The GER30 Index, or Dax 30, is the leading stock market index in Germany. It includes the 30 largest companies listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, weighted by market value, and was launched in 1988.
Prominent members of the index include BMW, Adidas, Bayer, Deutsche Bank, Lufthansa, SAP and Volkswagen.
If you are interested in trading the DAX and want to speculate on rising and falling prices, CFDs on the GER30 index is the easiest ways to do. It's a great way to gain access to the top 50 German stocks, without having to go through the process of opening a brokerage account in Germany.
CFDs on the GER30 are an excellent way to gain exposure to the largest companies in Germany, either as a long-term investor, or to trade the index as it rises and falls in the short term. It’s a great way to gain access to the top 50 German stocks, without having to go through the process of opening a brokerage account in Germany.
GER30 Historical data
The GER30 has been one of the strongest indexes in Europe, even weathering the European Sovereign Debt Crisis in 2008. This was a period when a number of countries within Europe experienced a collapse amongst financial institutions as well as a strong debt rate in Governments.
The Dax is skewed toward technology and manufacturing companies and correlates well with the tech-heavy Nasdaq index. The index has risen over 350% since the global financial crisis ended in 2009.
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