What is Europe 50?
50, also known as Europe 50, is the leading blue-chip index of Europe. This high performance index tracks the top 30 shares in Europe from 18 different European countries. 50 eligibility criteria are consistently met due to its quarterly rebalancing schedule. Having contained some of the most profitable shares in Europe, this influential index has excellent potential for successful CFD trading.
It is important to keep in mind that with indices that include blue-chip companies, like Europe 50, dramatic highs and low can be reached. Traders must trade cautiously and strategically to achieve profits.
Prices of indices that include blue-chip stocks can be predicted by focusing on certain economic news and events. One of the many benefits of trading 50 is its exposure to the number of high performance European blue-chip stocks that can be traded through CFD’s. Another benefit that the 50 index provides is high liquidity. One of the main advantages of high liquidity is the trader’s ease to react to market movements. This allows for reduced risk in trading as well as potential for higher profits.
PCM International offers the tools and information needed for successful CFD trading. Here, traders have access to updated economic news that affects 50 price movements. Through the price fluctuations created by those events, traders can seek maximized profit.
Furthermore, the professional trading platform offered by PCM International enables traders to take full advantage of index trading techniques to further increase their profits. Our platform is suitable not only for professional traders, but can also be used for index and Forex trading for beginners.
Trading hours for Europe 50 on Frankfurt Stock Exchange are 09:00 am to 08:00 pm (CET). However, EURO50 can be traded on our platform on the following extended hours:
08:00 am to 10:00 pm (Central European Summer Time) Monday to Friday.
06:00 am to 08:00 pm (Greenwich Mean Time) Monday to Friday.
Education on the trading instrument at hand is crucial for successful CFD trading. The table below shows more in-depth details about the 50 index.
|Class||Equity Index (stock market index)|
|Description||Index representing 50 largest Eurozone stocks|
|Standard Tradable Quantity (also called a LOT)||10 EURO50 contracts|
|Minimum Tradable Quantity (the fraction of lot available to trade)||1 EURO50 contract|
|Base Currency (Currency used for margin, P&L and other calculations)||United States Dollars|
|Tick Size (The least incremental change in the price of the index)||0.1 (example: 3253.8 changes to 3253.9 at least)|
|Components for EURO50|
|AI.PA||L'Air Liquide SA|
|ASML.AS||ASML Holding NV|
|BBVA.MC||Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA|
|BMW.DE||Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft|
|BNP.PA||BNP Paribas SA|
|DBK.DE||Deutsche Bank AG|
|DTE.DE||Deutsche Telekom AG|
|EI.PA||Essilor International SA|
|G.MI||Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.|
|GLE.PA||Societe Generale Group|
|GSZ.PA||GDF Suez S.A.|
|INGA.AS||ING Groep N.V.|
|ISP.MI||Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.|
|ITX.MC||Industria De Diseno Textil SA|
|MC.PA||LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton|
|REP.MC||Repsol YPF SA|
|SAN.MC||Banco Santander SA|
|SGO.PA||Compagnie de Saint-Gobain|
|SU.PA||Schneider Electric S.A.|