CAC 40 (FRA40)

Why Trade CAC 40 ‏(FRA40) with XM?

At XM we offer CAC 40 ‏(FRA40) as cash and futures CFDs. Our cash index CFDs are undated transactions that aim to replicate the cash price of the underlying index, and so they are adjusted for interest and dividends. Index futures CFDs expire on specific future dates and are cash-settled on the expiry date.

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Risk warning: FX and CFD trading involves a high risk of loss.

About CAC 40 ‏(FRA40)

The French benchmark stock market index CAC 40 (FRA40) stands for Cotation Assistée en Continu, and it represents the top 40 values of the 100 highest market-capitalization company stocks traded on the French securities market Euronext Paris, the second largest exchange in Europe.

The CAC 40 (FRA40) is one of the most frequently traded national indices of the Euronext pan-European stock exchange, with a market capitalization of over €1.031 trillion. Since 2003, the weighting system of the index has been changed to free-float market capitalization and its components have been reviewed by the Conseil Scientifique (Index Steering Committee) on a quarterly basis. About 45% of the CAC40 (FRA40) shares are owned by German, British, Japanese and American investors, which is due to the fact that the 40 constituent companies of this index are large international corporations.

Trading Conditions

FRA40 Cash

Margin requirement 1 %
Spreads as low as 1.8
SymbolsFRA40Cash
DescriptionFrance 40
Min. Price Fluctuation0.01000
Value of Minimum Price FluctuationEUR 0.01
Value of 1 lot1 France 40 index
Max Trade Size150
Swap Value in Margin Currency Long-0.34
Swap Value in Margin Currency Short-0.46
Limit and Stop Levels4

FRA40 Future

Margin requirement 1 %
Spreads as low as 3
SymbolsFRA40
DescriptionFrance 40
Min. Price Fluctuation0.10000
Value of Minimum Price FluctuationEUR 0.1
Value of 1 lot1 France 40 index
Max Trade Size150
Limit and Stop Levels6
Trading time (server time) 09:05-22:55 (GMT +2)
** Only if Margin Level is over 100%

The CAC 40 ‏(FRA40) Companies

  • Airbus Group
  • Accor
  • Air Liquide
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Atos
  • AXA
  • BNP Paribas
  • Bouygues
  • Capgemini
  • Carrefour
  • Compagnie de Saint Gobain
  • Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin
  • Credit Agricole
  • Danone
  • Engie
  • Essilor
  • Kering
  • Lafargeholcim
  • Legrand
  • L'Oreal
  • Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH)
  • Nokia Oyj
  • Orange
  • Pernod Ricard
  • Peugeot
  • Publicis Groupe
  • Renault
  • Safran
  • Sanofi
  • Schneider Electric
  • Societe Generale
  • Sodexo
  • Solvay
  • TechnipFMC
  • Total
  • Unibail Rodamco
  • Valeo
  • Veolia Environnement
  • Vinci
  • Vivendi

How to Start Trading CAC 40 ‏(FRA40)?

Step 1

Open an XM Real Account


Step 2

Download and login to the MT5 platform


Step 3

Double-click on CAC 40 ‏(FRA40) from the “Market Watch” to open an order for this instrument.

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