Slack Technologies and Gold Miners ETF available for trading

New financial instruments: Slack Technologies (Shares) and Gold Miners (ETF)

Source: DF Markets

Dear traders,

We are happy to inform you that we are expanding our range of financial instruments by adding Slack Technologies (shares) and Gold Miners (ETF) to our CFD portfolio.



Slack Technologies

Slack Technologies (WORK) is a US company established in 2009 in Canada under the name Tiny Speck. In 2014 the company changes its name to the current one and moves to San Francisco. It develops the suite of cloud-based real-time collaboration applications Slackmessaging service, file and document sharing, etc. Additionally, Slack allows integration of other services like Google Drive, Dropbox, Trello, GitHub, etc. Slack is available as a computer application and on Android and iOS mobile devices.

It is worth noting that in the first day of the direct listing on NYSE, the shares of Slack rose 48% from the reference price of $26. At the end of the day they closed at $38.50, valuing the company at $19.47 billion.



Gold Miners

Gold Miners (GDX) is one of the most popular exchange-traded funds (ETFs), representing the gold mining industry and aims to mirror the performance of an index composed of companies involved in the sector. Among them are Newmont Goldcorp Corp, Barrick Gold, Newcrest Mining, Kirkland Lake Gold, Royal Gold Inc., and others. The ETF also includes companies that mine other precious metals in addition to gold.

ETFs are securities that track an index, a commodity, bonds, or a basket of assets like an index fund. Unlike mutual funds, ETFs trade like common stocks on a stock exchange which makes them a relatively accessible financial instrument.

The CFD on Slack shares is offered at a margin of 20% for retail and professional clients. Each CFD on the Gold Miners ETF is offered at a margin of 10% for professional clients and 20% for retail clients.

You can check the detailed trading conditions for all CFDs offered by DF Markets in the Range of Markets section on our website.