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Our cash index CFDs are undated transactions which aim to replicate the cash price of the underlying index, and are therefore adjusted for interest and dividends [7]. Notes in (brackets) are detailed in the notes tab.

Note: All dealing hours are in Dubai time unless otherwise stated.

Popular markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited Risk premium [4]* Margin requirement
per contract
[5]
Standard / Mini
FTSE 100
24 hours

£10 / £2

 

10.00-11.00

11.00-19.30

19.30-00.00

All other times

2

1
2
4

0.8

 

0.5%

 

Germany 30
24 hours
€25 / €5 11.00-19.30
19.30-00.00
00.00-10.00
10.00-11.00

1

2

5

2

1.5 0.5%

Wall Street
24 hours

$10 / $2

11.00-17.30

17.30-00.00
00.15-00.30
01.00-02.00

All other times

2.4

1.6
5.8
5.8

3.8

1.8 0.5%
US 500
24 hours
$250 / $50 17.30-00.00
00.15-00.30
01.00-02.00
All other times

0.4

0.9

0.9

0.6

0.25 0.5%
US Tech 100
24 hours
$100 / $20

17.30-00.00

00.15-00.30

01.00-02.00

All other times

1

3

3

2

1.5 0.5%

India 50

24 hours

$10 / $2

06.45-13.00

13.40-23.45

04.00-06.45

13.00-13.15

All other times

2

5

5

5

10

 

4 1.5%

Japan 225 

24 hours

$5 / $1

01.00-03.00

03.00-09.30

09.30- 00.00

All other times (GMT)

15

7

15

30

8 0.75%
Australia 200
24 hours
AUD25 / AUD5

12.50-13:00

13:00-19.00

19:00-19:30
20.10-11.00

All other times (Sydney)

2

1

2

3

4

1.5 0.5%

 

North and Central American markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited risk premium [4]*

Margin requirement
per contract 
[5]
Standard / Mini

Russell 2000 $50 / $10

00:15-00:30

01:00-02:00

All other times

0.8

0.8

0.3

0.3 0.5%
Mexico 35
 
MXN50 / MXN10 16.30-00.00

40*

40 5%
Brazil 60 [1b] BRL5 / BRL1 12:00-19.55 100*   5%

 

European markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3]

Limited risk premium [4]

Margin requirement
per contract 
[5]
Standard / Mini

EU Stocks 50
24 hours
€10 / €2

10.00-00.00

00.00-10.00

1.5

3

1 0.75%

France 40

24 hours

10 / €2 11.00-19.30

19.30-00.00

00.00-10.00
10.00-10.00

1

2

4

2

1 0.5%
Italy 40
24 hours
€5 / €1

11.00-19.50

19.50-22.30

22.30-11.00

20

20*

48

12 1%

Netherlands 25

24 hours

€200 / €40

11.00-19.30

19.30-00.00

00.00-10.00

10.00-11.00

0.1

0.3

0.5

0.3

0.3 1%
Norway 25
24 hours
NOK100 / NOK20

11.00-18.20

18.20-11.00

0.5

1.5

0.6 1.5%
Portugal 20
24 hours
€1

11.06-19.30

19.30-11.05

20

50

10 5%
Spain 35
24 hours
€10 / €2

10.00-11.00

11.00-19.30

19.30-22.00

22.00-10.00

5*

5

5* 

12

4.5 1%
Sweden 30
24 hours
SEK100 / SEK20

11.00-19.25

19.25-11.00

0.5

1.5

0.8 0.75%
Switzerland Blue Chip
24 hours
CHF10 / CHF2

10.00-00.00

00.00-10.00

2*

6

2 0.75%
FTSE Mid 250 £10 / £2 11.15-19.30 0.2% of index price 0.3% of index price 5% of index price
FTSE Techmark £10 / £2 11.15-19.30 0.2% of index price 0.3% of index price 5% of index price
Germany Mid-Cap 50 €5 / €1 10.10-00.00 6* 5 1.5%
Germany Tech 30 €10 / €2 10.00-00.00 2* 1 1.5%
Hungary 12 HUF50 / HUF10 11.05-19.00 100* 200 5%
GR20 €5 / €1 11:15-18:20 3* n/a 10%

 

Asian and South African markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited Risk premium [4] Margin requirement per
contract
[5]
Standard / Mini

China 300

24 hours

CNH300 / CNH60 04.30-07.30
08.00-10.00
All other times

3

3

12

5 5%
China A50
24 hours
$1 / $0.20 04.00-11.30
12.15-21.00
All other times

10

10*

36

20 5%
China H-Shares
24 hours
HKD50 / HKD10 04.15-07.00
08.00-11.30
12.15-18.45
All other times

5

5

5* 

5

10 1.5%
Hong Kong HS50
24 hours
HKD50 / HKD10 05.15-08.00
09.00-12.15
13.00-19.45
All other times

5

5

5* 

20

10 1.5%
Singapore Blue Chip
24 hours
SGD100 / SGD40 03.30-12.10
13.15-20.54
All other times

0.1*

0.1*

0.6

0.2 0.75%
South Africa 40
24 hours
ZAR50 / ZAR10 09.30-18.30
All other times

8*

30

6 1.5%
Taiwan Index
 
$100 / $20 03.45-08.44
09.45-20.54
0.4* 0.2 5%

 

Futures

*Index futures CFDs expire on specific future dates, and are cash-settled as detailed in the Settlement tab [11]. Futures CFDs can be rolled over from one contract to the next at your request [10].

Notes in [square brackets] can be found at the bottom of the page.

Popular markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited Risk premium [4] Margin requirement
per contract
[5]
Standard / Mini
FTSE 100
24 hours
£10 / £2 10.00-00.00
All other times

4

8

0.8 0.5%
Germany 30
24 hours
€25 / €5 11.00-19.30
All other times

6

12

1.5 0.5%

Wall Street
24 hours

$10 / $2 11.00-00.00
All other times

6

10

1.8 0.5%
US 500
24 hours
$250 / $50 02.00-00.15
00.15-00.30
00.30-01.00
01.00-02.00

1

1.4

1

1.4

0.4 0.5%
US Tech 100
24 hours
$100 / $20 02.00-00.15
00.15-00.30
00.30-01.05
01.00-02.00

3

4

3

4

1.5 0.5%

Japan 225 [1a]

24 hours

$5 / $1 00.15 - 02.00
All other times

20

30

20 0.5%
Australia 200
24 hours
AUD25 / AUD5

12.50-19.30
20.10-18.00

[2a]
All other times (Sydney)

3

7
2 0.5%

 

North and Central American markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited risk premium [4]

Margin requirement
per contract 
[5]
Standard / Mini

US Russell 2000 $50 / $10

00:15-00:30

01:00- 02:00

All other times

0.8

0.8

0.3

0.3 0.5%
Mexico 35
 
MXN50 / MXN10 16.30-00.00

50*

40 5%

 

European markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited risk premium [4]

Margin requirement
per contract 
[5]
Standard / Mini

EU Stocks 50
24 hours
€10 / €2 10.00-00.00

00.00-10.00

2

4

1 0.5%

France 40

24 hours

10 / €2

10.00-00.00

All other times

4

8

1 0.5%
Italy 40
24 hours
€5 / €1

11.00-19.50

19.50-22.30

22.30-11.00

8

8*

38

12 1%

Netherlands 25

24 hours

€200 / €40

11.00-19.30

19.30-00.00

00.00-10.00

10.00-11.00

0.2

0.3

0.6

0.3

0.4 1%
Norway 25
24 hours
NOK100 / NOK20

11.00-18.20

18.20-11.00

0.7

1.5

0.6 1.5%
Spain 35
24 hours
€10 / €2

10.00-11.00

11.00-19.30

19.30-22.00

22.00-10.00

8*

8

8*

18

4.5 1%
Sweden 30
24 hours
SEK100 / SEK20

11.00-19.25

19.25-11.00

0.7

1.5

0.8 0.75%
Switzerland Blue Chip
24 hours
CHF10 / CHF2

10.00-00.00

00.00-10.00

6*

10

2 0.75%
Austria 20 €10 / €2 11.05-19.30 10* 5 5%
Germany Mid-Cap 50 €5 / €1 10.10-00.00 8* 5 1.5%
Germany Tech 30 €10 / €2 10.00-00.00 3* 1 1.5%
Hungary 12 HUF50 / HUF10 11.05-19.00 200* 200 5%
GR20 €5 / €1 11.15-18.20 4* n/a 10%

 

Asian and South African markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited Risk premium [4] Margin requirement per
contract
[5]
Standard / Mini
China H-Shares
24 hours
HKD50 / HKD10 04.15-07.00
08.00-11.30
12.15-18.45
All other times

12

12

12* 

24

15 1.5%
Hong Kong HS50
24 hours
HKD50 / HKD10 04.15-07.00
08.00-11.15
12.00-18.45
All other times

16

16

16*

30

15 1.5%
Singapore Blue Chip
24 hours
SGD100 / SGD40 03.30-12.10
13.15-20.54

0.2*

0.2*

1

0.2 0.75%
South Africa 40
24 hours
ZAR50 / ZAR10 09.30-18.30
All other times

12*

30

6 1.5%
Taiwan Index
 
$100 / $20 03.45-08.44
09.45-20.54
0.5* 0.2 5%

 

Other markets

Index name [1] Value of one contract
Standard / Mini [1]
Dealing hours [2] Dealing spread [3] Limited risk premium [4]

Margin requirement
per contract 
[5]
Standard / Mini

US Dollar Basket $10 / $5

05.00-02.00

5

10

0.5%
Volatility Index (VIX) $1000 / $200

01:30-01:15 (Opens at 02.00 on Mondays)

0.1 0.2 12.5%
Volatility Index (VIX) - undated $1000 / $200 01.30-01:15 (Opens at 02.00 on Mondays) 0.08 0.2 12.5%
EU Volatility Index 1000 / €200 12.05-01.00

0.16

0.4 14%
US Dollar Basket undated $10 / $5 05.00-02.00 5 10 0.5%

 

Settlement

Popular markets

FTSE® 100
Last dealing day: Third Friday or previous business day of contract month. Settles: At the Exchange Delivery Settlement Price (EDSP) of the FTSE 100 as reported by Liffe on the last dealing day. The EDSP is based on an intraday cash market auction of the FTSE 100 which commences at 10.10 (London time) on the last trading day. Uncrossing of the component stocks should be finished by 10.15 (London time). Traded months: Current and next month, current and next quarter.

Germany 30
Last dealing day: Third Friday (or previous business day) of contract month. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the DAX, as reported by Eurex, determined in an intraday auction starting at 13:00 CET in the electronic trading system Xetra. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Wall Street
Last dealing day: Third Friday or previous business day of contract month. Settles: At the Special Opening Quotation (SOQ) of the DJIA. The SOQ is calculated from the opening auctions of the 30 DJIA stocks on the NYSE. Traded months: Current and next month, current and next quarter.

US 500
Last dealing day: Third Friday, or previous business day of contract month. Settles: At the Special Opening Quotation (SOQ) of the S&P 500. The SOQ is calculated from the opening auctions of all S&P 500 stocks. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

US Tech 100
Last dealing day: Third Friday or previous business day of contract month. Settles: At the Special Opening Quotation (SOQ) of the NASDAQ 100 index, based on the NASDAQ Official Opening Price (NOOP) of the constituent stocks. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

India 50
Last dealing day: Last Thursday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the official closing price of the CNX Nifty Index on SGX on the last Thursday of the contract month. Traded months: Current and next month.

Japan 225
Last dealing day: Business day preceding second Friday or previous business day of contract month. This contract can be dealt in until 21.15 London time on the last dealing day. Settles: At the Special Opening Quotation (SOQ) of the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, on the day following the last dealing day, rounded to the nearest 1/10th of an index point. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Australia 200
Last dealing day: Third Thursday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: At the Special Opening Quotation (SOQ) of the S&P/ASX 200 on the last trading day calculated to one decimal place. The SOQ is calculated using the first traded price of each component stock in the S&P/ASX 200 on the last trading day, irrespective of when those stocks first trade in the ASX trading day. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

North and Central American markets

US Russell 2000
Last dealing day: Third Friday or previous business day of contract month. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the Russell 2000 as reported by ICE NYBOT. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Mexico 35
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the final settlement price of the MEX BOLSA IPC Future on the Mexican Derivatives Market. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

European markets

EU Stocks 50
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the EURO STOXX 50 index, as reported by Eurex, which is calculated as the average of the underlying index values between 11.50 and 12.00 CET on the last trading day. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

France 40
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Exchange Delivery Settlement Price (EDSP) of the CAC 40 index as reported by Euronext Paris, on the last trading day. The EDSP is calculated as the arithmetic mean (rounded to one decimal place) of the index values between 15.40 and 16.00 (Paris time and including the last value disseminated after 16.00) on the last trading day. Traded months: Current and next month.

Italy 40
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the settlement price of the FTSE®/MIB Index future as reported by Borsa Italiana. The settlement price is a value of the FTSE®/MIB Index calculated on the basis of opening prices of the constituent shares on the last dealing day. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Netherlands 25
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the settlement price of the AEX Index as reported by Euronext Amsterdam, calculated as an average of the AEX Index values at one-minute intervals between 15.30 and 16.00 (Amsterdam time) on the last trading day. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Norway 25
Last dealing day: Third Thursday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based the official closing price of the OBX Index Future as reported by Turquoise (EDX London). Traded months: Current and next month.

Spain 35
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the final settlement price of the IBEX 35 futures as reported by MEFF, calculated as an average value of the IBEX 35 between 16.15 and 16.44 (Madrid time) on the last dealing day. Traded months: Current and next month.

Sweden 30
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the final settlement price of the OMXS30 as reported by NASDAQ OMX on the last trading day. The price is calculated using the previous day’s closing price of the OMXS30 futures and a volume weighted average price of the OMXS30 on the expiration day. Traded months: Current and next month.

Switzerland Blue-Chip
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the SMI futures as reported by Eurex, calculated on the basis of the SIX Swiss Exchange opening prices of the SMI component shares on the last dealing day. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Austria 20
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the Austrian Traded Index reported by Wiener Borse, after the intraday auction starting at 12.00 CET of ATX stocks on Xetra. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Belgium 20
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Exchange Delivery Settlement Price (EDSP) of the BEL 20 index, as published by Euronext Brussels, which is calculated as the average of BEL 20 cash index values between 15.40 and 16.00 (Brussels time) on the last trading day. Traded months: Current and next month.

Germany Mid-Cap 50
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the MDAX, as reported by Eurex, determined in an intraday auction starting at 13:05 CET in the electronic trading system Xetra.  Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Germany Tech 30
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the TecDAX, as reported by Eurex, determined in an intraday auction starting at 13:00 CET in the electronic trading system Xetra.  Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Hungary 12
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the final settlement price of the BUX Exchange Future on the Budapest Stock Exchange. Traded month: December.

Greece 25
Last dealing day: Third Friday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the FTSE/Athens 20 index future, as published by Athens Derivative Exchange. Traded months: Current and next month.

Asian and South African markets

China A50

Settles: Based on the official settlement price of the SGX FTSE®/Xinhua China A50 Futures contract as published by the Singapore Futures Exchange. Traded months: Current month.

China H-Shares

Last dealing day: Trading day preceding last business day of contract month. Settles: Based on the final settlement price of the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index calculated on the last dealing day. Traded months: Current and next month.

Hong Kong HS50

Last dealing day: Business day preceding last Hong Kong business day of month. Please note that this contract can only be dealt in until 13.00 Hong Kong time on the last dealing day. Settles: At the settlement price of the Hang Seng on the last dealing day on the Hong Kong Futures Exchange. The settlement price is the average of the Hang Seng at five-minute intervals, rounded down to the nearest whole number, on the last trading day. Traded months: Current and next month.

Singapore Blue Chip
Last dealing day: Second last Singapore trading day of contract month. Settles: Based on the Special Opening Quotation of the MSCI Singapore Free Index on the day following the last trading day, as reported by SGX. Traded months: Current and next month.

South Africa 40
Last dealing day: Third Thursday of contract month or previous business day. Settles: Based on the official settlement price of the FTSE®/JSE Top 40 futures as reported by the JSE Securities Exchange on the third Thursday of the contract month. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Taiwan Index
Last dealing day: Trading day preceding the last business day of contract month. Settles: Based on the Special Settlement Price of the MSCI Taiwan Index as reported by SGX on the business day following the last trading day. Traded months: Current and next month.

Other markets

US Dollar Basket and Volatility Index - undated
We price our Volatility Index (VIX) and US Dollar Basket undated contracts in a different way to the rest of our cash index markets. Rather than aiming to replicate the underlying index price, we follow the method used to derive our undated commodity prices. This means that there is a difference between our undated price and the underlying index price on these markets. Funding is also calculated in line with the undated commodity method. For more information see our Commodities page.

US Dollar Basket
Last dealing day: Friday prior to the third Wednesday of the contract month. Settles: Based on the closing price of the US Dollar Index futures contract on ICE NYBOT on our last dealing day. Traded months: March, June, September, December.

Volatility Index
Last dealing day: Trading day 30 days prior to third Friday of month following the contract month. Settles: Based on the final settlement value of the VIX futures as reported by CBOE on the day following the last trading day. The final settlement value is determined from a SOQ of the index, which is calculated from the sequence of opening prices of the constituent SPX options. Traded months: Front two months.

EU Volatility Index
Last dealing day: Trading day 30 days prior to third Friday of month following the contract month. Settles: Based on the Final Settlement Price of the VSTOXX futures as reported by Eurex on the last trading day. The final settlement value is determined from an average of the underlying index values between 11.30 and 12.00 CET. Traded months: Front two months.

Related markets

Popular markets

Stock index Related expiry market
FTSE® 100 FTSE 100
Germany 30 DAX 30
Wall Street DJIA 30
US 500 S&P 500
US Tech 100 Nasdaq 100
India 50 Nifty Fifty
Japan 225 Nikkei 225
Australia 200 S&P/ASX 200

 

North and Central American markets

Stock index Related expiry market
US Russ2000 Russell 2000
Canada 60 S&P/TSX 60
Brazil 60 BMF IBOVESPA

 

European markets

Stock index Related expiry market
EU Stocks 50 Dow Jones Euro STOXX 50
France 40 CAC 40
Italy 40 FTSE®/MIB
Netherlands 25 AEX
Norway 25 OBX
Portugal 20 PSI 20
Spain 35 IBEX 35
Sweden 30 OMXS30
Switzerland Blue Chip SMI
Belgium 20 BEL 20
Germany Mid-Cap 50 MDAX
Germany Tech 30 TecDAX
Techmark FTSE® techMARK 100
FTSE® 250 FTSE® 250

 

Asian and South African markets

Stock index Related expiry market
China 300 Shanghai Shenzhen CSI 300 index future plus fair value
China A50 Xinhua A50 Index
China H-Shares Hang Seng China Enterprises
Hong Kong HS50 Hang Seng
Singapore Blue Chip Singapore Free Index
South Africa 40 FTSE®/JSE Top 40
Taiwan Index MSCI Taiwan

Notes

 Our stock indices CFDs are contracts which give a client exposure to changes in the value of a stock index but cannot result in the delivery of any share or instrument by or to the client. Minimum transaction sizes usually start from one contract. Please refer to the 'Get Info' section within the  trading platform to find the minimum transaction size for each market. We will not charge any additional commission unless we notify you in writing.

1. Where indicated, 24-hour dealing opens at 23.02 (London time) on Sundays, with the exception of Wall Street, US 500, US Tech 100 and Japan 225, which open at 23.00 (London time) on Sundays. 24-hour dealing closes at 22.00 (London time) on Fridays.

Other indices CFDs are offered only when the underlying market is open. Please ask dealers for information about public holidays.

We offer Standard and Mini contracts on all our indices, and Micro contracts on a selection of markets. The contract value is the amount per whole index point that the contract is worth.

a) Please note that Japan 225 is priced as a USD denominated contract.

b) The Brazil 60 is quoted based on a BRL denominated contract.Profit and loss will be accrued and realised in BRL but cannot be withdrawn until converted to the account base currency.

2. All dealing hours are listed in London time, unless otherwise stated. Please note that actual trading times are governed by local time in the country of the index's origin. Consequently, seasonal adjustments (such as daylight saving) in either the UK or the country of origin may cause times shown to be imprecise.

3. a) CFDs on indices are quoted with reference to the front month contract in the underlying futures market. Cash CFD prices are adjusted for the fair value between the prices of the cash index and relevant futures contract. The prices quoted for CFDs on futures, which are not on the front month contract, are adjusted for the fair value between that contract and the front month. Prices quoted for CFDs on the front month futures contract are not adjusted.

b) Spreads are subject to variation, especially in volatile market conditions. On 24 hour index markets, our spreads depend on whether the underlying futures market is open (in-hours) or closed (out-of-hours). Other index markets are only quoted when the underlying futures market is open. Our dealing spreads may change to reflect the available liquidity during different times of day. Our normal spread during each time period is shown in the table.

c) Dealing spreads may be offered as a fixed or variable amount. If variable spreads are in use, then the spread shown in this table is the amount of IG spread added to the underlying futures market spread. Any variable dealing spreads are marked with an asterisk (*).

d) On all index markets, when the underlying futures market is open, we do not apply any weighting or biases to our pricing sources (with the exception of fair value adjustments).

e) During the out-of-hours sessions on 24 hour index markets, our quotations reflect our own view of the prospects for a market. This could include referring to price movements in other relevant markets which are open. Furthermore, business done by other clients may itself affect our quotations. There may be nothing against which to measure our quotation at these times.

f) In order to publish more accurate and reliable prices, IG calculates theoretical fair values for the China 300 and China A50 indices rather than relying upon underlying market differentials. In general, where there are price discrepancies between the cash and futures markets, arbitrageurs return the market closer to its fair value. However, because of trading restrictions in China, these arbitrage trades are often restricted, resulting in wide variances and movements between the underlying market differentials and the theoretical fair values. 

4. For limited risk transactions, a premium is charged if your guaranteed stop is triggered. Limited risk positions are closed if the bid or offer price reaches a selected stop level. There may be nothing against which to measure our quotation, particularly at times when the underlying market is closed.

If a price reaches one client's limited risk stop level, so that, for example, he sells to close a position, that sale may itself push our quotation down to a level at which another client's limited risk position has to be closed.

5. Please note that tiered margining applies; this means that higher margins may be required for large positions. You can find the applicable tiered margins from the Get Info dropdown section within each market in the trading platform. See our margin page for more details.

6. Wall Street, US 500, US Tech 100 and US Russell 2000 futures contracts can be traded until 14.30 (London time) on the day of expiry. This means stop or limit orders can be filled until this time.

7. The following note refers to cash markets only. CFDs on cash stock indices are undated transactions that do not expire (unless requested, please see note 9). For each day that a position is open, adjustments are calculated to reflect the effect of interest (i), and, if necessary, dividends (ii).

i) A daily interest adjustment is calculated for any position that is opened before 22.00 (London time) and that is still open after 22.00 (London time). For stock index contracts denominated in Australian dollars a daily interest adjustment is calculated for any position that is opened before 16.50 (Sydney time) and that is still open after 16.50 (Sydney time). These adjustments are posted daily to the client's account. Please note that on Fridays open positions will be adjusted for 3 days funding, covering the weekend. 

Interest adjustments are calculated as follows:

D = n x L x C x i / 365

Where:

D = daily interest adjustment

n = number of lots

L = lot size

C = underlying index price at 10pm (London time)

i = applicable annual interest rate

Note: The formula uses a 365-day divisor for the FTSE® 100 and other GBP, SGD and ZAR denominated markets, and a 360-day divisor for all others. Bets on the India 50 DFB will have funding attributed based on the prevailing INR (Indian rupee) interest rate, bets on the Brazil 60 will have funding attributed based on the prevailing BRL (Brazilian real) interest rate, and bets on the China A50 or China 300 DFB will have funding attributed based on the prevailing CNH (offshore Chinese yuan) interest rate.

Interest in respect of long positions is debited from a client's account, and interest in respect of short positions is either credited to or debited from a client's account.

ii) A dividend adjustment is applied to take account of the ex-dividend adjustment to the index. This is the number of points by which the index price must be adjusted downwards to take account of those shares in the index which go ex-dividend at the close of the cash market. We will use the ex-dividend figure estimated by Bloomberg (E&OE), rounded to the tick size we use for that index, to determine what adjustment to apply. In the case of long positions, the dividend adjustment is credited to the client's account. In the case of short positions, the dividend adjustment is debited from the client's account.

8. When you trade in a currency other than your base currency, margin requirements and any profit or loss will be booked to your account in that currency. As a default, we will automatically convert any profit or loss you realise on closing a position to your base currency, including a charge of no more than 0.3% of the current spot rate. You may change this default at any time via our online dealing platform.

9. Clients may request that an open stock-index position will expire on the day that the request is made.

We are unlikely to agree to such a request if either:

a) the size of the position or positions is larger than 10 contracts

b) the request is made less than two hours before the close of the related expiry market

On our agreement to an expiry request, the transaction or transactions in question will become an 'Expiry Transaction', and will automatically expire at the official closing price of the related expiry market, as listed on the 'Expiry Markets' tab.

10. For futures CFDs positions, a client can, at a reasonable time before the position has been automatically closed, ask for the position to be rolled over to a later date. Rolling over a position involves closing the old position and opening a new one. We normally attempt to contact a client shortly before a position is due to expire and offer him the opportunity to roll the position over. However, we cannot undertake to do this in every case and it remains the client's responsibility to give instructions, if he so wishes, to roll the position over before it expires.

11. Any futures CFD position that is not rolled over will settle on the expiry date based on the official closing price of the related expiry market, plus or minus half the IG spread, with the exception of CFDs on FTSE 100 and Wall Street futures, which expire without IG spread.

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