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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

80% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.

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CAC 40 Index

Trade the most popular, headline grabbing indices with Skilling!

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About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

The CAC 40 index is a benchmark index for the stock markets in France. It was created in 1987 and includes the 40 largest and most actively traded stocks on the Euronext Paris exchange, including well-known companies such as BNP Paribas, Total, and L'Oreal. The index is considered to be a good gauge of the overall performance of the French stock market.

Like other stock indexes, the CAC 40 is constantly updated by adding or removing certain stocks and rebalancing weightings to reflect changes in their market values. As such, it serves as a useful tool for monitoring economic activity in France and making investment decisions. Overall, the CAC 40 is a key player in France's financial world.

The CAC 40, or the Cotation Assistée en Continu 40, is a stock market index that tracks the performance of the 40 largest companies listed on the Euronext Paris exchange in France. It was created in December 1987 and began trading at 1,000 points.

Throughout its history, the CAC 40 experienced numerous ups and downs, reaching a high of 6,922 points in 2007 before plummeting during the financial crisis of 2008. However, it has steadily risen over recent years and currently stands at around 5,400 points. Although it may not be as well-known as indexes like the Dow Jones or the DAX 30 in Germany, it remains one of the most important measures of economic performance in France.

When it comes to investing in the CAC 40, one option is to buy and hold individual stocks or exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track its performance. Alternatively, some may choose to trade the index using financial instruments such as CFDs. Both approaches offer potential opportunities for profit, but they also come with their own unique risks and considerations. Investing in the CAC 40 allows for a long-term portfolio strategy and can potentially generate steady returns over time.

On the other hand, trading the CAC 40 can offer more flexibility and the possibility of profiting from short-term movements in the index, but it also carries a higher level of risk due to its reliance on market fluctuations.

Ultimately, which approach is best depends on an individual's personal preferences and risk tolerance.

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* The spreads provided are a reflection of the time-weighted average. Though Skilling attempts to provide competitive spreads during all trading hours, clients should note that these may vary and are susceptible to underlying market conditions. The above is provided for indicative purposes only. Clients are advised to check important news announcements on our Economic Calendar, which may result in the widening of spreads, amongst other instances.

The above spreads are applicable under normal trading conditions. Skilling has the right to amend the above spreads according to market conditions as per the 'Terms and Conditions'.

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Why Trade [[data.name]]

Make the most of price fluctuations - no matter what direction the price swings and without capital restrictions that come with buying the underlying asset.

CFDs
Indices
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Capitalise on rising prices (go long)

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Capitalise on falling prices (go short)

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Trade with leverage
Hold larger positions than the cash you have at your disposal

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Trade on volatility
No need to own the asset

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No commissions
Just low spreads

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Manage risk with in-platform tools
Ability to set take profit and stop loss levels

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By continuing you acknowledge to view the content provided by Skilling (Seychelles) Limited, which is authorised and regulated by Seychelles Financial Supervisory Authority, and that your decision was made independently and at your exclusive initiative and no solicitation or recommendation has been made by Skilling or any other entity within the group.

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