CFDs on Energy are often called ‘Energies' by Brokerage Houses. They behave like a standard CFD (i.e. trading on margin and buying or selling the specific Energy) and are one of the most popular and growing sub categories of CFDs on Commodities. They can also be used to hedge an existing physical portfolio.
Forex and Precious Metals
Forex and Precious Metals: Foreign exchange (FX) is the largest, most liquid global market in the world. FX is made up of a decentralized network of banks and financial institutions linked to each other to exchange currencies and execute speculative trades on the rise or fall of the prices of various currency pairs.
A portfolio of stocks that illustrates a particular market or market sector is called an index. Most significant economies have at least one financial index.