Trade HK 50 Index CFDs

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The HK 50 Index represents the top 50 constituent companies listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. These top companies account for approximately 58% of the total capitalisation of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The HK 50 Index is one of the most liquid and actively traded instruments among professional traders as it opens up access to the important Asian markets.

Important Contract Specifications for the HK 50 Index

Contract size:
1 contract. This means you can trade as little as 1 HK 50 index CFD.
Margin required: 1%. If you were to open two contracts and the HK 50 index was trading at 30,000 pts, your total position size would be $HKD60,000, and your margin would be 1% or $600. $600 of your money as margin would control the total position.
Comm.: There are no commissions on the HK 50 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 HK 50 index CFD.
Price per point: $HKD1. For every contract you have, each full point movement will be $HKD1.
Available on social trading: Yes
Liquidity: We source our liquidity for the HK 50 index via a number of global liquidity providers.

Why trade the HK 50 Index CFD?

There are a number of benefits of trading the HK 50 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 HK 50 index CFD

Sessions Quotes Trade
Sunday
Monday 00:00-24:00 04:15-07:00, 08:00-11:15, 12:00-18:45
Tuesday 00:00-24:00 04:15-07:00, 08:00-11:15, 12:00-18:45
Wednesday 00:00-24:00 04:15-07:00, 08:00-11:15, 12:00-18:45
Thursday 00:00-24:00 04:00-07:00, 08:00-11:15, 12:00-18:45
Friday 00:00-24:00 04:00-07:00, 08:00-11:15, 12:00-18:45
Saturday

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Why Synergy FX ?

TOP 7 FACTS ABOUT TRADING THE HK 50 INDEX CFD

  • Created to be the Dow Jones Index for Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index was started by the chairman of the Hang Seng Bank in November 1969.

  • The Hang Seng passed the 10,000-point milestone for the first time in its history on December 10, 1993

  • The Financials sector – consists mainly of the big banks such as Hang Seng Bank, HSBC and Bank of East Asia and most recently some mainland China giants including China Construction Bank, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China and Bank of China Limited – account for about 24% of the total weighting of the HK 50 Index

  • Information Technology has boosted the diversity of the HK 50 Index with computer maker Lenovo and internet giant Tencent accounting for 11% weighting in the Hong Kong Index.

  • Though Hong Kong is known for its soaring property prices, the real estate sector has lost much of its weighting and influence in the overall index. Real estate accounted for as much as 27% of the index in 1997. This went down to as low as 11% in 2011.

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