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WHY TO TRADE FOREX?

The main advantage of forex (foreign exchange) is that is open around the clock 24 hours as day 5 days a week, enabling traders to buy and sell form Sunday night to Friday night. A true 24-hour market, Forex trading begins each day in Sydney, and moves around the globe as the business day begins in each financial center, first to Tokyo, London, and New York. The greatest liquidity occurs when multiple time zones overlap.

Forex Trading Example

Selling EUR/USD

Leverage 1:300

Opening the Position
Opening price of the EURO against the US Dollar (EUR/USD) is 1.25412
You decide to sell 1 standard lot (the equivalent of $100,000) at 1.25412.
Margin required to open the position is USD $125,412/300 = USD $418.04.
Closing the Position
One week later the EURO has fallen against the US Dollar to 1.24323, you decide to take your profit by closing your selling position.
Market movement = 1.25412 – 1.24323 = 1089 points =108.9 pips
1 pip of EUR/USD (per 1 lot) = $10
Gross profit on Trade = USD $10*108.9 = USD $ 1,089

Forex Pairs Specifications

TRADING PRECIOUS METALS

Due to their haven status, many traders choose to incorporate precious metals into their investments to weather various market conditions, including volatile, rising and falling markets.

Trade a selection of spot metals and unlock great hedging opportunities for your financial portfolio.

Gold Trading Example

Buying XAU/USD

Leverage 1:100

Opening the Position
Opening price of the GOLD against the US Dollar (XAU/USD) is 1250.00
You decide to buy 1 standard lot (the equivalent of 100 ounces) at 1250.00.
Margin required to open the position is 1*100*1250.00*1/100=USD $1250

 

Closing the Position
Closing Price of the GOLD against the US Dollar (XAU/USD) is 1274.50
One week later the Gold has risen against the USD to 1274.50, you decide to take your profit by closing your buying position
Market movement= 1274.50 – 1250.00 = 2450 ticks (24.5*100)
Gross profit on Trade = USD $ 1*2450 = USD $ 2450

Precious Metals Pairs Specifications

TRADE CRYPTOCURRENCIES WITH LDN?

Crypto currency trading, Digital Assets have emerged as the fastest-growing asset class in the world trusted by 70M+ traders, major banks, institutional and renowned investors. LDN Global Markets providing a comprehensive crypto currency trading experience to each client, from beginners to experts on a powerful yet user-friendly platform. Rather than buy cryptocurrencies on an exchange, you can trade cryptocurrency CFDs which enables you to speculate on the price without ever actually owning it.

Cryptocurrencies Specifications

TRADING TRADE COMMODITIES

Commodities are raw materials that can be bought or sold as physical assets. Like currencies, commodities such as energies and metals are widely available to trade on the financial markets via Contracts for Difference.

Commodities are some of the most liquid assets you can trade and offer unique portfolio diversification opportunities.

Commodities Trading Example

 

Buying COCOA

Leverage 1:100

Opening the Position
Opening price of the COCOA against the US Dollar is 2100
You decide to sell 1 standard lot (the equivalent of 1) at 2100.
Margin required to open the position is USD $2100/1 = USD $2100.
Closing the Position
Closing price of the COCOA against the US Dollar is 2500
One day later the COCOA price moves to 2500, you decide to take your profit by closing your buying position.
Market movement = 2500.00 – 2100.00 = 400
1 pip of COCOA (per 1 lot) = $10
Gross profit on Trade = USD $10*400 = USD $4,000

Commodities Specifications

TRADING INDICES

An index is a way of standardizing and tracking the performance of a collection of assets or securities.

Indices are also used as a benchmark to assess the general performance of other economic data, like inflation or interest rates.

Popular indices in the financial market include the Dow Jones, which tracks 30 of the largest companies listed on the stock exchange in the US. Other top-traded indices from the US include the S&P500 and the NASDAQ.

Indices for many other large markets are also highly traded, including the FTSE (UK) and the DAX (Germany).

Indices Trading Example

 

Buying US30 (Dow Jones)

Margin 2000$

Opening the Position
Opening price USD $ 31250.50
You decide to buy 1 contract at $ 31250.50 (1 contract=1$ per index point)
Closing the Position
One week later the US30 has risen to 32250.50, you decide to take your profit by closing your buying position
Market movement= 32250.50 – 31250.50 = 1000
Gross profit on Trade = 32250.50 – 31250.50*1= USD $ 1,000($1 per Index point)

Indices Trading Specifications

TRADE SHARES WITH LDN?

Stock trading involves the buying and selling of shares in a particular asset or companies listed on exchanges like the ASX, NYSE, Nasdaq and HKEX. A stock trader will purchase shares, own them and then sell them, depending on the market value of the stock.


Stocks are exclusively available to trade at LDN Global Markets via CFDs, or Contracts for Difference. This means that you can trade the price movements of a particular asset or company, without purchasing the physical shares themselves.

Advantages of Shares Trading with LDN Global Markets

 

Fast Execution and strong Liquidity

Leveraged Trading and Bonus Offers to boost your trading capability

Trade multiple products with one account, no need for separate account for Shares trading

Access to the world’s top traded Shares

Shares specifications