About Dax 40 and Dax 40 Trading

Why is the Dax 40 trading so popular?

The Germany 40 (DAX) is a stock market index that measures the performance of the 40 most liquid blue-chip German listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The DAX 40 is a benchmark that accurately reflects the health of the German economy at any given time, or at least this is how the markets view it.

The companies included in the DAX 40 Index are multinational behemoths that impact both the domestic German and worldwide economies. They cover various sectors, such as tech, auto, telecom, banking, or fashion, which is why trading the USA 500 is so popular.

How can you trade the DAX 40 index?

There's no way you can trade indices directly, but you can trade them via derivatives options such as CFDs. Alternatively, you can invest in indices such as DAX 40 through mutual funds or ETFs, or through futures and options contracts.

At CAPEX.com you can follow the DAX 40 live chart to trade on the price movements of this popular index through CFDs. If you think that the DAX 40value will go up, you can open a long position (BUY). If you think prices will decrease, you can open a short position (SELL) on the DAX 40 CFD. At CAPEX.com you can trade the DAX 40 index from Sunday to Friday between 23:05-20:59 GMT.

What is the DAX40

The DAX (German stock index)) is a blue-chip stock market index comprising of the 40 major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Among the companies included in DAX 40 are Adidas, BMW, Allianz, Bayer, and Daimler.

What does the DAX stand for?

The DAX is also known as the Deutscher Aktien Index. The stock index ranks amongst the most important global indices, due to the strength of the country's economy and strategic political and economic role.

How do I invest in DAX Index?

People cannot directly invest in a stock index. However, if you want to gain exposure to the DAX 40 stock index, you can trade it via contracts for difference (CFDs). Contracts for Difference allow you to trade on the price movements of indices or ETFs (among others), which give you access to DAX 40 live trading.

What time does DAX 40 open?

At CAPEX.com you can trade CFDs on DAX 40 Index from Sunday to Friday, between 23:05-20:59 GMT. Alternatively, you can pick one of our other indices and trade at a more convenient time for you.

How do you trade Germany 40?

You can trade the Dax 40 index via CFDs, ETFs, mutual funds, or through futures or options contracts.