A broker name for the FTSE 100 index. For trademark reasons brokers aren’t allowed to name the market the FTSE 100.
Other Trading Basics
Black Box Trading
Also referred to as automatic or algorithmic trading.
The trader does not need to see the system in operation, in effect its a black box.
When exchanges stop the trading in a security that has fallen significantly.
This is done to stop an uncontrollable panic.
Contract for difference.
An OTC financial derivative where the counterparties agree to exchange the change in a price.
No underlying assets are exchanged.
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