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Indices, often referred to as stock market indices, represent a basket of stocks that are grouped together to measure the performance of a specific market or sector. At VT Markets, we offer traders access to the most liquid global stock exchange indices. Our institutional-level trading environment is underpinned by a transparent pricing model, ensuring that every trade is executed with precision. Examples include the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJ30), and DAX 40 (GER40). Trading indices allows investors to gain exposure to the broader market without having to buy individual stocks.

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Explore the benefits of indices trading with VT Markets

The indices market demands speed, and VT Markets delivers with a cutting-edge fibre optic network and the oneZero™ MetaTrader 4 (MT4), providing an unparalleled trading experience for our users.

Hedging currency risk

By taking a position with VT Markets, you can effectively hedge your currency risk. The correlation between FX markets and stock indices creates a strategic opportunity for traders seeking a diversified portfolio.

Flexible leverage

Our flexible leverage options, up to 500:1, give you the freedom to tailor your risk exposure according to your trading strategy. Whether you’re a conservative or aggressive trader, VT Markets accommodates your risk preferences.

Your gateway to success in indices trading

VT Markets is committed to providing a comprehensive and user-friendly platform for traders of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned indices trader or exploring this market for the first time, our platform is designed to meet your needs.

Hedging currency risk

By taking a position with VT Markets, you can effectively hedge your currency risk. The correlation between FX markets and stock indices creates a strategic opportunity for traders seeking a diversified portfolio.

Flexible leverage

Our flexible leverage options, up to 500:1, give you the freedom to tailor your risk exposure according to your trading strategy. Whether you’re a conservative or aggressive trader, VT Markets accommodates your risk preferences.

Your gateway to success in indices trading

VT Markets is committed to providing a comprehensive and user-friendly platform for traders of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned indices trader or exploring this market for the first time, our platform is designed to meet your needs.

Fast-track to success: unparalleled access to liquid indices

At VT Markets, we recognise the value of speed in the fast-paced world of indices trading. Our connection to the deepest liquidity pools ensures that you gain instant access to the most liquid global stock indices. Whether you’re a seasoned trader or just starting, our transparent pricing model and institutional-level trading provide a solid foundation for your success.

Key features at a glance

Lightning-fast execution

VT Markets ensures lightning-fast execution with our state-of-the-art oneZero™ MT4 Bridge.

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Transparent pricing

Our indices reflect real-time stock market prices, ensuring fairness and confidence in trading.

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Diverse indices offering

Trade 25 global stock exchange indices on VT Markets, catering to all preferences.

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Advanced technology infrastructure

VT Markets invests in cutting-edge fibre optic network for competitive trading in indices.

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Leverage up to 500:1

VT Markets offers up to 500:1 leverage for optimised indices trading and currency risk hedging.

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Product
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Check popular indices available for trading with VT Markets.
(The spreads demonstrated in the table below are typical spreads and are for your reference only.)

Symbol Sell Buy Change,%

BVSPX.

Bovespa Cash CFD (BRL)
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CHINA50.

China A50 Index Cash CFD (USD)
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CHINA50ft.

CHINA50 Future
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DJ30.

Dow Jones Index Cash CFD (USD)
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DJ30ft.

DJ30 Future
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ES35.

ES35 Index Cash
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EU50.

EUSTX50 Cash
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FRA40.

France 40 Index
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FRA40ft.

FRA40 Future
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GER40.

GER40 Cash
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GER40ft.

GER40 Future
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HK50.

Hang Seng Index Cash CFD (HKD)
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HK50ft.

HK50 Future
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JPN225ft.

Nikkei Future
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NAS100.

NAS100 Cash
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NAS100ft.

NAS100 Future
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Nikkei225.

Nikkei Index Cash CFD (JPY)
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SA40.

South Africa 40 - CASH
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SP500.

S&P Index Cash CFD (USD)
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SP500ft.

SP500 Future
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SPI200.

S&P/ASX 200 Index Cash CFD (AUD)
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UK100.

UK 100 Cash
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UK100ft.

UK100 Future
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US2000.

US SMALL CAP 2000 - CASH
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USDX.

US Dollar Index CFD (USD)
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VIX.

Volatility Index
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How to get started?

Unlock the potential of indices trading with VT Markets – where speed, transparency, and leverage converge to create a trading environment that sets you on the path to success.

Sign up today and experience a new dimension of indices trading excellence.

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  • 1

    Register

    Sign up for your live VT Markets trading account.
  • 2

    Deposit

    Fund your account via your preferred payment method.
  • 3

    Trade

    Start trading on
    PC, mobile,
    or web.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1.

    What are indices and why should I trade them?

    Indices represent a collection of stocks from a particular market or sector, providing a snapshot of overall market performance. Trading indices allows you to diversify your investment portfolio without needing to buy individual stocks. It also offers exposure to entire markets or sectors, enabling you to capitalise on broad market trends.

  • 2.

    Which indices are available for trading on VT Markets, and what leverage is offered?

    VT Markets offers a comprehensive range of indices for trading, including 25 major global indices such as the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ, FTSE 100, DAX 40, and Nikkei 225, among others. Traders can access these indices with leverage of up to 500:1. For further details on leverage options for each index, traders can consult our website or reach out to our customer support team.

  • 3.

    What factors influence the prices of indices?

    Several factors affect index prices, including economic indicators, geopolitical events, corporate earnings reports, and market sentiment. Moreover, specific sectors or industries within an index may be swayed by sector-specific news or events. Staying updated on these factors through VT Markets’ daily market analysis and economic calendar can help traders make informed decisions.

  • 4.

    Which tools and resources does VT Markets provide to enhance my indices trading experience?

    To set you up for success, VT Markets offers the following tools and resources for you:
    1. Educational content
    2. Daily market analysis
    3. MT4 and MT5 trading platforms
    4. Customer support
    5. Demo account

  • 5.

    How do I get started with trading indices on VT Markets?

    You can kickstart your indices trading journey through three straightforward steps:
    1. Choose your preferred account type and complete the application process.
    2. Select from a range of funding methods to deposit funds into your account.
    3. Start Trading

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