# Derived indices

Derivâ€™s proprietary synthetics 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.

## Synthetics 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 contractâ€™s value. It will amplify your potential gain and also increase your potential loss.

### Instruments available for CFD trading

Drift switch indices

DSI10

DSI20

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.

DEX indices

DEX 600UP

DEX 900UP

DEX 1500UP

DEX 600DN

DEX 900DN

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

Volatility 10 (1s) Index

Volatility 25 (1s) Index

Volatility 50 (1s) Index

Volatility 75 (1s) Index

Volatility 100 (1s) Index

Volatility 150 (1s) Index

Volatility 250 (1s) Index

Volatility 10 Index

Volatility 25 Index

Volatility 50 Index

Volatility 75 Index

Volatility 100 Index

These indices correspond to simulated markets with constant volatilities of 10%, 25%, 50%, 75%, 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), 25 (1s), 50 (1s), 75 (1s), 100 (1s), 150 (1s), and 250 (1s)**.

Crash/Boom

Crash 300 Index

Crash 500 Index

Crash 1000 Index

Boom 300 Index

Boom 500 Index

Boom 1000 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, or 1,000 ticks**.

Jump indices

Jump 10 Index

Jump 25 Index

Jump 50 Index

Jump 75 Index

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

Step Index

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

Range break indices

Range Break 100 Index

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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