Derived indices

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Deriv’s proprietary synthetic indices simulate real-world market movements. Backed by a cryptographically secure random number generator, these indices are available to trade 24/7 and are unaffected by regular market hours, global events, or market and liquidity risks.

Synthetic indices trades available on Deriv

CFD trading allows you to trade on the price movement of an asset without buying or owning the underlying asset.

On Deriv, you can trade CFDs with high leverage, enabling you to pay just a fraction of the contract’s value. It will amplify your potential gain and also increase your potential loss.

Instruments available for CFD trading

Drift switching indices

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DSI10

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DSI20

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DSI30

These indices simulate market trends with asset prices going through 3 regimes:

  • Positive Drift Regime (also known as a Bullish Trend),

  • Negative Drift Regime (also known as a Bearish Trend), and

  • Driftless Regime (also known as a Sideways Trend)

The DSI10 switches between regimes every 10 minutes on average.

The DSI20 switches between regimes every 20 minutes on average.

The DSI30 switches between regimes every 30 minutes on average.

We offer dynamic spreads on DSI, which are calculated in real-time based on supply and demand.

DEX indices

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DEX 600UP

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DEX 900UP

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DEX 1500UP

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DEX 600DN

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DEX 900DN

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DEX 1500DN

These indices correspond to simulated markets where asset prices spike or drop due to news events. Small movements are quite frequent, with occasional major spikes or drops.

The DEX 600UP has frequent small drops and occasional major spikes, which occur every 600 seconds on average.

The DEX 600DN has frequent small spikes and occasional major drops, which occur every 600 seconds on average.

The DEX 900UP has frequent small drops and occasional major spikes, which occur every 900 seconds on average.

The DEX 900DN has frequent small spikes and occasional major drops, which occur every 900 seconds on average.

The DEX 1500UP has frequent small drops and occasional major spikes, which occur every 1,500 seconds on average.

The DEX 1500DN has frequent small spikes and occasional major drops, which occur every 1,500 seconds on average.

Volatility indices

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Volatility 10 (1s) Index

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Volatility 25 (1s) Index

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Volatility 50 (1s) Index

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Volatility 75 (1s) Index

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Volatility 100 (1s) Index

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Volatility 150 (1s) Index

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Volatility 250 (1s) Index

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Volatility 10 Index

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Volatility 25 Index

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Volatility 50 Index

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Volatility 75 Index

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Volatility 100 Index

Deriv cTrader:

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Volatility 15 (1s) Index

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Volatility 30 (1s) Index

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Volatility 90 (1s) Index

These indices correspond to simulated markets with constant volatilities of 10%, 15%, 25%, 30%, 50%, 75%, 90%, 100%, 150%, and 250%.

One tick is generated every two seconds for volatility indices 10, 25, 50, 75, and 100.

One tick is generated every second for volatility indices 10 (1s), 15 (1s), 25 (1s), 30 (1s),50 (1s), 75 (1s), 90 (1s), 100 (1s), 150 (1s), and 250 (1s).

Crash/Boom

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Crash 300 Index

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Crash 500 Index

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Crash 1000 Index

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Boom 300 Index

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Boom 500 Index

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Boom 1000 Index

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Crash 600 Index

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Crash 900 Index

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Boom 600 Index

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Boom 900 Index

With these indices, there is an average of one drop (crash) or one spike (boom) in prices that occur in a series of 300, 500, 600, 900 or 1,000 ticks.

Jump indices

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Jump 10 Index

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Jump 25 Index

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Jump 50 Index

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Jump 75 Index

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Jump 100 Index

These indices correspond to simulated markets with constant volatilities of 10%, 25%, 50%, 75%, and 100%. There is an equal probability of an up or down jump every 20 minutes, on average. The jump size is around 30 times the normal price movement, on average.

Step indices

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Step 100

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Step 200

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Step 500

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Step 100

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Step 300

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Step 400

With these indices, there is an equal probability of up/down movement in a price series with a fixed step size of 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, and 0.5.

Range break indices

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Range Break 100 Index

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Range Break 200 Index

These indices fluctuate between two price points (borders), occasionally breaking through the borders to create a new range on average once every 100 or 200 times that they hit the borders.

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