Indicies

Indices

STX Markets offers clients the opportunity to trade a number of global cash indices. Our clients can trade up-to-date margin requirements which are displayed on our trading platform.

Please find below a table with our typical spreads for our cash indices.

Index Spread in (our of) Market Hours IM factor (Margin Req) Trading Hours
Australia 200 Index Day session: 1; All other tines: 4 0.50% 24 hours with a five minute break from 07:00 to 07:05 Sydney Time (Monday 09:50 open to Saturday 07:00 close Sydney Time during US daylight saving time).
 EU Stocks 50 Index 2 points 0.50% 08:00 – 22:00 CET
 France 40 Index 1 point (5 points) 0.50%  24 hours with a break from 23:00 – 23:05 CET (Monday open 00:00, Friday close 22:15 CET)
Germany 30 Index  1 point (7 points)  0.50%  24 hours with a break from 23:00 – 23:05 CET (Monday open 00:00, Friday close 22:15 CET)
Mini Germany 30 Index 1 point (7 points)  0.50%  24 hours with a break from 23:00 – 23:05 CET (Monday open 00:00, Friday close 22:15 CET)
 Japan 225 Index  8 point (10 points)  0.50%  24 hours with a break from 18:00 – 18:05 ET-1 (Sunday open 17:00, Friday close 16:00 ET-1)
Netherlands 25 Index  0.2 points (0.6 points)  0.50%  24 hours with a break from 23:00 – 23:05 CET (Monday open 00:00, Friday close 22:15 CET)
Switzerland 20 Index  3 points  0.50%  08:00 – 22:00 CET
 UK 100 Index  1 Point (5 points)  0.50%  24 hours with a break from 22:00 – 22:05 London Time (Sunday open 23:00, Friday close 21:15 London Time)
 US SPX 500 Index  0.4 (0.6) points 0.50%  24 hours with breaks from 15:15 to 15:30, 16:00 to 16:05 and 16:15 to 17:00 ET-1 (Sunday open 17:00, Friday close 16:00 ET-1)
 US Tech 100 Index  1 point (2 points)  0.50%  24 hours with breaks from 15:15 to 15:30, 16:00 to 16:05 and 16:15 to 17:00 ET-1 (Sunday open 17:00, Friday close 16:00 ET-1)
 US Wall Street 30 Index  1 point (4 points)  0.50% 24 hours with breaks from 15:15 to 15:30, 16:00 to 16:05 and 16:15 to 17:00 ET-1 (Sunday open 17:00, Friday close 16:00 ET-1)

Whether you want to hold a long position on an index overnight and receive a dividend payment, or go long & short the same index in a single trade to hedge, many clients benefit from trading indices with STX Markets. One of the major benefits of becoming a client of STX Markets is our continuous effort to offer competitive pricing across key instruments. Our spreads start from as low as 1 point on the UK100 (FTSE100) and as low as 1 point on the US30 (Dow Jones) during market hours.