About France40 and France40 Trading
Why is France40 Index popular amongst traders?
France40 is the benchmark French stock market index. It includes the 40 largest companies among the 100 highest market capitalisations listed on the Euronext Paris exchange.
Some of the most important companies included in the France40 Index are BNP Paribas, Danone, L'Oreal, Carrefour, Orange, Sanofi, And Peugeot.
How can you trade the France40 index?
Since indices are simply collections of stocks moving together with the shares inside it, you cannot trade them directly. However, you can use derivatives options such as CFDs, but also mutual funds or ETFs.
At CAPEX.com, you can follow the France40 live chart to trade on the price movements of this popular index through CFDs. If you think that the France40 value will go up, you can open a long position (BUY). If you think prices will decrease, you can open a short position (SELL). At CAPEX.com, you can trade the France40 index from Sunday to Friday between 23:05-20:59 GMT.
What does CAC 40 mean?
CAC 40 stands for Cotation Assistée en Continu and it got its name from The Paris Bourse. In English, this means "continuous assisted trading". The CAC 40 Index (France 40) is used as a benchmark index for people investing in the French stock market.
How can you invest in France 40 Index?
The France40 Index does not allow investors direct access to trading. However, you can trade the index through derivatives solutions such as CFDs (create an account now with CAPEX.com to get started), ETFs and mutual funds.
What factors influence France 40 Index?
As for many other leading indices, France 40 also moves with changes in the supply and demand for specific goods and services. Global economic changes, trends, and political events, such as French presidential elections and wars and natural disasters, can impact the index.