Dividends are the portion of corporate profits that are allocated to shareholders, and the cut-off date for
Most of the instruments we offer, that are based on a futures contracts, have a rollover date. You can find this information by clicking on
Plus500 quotes prices with reference to the price of the relevant underlying financial instrument and its spread.
Our prices are obtained from a range of independent third-party market data providers who source their price feeds from relevant exchanges.
A corporate action is an event initiated by a public company that affects the shares/equities issued by the company.
Occasionally instruments are temporarily unavailable for trading when market events restrict price feeds, for example but not limited to
Whenever a futures contract reaches its expiry date, and an automatic rollover is defined for the instrument, all open positions and orders are automatically rolled-over to the next futures contract.
Instruments that are based on a futures contract either have an expiry date or a rollover date. You can find out which by clicking on
"Spread" is defined as the difference between the "Buy" price and the "Sell" price on an instrument at a particular time.
Plus500 offers two spread mechanisms for its instruments: Dynamic spread which is constantly adjusted according to the market spread during the period a position is open vs. a Spread which does not typically change in line with general market fluctuations while a position is open, but when the market is volatile and illiquid, may change to a new level so that the underlying market conditions are better reflected. Nevertheless, Plus500 aims to provide the tightest possible spreads at all times.
You should always check the applicable spread type and make sure you are aware of an instrument’s properties before you start trading. Information regarding the spread for a given instrument can be found on our website or trading platforms in the “Details” link next to the instrument’s name.
Useful instrument information can be found in the “Details” tab for each instrument on the trading platform. These details may change from
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76.4% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.