Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

VWAP stands for volume weighted average price, a trading benchmark that is often used by passive investors. It reflects the ratio of an asset’s price to its total trade volume.

VWAP definition

VWAP stands for volume weighted average price, a trading benchmark that is often used by passive investors. It reflects the ratio of an asset’s price to its total trade volume.

To calculate VWAP, follow the following equation

VWAP = ∑(amount of asset bought * asset price)/total shares bought that day

Traders use VWAP to ensure that all trades match the volume of trades being made in the market. This ensures high liquidity, which VWAP traders believe leads to lower transaction costs.

 

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