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If you want to know which financial instruments are available to you with Olsson Capital online trading, then this is the place to check. In the following pages you will find a complete list of assets for which CFD trading is offered on the Olsson Capital financial trading site. For your convenience they are divided into five categories. The five categories are cryptocurrencies, currencies, stocks, commodities, indices. You will enjoy an overview of each category with all its assets on one page. Each single asset is listed once in the category it belongs to.

The index makes it easy for you to find out, if CFDs for a specific asset in a particular category is among the vast variety offered on this site. Simply open the page by clicking on the required category and all associated assets will appear directly on your screen. Each asset has its own individual trading times. These are indicated with each asset listing. Please just click on a specific asset to display this information, before opening a position for a CFD.

BITCOIN

Bitcoin is the best known of all the cryptocurrencies. It was the first peer-to-peer digital currency that is built on the blockchain ledger framework. Furthermore, it is open-source with the design being available for public scrutiny. An unknown person or group under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto invented Bitcoin in 2009.

Bitcoin, along with other popular cryptocurrencies, is created through a process of mining the coin. In this process, a series of complex mathematical equations (hash algorithms) are solved by the Bitcoin mining software. Every time an algorithm is solved, the miner earns one Bitcoin.

Because of the limited number of hash algorithms that can be solved, and by extension the number of Bitcoins that can be mined, it has become more challenging to solve these algorithms. Therefore, immense processing power in the form of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) is needed to continue to generate Bitcoins.

Bitcoin has turned already people into millionaires. None of the other cryptocurrencies has come close to Bitcoin’s price levels. Therefore, Bitcoin trading is ideal for traders who intend to invest on a large scale.

Trading Hours: 24/7

BITCOIN CASH

As the name indicates, Bitcoin Cash is a derivative of the original Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The Bitcoin Cash framework was derived from the Bitcoin infrastructure in what is known as a “hard fork”. This fork occurred in August 2017, and it happened due to concerns about Bitcoin’s scalability issues. Even though both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash are independent currencies, there are many similarities between the two digital currencies.

The most significant difference between the two coins is that a Bitcoin Cash developer solved Bitcoin’s scalability and speed issues by increasing the blockchain block size. Thus, Bitcoin Cash transactions tend to be faster than with the vanilla-flavoured Bitcoin transactions.

When Bitcoin Cash started transacting, its value was high. During its relatively short lifespan, the price has shown a lot of movement, making it appealing for CFD investors. On the other hand, Bitcoin Cash has not seen the same unbelievable price increases as Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

Trading Hours: 24/7

DASH

DASH was initially released as XCoin in 2014. However, it was later renamed to DASH, a mixture of the words “digital” and “cash”. This cryptocurrency is built on an open-source peer-to-peer digital framework with a core focus on the payments industry. Additionally, it is based on the Bitcoin protocol, and its core focus is that of user-friendliness and scalability.

DASH’s unique feature is that it provides an extra layer of network servers resulting in additional security. Unlike other digital currencies, DASH is managed by a company, including a large team of developers and volunteers to improve and maintain the currency framework.

When the coin was first released, a systemic error caused about two million coins to be mined in the first two days after its release. Consequently, the initial value was initially low. However, this issue was quickly solved, ensuring the stability of the coin.

DASH is one of the high-value digital currencies. Therefore, to ensure the best chance of guaranteeing a trading profit, it is essential for investors to follow the price movements and price movement history closely.

Trading Hours: 24/7

ETHEREUM

Ethereum is a unique developer network, creating a variety of decentralized apps. It was brought to life in 2014 by a non-profit organization with a very ambitious goal. The Ethereum network aims to create a “more globally accessible, more free and more trustworthy internet”. The associated cryptocurrency is what drives the network.

Use of Ethereum opens additional possibilities, such as setting up “smart contracts”. This is another aspect in which this cryptocurrency slightly differs from others.

Over the year 2016, the price of the Ethereum remained under $15. A very comfortable price level for investors, who started counting their winnings in the summer of 2017 and saw a radical increase at the break of the year.

Trading Hours: 24/7

ETHEREUM CLASSIC

Cryptocurrencies are continually developing and forking (splitting). The original Ethereum was divided into two separate forks: Ethereum and Ethereum Classic. This fork occurred in the aftermath of a significant hack on 17 June 2016 where 1/3 of Ethereum’s value (circa USD 50 million) was hacked. Plugging the vulnerabilities in the Ethereum network caused a hard fork (based on new rules) to occur, resulting in two different cryptocurrencies: Ethereum and Ethereum Classic.

The original Ethereum network (before the fork) is now known as Ethereum Classic while the new fork is known as Ethereum.

Today, Ethereum Classic maybe less popular, but equally secure.

Furthermore, Ethereum Classic can be described as a low-profile cryptocurrency for the investor. It’s relatively low price and high volatility yields certain advantages for CFD trading.

Trading Hours: 24/7

LITECOIN

Like most cryptocurrencies, Litecoin is a peer-to-peer-based digital currency and is based on a similar model to Bitcoin. However, the Litecoin framework allows for a significantly higher number of transactions to be processed in the same timeframe as the Bitcoin blockchain ledger. The reason being that the Litecoin blockchain framework generates blocks more frequently than Bitcoin without needing to improve (or fork) the structure it’s built upon. Consequently, not only are transactions confirmed in a shorter space of time, but brokers can receive more transaction confirmations simultaneously when selling more expensive items.

Finally, Litecoin has some noteworthy security and technological enhancements such as the Segregated Witness security protocol (SegWit) and the Lightning Network (the ability to process transactions quickly and cheaply).

As far as its price movements are concerned, Litecoin has a fascinating history. It was first released in October 2011, and in November 2013 Litecoin experienced a sudden massive jump in price, reaching its top level with a 100% increase within 24 hours. Then, in the last part of 2017, the Litecoin price rose again by another incredible amount of circa 400%. These extraordinary increases in the Litecoin price are what provides the coin’s high-winning potential, but on the other hand, it adds an equally high level of risk, albeit worthwhile to Litecoin traders.

Trading Hours: 24/7

MONERO

Monero is an open-source, decentralised digital currency whose primary focus is on privacy. It was developed in April 2014, and it was created to improve the availability, confidentiality, and speed of existing cryptocurrencies.

Even though Monero transaction details are kept entirely private, the digital currency framework uses a public ledger to log transactions. Ergo, all the information about the trade: sender, recipient, and amount are obscured during the transaction transmission and history. Furthermore, the transactions are not traceable because Monero coins are entirely fungible.

These privacy issues are not relevant to the investor. The salient point is that the Monero cryptocurrency price level is affordable, and the currency has lots of potential to increase its value. Therefore, traders should consider Monero.

Trading Hours: 24/7

RIPPLE

Ripple is one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrencies. It is a real-time currency exchange and payment network that is built on a decentralised, open-source Internet protocol. It was released in 2012, and it supports secure, immediate, and almost-free global financial transactions of any size without any chargebacks.

Ripple is the first digital currency that was accepted by the banking industry. This is because the Ripple framework uses a slightly different transaction verification technology. The first online bank started receiving Ripple transactions as early as 2014. Ripple is still the preferred digital currency accepted by both banks and large financial institutions.

Ripple has yet to be noticed by the cryptocurrency trading fraternity. However, it should be noted that the coin has definite potential. Accordingly, Investors should keep an eye on this cryptocurrency.

Trading Hours: 24/7

ZCASH

ZCash is one of the relative newcomers to the digital currency industry. ZCash’s name comes from the term “Zerocoin”. Basically, the Zerocoin protocol was improved upon for it to evolve into the Zerocash (ZCash) framework. In 2016, the ZCash digital currency was developed on top of this framework.

ZCash is a decentralised, open-source currency whose fundamentals include strong security and privacy protocols. Furthermore, it is a “zero-knowledge” cryptocurrency in that it contains a zero-knowledge set of rules. Succinctly stated, reciprocative zero-knowledge protocols need interaction between both the transacting parties (or computer systems). Thus, proving both their knowledge and the validation of this knowledge without giving away the information that confirms the facts of the transaction. Therefore, the Zerocash framework protects the identity of the sender, receiver, and the transaction amount. Finally, transaction details are not kept on record once the deal has been concluded.

The Zerocash framework with its strong emphasis on privacy and security makes ZCash popular with traders. However, there also seem to be claims of security vulnerabilities.

The price of the ZCash has been moderately firm and continues to remain medium-high with good potential.

Trading Hours: 24/7

AUD/CAD

The Australian Dollar (AUD) and Canadian Dollar (CAD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 06:00-21:00

AUD/CHF

The Australian Dollar (AUD) and Swiss Franc (CHF) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 06:00-19:30

AUD/JPY

The Australian Dollar (AUD) and the Japanese Yen (JYP) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00:00-21:00:59

AUD/NZD

The Australian Dollar(AUD) and the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00:00-21:00:59

AUD/USD

The Australian Dollar (AUD) and the United States Dollar (USD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Sun – Sat 00:00:00-23:59:59

BITCOIN(BITSTAMP)

Trading Hours: Mon-Sat 00:00:00-23:59:59

CAD/JPY

The Canadian Dollar (CAD) and the Japanese Yen (JPY) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 06:00:00-21:00:00

EUR/AUD

The Euro (EUR) and the Australian Dollar (AUD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00:00-21:00:59

EUR/CAD

The Euro (EUR) and the Canadian Dollar (CAD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 09:00-21:00

EUR/CHF

The Euro (EUR) and the Swiss Franc (CHF) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 04:00:00-20:00:00

EUR/GBP

The Euro (EUR) and the British Pound (GBP) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 04:00 – 20:00

EUR/JPY

The Euro (EUR) and the Japanese Yen (JPY) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00:00-21:00:59

EUR/NZD

The Euro (EUR) and the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00:00-23:59:59

EUR/RUB

The Euro (EUR) and the Russian Ruble (RUB) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 07:00:00-15:00:00

EUR/USD

The Euro (EUR) and the United States Dollar (USD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Sun– Sat 00:00 – 23:59

GBP/CAD

The British Pound (GBP) and the Canadian Dollar (CAD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:00-21:00

GBP/CHF

The British Pound (GBP) and the Swiss Franc (CHF) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 06:00-19:30

GBP/JPY

The British Pound (GBP) and the Japanese Yen (JPY) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:00:00-21:00:59

GBP/RUB

The British Pound (GBP) and the Russian Ruble (RUB) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 06:40-17:00

GBP/USD

The British Pound (GBP) and the United States Dollar (USD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:00-21:00

NZD/JPY

The New Zealand Dollar (NZD) and the Japanese Yen (JPY) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:30:00-05:00:00

NZD/USD

The New Zealand Dollar (NZD) and the United States Dollar (USD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 00:00:00-21:00:59

USD/CAD

The United States Dollar (USD) and the Canadian Dollar (CAD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 03:00:00-21:00:00

USD/CHF

The United States Dollar (USD) and the Swiss Franc (CHF) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 06:00-21:00

USD/JPY

The United States Dollar (USD) and the Japanese Yen (JPY) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Sun – Sat 00:00:00-23:59:59

USD/RUB

The United States Dollar (USD) and the Russian Ruble (RUB) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00:00-15:30:00

USD/SGD

The United States Dollar (USD) and the Singapore Dollar (SGD) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 1:00 – 9:00

USD/TRY

The United States Dollar (USD) and the Turkish New Lira (TRY) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 07:00-15:30

USD/ZAR

The United States Dollar (USD) and the South African Rand (ZAR) exchange rate.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 07:00 – 14:00

ADIDAS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

AIG

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

ALIBABA

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

ALPHABET (GOOGLE)

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

AMAZON

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

ANZ BANK

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00: 00:05:00-05:00:00

APPLE (US)

Apple Inc. is an American international corporation that designs and manufactures high-end consumer electronics and computer hardware and software. The Macintosh computer is Apple’s most famous computer hardware. While the iPod, iPhone, and iPad are its best-known mobile devices. Finally, Apple software constitutes Mac OS X operating system, iOS: its mobile operating system, iTunes multimedia player, iLife: a series of multimedia and creativity software products, iWork: productivity software, Final Cut Studio: professional acoustic and film-industry software, and Logic Studio: a suite of audio instruments. Finally, Apple manages over250 retail stores in nine countries as well as a global online store that sells hardware, mobile, and software products.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

International Code: AAPL.O

AXIS BANK

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 04:00-10:00

BAE SYSTEMS (LONDON)

BAE Systems plc (British Aerospace) is a British defence, security and aerospace company with its headquarters in Farnborough, Hampshire, England. The company has global interests, especially in North America by way of its subsidiary BAE Systems Inc. BAE is Europe’s largest defence contractor as well as the second-largest global defence contractor. It was formed on 30 November 1999 by the £7.7 billion merger between two British companies, Marconi Electronic Systems (MES), the defence electronics and naval shipbuilding subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc (GEC), and BAE.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 – 16:00

International Code: BAES.L

BAIDU

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

BANCO SANTANDER

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

BANK OF AMERICA

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

BARCLAYS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

BASF AG

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

BAYER AG

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

BHP-AU

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00:05:00-05:00:00

BLACKBERRY

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

BMW

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

BOEING

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

BP (BRITISH PETROLEUM)

BP plc is the third largest energy corporation worldwide, the fifth largest company globally, and the UK’s biggest company. Its headquarters are in St James’s, City of Westminster, London. BP is amid the largest private sector energy corporations in the world, and one of the six Big Oil companies in the word. Being considered part of the Supermajors essentially means that BP is one of the vertically connected private sector oil research as well as natural gas and petrol product marketing businesses across the globe. BP plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a part of the FTSE 100.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 7:15 – 15:30

International Code: BP.L

BRITISH AMERICAN T

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

CATERPILLAR

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

CITI (US)

Citigroup Inc. (also known as Citi), is a significant American financial services company located in New York. Citigroup was created from one of the world’s most significant mergers in history when the banking giant Citicorp and financial corporation Travelers Group were combined on April 7, 1998. Currently, Citigroup Inc. has the world’s biggest financial services network, stretching across 140 countries with roughly16,000 offices worldwide, and it employs circa 322,000 staff across the globe.

As of 2009, statistics show that Citigroup is the world’s largest bank based on total customer figures and its extensive network of branches. It is a principal dealer in US Treasury securities. Citigroup suffered massive losses concurrently with the 2008 global financial crisis. And it was rescued in November 2008 in a massive bailout by the U.S. federal government.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:00

International Code: NOEC

CK HUTCHISON

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 01:40-04:00,05:30-08:00

COCA COLA (US)

The Coca-Cola brand consists of a carbonated soft drink sold in retail outlets, eateries, and vending machines worldwide. Interestingly, the Coca-Cola Company asserts that its product is sold in over 200 countries around the globe. Also known as Coke or Cola, it is manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. John Pemberton is credited with creating the original recipe in the late 19th century. However, Coca-Cola was later bought out by Asa Griggs Candler, who marketed the drink in such a way that it drove Coke to its dominance of the global soft-drink market during the 20th century. Coca-Cola, as well as the famous brand McDonald, is viewed as a symbol of US laissez-faire and culture.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40 – 21:00

International Code: COKE

DAIMLER AG

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

DELTA AIRLINES

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

DEUTSCHE BANK

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

DISNEY

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

E.ON AG

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

EBAY

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

ETHEREUM

Ethereum is a unique developer network, creating a variety of decentralized apps. It was brought to life in 2014 by a non-profit organization with a very ambitious goal. The Ethereum network aims to create a “more globally accessible, more free and more trustworthy internet”. The associated cryptocurrency is what drives the network.

Use of Ethereum opens additional possibilities, such as setting up “smart contracts”. This is another aspect in which this cryptocurrency slightly differs from others.

Over the year 2016, the price of the Ethereum remained under $15. A very comfortable price level for investors, who started counting their winnings in the summer of 2017 and saw a radical increase at the break of the year.

Trading Hours: 24/7

EXXON MOBILE

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

FACEBOOK

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

FEDEX

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

FERRARI

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

GAZPROM (RUSSIA)

Gazprom is a global energy corporation with the following core focuses: geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and sales of gas, gas condensate and oil, sales of gas as a vehicle fuel, and the generation and marketing of heat and electric power. It is the most significant extractor of natural gas in the world. And it is also the biggest Russian corporation.

Gazprom was founded in 1989 when the Soviet Union Ministry of Gas Industry remodelled itself into a corporation, ensuring that all its assets remained intact. The company was later partial privatised, but the Russian government continues to hold a controlling stake.

Gazprom produced 549.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2008, equalling 17% of the global gas production. Additionally, (in 2018) the corporation produced 32 million tons of oil and 10.9 million tons of gas. Finally, in 2008, Gazprom’s ventures equalled 10% of Russia’s gross domestic product.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 7:10 – 14:30

International Code: GAZP.MM

GENERAL ELECTRIC

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

GENERAL MOTORS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

GODADDY

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

GOLDMAN SACHS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

GROUPON

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

HSBC-HK

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 01:40-04:00,05:10-08:00

HSBC HOLDINGS (LONDON)

HSBC Holdings plc is a public limited company that was incorporated in England and Wales in 1990. It moved its headquarters to London in 1993 and has been there ever since. As of 2009, according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine, HSBC Holdings was listed as both the world’s biggest banking group and the globe’s sixth largest company. The group was established from the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation based in Hong Kong. In fact, the acronym of this name led to HBSC’s current title. Today, even though now no single geographical area dominates the group’s revenue, Hong Kong remains a vital income. Additionally, recent acquisitions and Chinese expansions are turning HSBC back towards its Asian roots. HSBC has a sizeable operational centre in Asia. The company is also involved in notable financial lending, investment, and insurance projects across the world. The company has a global reach and economic fundamentals that can be rivalled by few other banking or multinational financial corporations.

HSBC Holdings plc is listed on the following stock exchanges: Bermuda, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Paris. And it is a part of both the FTSE 100 Index and the Hang Seng Index.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 8:15 – 16:30

International Code: HSBA.L

IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) (NYSE: IBM) is a multinational USA technology and consulting firm whose headquarters are in Armonk, New York. IBM makes and markets computer hardware and software. Additionally, the company offers a wide-range of technology from mainframe computers to nanotechnology infrastructure as well as hosting and consulting services.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

INTEL

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

JOHNSON & JOHNSON

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

JP MORGAN CHASE

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

LAS VEGAS SANDS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

LINKEDIN

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

LLOYDS BANK

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

LOCKHEED MARTIN

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

LUFTHANSA

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

LUKOIL (RUSSIA)

Lukoil (RTS: LKOH LSE: LKOD NASDAQ: LUKOY) is Russia’s biggest oil company and its greatest oil producer. For example, in 2007, Lukoil produced 96.645 million tons of oil at 1.953 million barrels per day.

Lukoil is headquartered in Moscow, and it is the second largest public company (after Exxon Mobil) with respect to its proven oil and gas reserves. In 2008, the company accounted for circa 1.3% of global oil reserves; in other words, 19.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent as per SPE standards. Lukoil’s global upstream subsidiary is known as Lukoil Overseas Holding, and the company has operations in more than 40 countries across the globe.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 7:10 – 14:30

International Code: LKOH.MM

MASTERCARD

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00:05:00-02:30:00,03:35:00-06:00:00

MAZDA MOTOR

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

MCDONALD'S

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

METRO AG

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

MICRON

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

MICROSOFT (US)

Microsoft Corporation is a multinational information technology organisation that produces, fabricates, licenses, and maintains a wide range of software products for computing hardware and mobile devices. Its most successful products are Microsoft Windows, an operating system, as well as Microsoft Office, a suite of productivity software.

The company’s original goal to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800. With time, Microsoft began to control the home computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, succeeded by the successive range of Windows operating systems. Microsoft’s full range of operating systems has afforded the company almost complete dominance in the desktop, laptop, and mobile device market.

When the company debuted its IPO on March 13, 1986, the stock price opened at US $21. By the end of the first trading day, Microsoft stock had closed at $28.The stock price crested at circa US $119 in 1999.

In the last few years, the Microsoft share price has mostly remained steady, with an increase in the stock price during the release of Windows Vista. Finally, the share price also fell during the 2008 fiscal crisis.

Trading hours: Trading Hours: Mon –14:40-21:00

International Code: MSFT.O

NETFLIX

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

NIKE (US)

Nike, Inc. is a major publically traded global corporation. It is an American sportswear and equipment supplier located in the USA. It is the globe’s foremost supplier of athletic shoes and clothing. It is also a large sports equipment manufacturer with income that topped USD 18.6 billion in 2008. Additionally, 2008 employment numbers show that Nike employed more than 30 000 people across the globe.

The company was founded by Bill Bowerman and Philip Knight on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribbon Sports, It officially became Nike, Inc. in 1978. The brand gets its name from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory. Nike Inc. Not only does Nike market its products under its own brand, but it also manufactures other brands like Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, and Nike Skateboarding. The company also owns the following subsidiaries: Cole Haan, Hurley International, Umbro and Converse. Not only is Nike Inc. a sportswear and equipment manufacturing concern, but it also owns retail stores under the Nike Town brand name.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00:15-02:00,03:30-06:00

International Code: NKE

NISSAN MOTOR

Nissan Motor Company Ltd, usually shortened to Nissan, is a Japanese multinational vehicle manufacturer. Since 2011, the corporation’s global headquarters has been located in Nishi-Ku, Yokohama. Nissan was once a central member of the Nissan Group but has become more autonomous following its reorganisation under Carlos Ghosn (CEO). Consequently, it has become one of the biggest vehicle manufacturers in the world. Until 1986 Nissan used to sell vehicles under the “Datsun” brand name. The brand was relaunched in 2013 as an affordable, emerging market vehicle. Not only does Nissan manufacture “everyday” vehicles, it also makes a range of luxury models branded as Infinity.

Nissan entered a two-way alliance with Renault S.A. of France in 1999. As of 2008, Renault S.A owns 43.4% of Nissan while Nissan retains 15% of Renault. In the USA, Nissan, Honda and Toyota are the largest Asian motor vehicle corporations that have been encroaching on the historically-dominant US-based “Big Three” auto manufacturers: GM, Ford and Chrysler.

In its home territory, Nissan is ranked as the third-largest automaker, preceded by Honda, and Toyota. It is interesting to observe that Nissan and Honda’s sales figures are similar with Honda edging ahead while Toyota’s numbers are streaks ahead.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00:15-02:00 & 03:30-06:00 GMT

International Code: NISSAN

PAYPAL

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

PEPSICO

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

PETROBRAS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

PFIZER

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

PROCTER & GAMBLE

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

REUTERS (US THOMSON REUTERS)

Reuters Group Limited is a UK-based, Canadian media and financial information company. Its headquarters are in London, UK. The group supplies financial market information to broadcasting corporations and newspapers worldwide. Even though the Reuters Group was bought out by The Thomson Corporation, creating Thomson Reuters, it is the best-known part of the amalgamated companies.

Additionally, its primary focus is to provide the global financial markets with trading products and information, including market data (share prices and currency rates), research and analysis, and trading systems that enable dealers to buy and sell assets digitally instead of telephonically or on a trading floor.

Some of Thomson Reuters’ competitors are Bloomberg L.P. and Dow Jones Newswires.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri from 14:00-20:00GMT

Reuters Code: TRI.N

RIO-AURIO-AU

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00:05:00-05:00:00

RIO TINTO

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

ROLLS ROYCE (LONDON)

Rolls-Royce plc (LSE: RR.) is a British airline engine manufacturer. After GE Aviation, it is the second-largest aircraft engine maker in the world. Additionally, Rolls-Royce plc has associated businesses in the defence aerospace, energy, and maritime industries.

When Rolls-Royce was nationalised in 1971, aeroplane engines had been the most notable part of their business; although, they manufactured motor vehicles as well. The car company was unbundled from the global corporation in 1973, and the company in its post-1973 form was re-privatised in 1987. Some notable 2005 sales statistics showing the value of the company are as follows: Defence aerospace sales made up 21% of group sales, civil aerospace 53%, marine 17%, and energy 8%.

Because of its defence aerospace division, Rolls-Royce is the globe’s 16th biggest defence contractor. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and is a component of the FTSE 100 Index.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 – 16:00

International Code: RR.L

ROSNEFT'

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 07:10-14:30

S.BANK INDIA

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 04:45-10:00

SALESFORCE.COM

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 04:45-10:00

SANDISK

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

SAP

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

SBERBANK (RUSSIA)

Sberbank Rossii (MICEX: SBER RTS: SBER) is also known as the “Savings Bank of Russia”. It is the state-owned bank and financial services corporation, headquartered in Moscow. And, in many regions, Sberbank is realistically the only bank competent enough to provide local governments with complicated banking services. Furthermore, it is the only institution that is capable of providing meaningful financial assistance in the implementation of investment and social programmes. It is also the biggest bank in Russia and across Eastern Europe.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 07:10-14:30

International Code: SBER03.MM

SIEMENS AG

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

SINA

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

SONY

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

STARBUCKS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

SUMITOMO MITSUI

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00:05:00-02:30:00,03:35:00-06:00:00

TATA MOTORS (INDIA)

Tata Motors Limited (NSE: TATAMOTORS, BSE: 500570, NYSE: TTM) is a multinational corporation that is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Tata Motors is now part of the Tata Group. However, it was previously known as TELCO (TATA Engineering and Locomotive Company). After the 2008 acquisition of British automotive brands Jaguar and Land Rover, Tata Motors has now a combined revenue of USD 16 billion.

It is India’s biggest corporation in the car and commercial vehicle sector with more than 70% combined market share in the domestic commercial vehicle segment. And the company is a medium-sized player on the global market with 2007 figures according to OICA data of 0.81% market share. Furthermore, based on 2007 numbers, the OICA has also listed Tata Motors as the 19th biggest vehicle manufacture in the world.

Tata Motors is a dual-listed business traded on both the Bombay Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. In 2005, Tata Motors was ranked among the top 10 companies in India with an annual revenue topping INR 320 billion.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 4:30 – 10:00

International Code: TAMO.BO

TATA STEEL

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 04:00-10:00

TELEFONICA

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

TENCENT HOLDINGS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 01:40-04:00,05:10-08:00

TESCO

Tesco plc (LSE: TSCO) is a multinational supermarket and general merchandising retailer. Its headquarters are in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. The company is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by income (behind Wal-Mart and Carrefour). And, it is the second-largest retailer measured by profitability (behind Wal-Mart).

Tesco plc has stores in 14 countries across Europe, North America, and Asia. It is also the supermarket leader in the UK with a market share of circa 30%, the Republic of Ireland, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

TESLA MOTORS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

TEVA.TA

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. NASDAQ: is a global pharmaceutical organisation, headquartered in Petah Tikva, Israel. The company specialises in proprietary and generic pharmaceuticals as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients. Teva is the biggest generic drug manufacturer globally. And it is one of the 15 biggest pharmaceutical corporations worldwide.

Trading hours: Sun – Thu 07:00 – 13:30

International Code: TEVA.TA

TOSHIBA CORP

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 00:05:00-02:30:00,03:35:00-06:00:00

TOYOTA (US)

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

TURKCELL (TURKEY)

Turkcell (NYSE: TKC) based in Istanbul, is the foremost mobile phone operator in Turkey. The company had signed up 36.3 million subscribers by the end of September 2008, making it the third largest European corporation. Turkcell is traded both on the Turkish Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Wilkins Finance facilitates trading on the Turkcell stock both on the Turkish Stock Exchange and the NYSE.

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 12:00 – 13:50

International Code: TKC

UNICREDIT

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

VODAFONE

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

VOLKSWAGEN

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

WAL-MART

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

WEIBO

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

WYNN RESORTS

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

YAHOO

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

YANDEX N.V

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

3M

Trading hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00 GMT

BRENT CRUDE OIL-APR16

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 05:00:00-18:30:00

COCOA

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 11:30-19:00

COFFEE

Coffee is one of the world’s most famous drinks. The assumption is that more 80% of adults worldwide consume coffee, or a derivative, at least once a day. Brazil is the largest coffee producer, along with many other commodities.

Trading Hours: 11:30-18:30 GMT

CME symbol KT

COPPER

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 09:00-20:00

CORN

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 12:00-19:30

COTTON-MAY16

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 11:00-19:00

F-APR16

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 10:45-21:00

GOLD

Throughout history, gold coins have been widely used as legal tender. The early paper money was typically seen as voucher redeemable for gold coins or bullion. Before the 1930s Great Depression, the fiscal system known as The Gold Standard was in place. Primarily, a unit of currency was allocated a weight of gold. And the money could be exchanged for the equivalent gold allotment. For a long time, the United States government set the value of the US dollar (USD) as follows: one Troy Ounce was equal to $20.67 ($664.56/kg). But, in1934 the USD was revalued at $35.00 per troy ounce ($1125.27/kg).

By 1961 it was becoming difficult to support this price. Therefore, a group of US and European bankers decided to manipulate the market to stop further currency devaluation versus the increased demand for gold.

The gold pool collapsed on March 17, 1968, due to adverse monetary conditions. Consequently, a two-tiered pricing system was instituted whereby gold was still used to pay global accounts at the original $35.00 per troy ounce ($1.13/g); however, the private market gold price was allowed to fluctuate. Finally, this two-tiered appraisal system was discontinued in 1975. And the gold price was allowed find its free-market levels.

Gold is viewed as a fundamental hedge against global inflation. Consequently, concurrently with crude and other metals prices, is highly associated with global growth, particularly in emerging markets.

Trading Hours: Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 02:00:00-23:59:59 GMT

International Code: XAU

GOLD/EUR

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 07:00-21:00

OIL (LIGHT SWEET CRUDE)

Sweet crude oil is a petroleum variant. Petroleum is thought to be “sweet” if it includes less than 0.5% sulphur, as opposed to the higher sulphur percentages in sour crude oil. Sweet crude oil contains minute quantities of hydrogen sulphide and carbon dioxide. High grade, low sulphur crude oil is ordinarily used to manufacture gasoline. Therefore, there is a high demand for Light Sweet Crude, especially in the industrialised countries. “Light sweet crude oil” is essentially the most sought-after crude oil variant as it contains a disproportionately large amount of the essential ingredients that are used in the production of gasoline, high-quality diesel, and kerosene. The phrase “sweet” was coined because the low sulphur levels give the oil a moderately sweet taste and pleasant smell. Nineteenth-century oil prospectors would taste and smell minute amounts of the oil to decide what quality the oil was.

Light Sweet Oil is deemed a benchmark for oil, and it is traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Also, Light Sweet Oil is marked as a natural inflation hedge. And, in the last few years, the oil price was associated with the world’s economic growth.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 03:00-21:00

International Code: CLV1

ORANGES

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 13:10-19:00

PALLADIUM

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 11:00-19:00

PLATINUM

Platinum is a precious metal with a chemical symbol is Pt and an atomic number of 78.

Platinum bullion’s ISO currency code is XPT. And, it is a commodity whose value fluctuates according to the global market movements. On June 5, 2009, Platinum was worth $1263.00 per Troy Ounce (circa $40.09 per gram).

Furthermore, Platinum is utilised during the production of catalytic converters, dentistry equipment, electrical electrodes and contacts, jewellery, laboratory equipment, and platinum resistance thermometers.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:00-19:00

International Code: XPT

RICE-MAR16

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 15:00-19:00

SILVER

The Lydian people produced a gold-silver alloy known as electrum was minted to create silver coins circa 700 BCE. Later, pure silver was refined and minted into coins in its refined format. Multiple countries used silver as their basic unit of money. The United Kingdom monetary unit, The Pound, indicates that it originally symbolised the value of one Troy Pound of sterling silver. Later (in the 1800s), many nations, including the United States and Great Britain changed from silver to the Gold Standard of valuing money. Lastly, 20th-century currency moved on from the Gold Standard to what is known as fiat currency.

Silver is also recognised as a natural hedge against inflation. And in recent history (and currently) the silver price correlates the world growth figure. Silver bullion has the ISO currency code XAG.

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 04:00-21:00

International Code: XAG

SOYBEAN-MAR16

Trading Hours: Mon – Thu 14:40-19:00

SUGAR

Sugar is one of the world’s foremost sweeteners, with 2013 worldwide production figures noting that Brazil is the biggest sugarcane produce in the world.

There are many variants of sugar which all are rated by the International Commission Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis (ICUMSA).

The sugar traded on Wilkins Finance’s platform is the product that is quoted and cleared by the CME Group.

Our future contracts are dollar dominated and represent the price of sugar per112,000 units. The closest futures that we offer is one of the following possible tradable contracts: March, May, July and October.

Trading Hours: Platform trading hours 11:00-18:30

CME symbol YO.

WHEAT

Wheat belongs to the grass family. It originated in the Fertile Crescent region in Ancient Egypt but is now grown all over the world. Global statistics show that, in 2007, world production of wheat was 607 million tons. Thus, making it the third most-cultivated crop behind maize (784 million tons) and rice (651 million tons). Worldwide, wheat is also the principal source of vegetable protein in human food, with a higher protein content than either maize (corn) or rice. With respect to the total yield tonnages used for food, wheat is presently second to rice as the chief human food crop, before maize, after taking into account maize’s more widespread use in animal feeds.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 13:00-19:00 GMT

ASX

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:10-05:00

ASX F-JUN16

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:10-05:00

ATHENS

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:10-05:00

BOMBAY SE

The Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index (BSE Sensex) is a price-weighted index made up of the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks, across various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). These 30 corporations make up circa one-fifth of the total BSE market capitalization.

The BSE Sensex is representative of a fast-growing Indian economy. And, the index has increased upwards of ten times beginning in June 1990 to now. The BSE Sensex’s long-run return percentage works out to about18.6% per annum. This translates to approximately 9% per year after inflation compensation. The index includes blue-chip stocks such as HDFC Bank and Tata Motors.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 4:15 – 10:00

International Code: BSESN

BOVESPA F-APR16

Trading Hours: Tue– Fri 08:35-15:05

CSI 300

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 11:15-18:00

DAX F-JUN16

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-18:00

DOW F-JUN16

Trading Hours: Sun– Thu 13:00-21:00

DOW (US)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is a price-weighted score made up of 30 notable stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq. Charles Dow created the DJIA in 1896. It is often referred to as one of the following: The Industrial Average, Dow Jones, Dow 30, or Dow.

The Dow Jones is one of the oldest, most-followed index in the world. It includes giant corporations such as Exxon Mobil, General Electric, the Walt Disney Company and Microsoft. Finally, it is also used to gauge the industrial sector’s performance within the US economy.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

International Code: DJI

DOLLAR INDEX F.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 11:00:00-21:00:00

DUBAI (DUBAI FINANCIAL MARKET GENERAL INDEX)

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is a stock exchange based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was established on March 26, 2000.

As of August 2007, there are circa 57 companies listed on DFM. Most of these corporations are UAE-based organisations with a few dual-listed companies based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Throughout 2004 and 2005, significant increases in the volume of shares traded and the share prices of many companies occurred. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2005 extending through the first few months of 2006, share prices dropped by about 60% on the DFM, together with similar contractions in most other Persian Gulf capital markets.

The Dubai Financial Market General Index is a free-float market-capitalisation weighted price index made up of listed company stocks. And, it includes stocks such as Dubai Islamic Bank and the Emirates Telecommunications Company. As of January 1, 2004, the index base value was1000.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 06:30-10:00

International Code: DFMGI

FAZ-SHORT BANKS

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

FTSE 100 (UK)

The FTSE 100 Index (FTSE 100, FTSE) is a stock index (a measure of a part of the stock market). The FTSE 100 is made up of 100 of the most highly capitalised UK corporations that are listed on the London Stock Exchange. The FTSE Group manages the FTSE 100.

On account of the fact that the FTSE includes big multinational corporations like BP, HSBC, Unilever, and Vodafone, it is deemed to be a Global Index. Therefore, it stands to reason that investors across the world follow the index. It was founded in January 1984 with an initial level of 1,000. As of March 2018, it had a level of over 7,000. The index is calculated in real time, and when the LSE is open, the FTSE is re-calculated and published every 15 seconds.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

International Code: FTSE

FTSE MIB F-JUN16

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

GERMANY 10YR-JUN16

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

HANG SENG (HONG KONG)

The Hang Seng Index (HSI) was inaugurated on November 24, 1969. The HSI is a daughter company of the Hang Seng Bank; the biggest bank registered and listed in Hong Kong with respect to its market capitalisation size. While HSI Services Limited is responsible for maintaining the HSI, the Hang Seng Bank is responsible for the Index’s compilation, management, and publication.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:30-04:00,05:10-08:00

International Code: HIS

IBEX

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

ISE 30 (ISTANBUL STOCK EXCHANGE)

The Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) is the only Turkish securities exchange. It was founded to facilitate trading in the following assets: bonds and bills, equities, foreign securities, international securities, private sector bonds, real estate certificates, and revenue-sharing certificates.

The ISE is home to 320 national corporate banks and financial houses. The trading day, on working days, is divided up into two sessions: 09:30-12:00 for the first session and 14:00-17:00 for the second session.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00 – 9:00 and 11:10 – 13:50

International Code: XU030

KL FUTURE

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, also termed the FBM KLCI, is a capitalisation-weighted stock market index that is made up of the 30 largest companies on the Bursa Malaysia. The index was first launched on 4 April 1986 as the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI). Its base value of 100 was added on 1 January 1977. Bursa Malaysia and the FTSE joined together in 2006 with the aim of enhancing the KLCI by providing a suite of indices aimed at the Malaysian market. The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI was one of the indices designed as a substitute for the KLCI. This new index was adopted on July 6, 2009, with the opening value obtained from the closing value of the now-defunct KLCI on July 3, 2009.

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI’s inclusion criterion is a company’s market capitalisation level that meets the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Ground Rules minimum entrance requirements.

Finally, this index is jointly operated by FTSE and Bursa Malaysia.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:00-04:30,07:00-09:00

International Code: KLIc1

KOSPI

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:10-06:00

KUWAIT (KUWAIT GENERAL INDEX)

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) is the State of Kuwait’s national stock market that was created in October 1962. Prior to this, several shareholding companies like the NBK existed in Kuwait. Additionally, the Kuwait Stock Exchange is one of the earliest and biggest stock exchanges in the Persian Gulf region. Furthermore, it is garnering prominence as one of the most potentially influential across the globe.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 6:20 – 9:20

International Code: KWSE

MICEX 10 (MOSCOW INTERBANK EXCHANGE)

The MICEX 10 Index is a non-weighted price index that tracks the ten most marketable Russian stocks listed on Moscow Exchange. This index comprises of the top Russian companies (like Gazprom and SBERBANK) in a mixture of sectors.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 07:10-14:30

International Code: MCX10

MSM 30 (OMAN)

The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) is Oman’s primary stock exchange that was established in 1988. It is located in Muscat. The MSM’s leading stock index is the MSM-30. The MSM-30 is also known as the Muscat Securities Market Index was founded in 1992. The Index’s make up by sector is as follows:

Banks & Investment Sector: 69 organizations

Industry Sector: 89 corporations

Service: 61 companies

The Index incorporates stocks like DHOFAR BANK and the NATIONAL BANK OF OMAN.

Trading Hours: Sun – Thu 6:30 – 8:30

International Code: MSI

N16

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:40-03:30,05:05-07:00

NASDAQ (US)

The Nasdaq Composite is a capital market index of all of the common stocks and similar securities like ADRs, limited partnership interests, and tracking stocks that are listed on the NASDAQ stock market. Therefore, the NASDAQ Composite has more than 300 financial assets on its list. It is an extremely well-regarded index in the U.S. The NASDAQ Composite does not consist solely of American companies since both American and non-American companies are listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

Finally, the NASDAQ Composite Index is used as a performance indicator for technology and growth companies listed on the NASDAQ exchange.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

International Code: IXIC

NIFTY FUTURE

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 04:00-10:00

NIKKEI225 (JPN)

The Nikkei 225, also known as the Nikkei, the Nikkei index, or the Nikkei Stock Average. It is a Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) capital market index. The TSE has been calculated every day by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) newspaper from 1950. It is a price-weighted average based on the Yen, and its participants are reviewed annually. The Nikkei is currently the most extensively quoted Japanese equities average. And, it is comparable to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Nikkei was in fact known as the Nikkei Dow Jones Stock Average between1975 and 1985.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:05:00-02:30:00,03:35:00-06:00:00

RTS (RUSSIAN TRADING SYSTEM)

The Russian Trading System, opened in Moscow in 1995, is a capital market that consolidated the different regional stock markets into one exchange.

The RTS Index (RTSI) was established on March 15, 2007. It is a free-float capitalisation-weighted index made up of 50 Russian stocks and calculated in USD, that are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange.

The list of stocks included on the RTSI are companies like GAZPROM, NOVATEK, SBERBANK, and VOLGA TELECOM. Finally, this list of stocks is reviewed quarterly.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 7:05 – 14:30

International Code: IRTS

RUSSELL 2000

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 13:40-20:00

S&P 500 (US)

The Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index is a market capitalisation weighted index that is made up of the 500 most significant U.S. publicly traded corporations that trade on one of the two largest American stock market companies: the NYSE Euronext and the NASDAQ OMX. Market value is the primary measure that is used to measure individual company weighting. The S&P 500 index is traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). A market capitalisation weighted index is one of the most popular benchmarks that is used for the broader US investment markets. Other popular US stock market benchmarks include the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or the Dow 30 and the Russell 2000 Index, which represents the small-cap index.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 13:40-20:00

International Code: SPX

SHANGHAI COMPOSITE

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:40-03:30,05:05-07:00

SMI FUTURE

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 08:15-16:30

SSE180 (SHANGHAI STOCK EXCHANGE)

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) Composite Index (the Shanghai Composite) is traded on the Shanghai stock exchange. And, it is the most frequently used indicator to highlight the SSE’s market performance. The Shanghai Composite is made up of A and B share stocks listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The SSE180 mirrors the 180 largest stocks recorded on the SSE General Index, including stocks such as Air China and the Bank of China.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:40-03:30,05:05-07:00

International Code: SSE180

STRAITS TIMES

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:15-04:30,06:15-09:00

TADAWUL (SAUDI STOCK EXCHANGE)

The Saudi Stock Exchange or Tadawul is Saudi Arabia’s single stock exchange. The Capital Market Authority (the Saudi government’s financial regulatory authority) oversees the market. The Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) reached its highest mark at 20,634.86 on 25 February 2006. April 30, 2008, statistics show that 115 publicly traded companies form part of the TASI.

Trading Hours: Sun-Wed 8:10 – 12:20

International Code: TASI

TAIEX

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:15-04:30,06:15-09:00

TOPIX

The Tokyo Stock Price Index, also known as TOPIX, together with the Nikkei 225, is an influential stock market index for the Japanese Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). It basically tracks all the domestic companies listed in the exchange’s First Section. The TOPIX is computed and published by the TSE. There are currently (from February 1, 2011) 1,669 companies listed on the TSE’s First Section. The TOPIX’s market value was calculated on February 1, 2011, at 197,401 Billion Yen.

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 00:05:00-02:30:00,03:35:00-06:00:00

TSX 60

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 01:00-04:30,07:00-09:00

U.S 10 YEAR NOTE

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00

U.S 30 YEAR NOTE

Trading Hours: Mon – Fri 14:40-21:00