Here at FxPro, we’re delighted to offer our clients the opportunity to trade CFD on futures on #UK100.
This index is calculated by the FTSE Group independent company, which is jointly owned by the Financial Times agency and the London Stock Exchange (hence the second name of #UK100 – FTSE 100). It is considered one of the most influential stock market indicators in Europe. It was started to trade from the level of 1000 points since January 3, 1984. It reached the record level of 6950.6 points on December 30, 1999. After a dramatic fall during the financial crisis of 2007–2010 below the level of 3500, the index recovered to a significant peak of 6,091.33 points in 2011. It was the highest value since mid-2008. In the morning of September 23, 2011, FTSE100 fell below 5000. In 2012, the highest value was 5.586 points.
The index is based on the stock prices of the 100 most capitalized companies listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The total capitalization of the members of the FTSE100 list is 80% of the total LSE volume.
Actualy, futures is a standardized forward contract to buy or sell an asset at a predetermined price at a specified time, known as an expiration date.
If you want to diversify your trader’s portfolio invested in non-correlated asset class, take a closer look at the price fluctuations of the FTSE 100. On this page, you can take a look at the live chart to make your own responsible decision to buy or to sell CFD (Contract for Difference) on futures on this index through the FxPro trading platforms.
To start trading, open your FxPro Direct account by clicking the “Register” button at the top of this page. Several convenient top-up methods with 0% commissions are available.
FTSE 100 Index Futures Calendar
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Trading time (UK time)
Monday - Friday: 01:00 AM - 09:00 PM
(Closes daily between 09:00 PM - 01:00 AM UK time)
Closing time of a contract at expiration date: 10:15 AM UK time
* Only if Margin Level > 100%
** Margin applies for volumes up to 50 lots. Please refer to Futures Leverage Information for larger volumes
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