Indices trading guide

What is it?

The Indices trading guide is designed to help all traders develop an understand of how to trade Indices.

Who will it help?

Most traders have watched or traded their main market whether is it the FTSE, DAX or DOW. Indices are one of the most actively traded instuments in the financial markets. This is due to everyone having there own view if they believe the market is going to rise or fall, therefore the guide is useful and can help everyone.  

What's in it?

It outlines everthing you will need to consider when trading indices. Starting from What are indices?, providing actual trading examples all the way throught to what real strategies can be used.

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