Eurex launched DAX® futures (FDAX) — based on the DAX® Stock Index of the 40 largest German stocks — in the 1990s. It quickly grew to one of the world’s most liquid stock index futures contracts. However, as the index grew along with volatility, FDAX was largely inaccessible to retail traders because of its size… Read more.
Stock traders, investors, and hedgers have long known the value of stock index futures. Traders can access exposures to an entire country’s equity markets or a specific sector within it through various stock index futures benchmarks. Just as an investor can access the broad U.S. market through various iterations of the S&P 500 futures, the… Read more.
The DAX® futures complex provides a unique opportunity to profit from one of the world’s most dynamic stock indexes. The Deutscher Aktienindex (DAX®) stock index is Deutsche Börse’s index of blue-chip German stocks. Launched in 1988 as an index of the top 30 stocks traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, based on turnover and market… Read more.