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The most popular stock indices are listed below, these are the most readily available indices that traders can trade online using a stock indices broker. Just like currencies, these indices are also offered as leveraged financial instruments for traders to trade.

  1. Australia ASX200
  3. France CAC40
  4. Germany DAX30
  5. Hong Kong HangSeng50
  6. Italy FTSEMIB40
  7. Japan Nikkei225
  8. Netherlands AEX25
  9. Spain IBEX35
  10. Switzerland SMI20
  11. UK FTSE100
  12. USA S&5 500
  13. USA NASDAQ 100
  14. USA DowJones30

Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Dow 30 - DowJones30 Index

The Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Dow 30 is a stock market indices that tracks 30 of the largest stocks in the USA.

The EUROSTOXX 50 Index

The EUROSTOXX 50 Index represents the trend movement of the top 50 Blue Chip Stocks in Euro Zone.

SMI20 Index

The SMI20 Index or Swiss Market Index 20 is a stock market indices that tracks the top 20 companies in Six Swiss Exchange in Switzerland.

S & P 500 Index – Standard and Poor's 500 Index

The Standard and Poor's 500 Index is a stock indices that tracks the capitalization of 500 stocks that represent major industries in the American economy.

Nikkei225 Index

The Nikkei225 Index is a stock market indices for the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan.

NASDAQ 100 Index

The NASDAQ 100 is an index that includes 100 of the largest companies listed in the NASDAQ stock exchange market that are not in the financial sector.

IBEX35 Index

The IBEX35 is an Index that tracks the top 35 stocks in the Bolsa de Madrid - Spanish Stock Market Exchange.

HangSeng50 Index

The HangSeng50 Index tracks the market capitalization of the top 50 companies that are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Market.

Germany DAX30 Index

The DAX30 represents Germany's Market Index of the top Blue Chip Stocks.


The FTSE MIB index tracks the top 40 most traded stocks in Borsa Italiana – The Italian Stock Exchange Market.

FTSE100 Index

FTSE - Financial Times Stock Exchange, the FTSE100 index represents the Stock index of the top 100 largest companies in the UK that are listed in the London Stock Exchange Market.

S&P/ASX200 Index

The ASX200 stock indices tracks the top companies in the Australian Stock Exchange market.


The AEX Index is a stock market indices used to track the performance of the top 25 stocks on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam Bourse in Netherlands.

CAC40 Index

The CAC40 Index is a France Stock Market Index that tracks the performance of the top 40 largest stocks in the Euronext Paris Bourse.

For More Information about each of the above stock indices:

  1. EUROSTOXX 50 Index
  2. DAX30 Index
  3. Dow Jones Industrial Average 30 Index
  4. FTSE100 Index
  5. Nikkei225 Index
  6. S&P ASX200 Index
  7. FTSEMIB40 Index
  8. S and P 500 Index
  9. NASDAQ 100 Index
  10. CAC40 Index
  11. SMI20 Index
  12. AEX25 INDEX
  13. HangSeng50 Index
  14. IBEX35 Index

The most popular Indices provided by brokers which can be traded online by traders.


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