Trade the Dax Index CFD

Trade the Dax Index CFD on Our Lowest Spreads

Trading the Germany 30 Dax Index CFD gives active and professional traders access to one of the most traded markets in the world.

With Germany’s top companies represented in this index, traders can take advantage of the price moves in many German companies including BMW, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, SAP, Merck, Allianz, BASF and Adidas Group.

Germany’s leading index is a surprisingly good fit for active Australian day traders with a 9-5 job. The reason for this is the opening trading hours are between 5-7pm Sydney time when most have finished their day job.

The DAX is one of the most popular indices for traders not only in Australia but all over the world.

Important Contract Specifications for the Dax Index CFD

NOTE: The Dax index CFD is called the GER30 within the Synergy MT4 platform.

Contract size:
1 contract. This means you can trade as little as 1 GER30 Dax index CFD.
Margin required: 1%. If you were to open two contracts and the GER30 index was trading at 12,500pts, your total position size would be $EUR25,000, and your margin would be 1% or $250. $250 of your money as margin is required to hold this position.
Comm.: There are no commissions on the GER30 index CFD
Spreads: Floating. This means the spread will be low during active market hours and higher during market hours.
Smallest contract size: 1 CFD. You can trade as little as 1 GER30 Dax index CFD.
Price per point: $EUR1. For every contract you have, each full point movement will be $EUR1.
Available on social trading: Yes
Liquidity: We source our liquidity for the GER30 index CFD via a number of global liquidity providers.

Why trade the GER30 Dax Index CFD?

There are a number of benefits of trading the GER30 index CFD with Synergy FX. These include:

  • Low margins starting at just 1% allowing you to access more opportunity
  • Small contract sizes allow you to scale in and out with ease
  • Excellent liquidity allowing for excellent trade execution during fast-moving markets
  • Access to both profit taking, stop loss and trailing stop orders
  • Price alerts can be set to notify you on screen or via email
  • Robots, scalpers and hedging are welcome
  • Free unlimited access to our exclusive Education Portal

Trading hours for the GER30 index CFD

Sessions Quotes Trade
Sunday
Monday 00:00-24:00 02:50-09:30, 10:10-24:00
Tuesday 00:00-24:00 02:50-09:30, 10:10-24:00
Wednesday 00:00-24:00 02:50-09:30, 10:10-24:00
Thursday 00:00-24:00 02:50-09:30, 10:10-24:00
Friday 00:00-24:00 02:50-09:30, 10:10-24:00
Saturday

Start trading Dax Index CFD today by opening a live or demo MT4 trading account.

Open Live AccountStart Live Trading Today
Open Demo AccountFree Instant Trading

Why Synergy FX ?

Start trading Dax Index CFD today by opening a live or demo MT4 trading account.

Open Live AccountStart Live Trading Today
Open Demo AccountFree Instant Trading
  • True STP and ECN

    True ECN Spreads From 0.0 PIPS

  • Segregated Accounts

    Segregated accounts with AA rated banks

  • No Dealing Desk

    No dealing desk to manipulate price

  • Execution Speed

    Ultra Fast Order Execution

  • Global Fibre Optic Network

    Servers based in New York, London and Sydney

7 FACTS ABOUT TRADING THE GER30 DAX INDEX CFD

  • The GER30 or Germany 30 is also known as the DAX
  • Siemens, manufacturer of industrial and electronics products, is one of the largest constituent companies in the GER30 Index and accounts for approximately 10% of the total index weighting.
  • The end of the cold war and the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 pushed the GER30 Index about 13% lower in a one-month period.
  • Trades on the DAX are done in EUR (currency), so you need to be aware of the currency conversion. Whatever your account currency is, there will be a conversion from EURO to your currency base when you trade the DAX.