CFDs that track the price of major stock indices have become incredibly popular trading instruments among CFD traders, and nearly all low spread forex brokers offer trading in at least a few of the biggest stock indices globally. Among the most common indices offered as low spread CFDs are the German DAX index, the Japanese NIKKEI, and the US S&P 500. In addition to that, some brokers also offer indices from a range of the smaller European countries, New Zealand, Australia, and several Asian countries.
Since stock indices are averages of the stock prices of a large number of companies on an exchange, they are typically very stable and slow-moving assets. Low spreads and high leverage are therefore essential in order to make any significant profits from trading this type of asset. With the right low spread broker, however, indices trading can become a very rewarding activity.