Herzen offers currency pairs on its online trading platform with competitive spreads, high-quality trade executions, and 24/7 support.
As the world’s most-traded financial market, currency exchange presents a wealth of opportunities for those who can harness its inherent volatility. Open a trading account and use our award-winning platforms to take advantage of movements in currency prices.
Equity indices, or stock indices, are in simple language indexes that represent the overall price of a basket of underlying stocks.
Equity indices or stock indices are in simple language indexes that represent the overall price of a basket of underlying stocks.
The major equity indices (stock indices of the world) include, but are not limited to, the following:
- S&P 500
- Dow Jones
- Euro Stoxx 50
Stock indices are in most cases a representative of the overall picture of the stock market, which their basket belongs to. In most cases, the underlying stocks belong to a stock index consisting of the most influential (largest capitalization) companies.
Invest in the most popular cryptocurrencies in the world. Trade Bitcoin without owning them. Gain exposure to the trend-setter among cryptocurrencies.
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Gold Trading and other precious metals, along with crude oil are hard commodities that play a major role in the commodities market and are contract-based tradable goods. The contracts based on precious metals can include futures, spot prices, forwards, and options.
The intermediary that enables futures contracts to be negotiated is the futures exchange or commodity market. Investors worldwide can access about 50 major commodity markets, with precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum, and palladium as the leading tradable assets due to their high economic value and durability. While Asia is the worldwide largest precious metals market (China, India, and Singapore being the top consumers of these commodities), the commodities market is dominated by European and American corporations, with the biggest precious metals companies based in Canada and Germany.
The futures exchanges market, where besides currencies and stock indices gold and other precious metals are also actively traded, is available 24 hours a day, except weekends. Generally, precious metals are purchased in two main ways: on spot contracts and futures contracts. While spot contracts involve the physical buying or selling of these commodities for payment and delivery on the spot date (typically two business days following the trade date), futures are standardized contracts, mutually agreed on by two parties to buy or sell precious metals of a specific quantity and quality for a price agreed on (called futures price) with delivery and payment on a later date in future (called delivery date). The buying and selling of futures take place without the actual physical ownership of the commodities traded and done via online trading.
Crude Oil is a raw material that is refined to produce gasoline, heating oil, diesel, jet fuel and many other petrochemicals.
Currency Exchange Trade is the most liquid market in the world. Together with other major financial markets, through just one Trading Account that accesses five multi assets Trading Platforms, depending on your choice and trading style. Herzen is dedicated to providing you with quick and easy access to the global currency exchange markets, so you can start trading in just five minutes after opening your online Trading Account.