgan Stanley moves lower and the market is moved to 3567.2¢ - 3572.2¢:   3567.2   3572.2
Time to Take a Profit? At this point, you can decide to keep your position open or close it to lock in a profit. In this example you choose to settle your trade and buy the market at 3572.2¢.
Your Profits/Losses = (Opening Price - Final Price) x stake
(3660.0¢ - 3572.2¢) x £2 per cent
87.8¢ x £2 per cent
Your Profits/Losses = £175.60 profit
 
Scenario 4
Morgan Stanley goes higher and the financial spread betting market is adjusted and moved to 3751.6¢ - 3756.6¢, so you'd see this on Financial Spreads:   3751.6   3756.6
Restrict the Loss?At this point, you may decide to leave your spread bet open or close it, i.e. close your spread bet and restrict your losses. In this case you decide to close your trade by buying the market at 3756.6¢.
Your Profits/Losses = (Opening Price - Final Price) x stake
(3660.0¢ - 3756.6¢) x £2 per cent
-96.6¢ x £2 per cent
Your Profits/Losses = -£193.20 loss

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