The official currency code for the British pound sterling.
An abbreviation for gross domestic profit, one of the primary indicators used to measure the health of a country’s economy.
What is GERMANY 40?
The GER 40 (indicative of the DAX 40) is an index that tracks the 40 largest companies being traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB), as measured by market capitalization and order book volume. Fortrade offers futures contracts on the index, with trading hours Monday-Friday, 07:01 – 20:59 GMT.
The idea of a stock market index is to measure how a certain segment of stocks on a particular exchange are trading, and it can be an effective indicator of the general stock market.
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Greenwich mean time, the most commonly referred time zone in the forex market. Often interchangeable with coordinated universal time (UTC).
One of the most actively-traded commodities on the market. The standard trading unit for one contract is 10 troy ounces. For more information on this commodity click here.
A debt security issued by a national government, generally with a promise to pay periodic interest payments at the security’s maturity or end date. In most cases, a government bond is issued in the country’s own currency. Also called “sovereign bond”.
An individual person, business or company’s taxable income before deducting expenditures (credits and taxes).