Trade the Biden Giants index

Take a position on a basket of US-listed equities that were expected to be boosted by the arrival of a Democrat President
  • Trade from just 5% margin
  • Focus on health care, transport and utilities
  • Spreads from 6 pts
  • Variable number of constituents
  • Rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly

Which markets could benefit from Biden’s presidency?

The Biden Giants index aims to capture the total return performance of a basket of US publicly listed companies that are expected to be positively impacted by Joe Biden’s presence in the White House.

Qualifying companies are focused on health care (including provision, equipment and technology), insurance, transport and utilities.

Trade a basket of stocks representing these sectors with a single position. The index is weighted by free-float market capitalisation and is rebalanced on the third Friday of March, June, September and December after market close.

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Trade the Biden Giants

Quick facts

  • Number of constituents: Variable
  • Caps: 5% at constituent level, 30% within each business group
  • Floors: 0.5% at constituent level, 10% within each business group
  • Market hours: 14:30 – 21:00
  • Spread: Fixed (6 points)
Tracking the president’s policies

How is President Biden tackling the various challenges the US economy faces in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic? How has the change in administration affected US markets? Follow the latest market-moving news by reading our expert analysts’ latest research.

How to trade the Biden Giants

If you feel the same companies targeted for growth potential before the 2020 presidential election continue to have scope for further positive impetus now, then this is a market you will be keen to buy into.

Alternatively, you may feel there are indications Joe Biden’s policies might instead hamper the growth of these sectors.

On this basis, you could sell or ‘short’ the Biden Giants on the basis that the index could lose value through the course of his White House tenure.

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