Trade Mining Index - &Materials_Stocks

Status:Closed Trading
Change: during the current or most recent trading day


The personal composite trading instrument &Materials_Stocks reflects the price dynamics of the portfolio composed of stocks of 5 biggest companies from raw materials mining and processing (excluding oil and gas) industry of US which are traded on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The base part of this instrument is composed of stocks of Alcoa Inc, Dupont (EI) Company, Dow Chemical Co, Goldcorp, Tronox CI A.

The portfolio is quoted in USD. The component asset percentages in the instrument content are set approximately equal on the basis of asset prices in USD on the instrument creation date.

The trading instrument &Materials_Stocks is used for the analysis and trade of the portfolio of US mining industry stocks.

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&Materials_StocksAssetVolume / 1 PCIPercentageVolume (USD) / 1 PCIUnit of measurеment
Base part1#S-AA122.000020.0001999.5800stock
Quoted part1USD100.0001.0000100.0000USD
  • The volume to calculate Swap and 1 pip value
  • The size of 1 pip
  • Margin in USD for the volume and leverage of 1:100
  • 1
  • 0.0001
  • 1.00 USD

Creation date

in pips
Order distance
in pips
Swap (long/short) in pips on Vol -3.076 / -2.037-3.076 / -2.037-3.076 / -2.037
>=0.03 >=0.03 >=0.03
The value of 1 pip in USD for the Vol 000
Week dayTrading hours (CET)Local trading hours
Monday 15:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:0015:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:00
Tuesday15:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:0015:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:00
Wednesday15:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:0015:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:00
Thursday15:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:0015:30 — 22:00, 00:00 — 24:00
Friday00:00 — 22:0000:00 — 22:00

This personal trading instrument &Materials_Stocks is used for the dynamics analysis and trade of the portfolio of mining industry stocks (US biggest companies, excluding energy stocks), comparative analysis of this industry stock index with other stock market indices. For example, by building a W1 percentage chart in the NetTradeX terminal for the broad market index SP500, &Health_Stocks, &Finance_Stocks and &Materials_Stocks, (Fig.1), it is evident that during the last 4 years (until November 2014) the mining industry index steadily lagged behind the SP500, as well as the healthcare services industry index and the financial services industry index. Moreover, while the broad market index SP500 gained 55% the &Materials_Stocks index didn’t advance and even declined 3%.

Mining Index

Traders specializing in broad stock market and industry indexes will be comfortable trading this instrument.

Limit volumes (USD) for base and quoted parts = 10000.00 ; 100.00.

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