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Futures Trading

Futures offer a fast, cost-effective way to trade financial and commodity markets. They are standardized contracts to buy or sell a particular asset at a set price, on a set date in the future, in predefined quantity and quality. Traders worldwide use futures to control risk or seek opportunity on changing markets.

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24-Hour Access

Trade nearly 24 hours/6 days a week when other markets are closed.

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Deep Liquidity

More participation in a market means tighter pricing, lower costs and tremendously efficient trading.

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Transparency

See the same prices, quotes and trades as all other participants, fostering true price discovery.

Trading Futures with Infinox

When it comes to trading futures you’ve got to have transparency and speed. Infinox Futures via CQG, powered with real-time Direct Market Access (DMA) market data allows you to see pricing and volume when you need it. When you are ready to execute the trade the millisecond order fulfillment lets you move at the speed of the market. Combine this comprehensive functionality with real-time risk management and it’s a winning combination. This table gives an indication of the margin requirements and tick values for a few of our most popular futures contracts.

Contract Initial Margin Contract Size Minimum Price Fluctuation Contract Currency
CME E-Mini S&P 500 CME EUR/USD Futures CME Bitcoin Futures Mini Ibovespa Futures NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI)
6600 2500 30000 780 3400
50 X S&P 500 Index 125,000 EUR 5 Bitcoins 0.20 x Ibovespa Index 1,000 barrels
12.5 6.25 25 R$ 1.00 10
USD USD USD BRL USD

To see a complete list of spreads, prospective and leverages for all Infinox products click here.

Futures CFD’s Trading Example

Example CME EUR/USD Futures

Buy 1 lot of EURUSD @ 1.14493

Close @ 1.14602 Lots: 1 (equal to 100,000)

Initial Margin = $2,500

P&L = (Close Price – Open Price) * Contract Size * Lots (1.14602 – 1.14493)*100,000*1 = $109.00

Example CME E-Mini S&P 500

Buy 1 lot of E-Mini S&P 500 @ 2589.90
Close @ 2790.90
Lots: 1 (equal to $50 x 2589.90)

Initial Margin = $6,600 P&L = (Close Price – Open Price) * Lots (2790.90 – 2589.90)*1 = $201.00

Example NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI)

Buy 1 lot of NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) @ 51.563
Close @ 52.283
Lots: 1 ( equal to 1,000*51.563)

Initial Margin = $3,400

P&L = (Close Price – Open Price) * Contract Size * Lots
(52.283 – 51.563)*1,000*1
= $720.00

Market Sentiment Analysis

Staying up to date with market developments is one of the most important factors of financial trading. Do your research, keep your ears to the ground and you could be one step ahead of the Bull and the Bear. IX Labs is our unique tool which uses AI to read thousands of unique news items per day, indicating market sentiment from across the industry in a bold visual style. See at a glance what traders are saying. Read the important headlines from within your trading platform and be among the first to know which way the market is heading.

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