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ETFs CFDs Trading

Trade on the most popular Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) like VXX Volatility and SPDRUSA500 at Plus500 with leverage. Control your profits and losses by setting FREE Stops and Limits on your positions.
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Trade on the ETFs market with up to 1:100 leverage. You can start with as little as $100 to gain the effect of $10,000 capital!
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What is ETFs trading?

ETF CFD trading involves buying and selling Contracts for Difference on Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), which are investment funds traded on stock exchanges. These funds comprise a collection of assets like stocks, bonds, or commodities and are designed to track the performance of a specific index or sector. ETF trading allows traders to gain exposure to a diversified portfolio with the convenience of trading it like a single stock. Traders can engage in ETFs CFD trading to speculate on the fluctuations in the underlying assets without directly owning them, providing a flexible and cost-effective way to invest in various markets or sectors.

How do I trade ETFs?

Start trading ETFs in 5 simple steps:
  1. Choose your ETFs trading method
  2. Learn about the ETFs market
  3. Open and verify your Plus500 account
  4. Plan your ETFs trading strategy
  5. Start trading!

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ETF CFDs offer several advantages that have increased their popularity among day traders:

  • Spread out your potential risks or rewards – you can trade an entire market as though it were a single stock or commodity.
  • Find additional trading opportunities – ETFs are designed to give you exposure to diverse markets/sectors within capital markets. This means you can diversify your portfolio without the need for a large amount of capital.
  • Enjoy tight spreads with zero commissions for making a deposit and opening/closing a trade. In addition, gain unlimited access to real-time ETF quotes charts and quotes with the Plus500 platform.

An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a financial instrument that tracks (and sometimes amplifies) the market price of the top companies within a specific financial sector, such as aerospace, banking, energy, technology, or commodity, such as oil, natural gas, gold or lithium.

Trading ETFs with leverage allows you to multiply the size of a trade through the use of borrowed capital. As such, you can increase the potential profit or loss to be realised from the trade. Plus500’s available leverage for ETFs CFDs is 1:100.

To see a full list of ETFs CFDs offered on the trading platform, click here.

The SPDR S&P 500 Trust, commonly referred to as SPY (or S&P 500-tracking ETF), is a popular ETF which follows the daily price movement of the S&P 500 - the main gauge of large-cap US-listed companies, and an important indicator of the US economy.

Gold can be traded through a range of ETFs. Here are some of the most popular ones:

  • GLD GOLD, SPDR Gold Shares ETF; tracks the daily price movement of gold, one of the world's most precious metals.
  • ETFS Gold, ETFS Physical Gold; follows the spot price of physically-held gold bullions and coins in vaults.
  • GDX, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF; offers exposure to gold mining companies, and tracks the daily price movement of their shares.
  • GDXJ, VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF; monitors gold mining companies with smaller market capitalisations than those in the GDX.
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