DAX (GER30)

Why Trade DAX ‏(GER30) with XM?

At XM we offer DAX ‏(GER30) 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 DAX ‏(GER30)

DAX (GER30), which stands for Deutscher Aktienindex, is the principal German stock market index representative of the 30 major companies that trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and considered a blue chip index in terms of quality and profitability.

The majority of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange stock shares are traded, with index prices calculated by the second, on the Xetra electronic system. The DAX (GER30) index represents about 75% of the aggregate market capitalization, which is the total dollar market value of the shares being traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The fact that DAX (GER30) measures the 30 largest German companies’ performance, along with Germany being the strongest economy in the Eurozone, ranks DAX (GER30) as the leading stock index to European investors.

Trading Conditions

GER30 Cash

Margin requirement 1 %
Spreads as low as 2
Symbols GER30Cash
Description Germany 30
Min. Price Fluctuation 0.01000
Value of Minimum Price Fluctuation EUR 0.01
Value of 1 lot 1 Germany 30 index
Max Trade Size 150
Swap Value in Margin Currency Long -0.89
Swap Value in Margin Currency Short -1.19
Limit and Stop Levels** 4

GER30 Future

Margin requirement 1 %
Spreads as low as 4
Symbols GER30
Description Germany 30
Min. Price Fluctuation 0.10000
Value of Minimum Price Fluctuation EUR 0.1
Value of 1 lot 1 Germany 30 index
Max Trade Size 150
Limit and Stop Levels** 6
Trading time (server time) 01:05-23:15,23:30-23:55 (GMT +3)
** Only if Margin Level is over 100%

The DAX ‏(GER30) Companies

  • Adidas
  • Allianz
  • BASF
  • Bayer
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW)
  • Beiersdorf
  • Commerzbank
  • Continental
  • Daimler
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Deutsche Boerse
  • Deutsche Lufthansa
  • Deutsche Post
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • E.ON
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • Fresenius SE
  • Heidelbergcement
  • Henkel
  • Infineon Technologies
  • Linde
  • Lufthansa
  • Merck
  • Muench Rueckvers
  • RWE
  • SAP
  • Siemens
  • Thyssenkrupp
  • Volkswagen
  • Vonovia

How to Start Trading DAX ‏(GER30)?

Step 1

Open an XM Real Account


Step 2

Download and login to the MT5 platform


Step 3

Double-click on DAX ‏(GER30) from the “Market Watch” to open an order for this instrument.