Why trade indices with Tradu

Indices trading

Trading  indices offers you access to entire sectors, exchanges and national economies. It means you can take up positions without having to trade individual stocks – a method that can lower your risk exposure. Open your account and start index trading today.


Fractional trade sizes

Control and scale your positions with small contract sizes. Micro-contracts give you the flexibility to risk less per trade. You can also trade in fractions of a lot.

Intelligent tools

Use our suite of intelligent tools to assess sentiment in the market, along with the inbuilt Economic Calendar so you’re aware of major economic news that may affect the indices.

Powerful platform

With an average execution speed of just 19 millisceconds1 , you’ll experience minimal slippage.

Zero commission2

When using leverage to trade indices.

Expert support

Our staff are available 24 hours a day, five days a week and can service 20+ languages.

Trade the world's major indices, all from one platform.

Choose from dozens of indices

The benefits of index trading

There are plenty of potential advantages of trading indices, such as:

  • The ability to open positions in entire sectors or exchanges without having to trade the individual stocks separately.
  • Exposure to industries, sectors or regions can increase the diversification of your portfolio.
  • Trading indices means you are less susceptible to the volatility of individual stocks, which can reduce risk.
  • You can trade an index on leverage, which enables you to take up the full position with a fraction of the deposit.

Frequently asked questions

1 Average Speed: The execution speed is the Stratos Group average round turn execution time for all offered FX/CFD instruments, calculated for the year of 2023.

2 Other costs may apply. Tradu can be compensated in several ways, please see our Rate card.

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Risk Warning: The value of your investment can fluctuate. Losses can exceed deposits.

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Tradu is headquartered at 20 Gresham Street, 4th Floor, London EC2V 7JE, United Kingdom. Stratos Markets Limited is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registration number 217689. Registered in England and Wales with Companies House company number 04072877. Stratos Europe Limited, previously FXCM EU Ltd is a Cyprus Investment Firm (“CIF”) registered with the Cyprus Department of Registrar of Companies (HE 405643) and authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”) under license number 392/20. Stratos Trading Pty. Limited (AFSL 309763, ABN 31 121 934 432) is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Stratos South Africa (Pty) Ltd is an authorized Financial Services Provider and is regulated by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority under registration number 46534. Stratos Light Limited (Registrar number: 515234623), is incorporated in Israel and is an authorised and licensed company, supervised by the Israeli Securities Authority.

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