UTC Broker tried its level best to bring and keep an always raising range of trading alternatives for its traders or clients, and hence we have a growing range of indices to our trading stocks. One of the increasingly popular trading among virtual traders is index trading. Most of the traders use indices as they don’t prefer to diversify their routine trading; on the other hand some traders prefer it because of their low volatility. These can be helpful in lots of trading ways and these are considerable for any trader and desirable as well. UTC Broker clients can trade NASDAQ, S&P 500 etc amongst others.

Advantages of trading indices :

Volatility must go through when trading of only one stock made some traders tired or bored. The most promoted traders observe it a useful tool to minimize the risk by diversifying their investment.  Trading indices provide the chances to traders to minimize the volatility in trading as well as set a limited overall risk by dispersing their investment over a number of investments through one instrument. UTC Broker offer 1:50 leveraging to its Index trader, which is an indication of a high profitability even having minimum volatility.

Main indices:


In 1971, NASDAQ Stock Market came into existence, which is an American stock exchange controlled by Group of NASDAQ OMX. It is not a physically existed trading entity; it runs as a virtual stock exchange. NASDAQ considers being a new trading domain for the NEW economic system, having mostly technological firms included. On Contrary Dow Jones is used where OLD economy firms’ shares are being traded. NASDAQ is the key stock exchange platform for big technological firms for instance Intel was the first in ‘Initial Public Offering’ at NASDAQ. Some of the greatest names trading on NASDAQ are Intel, Microsoft, CISCO, and Apple etc.


Dow Jones having a stock market index of thirty big and public organizations of USA. Dow Jones was established in 1896. Here are some of the big companies registered to Dow Jones: General Electric, Disney and AT&T

S & P500- SP5/USD:

S & P500 index included Five hundred big public and mostly American firms. This index is very popular of Standard & Poor indexes. S&P 500 indicate not only to an index, but to the Five hundred big public firms who have their shares listed in the index. S&P 500 have a committee, who is responsible to select the elements of S&P 500 and involve in the selection of firms in S&P 500 for the representation of different industries constituting the US economy. All of the firms registered in this index are big, public traded firms which also traded in the primary stock exchange of the United States like NASDAQ and NYSE. S&P 500 is just behind the Dow Jones Industrial Average as the most normally adopted index. Here are some of the big companies registered to S&P 500: General Electric’s, Ford and Bank of America.


DAX 30 included thirty biggest German Firms listed on FSE (Frankfurt Stock Exchange) and is one of a significant index in Europe (As German Economy is the Biggest in Europe). FSE is a significant index of the international market progress in trading throughout the whole day, before the day started in United States. Most of the shares on DAX 30 are also traded in United States and that’s why it assists as an important index of the starting stage in the trading day of USA. Here are some of the popular companies registered to DAX 30: Mercedes, Deutsche Bank, Adidas and BMW.


CAC 40 is a French stock market index. CAC 40 included forty of the biggest traded French firms amongst the hundred largest firms of PSE (Paris Stock Exchange). Here are some of the popular companies registered to CAC 40: Michelin, Renault, L’Oreal etc.


FTSE 100 is the index of the biggest hundred Firms listed on LSE (London Stock Exchange). This index was established in 1984 and constitutes 81% of the capital markets of LSE. Some of the popular companies registered to FTSE 100 are: Aviva, BP, HSBC etc.