Digital 100s CFD product details

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We quote on a wide range of markets, with all digital 100s settling at either zero or 100.

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Indices

Market

Type

Timescale

Contract size

FTSE 100 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch, Target, Tunnel, Hi/Lo 5 min to weekly £10/point
Wall Street Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch, Target, Tunnel, Hi/Lo 5 min to weekly $10/point
Germany 30 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch, Target 5 min to weekly €10/point
France 40 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch Daily €10/point
Italy 40 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch Daily €10/point
Spain 35 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch Daily €10/point
Sweden 30 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch Daily SK100/point
Netherlands 25 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch Daily €10/point
US 500 Ladder, Up/Down, Target Daily to weekly $10/point
US Tech 100 Ladder, Up/Down, Target Daily $10/point
Singapore Blue-Chip Ladder, Up/Down Daily $10/point
Australia 200 Ladder, Up/Down, Tunnel 20 min to weekly A$10/point
South Africa 40 Ladder Daily ZAR50/point
Japan 225 Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch, Tunnel Hourly to Weekly ¥1000/point

Forex

Market

Type

Timescale

Contract size

EUR/USD, GBP/USD Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch 5 min to monthly $10/point
AUD/JPY, USD/JPY Ladder, Up/Down, One Touch 5 min to weekly Y1000/point
EUR/JPY, GBP/JPY Ladder, One Touch Daily to weekly Y1000/point
USD/CAD Ladder, One Touch Daily to weekly $10/point
USD/CHF Ladder, One Touch Daily to weekly SF10/point
EUR/GBP Ladder, One Touch Daily to weekly £10/point
AUD/USD Ladder, One Touch Daily to weekly $10/point

Commodities

Market

Type

Timescale

Contract size

US Light Crude Oil Ladder, One Touch Daily to weekly $10/point
Gold, Silver Ladder Daily to weekly $10/point

Futures

Market

Type

Timescales

Contract size

China H-Shares futures, China 300 futures, Hong Kong HS50 futures, China A50 futures Ladder Daily $10/point
All Japan 225, Japan All-Share futures Ladder Daily Y1000/point
Individual UK shares Ladder Daily $10/point

Other markets

Market

Type

Timescale

Contract size

US Jobless Claims Ladder Weekly £10/point
US Non-farm Payrolls Ladder Monthly £10/point

Notes

Please note: with regard to US markets, where reference is made to GMT please apply daylight saving rules to the stated market close times when appropriate.

1. A range of possible digital 100 options will be offered on the daily performance/official settlement of each market. The price quotation for each digital 100 is expressed in points. If the outcome described by the digital 100 option occurs, that digital 100 option will settle at 100. If it does not occur, the digital 100 option will settle at zero.

Daily FTSE® 100, Daily Wall Street, Daily Germany 30, Daily France 40, Daily Spain 35, Daily Sweden 30, Daily Netherlands 25, Daily US Tech 100, Daily US 500, Daily Australia 200 and Daily South Africa 40 quotations are based on the achievement of specified daily price changes in the cash markets for each of the nominated indices. (Note: Germany 30 = DAX 30; France 40 = CAC 40; Daily Spain 35 = IBEX 35; Daily Sweden 30 = OMXS 30; AEX 25; US Tech 100 = NASDAQ 100; US 500 = S&P 500; Australia 200 = ASX 200; South Africa 40 = JSE.) Daily Italy 40 quotations are based on the achievement of specified daily price changes in the cash market of the S&P/MIB index.

Daily Hong Kong HS50, Daily Japan All-Share and Daily China H-Shares and Daily China 300 quotations are based on the achievement of specified daily price changes in the futures markets for each of the nominated indices. (Note: Hong Kong HS50 = Hang Seng; Japan All-Share = TOPIX; China H-Shares = H-Shares China index; China 300 = CSI 300.)

Daily Japan 225 quotations are based on the achievement of specified daily price changes in the Nikkei 225 index on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).

Daily Singapore Blue-Chip quotations are based on the achievement of specified daily price changes in the SGX MSCI Singapore index futures on the Singapore Futures Exchange (SGX).

Daily India 50 quotations are based on the achievement of specified daily price changes of the S&P CNX Nifty index futures that trade on the National Stock Exchange in India. They settle basis the first new print recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE) at 10.00 (GMT).

FTSE®, Wall Street and Japan 225 OneTouch, Hi/Lo and Tunnel quotations are based on the achievement of specified levels in the cash FTSE, Wall Street and Nikkei 225 cash markets, at any time up to and including the official market settlement (or 12.00 for the FTSE® midday OneTouch; 18.00 for the Wall Street 6pm OneTouch). OneTouch levels are measured by reference to trades recorded by Bloomberg between the start of normal trading and the achievement of the final settlement level of the market each day (E&OE) (or the first new print recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE) at 12.00 GMT for the FTSE® midday OneTouch; 18.00 GMT for the Wall Street 6pm OneTouch). Hi/Lo and Tunnel levels are measured with reference to the net change in the market (as measured from Bloomberg prints) relative to the previous trading day's settlement level, including the net change on the final settlement level of the market each day (E&OE).

12pm FTSE®, 3pm FTSE®, and 6pm Wall Street quotations are based on the achievement of prices and price changes in the cash FTSE®, or Wall Street markets. Changes are measured from the starting level displayed by us online to the cash price of the relevant underlying index (as reported by the exchange) in our internal pricing system at 12pm GMT (for the 12pm FTSE®), 15.00 GMT (for the 3pm FTSE®), 18.00 GMT (for the 6pm Wall Street).

1pm (Sydney time) Australia 200 markets are based on prices and price changes in the cash ASX 200 markets. Price changes are measured from the starting level displayed by us online to the first new print recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE) at 13.00 Sydney time on the day in question.

All non-daily markets and Daily FX quotations are based on our internally specified opening level and settle against the mid-point of the IG spot price at expiry time, rounded to 1 decimal place.

Short-term digital 100 on the FTSE, Germany 30 and Wall Street, such as the 20-minute FTSE® and 20-minute Wall Street and Hourly FTSE® and Wall Street digital 100 are based on prices in the relevant underlying cash markets (FTSE®, Dax, or Dow). Settlement prices are based on cash price of the relevant underlying index (as reported by the exchange) in our internal pricing system at the stated time of expiry. Hourly Australia 200 and 20-minute Australia 200 digital 100 are based on prices of the relevant underlying cash market (ASX 200). Settlement prices are based on the first new cash print of the relevant underlying index (recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE)) at or after the stated time of expiry. The final hourly and 20-minute Australia 200 digital 100 of each trading day settles at the official settlement (closing) price of the ASX 200. Hourly Japan 225 digital 100 are based on prices of the relevant underlying cash market (Nikkei 225). Settlement prices are based on the first cash print of the relevant underlying index (recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE)) at or after the stated time of expiry. All times for Japan 225 Hourly digital 100 are Tokyo times. The final hourly digital 100 of each trading day settles at the official settlement price of the Nikkei 225. Trades will be accepted until one minute before the second named time.

Weekly quotations are based on the official settlement level of the market concerned (cash FTSE®, cash Wall Street, cash ASX, US 500 futures) on the last trading day of the week in question. Weekly DAX futures are based on first new print recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE) at/after 21.00 GMT on the last trading day of the week in question.

US Light Crude Oil, Gold and Silver digital 100 quotations are based on the achievement of specified daily price changes in the specified month of the relevant futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange. This change is measured by each day's official settlement level, available after each market closes. The markets normally close at 19.30 (Crude), 18.30 (Gold) and 18.25 (Silver), GMT.

Daily US Crude OneTouch settles based upon the achievement of specified price levels as recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE). OneTouch levels are measured by reference to trades recorded by Bloomberg (E&OE) at any time between 08.00 and the first new print at 19.30 GMT. The trade settles at 100 if Bloomberg prints the specified level between these times. Official expiry level will be treated as a trade between these times and will count towards settlement.

We offer daily FX digital 100 options on the following currency pairs: EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, USD/CAD, EUR/GBP, AUD/USD, AUD/JPY, EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY. We offer digital 100 Ladders and OneTouches on these markets. For digital 100 Ladders, quotations are based on the achievement of specified price changes in the spot rate concerned at the specified expiry time. The level used for settlement will be the mid-point of IG’s spot price rounded to 1 decimal place)  at the specified expiry time for the relevant currency pair.

We offer weekly FX digital 100 Ladders on the following currency pairs: EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, USD/CAD, EUR/GBP, AUD/USD, AUD/JPY, EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY. These settle against the mid-point of the IG spot price rounded to 1 decimal place at 8pm (GMT) each Friday, market holidays permitting.

We measure monthly FX OneTouch levels by reference to the mid-point of IG’s spot price between the start of the month and 16.00 (GMT) on the last business day of the month. We measure daily FX OneTouch levels with reference to the mid-point of IG’s spot price in the specified period.

Up/Down 5-minute digital 100 on EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD and USD/JPY are tradable 24 hours a day and settle against the mid-point of the IG spot price at expiry time. We will accept trades 30 seconds after the start of each five-minute period until 30 seconds before the second named time (ie 30 seconds before expiry of the five-minute period in question).

Up/Down digital 100 options on equities settle based on the achievement of price changes between the specified starting price and official close.

FTSE® Up/Down 5-minute trades settle based on prices in the FTSE® 100 cash index (as reported by the exchange)  in our internal pricing system at the stated time of expiry. We will accept trades until 30 seconds before the stated settlement time (ie 30 seconds before expiry of the five-minute period in question).

Germany 30 Up/Down 5-minute trades settle based on prices of the DAX 30 cash index (as reported by the exchange) in our internal pricing system at the stated time of expiry. We will accept trades until 30 seconds before the second named time (ie 30 seconds before expiry of the five-minute period in question).

Wall Street Up/Down 5-minute trades settle based on prices of the Dow cash index (as reported by the exchange) in our internal pricing system at the stated time of expiry. We will accept trades until 30 seconds before the second named time (ie 30 seconds before expiry of the five-minute period in question).

'Stated settlement time' refers to the second named time in a particular digital 100 market (eg. 14.00 for a FTSE 13.00 – 14.00 market).

2. Our spread on digital 100 options will vary according to the level of the price quotation and the time to expiry.

3. If the event described occurs, the digital 100 option will settle with a value of 100. In all other events the digital 100 option will settle at zero. For the purpose of digital 100 options, the Australia 200, Singapore Blue-Chip and Japan All-Share price in question will be rounded to one decimal place; the FTSE®, Wall Street, Japan 225, Germany 30, France 40, Spain 35, Sweden 30, Netherlands 25, US Tech 100, US 500 and India 50 prices will be rounded to two decimal places; Italy 40, Hong Kong HS50, China H-Shares prices will be rounded to the nearest whole number and all forex spot rates will be rounded to one decimal place. Daily digital 100 shares trades will settle to two decimal places. If a market settles exactly on a digital 100 option barrier after such rounding, that market will be taken to have settled above the barrier for the purposes of contract settlement. For instance, if the FTSE® 100 closes exactly 20 points up, the FTSE®+10/+20 will settle at zero and the FTSE® +20/+30 will settle at 100. Likewise, if the ASX 200 settles exactly 25 points down, the ASX -25/-50 will settle at 0 and the ASX 0/-25 will settle at 100.

OneTouch digital 100 options will settle at 100 if the underlying market touches or goes through the relevant barrier at any time up to and including the specified expiry time. For daily index markets the official settlement will count. Tunnel digital 100 will settle at 100 if the underlying market does not touch or go through either barrier stated at any time up to and including the official market settlement. Relevant net changes will be measured from previous day’s official close as recorded by Bloomberg Prints (E&OE).

4. 24 hours dealing starts at 23.30 (GMT) on Sunday and finishes at 21.15 (GMT) on the following Friday (please note that prices for European and US indices are only available from 07.30 on Monday morning, however).

Daily FTSE® and Daily FTSE® Ladder: 24 hours (with gaps). Trades will be accepted until one minute before the close of the underlying market. The closing time for the FTSE® is normally 16.30 (GMT). Note that, although the UK market typically closes at 16.30, all digital 100 options will be closed based upon the official daily settlement, which in turn is dependent upon the daily closing auction. This official settlement price is typically made public around five minutes after the close of normal trading each day, and can differ from the 16.30 price of the underlying index.

Daily Wall Street and Daily Wall Street Ladder: 24 hours (with gaps). Trades will be accepted until one minute before the close of the market. The closing time for Wall Street is normally 21.00 (GMT). Note that, although Wall Street typically closes at 21.00, all digital 100 options will be closed based upon the official daily settlement. This settlement may not be posted until several minutes after the close of normal trading each day, and can differ from the 21.00 price of the underlying index.

Daily Germany 30 and Daily Germany 30 Ladder: From 17.00 (GMT) of the previous trading day until one minute before the close of normal trading of the DAX 30 index. The close of normal trading is usually at 16.30 (GMT). Note that digital 100 options will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 16.30 level.

Daily France 40 and Daily France 40 Ladder: Trades will be accepted from 08.01 (GMT) until one minute before the close of the underlying market. The closing time for the France 40 is normally 16.30 (GMT). Note that digital 100 options will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 16.30 level.

Daily Italy 40 and Daily Italy 40 Ladder: From 08.03 (GMT) until five minutes before the close of normal trading of the S&P/MIB index. The close of normal trading is usually at 16.25 (GMT). Note that digital 100 options will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index, which may not be announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 16.25 level.

Daily Spain 35 and Daily Spain 35 Ladder: From 08.03  (GMT) until one minute before the close of the underlying market. The closing time for the IBEX 35 is normally 16.30 (GMT). Note that trades will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 16.30 level.

Daily Sweden 30 and Daily Sweden 30 Ladder: From 08.05 (GMT) until five minutes before the close of the underlying market. The closing time for the OMXS 30 is normally 16.25 (GMT). Note that trades will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 16.25 level.

Daily Netherlands 25 and Daily Netherlands 25 Ladder: From 08.05 (GMT) until five minutes before the close of the underlying market. The closing time for the AEX 25 is normally 16.30 (GMT). Note that trades will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 16.25 level.

Daily US Tech 100 and Daily US Tech 100 Ladder: From 22.00 (GMT) of the previous trading day until one minute before the close of the NASDAQ 100 index. The NASDAQ 100 index normally closes at 21.00 (GMT). Note that digital 100 options will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 21.00 level.

Daily US 500 and Daily US 500 Ladder: From 22.00 (GMT) of the previous trading day until five minutes before the close of the S&P 500 index. The S&P 500 index normally closes at 21.00 (GMT). Note that digital 100 options will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 21.00 level.

Daily Australia 200 and Daily Australia 200 Ladder: From 10.01 until 15.59 (Sydney time). Note that digital 100 options will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the ASX 200. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 16.00 (Sydney time) level.

Daily South Africa 40 and Daily South Africa 40 Ladder: From 07.05 to 14.50 (GMT). Note that digital 100 options will be settled based upon the official settlement level of the JSE index. This official settlement is not announced until several minutes after the close of the market and may differ from the market's 14.50 (GMT) level.

Daily Hong Kong HS50 and Hong Kong HS50 Ladder: From 01.16 to 03.59 (GMT) and then from 05.01 (GMT) until two minutes before the close of the Hang Seng Index futures on the Hong Kong Futures Exchange (HKFE). The closing time for the Hang Seng Index futures is normally 08.15 (GMT). All digital 100 options will be closed based upon the official daily settlement price of the Hang Seng index futures as reported by HKFE.

Daily China H-Shares and China H-Shares Ladder: From 01.16 to 03.59 (GMT) and then from 05.01 (GMT) until two minutes before the close of the H-Shares China Index futures on the Hong Kong Futures Exchange (HKFE). The closing time for the H-Shares China Index futures is normally 08.15 (GMT). All digital 100 options are settled based upon the official daily settlement price of the H-Shares China index futures as reported by HKFE.

Daily China 300 Futures and China 300 Futures Ladder: From 01:16 to 3:29 (GMT) and then from 05:16 (GMT) until two minutes before the close of the China Securities Index (CSI300) futures on the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX). The closing time of the futures is normally 15:15 Beijing Time (CST). Settled basis the last CSI 300 Index Futures tick (as reported by Bloomberg) prior to the official market settlement. If no settlement level is provided by the exchange, markets will settle basis the last available traded price on that day.

Daily China A50 futures and China A50 futures Ladder: From 09.01 (SGT) to until five minutes before the close of the Xinhua China A50 Index Futures on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). The closing time for the futures is normally 16.00 (SGT). China A50 digital 100 are settled based upon the official daily settlement price of the China A50 index futures as reported by SGX.

Daily Japan 225 and Japan 225 Ladder: From 09.00 (JST) until 14.59 (JST). All digital 100 options are settled based upon the official daily settlement price of the Nikkei 225 as reported by TSE. Daily Japan 225 Tunnels: From 09.03-11.29; 12.31-2:59 (JST). When the net change of the Nikkei 225 index breaches either of the levels indicated in the name of a range, the digital 100 option will immediately settle at 0. If the stated levels have not been breached by expiry, the digital 100 will settle at 100. The net change is calculated basis the difference between Nikkei 225 cash ticks and the previous closing price as reported by Bloomberg (E&OE).

Specials: Economic data (US Non-farm Payrolls and US Initial Jobless Claims)

Economic Data trades (US Non-farm Payrolls and US Initial Jobless Claims) are settled based on the officially reported figures. Note that if a market settles exactly on a digital 100 option barrier (after rounding), that market will be taken to have settled above the barrier for the purposes of contract settlement. Subsequent revisions to data will not be taken into account for the purpose of trade settlement.

Specials: Political digital 100s (Next US President)

Next US President settles basis the most projected electoral college votes at the 2016 US presidential elections. No subsequent event will have a bearing on the settlement of this market. In the event that no candidate receives a majority of votes the market shall be settled basis the candidate who is declared President of the United States. We reserve the right to suspend this market at any point.

Political digital 100s are tradeable from 08:00 Sunday (GMT) to 22:00 Friday (GMT).

5. The margin requirement for buying a digital 100 option is equal to the contract value (which is the opening price multiplied by the contract size).

The margin requirement for selling a digital 100 option is equal to (100 minus the opening price) multiplied by the contract size.

6. When you trade in a currency other than your base currency your profit or loss will be realised in that currency and will be booked to your account in that currency. As a default, we will automatically, and on a daily basis, convert any positive or negative balance on your account in a currency other than your base currency to your base currency. You may change this default at any time by calling us or via the trading platform.

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