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About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

About

History

Differences between Investing vs Trading

OMX 30 is a Swedish stock market index that was introduced in 2003. It is made up of the 30 largest companies listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, and is a key indicator of the Swedish economy. The index is heavily weighted towards the financial and industrial sectors, with most of the top companies coming from these industries.

Some of the largest companies in the index include Nordea Bank, Volvo, and Telia Sonera. The index is also well-represented by foreign companies, such as Coca-Cola and HSBC Holdings. Thanks to its broad sector coverage and strong representation of both domestic and international companies, the OMX 30 is an important gauge of stock market activity in Sweden.

The history of OMX 30 is closely linked to the history of the Stockholm Stock Exchange, which was founded in 1863. The Exchange was initially located in the Old Town, but moved to its current location on Stortorget Square in 1903. In 1973, the Stockholm Stock Exchange merged with the Gothenburg Stock Exchange to form a new entity called the Swedish Stock Exchange.

The merge was largely driven by curiosities, and the two exchanges continued to operate independently until 2008 when they finally merged their trading platforms. Today, OMX 30 is made up of the 30 largest and most actively traded companies on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The index is widely used as a benchmark for Swedish equity markets, and its history reflects the steady growth of the Swedish economy over the past 150 years.

When it comes to investing in the stock market, there are two main approaches that traders can take - investing and CFD trading. While both strategies can be profitable, they differ in a number of key ways. For instance, investing typically involves buying shares in a company and holding them for a long period of time, while CFD trading involves taking a position on the future direction of the markets.

CFD trading also offers the advantage of leverage, which means that traders can control a larger position than they would if they were simply investing. This can lead to greater profits, but it also comes with increased risk. Finally, when investing in the OMX 30, traders need to be aware of the index's volatility. This is because the OMX 30 can experience sharp swings in price, which can impact the profitability of both investing and CFD trading strategies.

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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
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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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