Instrument Types and Pricing
Shares/Stocks/Equity CFDs - Google, Vodafone, Barclays, Nokia, BMW, etc
Plus500 Equity CFDs let you trade CFDs over the world’s most actively traded shares. The contract value of one Plus500 Equity CFD equals the price quoted in cents. For example, if the Google CFD is trading at USD490.23, then the value of one Google CFD is USD490.23. For as little as the equivalent of 5% initial margin, you can gain 20 times leveraged exposure to the most actively traded shares listed on the world's stock exchanges.
Index CFD Trading - S&P 500, FTSE 100, DAX 30, etc
World leading equity Indices are available to trade on Plus500. The contract value of one Index CFD equals the price quoted in the currency of the Index. For instance, if the DJIA CFD is trading at 13,805.56, then the value of one DJIA CFD is USD13,805.56. With just the equivalent of 0.3% initial margin you can have up to 294 times leveraged exposure to leading equity Indices.
Forex Trading - EUR/USD, EUR/GBP, USD/JPY, etc
Trade some of the world's most actively traded FX (Forex) pairs with Plus500. The contract value of one FX CFD equals 100 times the price quoted in the currency of the second currency in the pair. So, should the AUD/USD CFD be trading at 0.9450, then the value of one AUD/USD CFD will be USD94.50 or AUD100. You can gain up to 200 times leveraged exposure to the most actively traded FX pairs with an capital equivalent of 0.5% initial margin.
Commodity CFDs – Crude Oil, Gold, Silver, etc
The world’s key commodities are ready to trade at Plus500. The contract value of one Commodity CFD equals the price quoted in the currency of the commodity. Therefore, if the Gold CFD is trading at USD786.40, then the value of one Gold CFD is USD786.40 (or the equivalent of one troy ounce of gold). By allocating just the equivalent of 0.7% initial margin, you can gain 150 times leveraged exposure to these key commodities.
Plus500 utilises live prices directly from the recognised market where the underlying instrument is traded. A small fixed adjustment premium is then applied to the market mid-price to arrive at the Plus500 quoted price. Details of the adjustment can be calculated by subtracting the buy price from the sell price of the instrument.