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Forex
Currency Pairs Name Lot Size Min Trade Size Max Trade Size Max Leverage* Trading Hours (GMT)
AUDSGD Australian Dollar vs Singapore Dollar 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
CHFNOK Swiss Franc vs Norwegian Kroner 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
CHFPLN Swiss Franc vs Polish Zloty 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
CHFSGD Swiss Franc vs Singapore Dollar 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURCZK Euro vs Czech Koruna 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURDKK Euro vs Danish Krone 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURHKD Euro vs Hong Kong Dollar 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURHUF Euro vs Hungarian Forint 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURMXN Euro vs Mexican Peso 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURNOK Euro vs Norwegian Kroner 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURPLN Euro vs Polish Zloty 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURSEK Euro vs Swedish Krona 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURTRY Euro vs Turkish Lira 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURZAR Euro vs South African Rand 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPDKK Great Britain Pound vs Danish Krone 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPNOK Great Britain Pound vs Norwegian Kroner 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPSEK Great Britain Pound vs Swedish Krona 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPSGD Great Britain Pound vs Singapore Dollar 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPTRY Great Britain Pound vs Turkish Lira 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
NOKSEK Norwegian Kroner vs Swedish Krona 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
NZDSGD New Zealand Dollar vs Singapore Dollar 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
SGDJPY Singapore Dollar vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDCNH US Dollar vs Chinese Yuan Renminbi 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDCZK US Dollar vs Czech Koruna 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDDKK US Dollar vs Danish Krone 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDHKD US Dollar vs Hong Kong Dollar 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDHUF US Dollar vs Hungarian Forint 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDILS US Dollar vs Israeli New Shekel 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDMXN US Dollar vs Mexican Peso 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDNOK US Dollar vs Norwegian Kroner 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDPLN US Dollar vs Polish Zloty 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDRUB US Dollar vs Russian Ruble 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDSEK US Dollar vs Swedish Krona 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDSGD US Dollar vs Singapore Dollar 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDTRY US Dollar vs Turkish Lira 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDZAR US Dollar vs South African Rand 100,000 0.01 50 100:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
AUDCAD Australian Dollar vs Canadian Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
AUDCHF Australian Dollar vs Swiss Franc 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
AUDJPY Australian Dollar vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
AUDNZD Australian Dollar vs New Zealand Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
AUDUSD Australian Dollar vs US Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
CADCHF Canadian Dollar vs Swiss Franc 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
CADJPY Canadian Dollar vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
CHFJPY Swiss Franc vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURAUD Euro vs Australian Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURCAD Euro vs Canadian Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURCHF Euro vs Swiss Franc 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURGBP Euro vs Great Britain Pound 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURJPY Euro vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURNZD Euro vs New Zealand Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
EURUSD Euro vs US Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPAUD Great Britain Pound vs Australian Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPCAD Great Britain Pound vs Canadian Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPCHF Great Britain Pound vs Swiss Franc 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPJPY Great Britain Pound vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPNZD Great Britain Pound vs New Zealand Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
GBPUSD Great Britain Pound vs US Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
NZDCAD New Zealand Dollar vs Canadian Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
NZDCHF New Zealand Dollar vs Swiss Franc 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
NZDJPY New Zealand Dollar vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
NZDUSD New Zealand Dollar vs US Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDCAD US Dollar vs Canadian Dollar 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDCHF US Dollar vs Swiss Franc 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
USDJPY US Dollar vs Japanese Yen 100,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
Indices
Instrument Name Currency Min Trade Size Max Trade Size Contract Size Max Leverage Trading Hours (GMT)
AUS200 Australia 200 Cash Index AUD 0.01 100 10 100:1 Sunday- Friday 22:00- 1:00;
CHN50U China A50 0.01 100 100 50:1 Mon - Fri 01:00 - 08:30
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:45
DE30 Germany 30 Cash Index EUR 0.01 100 10 100:1 Sunday Friday 22:00- 21:00
DJ30 Dow Jones 30 Cash Index USD 0.01 100 10 100:1 Sunday - Friday 22:00- 21:00;
ES35 Spain 35 Cash Index EUR 0.01 100 10 50:1 Monday - Friday 06:00 - 18:00
F40 France CAC 40 Cash Index EUR 0.01 100 10 100:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
HKG50 Hong Kong 50 Cash Index HKD 0.01 100 100 50:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
JPN225 Nikkei 225 Cash Index JPY 0.01 100 1,000 100:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
STOXX50 Euro 50 Cash Index EUR 0.01 100 10 100:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
UK100 UK 100 Cash Index GBP 0.01 100 10 100:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
US500 Standard & Poor's 500 Cash Index USD 0.01 100 100 100:1 Sunday - Friday 22:00- 21:00;
USTEC Nasdaq 100 Cash Index USD 0.01 100 10 100:1 Sunday - Friday 22:00- 21:00;
Metals
Instrument Name Lot Size Min Trade Size Max Trade Size Leverage Trading Hours (GMT)
XAGUSD Silver vs US Dollar 5,000 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 20:55
XAUEUR Gold vs Euro 100 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 20:55
XAUUSD Gold vs US Dollar 100 0.01 100 500:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 20:55
XALUSD Alluminium vs US Dollar 100 0.01 50 10:1 TBA
XCUUSD Copper vs US Dollar * 100 0.01 50 10:1 TBA
XNIUSD Nickel vs US Dollar * 100 0.01 50 10:1 TBA
XPBUSD Lead vs US Dollar * 100 0.01 50 10:1 TBA
XPDUSD Palladium vs US Dollar * 100 0.01 50 100:1 TBA
XPTUSD Platinum vs US Dollar * 100 0.01 50 100:1 TBA
XZNUSD Zinc vs US Dollar 100 0.01 50 10:1 TBA
Energies
Instrument Name Lot Size Min Trade Size Max Trade Size Max Leverage* Trading Hours (GMT)
NGAS Natural Gas 1,000 0.01 100 100:1 Mon - Fri 00:00 - 20:55
UKOil Crude Oil Brent Cash 1000 0.01 100 200:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
USOil WTI Crude Oil Cash 1000 0.01 100 200:1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
Cryptos
Instrument Name Currency Contract Size Min Trade Size Max Trade Size Max Leverage Trading Hours (GMT)
BTCEUR Bitcoin - Euro EUR 1 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
BTCGBP Bitcoin - British Pound GBP 1 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
BTCJPY Bitcoin - Japanese Yen JPY 1 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
BTCUSD Bitcoin - US Dollar USD 1 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
DASHUSD Dash - US Dollar USD 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
ETHBTC Ethereum - Bitcoin BTC 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
ETHEUR Ethereum - Euro EUR 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
ETHGBP Ethereum - Great British Pound GBP 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
ETHJPY Ethereum - Japanese Yen JPY 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
ETHUSD Ethereum - US Dollar USD 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
IOTAUSD IOTA - US Dollar USD 100,000 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
LTCBTC Liticoin - Bitcoin BTC 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
LTCUSD Litcoin - USD USD 100 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
NEOUSD Neo - US Dollar USD 1,000 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
OMGUSD OmiseGO - US Dollar USD 10,000 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
XRPUSD Ripple - US Dollar USD 100,000 0.01 25 10:1 Sun - Fri 21:00 - 20:59:55
Single Stock
Instrument Name Currency Contract Size Min Trade Size Max Trade Size Max Leverage Trading Hours (GMT)
AAPL Apple Inc. USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
ADSGn Adidas Salomon EUR 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
AIG American International Group Inc. USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
AIRF.PA Air France - KLM SA EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
ALVG Allianz SE EUR 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
AMZN Amazon.com, Inc USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
AXP American Express Company USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
BABA Alibaba Group Holding USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
BAC Bank of America Corp USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
BA Boeing Co USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
BAYGn Bayer AG EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
BBVA.MC Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
BKIA.MC Bankia SA EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
BMWG BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG) EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
BNPP.PA BNP Paribas SA EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
CBKG Commerzbank AG EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
C Citigroup Inc USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
CSCO Cisco System, INC. USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
CVX Chevron Corporation USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
DAIGn Daimler AG EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
DANO.PA Danone SA EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
DBKGn Deutsche Bank AG EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
DPWGn Deutsche Post AG EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
EBAY eBay Inc USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
EONGn E.ON SE EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
FB Facebook, Inc. USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
FDX FedEx Corporation USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
F Ford Motor Company USD 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
GE General Electric Company USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
GOOG Google (Alphabet Inc Class A) USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
HLT Hilton Hotels Corporation USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
HP HP Inc USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
IBE.MC Ibedrola SA EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
IBM IBM USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
ILMN Illumina, Inc. USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
INTC Intel Corporation USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
JNJ Johnson & Johnson USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
KO The Coca-Cola Co USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
LHAG Deutsche Lufthansa AG EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
LVMH.PA LVMH Moet Hennesy Louis Vuitton SE EUR 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
MA Mastercard Inc USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
MAP.MC Mapfre SA EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
MCD McDonald's Corporation USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
MSFT Microsoft Corporation USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
NFLX Netflix, Inc. USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
ORCL Oracle Corporation USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
PFE Pfizer Inc. USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
PG Procter & Gamble Co USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
QCOM QUALCOMM, Inc. USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
RACE Ferrari NV USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
SAN.MC Banco Satander, S.A. EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
SIEGn Siemens Ltd EUR 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
SOGN.PA Societe Generale SA EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
TEF.MC Telefonica SA EUR 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited USD 10,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
TOTF.PA Total SA EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
T AT&T Inc. EUR 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
TSLA Tesla Inc USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
TWTR Twitter USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
VOWG_pp Volkswagen AG EUR 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:30
V Visa Inc USD 100 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation USD 1,000 0.01 100 20:1 Mon - Fri 13:30 - 20:00
Futures
Instrument Name Currency Contract Size Min Trade Size Percentage Tick Size Tick Price Trading Hours (GMT) (; Session Break)
CHINA50.f China A50 Futures USD 1 1 5% 0.01 0.01 Mon - Fri 01:00 - 08:30
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:45
CHINAH.f China H-Shares Futures HKD 1 1 5% 0.01 0.01 Mon - Fri 01:15 - 04:00
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 08:30
Mon - Fri 09:15 - 17:00
COPPER.f Copper Futures USD 1 1 2% 0.001 2 Sun - Mon 22:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 22:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 22:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thur 22:00 - 21:00
Thur - Fri 22:00 - 20:45
DE30.f Germany 30 Future EUR 1 1 5% 0.25 0.25 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
DJ30.f Dow Jones Future USD 1 1 5% 0.5 0.5 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
NGAS.f Natural Gas Futures USD 1 1 10% 0.001 1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
UKOIL.f Crude Oil Brent Futures USD 1 1 1000% 0.01 1 Mon- Friday 00:00 - 20:55
Tue - Fri 00:00 - 21:00
US500.f SPX500 Futures USD 1 1 5% 0.01 0.01 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 20:55
USOIL.f West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil Futures USD 1 1 1000% 0.01 1 Sun - Fri 22:00 - 21:00
USTEC.f Nas 100 Future USD 1 1 5% 0.25 0.25 Sun - Monday 22:00 - 20:15
20:30 - 21:00 Mon - Tue 22:00 - 20:15
20:30 - 21:00 Tue - Wed 22:00 - 20:15
20:30 - 21:00 Wed - Thur 22:00 - 20:15
20:30 - 21:00 Thur - Fri 22:00 - 20:15
XAU.f Gold Futures USD 1 1 5% 0.01 0.1 NA
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THE D.I.R.T.

DEDICATED INFORMATIVE REFERENCE TEXT

A PIG loves getting in the DIRT, and getting 'hands on', and fully committed with everything they do. If we do it, it’s because we are ready to really roll up our sleeves and get it done right. Even the smartest PIG needs a brush up now and again. Traders have so much information flying at them on a day to day basis it can be easy to forget or simply ‘misfile’ something. The aim of the D.I.R.T. or Dedicated Informative Reference Text is to help you quickly reference keys pieces of information you may need on a daily basis to keep your trading game at it’s best. Feel free to let us know if you want us to add something else to this ever growing and crowd sourced list of topics.

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