Spread Betting on Reckitt Benckiser Shares (RB)

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A Guide to Financial Spread Betting on Reckitt Benckiser

As an example, let's say that you sign into the FinancialSpreads site and the trading platform is showing a price of:

  Reckitt Benckiser Rolling Cash Sell

5646.0
Buy

5659.0


This is a brief example of how it works.

The Spread Betting MarketReckitt Benckiser Rolling Cash
Spread Betting Quote5646.0p - 5659.0p
What This MeansNow you can bet on the Reckitt Benckiser Rolling Cash market to move:

  Spread Betting Higher than 5659.0p, or
  Spread Betting Lower than 5646.0p

This is a Rolling market meaning that it does not have a closing date. If you don't close your position and the session ends then your trade will automatically roll over to the next trading session.

Note that if a trade is rolled over then you will either be credited or charged for overnight financing based on whether you are speculating on the market to move higher or lower. For further details also see Rolling Spread Betting.
Units (Points) TradedSpread bets on the Reckitt Benckiser market are priced in £x per penny price movement.

E.g. if Reckitt Benckiser changes by 30p then you would lose or gain 30 times your stake.
Trade SizeYou choose how much you would like to trade per penny, e.g. £1 per penny, £8 per penny, £15 per penny etc.
Simplified Trading ExerciseAs an example, if your stake was £3 per penny and Reckitt Benckiser moves 34p, you would lose or win £3 per penny x 34p = £102.


Worked Trading Example - Buying Reckitt Benckiser

Online spread betting on the UK equity to go higher

You Decide to Buy or Sell Reckitt Benckiser to go:

  Spread Betting Higher than 5659.0p? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 5646.0p?

Let's Say You Buy   Spread Betting Higher than 5659.0p
You Select Your Stake Size, Let's Say You Opt For £2 per penny
What Happens Next?
  • You make a profit of £2 for every penny Reckitt Benckiser rises higher than 5659.0p
  • Your spread bet loses £2 for each penny Reckitt Benckiser decreases lower than 5659.0p
When Betting on a Market to Go Up Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = (Closing Price - Opening Price) x stake
 
Trading Example 1
Reckitt Benckiser rises and the spread trading market is adjusted and moved to 5772.2p - 5785.2p, so you would see this on Financial Spreads:   5772.2   5785.2
Take Your Profit? At this point, you may opt to leave your spread bet open or close it, i.e. close your spread bet to lock in your profit. For this example, you opt to settle your position by selling the market at 5772.2p.
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = (Closing Price - Opening Price) x stake
(5772.2p - 5659.0p) x £2 per penny
113.2p x £2 per penny
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = £226.40 profit
 
Trading Example 2
Reckitt Benckiser goes lower and the spread betting market is revised and is set at 5557.1p - 5570.1p. Therefore you'd see this on Financial Spreads:   5557.1   5570.1
Time to Limit the Loss? At this point, you could choose to keep your trade open or close it, i.e. close your trade to restrict your losses. In this example you decide to settle your trade by selling at 5557.1p.
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = (Closing Price - Opening Price) x stake
(5557.1p - 5659.0p) x £2 per penny
-101.9p x £2 per penny
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = -£203.80 loss


Spread Trading Example - Selling Reckitt Benckiser

Financial spread betting on the UK equity to go down

You Select Whether to Buy or Sell Reckitt Benckiser to push:

  Spread Betting Higher than 5659.0p? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 5646.0p?

Let's Say You Decide to Go Short   Spread Betting Lower than 5646.0p
You Select Your Stake, Selecting £1 per penny
So What Next?
  • Your spread bet loses £1 for each penny Reckitt Benckiser moves above 5646.0p
  • You make a profit of £1 for each penny Reckitt Benckiser falls below 5646.0p
When Going Short of a Market Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = (Opening Price - Closing Price) x stake
 
Trading Example 3
Reckitt Benckiser slips and the market changes to 5480.6p - 5493.6p, therefore Financial Spreads would show:   5480.6   5493.6
Time to Lock in a Profit? At this point, you may opt to leave your position open or close it to take a profit. For this example, you decide to close your trade by buying at 5493.6p.
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = (Opening Price - Closing Price) x stake
(5646.0p - 5493.6p) x £1 per penny
152.4p x £1 per penny
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = £152.40 profit
 
Trading Example 4
Reckitt Benckiser pushes higher and the financial spread betting market adjusts and moves to 5770.2p - 5783.2p, i.e. the market moves to:   5770.2   5783.2
Time to Restrict the Loss?You may choose to leave your trade open or close it, i.e. close your spread bet and limit your loss. In this case you decide to close your trade and buy at 5783.2p.
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = (Opening Price - Closing Price) x stake
(5646.0p - 5783.2p) x £1 per penny
-137.2p x £1 per penny
Your Trading Profits (or Losses) = -£137.20 loss

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More on Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB)



A common ticker code for Reckitt Benckiser is 'RB' however 'RB.L' and 'LON:RB' are also used.

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