GMO Click: JPN225 is the most traded CFD in Feb 2016

GMO Click: JPN225 is the most traded CFD in Feb 2016

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GMO Click Securities, the world’s largest forex broker in terms of trading volume for February, released data on the most traded CFDs for the same month. It can be considered with fair certainty that the rankings are indicative of the most traded CFDs in Japan in general.

The list shows that the most traded CFDs remains the index Nikkei 225 (JPN225), which consists of the stocks of Japan’s largest companies across all sectors.

Nikkei 225 has been consistently number 1 on the broker’s ratings list since it started publishing such data in December 2014. Both in January and February this year the crude oil and the The Dow Jones Industrial Average (US30) keep their second and third position, respectively. The ranking of the three most traded CFDs has remained unchanged since September 2015, according to the GMO Click Securities data.

In the light of the continuing bad news for the Chinese economy, the Shanghai A50 index has lost several positions and slid from its fourth place in January to the ninth position in February.

Most traded CFDs in all categories

February 2016

January 2016

1.

JPN225

JPN225

2.

Crude Oil

Crude Oil

3.

US30

US30

4.

Gold Spot

Shanghai A50

5.

NAS100

NAS100

6.

HongKong Shares

S&P500

7.

S&P500

Gold Spot

8.

DAX30

HongKong Shares

9.

Shanghai A50

DAX30

10.

UK100

UK100

At the same time, in February the most traded foreign equities CFDs by the GMO Click Securities was that of Alphabet Inc. (Google), followed by Facebook and Amazon. In comparison, in January Facebook was first on the list, Amazon was second and Google was fourth. The latter has been consistently climbing in the rankings since October last year, when it was at the sixteenth position.

Most traded foreign equities CFDs

February 2016

January 2016

1.

Alphabet Inc. (Google)

Facebook

2.

Facebook

Amazon

3.

Amazon

Exxon Mobile

4.

Apple

Alphabet Inc. (Google)

5.

Starbucks

Netflix

6.

Twitter

Apple

7.

Netflix

Alibaba

8.

Tesla Motors

Twitter

9.

Visa

Tesla Motors

10.

Adobe

Halliburton

GMO Click Securities is part of the Japanese brokerage GMO Click Holdings (TYO:7177). The GMO Click group also includes  the forex broker FX Prime by GMO Corp., Hong Kong-based GMO-Z.com Forex HK, GMO-Z.com Bullion HK, and London-based GMO-Z.com Trade UK. Through its subsidiaries it offers online trading of forex, CFDs and precious metals. It also provides various financial instruments to retail investors.

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