UK 100

Trading Basics

UK 100

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

Closing Trade

A trade to close a position. Most trading requires the trader to place the opposite trade to that done when opening their position.

This will crystallise the profit or loss.

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Cash Call

When your broker asks you to deposit more cash into your brokerage account to cover margin requirements.

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