The FTSE Athex is the main stock index of the Greek Stock Exchange and includes the 25 largest capitalization companies of the Athens Stock Exchange. This index includes Coca-Cola HBC AG, Alpha Bank, National Bank of Greece, Viohalco, Eurobank Ergasias, GEK Terna, Mytilineos Holdings, Lamda, Jumbo S.A, Folli Follie, Titan Cement, Hellenic Petroleum, OPAP, Piraeus Bank, Motor Oil Hellas, Public Power Corporation Piraeus Port Authority, Grivalia Properties, Hellenic Exchange Group, Aegean Airlines, Terna Energy, OTE, Metka.

This index is also known by its Bloomberg code: FTASE.

To trade on the Athex FTSE index, you can trade through the Plus500 platform.

Trading on FTSE Athex

To trade on FTSE Athex online, desktop or mobile, you need a trading platform, which is necessary to place up and down orders. For CFDs, these are referred to as FTSE Athex futures that expire closest to the trading day. For example, if you trade on April 15, the next expiry date is June 30. Athex FTSE futures have a quarterly maturity (March, June, September, December).

The following is a real-time chart of the Athex FTSE Index CFDs provided by Plus500. Clicking “full details” will take you to a page where you can find all the details of this particular instrument.

On the same page, clicking “Future-Athex” will take you to the official Future Athex page.

The technical details regarding Athex FTSE futures CFDs are useful to better understand the type of security you are trading with. As for the practical side, however, it is important to choose a platform that is easy to use and is authorized by Consob and that offers a satisfactory range of tools.

How do I trade on the FTSE Athex Index?

With the CFDs of the Plus500 platform, it is possible to obtain economic results (profits and losses) proportional to the price variation of the futures that intervenes in the market.


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