ADVFN Logo ADVFN

We could not find any results for:
Make sure your spelling is correct or try broadening your search.

Trending Now

Toplists

It looks like you aren't logged in.
Click the button below to log in and view your recent history.

Hot Features

Registration Strip Icon for charts Register for streaming realtime charts, analysis tools, and prices.

Futures are financial contracts where traders agree to buy or sell an asset at a predetermined future date, at a predetermined price. Futures allows traders to speculate on the future price of the asset, which could be stocks, indices, commodities or currencies.

Traders can take a long position if they think the price of the asset is going to increase, or a short position if they think it will decrease.

Futures trading can be used as a hedge against the price movement of an asset, to help reduce risk. This involves taking a position opposite to the one you hold with the underlying asset; if the asset loses you money, the futures contract can mitigate the loss.

Futures trading involves a high degree of risk, so traders should consider their risk tolerance before taking out a futures contract.

Disclosure: Your capital is at risk. Other fees apply. For more information, visit etoro.com/trading/fees

Advertisement
What Are Futures

Futures are a type of financial instrument that allow buyers and sellers to agree to buy or sell an asset, such ...

How To Trade Futures

Trading futures involves buying or selling a standardized contract that specifies the delivery of a specific und...

What is a Futures Market?

A futures market is a type of financial market where participants trade contracts for the delivery of a specific...

What is a Futures Contract?

A futures contract is a standardized agreement between two parties to buy or sell a specific asset or commodity ...

What is an Underlying Asset in the futures market?

In the futures market, the underlying asset is the actual commodity or financial instrument that the futures con...

Futures Contract vs. Forward Contract

A futures contract and a forward contract are both agreements to buy or sell an asset or commodity at a predeter...

What Happens If a Futures Contract Is Held Until It Expires?

If a futures contract is held until it expires, the buyer and seller are obligated to fulfill their respective o...

What are the Mechanics of a Futures Contract?

The mechanics of a futures contract involve an agreement for the purchase or sale of an asset at a future date. ...

Find a CFD Broker

  • Over 4,700 instruments to trade
  • Social features, including copy trading
  • Smart Portfolios (ready-made thematic portfolios)
  • Free $100,000 demo account

76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.

Min Deposit:$100
Mobile App: Yes
  • We're regulated in 7 jurisdictions including with the FCA in the UK
  • Access razor sharp spreads from 0.0 pips* and top tier liquidity
  • 99.99% fill rate*, fast execution and no dealing desk intervention
  • Choose from 4 world-leading platforms, including MT4/5 & TradingView

75.3% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider.

Min Deposit:No Minimum Deposit
  • Access over 17,000 markets to trade
  • Trade quickly and smoothly, with technology designed to ensure that your deal goes through
  • Free trading courses and webinars
  • Round-the-clock support 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday

68% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.

Min Deposit:£250 by credit/debit card and PayPal
  • Free and unlimited demo account
  • +Insights - Empower strategy by analysing millions of Plus500 costumers' activity in real-time.
  • Watchlists - Users can manage multiple favorite lists.

81% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Min Deposit:$100
Categories: