Trade JP225 Index CFDs

Trade the JP225 Index CFDs on Our Lowest Spreads

The JP225 Index represents the top 225 blue chip stocks listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It is considered as the barometer of the Japanese stock market.

The JP225 index is one of the best trending indices in Asia with strong moves seen across multiple time frames. It is this volatility which active traders love in order to find trading opportunities on an intraday or end of day basis.

With so much attention being placed on Asia over the last decade, traders love to keep an eye on this index, the trading volumes and trade setups to gauge how one of the world’s top economies are doing.

Important Contract Specifications for the JP225 Index

Contract size:
10 contracts.
Margin required: 1%. If you were to open two contracts and the JP225 Index was trading at 22,000 pts, your total position size would be $JPY44,000, and your margin would be 1% or $440. $440 of your money as margin would control the total position.
Comm.: There are no commissions on the JP225 Index CFD.
Spreads: Floating. This means the spread will be low during active market hours and higher during market hours.
Smallest contract size: 10 CFD. You can trade as little as 10 JP225 Index CFD.
Price per point: : $JPY1. For every contract you have, each full point movement will be $JPY1.
Liquidity: We source our liquidity for the JP225 Index via a number of global liquidity providers.

Why trade the JP225 Index CFD?

There are a number of benefits of trading the JP225 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 welcome
  • Free unlimited access to our exclusive Education Portal

Trading hours for the JP225 Index CFD

Sessions Quotes Trade
Monday 00:00-24:00 02:00-23:15
Tuesday 00:00-24:00 02:00-23:15
Wednesday 00:00-24:00 02:00-23:15
Thursday 00:00-24:00 02:00-23:15
Friday 00:00-24:00 02:00-23:15

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  • The Nikkei 225 (JP225) Index is the most widely quoted average of Japanese stocks, similar to the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the US.

  • The JP225 Index hit a high of 38,957.44 points on 29 December 1989, which was considered the peak of the Japanese asset price bubble.

  • On 10 March 2009, the JP225 Index hit the low of 7,054.98, which is about 81 percent below its peak 20 years earlier.

  • After the massive earthquake in March 2011, the JP225 Index dropped more than 10% two days.

  • The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is a top 10 shareholder of approximately 90 percent of the JP225 constituent companies

  • The Nikkei 225 index operates on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).

  • The JP225 Index began to be calculated on 7 September 1950.