- Binaries are based on a single question: “will the underlying market do X before the binary expires?”
- At expiry, if the answer is yes, the binary settles at 100. If the answer is no, the binary settles at 0.
- Until expiry, we make a price between 0 and 100 which you buy or sell depending on whether you think the answer will be yes or no.
- This price will drift towards either 100 or 0 as it gets closer to expiry. You’re not tied in until expiry, and can close your position whenever you want.
- Their fast-moving nature provides the possibility of short-term gains, alongside any potential losses. Although binaries are limited risk, you should be aware that there is still the potential to make substantial losses as well as gains.
Fast-Paced, Time-capped, Limited-Risk Markets
- Fast-moving: profit from short-term movements with exciting five and 20-minute binaries
- Limited risk: know your maximum potential profit and loss before you trade
- Unrestricted by volatility: take a position even in the flattest markets
- If you want to create exciting, short-term trading opportunities
- If you want to trade with limited risk
- If markets are flat but you want to trade on volatility
Traders with a strong conviction
If you’re convinced of a particular outcome, and you think we’ve missed something in making our price
Traders looking to limit their risk
If you’re looking for a higher return on an unlikely scenario, but with limited risk
Traders looking for exciting short-term opportunities
If you’re expecting markets to move but don’t know which way, you can trade on volatility.
Will the underlying market touch a specific level before expiry?
Will the FTSE 100 touch 6500 by 4.30pm?
At expiry, will the underlying market be higher or lower than your chosen level?
Will the FTSE 100 be higher than 6500 by 4.30pm?
Will the underlying market’s daily higher or low be within a specified range?
Will the underlying market close the day within a specified range?
Will the underlying market remain between two chosen levels until expiry?
Will the underlying market be higher or lower at expiry?
Our binary prices are based on the behaviour of an underlying market,but set by us. We make our price according to three factors: time to expiry, the underlying market’s current value, and our expectation of future volatility. Because we make the market on our binaries, unlike many other markets this means that when you profit, we lose.
We were the first company to offer financial binaries, and we still offer market-leading prices and range of markets. Whatever you prefer to trade on, you can be confident that we have a competitive binary on your market. And with the reliability and quick execution of our market-leading trading platform, you’ll never miss an opportunity – even in fast-moving markets.
We offer one of the most comprehensive options markets in the industry, giving you even greater access to volatility. Use options to trade on the future value of an underlying market. You ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ the ‘option’ to trade it at a certain price in the future. Because an option’s price is based on more than a market’s underlying value, it has the potential to give you volatility in flat markets.Options can form an important part of a wider investment strategy and are a more complex product than binaries.