For clients who have foreign exchange dealings, we are able to offer significant savings and a bespoke service.
Clients who also have currency exposure and wish to avoid exchange rate risk through covering forward (hedging) are offered a complete, cost effective and convenient solution using JSE listed currency futures and options.
COMPLETE CURRENCY SOLUTION
An Equity Index is a calculated average of selected share prices, representing a particular market or sector.
Similar to Single Stock Futures (SSF), an Index Future contract gives investors the ability to buy or sell an underlying listed financial instrument (in this case an Index) at a fixed price on a future date
BENEFITS OF TRADING EQUITY INDEX FUTURES
RISKS OF TRADING EQUITY INDEX FUTURES
It’s important to highlight that the risk of loss from trading in index futures can be substantial.
Gearing refers to the ratio between the portfolio value (initial margin and free cash) at any point in time relative to the exposure of the underlying equity index.
As a result of gearing, the profit and losses on a position can be more than the initial margin posted. If a margin call cannot be met (client is short of funds), the broker may close the position.
With this being said, it is important that investors understand that gearing works in both directions. At Intrepid Capital we protect our clients through a highly effective risk management tool on the DMA (Direct Market Access) platform that clients use to get access to the market.
AVAILABLE INDEX FUTURE CONTRACTS:
Please note: the ALSI, ALMI and DTOP Index Futures are the most liquid index contracts. However if you desire to trade a specific index contract, please contact us and we ensure a buyer or a seller depending on your needs.
For more information regarding Equity Index Futures, please download our Brochure “Index Futures”. Where you will find detailed examples and cash flows.
BY TRADING INDEX FUTURES WITH INTREPID CAPITAL, WE CAN OFFER YOU:
▪Real time online trading
▪Real time profit and loss statements / reports
▪Competitive brokerage fees
▪Ability to enter, cancel and amend orders online
▪Live streaming prices
▪Live portfolio values and exposure
▪Trade and price alerts via email and/or SMS
For more information on how Intrepid Capital can help you with Index Future trading, please email email@example.com or call us on 011 234 6570 to have a conversation with one of our team
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