Indices to Trade

Indices to Trade

AvaTrade Top Indices

Our “Top Indices to Trade” section gives you all the informations you need to start trading on the most profitable indices in the market with confidence. AvaTrade will guide you to the best index to trade with, according to your needs. Be ready to be amazed about what indices can represent in the trading online market and how many opportunities you can find. Welcome to AvaTrade

Open an online trading account in 1 minute and receive up to $ 10.000 Bonus
Avatrade is a leader in international CFD trading, regulated in 5 continents!

Nasdaq Index

The Nasdaq is a benchmark index for US technology stocks and a global electronic marketplace for buying and selling securities. The term Nasdaq that is also referred to the Nasdaq composite, which is an index of over 3,000 stocks that are listed on the Nasdaq exchange.

Dow Jones Index

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, also called DJIA, the Dow Jones Industrial, the Industrial Average, DJI, the Dow Jones, the Dow 30 or simply the Dow was founded by Charles Dow and Eduard Jones in the mid-1880s.The index is price weighted average of 30 of the most significant stocks that are traded on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange.

Dax 30 Index

The DAX 30 is the benchmark Stock Market Index (known as the Deutscher Aktienindex), in German Stock Indices and overall economic performance of the country, which lends itself to investor sentiment towards German equities.

FTSE 100 Index

The FTSE 100 (Financial Times Stock Exchange), known better as the Footsie, is possibly the most popular and widely traded index on the stock market in the world today.It represents 80% of the market capitalization within the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Cac 40 Index

The CAC 40, managed by the Euronext exchange group the CAC it is known as the benchmark index for the Paris Stock Exchange. Aptly named, the CAC-40 (CAC quarante) is a free floating market capitalisation index, which reports the performance of 40 of the most popular traded shares listed on the Euronext Paris exchange, and the most widely used indicator of the French Stock Market.

Nikkei 225 Index

The Nikkei (Nikkei heikin kabuki) 225 also known as the Japan 225, is the stock market index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). The Nikkei was first calculated in the 1950 (retroactive to May 1949) and is the most widely quoted average of Japanese stocks, today it is calculated on a daily basis by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) newspaper.

China A50 Index

The China A50 is an index for 50 stocks of companies with the highest market capitalisation listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. China A50 was introduced by FTSE Russell to track the performance of A-listed company shares as well as to offer a definitive benchmark for equity investment in Mainland China.

Dollar Index

The US dollar index, or Dixie as it is often referred to, is the most popular trading index the world. It trades under the USDX or DXY tickers on most exchanges. The index measures the value of the US dollar relative to a basket of foreign currencies trading.

AEX Index

The AEX index is currently composed of 25 of the best Dutch companies that trade on the Euronext Amsterdam (formerly known as the Amsterdam Stock Exchange)derivate, from the Amsterdam Exchange Index which is a stock market index.

Cannabis Index

The index tracks only companies whose revenues have at least 50% exposure to the cannabis industry. This has led to the Cannabis Giants Index becoming the global definitive stock market benchmark index for marijuana-exposed stocks.

Dj Euro Stoxx 50 Index

The EURO STOXX 50 stock market index represents 50 of the largest blue-chip European companies actively operating within the Eurozone, by market cap. The index covers these highly liquid stocks from 11 Eurozone countries, namely Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Luxemburg, Spain, Portugal, Finland. With France and Germany as their main sectors.

Ftse Mib Index

The FTSE MIB is the standard stock market Index for the Italian national stock exchange, known as the Borsa Italiana. The Index represents the 40 most traded stocks on the exchange made up of the leading companies across the ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) sectors in Italy.

HSI Index

The Hang Seng is the most widely quoted barometer for the Chinese stock market and the Hong Kong economy. As Hong Kong’s status is known as a special administrative region of China, there are close ties between their economies and a lot of Chinese companies are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, still held in a majority by the British financial firm HSBC.

MSCI Index

The MSCI Index is designed to track the performance of the Taiwanese equity market. MSCI stands for Morgan Stanley Capital International, but the popular Morgan Stanley bank is not involved in the development and management of indices.

OMX 30 Index

The OMXS30 is an index for 30 of the most actively traded shares on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. OMXS30 is considered Sweden’s leading benchmark stock index, with the limited number of constituents ensuring that the underlying stocks have excellent liquidity.

Russell 2000 Index

The Russell 2000 Index measures the performance of some 2000+ small-cap companies that are listed on the Russell 3000 Index. The Russell 2000 index was founded in 1984, and is associated with the OTC Markets Group, the Nasdaq and the NYSE. At the time of writing, there were 1983 constituent components in the Russell 2000 Index. A free float capitalisation-weighted method is used for this index.

S&P 500 Index

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, aka S&P 500 is a reflection of the performance of the top 500 stocks of leading companies selected by economists in the USA, and is listed on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) and NASDAQ (Nasdaq Exchange).

SMI

As Switzerland’s most important stock index, the SMI (Swiss Market Index) features the 20 largest and most liquid blue-chip companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein; it represents nearly 90% of the total capitalization and trading volume of the Swiss Stock Market.

Spain 35 Index

The IBEX 35 stock market index represents the 35 most prominent and liquid companies on the Madrid Stock Exchange. This is Spain’s main exchange. It is calculated by the Sociedad de Bolsas, which is the company running Spain’s securities markets. The exchange is reviewed twice a year by the Technical Advisory Committee. This committee is made up of reps from the stock exchanges and derivates market, and professionals from the academic and financial fields.

SPI 200 Index

The ASX 200 is an index of 200 stocks of companies with the highest market capitalization listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Because it represents the biggest companies in the country, the ASX 200 serves as a definitive, credible barometer of Australia’s economy. It is effectively the benchmark stock market index for the Australian stock market.

Open an online trading account in 1 minute and receive up to $ 10.000 Bonus
Avatrade is a leader in international CFD trading, regulated in 5 continents!