FTSE 250 spreadbet

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Old Jul 29, 2003, 5:09pm   #1
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FTSE 250 spreadbet

I have used cmc to trade the FTSE 250 index on an EOD basis previously but they have just told me that they no longer quote this market!!

Does anyone know of any other SB company that quotes the FTSE250. If so, what is the spread and do they offer charts on an EOD basis (based on their prices, not the cash index)?

Also, as there is a FTSE250 future quoted on LIFFE, does anyone know what the typical spread is on this and if there is much liquidity?

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Old Jul 29, 2003, 9:10pm   #2
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shame isnt it.

too easy to read and too difficult to lay off.
so they had a spread of 20.

haven't found another yet but if I do I'll post it here.

Nobody seems to trade Liffe or very seldom.
If you are not too short term you may even try a tracker.
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Old Jul 29, 2003, 11:26pm   #3
 
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Oh Dear! More like 50 pts spread after bias.

You could try the FTSE250 warrants, but based on the call and put premiums they can be biased as well when the market moves.
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Old Jul 30, 2003, 9:23am   #4
 
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BA looks like a good FTSE 250 tracker at the moment.
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Old Jul 30, 2003, 9:27am   #5
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have you compared ft250 to S&P ?
is it possible you could put up a chart.
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Old Jul 30, 2003, 10:03am   #6
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ok, it's not the best but here is the chart for FT250 lovers like myself.

<img src="http://chart.bigcharts.com/bc3/intchart/frames/chart.asp?symb=uk%3AFtse+250&compidx=SP500%3A3377& comp=DJIA&ma=0&maval=9&uf=0&lf=1&lf2=0&lf3=0&type= 4&size=3&state=8&sid=125174&style=350&time=7&freq= 1&nosettings=1&rand=1478&mocktick=1">
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Old Jul 30, 2003, 10:28am   #7
 
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Yes, this chart is wrong. Sorry about that. Sharescope can't seem to handle S&P v FTSE 250. I will remove it.

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