Euro Stoxx 50 is a Eurozone stock index created by a prestigious joint venture formed by Dow Jones & Company, SWX Group and Deutsche Boerse AG, called Stoxx Limited. The objective of this index is to provide a representation of the largest public companies listed in the eurozone.

The index thus includes 50 of the best European equities including Aegon, Air Liquide, Alcatel, Allianz, ArceloMittal, Assicurazioni Generali, AXA, Banco Santander, BASF, Bayer, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Carrefour, Crédit Agricole, Daimler, Danone, Deutsch Bank, Deutsche Boerse, Deutsche Telekom, E ON, Enel, Eni, Fortis, France Télécom, GDF Suez, Iberdola, ING Group, Intesa Sanpaolo, L’Oréal, LVMH, Munich Re, Mokia, Philips, Renault Repsol YPF, RWE, Saint-Gobain, Sanofi Aventis, SAP, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Société Générale, Telecom Italia, Telefònica, Total, Unicredit, Unilever, Vinci, Vivendi and Volkswagen.

To trade online on the Euro Stoxx 50 index, you can do so through the Plus500 trading platform.

Trading on the Euro Stoxx 50

To trade on the Euro Stoxx 50 Index online, you can use a CFD trading platform, which allows you to trade on indices by opening upward or downward positions. For Euro Stoxx 50 CFDs, these refer to the Euro Stoxx futures which expire in March, June, September, and December. For example, if you trade on 10 June, you will trade on futures maturing on 30 June.

Below you can see a real-time chart of the CFDs on the Euro Stoxx 50 index provided by Plus500. As you can see, clicking “full details” will take you to the description page of this product.

On the page that opens, clicking “Future-Eurex” you will get to this page (link missing) where you can get more information about futures maturities and more. This is the official page of the Eurex Exchange.

These technical details help to better understand the instrument on which you trade. But it is equally important to choose a reliable, practical and Consob-authorized trading platform.

How do I trade on the Euro Stoxx 50 index?

To trade online on the European Euro Stoxx 50 stock index you can proceed via a CFD trading platform, such as Plus500.

With CFD trading platforms, you get economic results in proportion to the change in the price of the futures that intervenes in the market. With binary options trading platforms you can profit by predicting the right direction (up or down) of the index price within a predetermined time frame.

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