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I have been demo-testing some 0DTE option strategies on the IG platform and would like to know whether the results would be the same as those if regular options were traded (for example on Think or Swim) rather than on a spread betting platform?

I generally follow a logic that SPX rarely changes by more than 2% daily and buy 2 calls and sell 2 calls within the range...like as butterfly spread. I understand that on the IG platform there are no credits gained but would the profits/loss incurred be the same whatever the platform given like for like trade size?

Any help appreciated.

Many Thanks

 

 

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2 hours ago, Piston_Broke said:

I have been demo-testing some 0DTE option strategies on the IG platform and would like to know whether the results would be the same as those if regular options were traded (for example on Think or Swim) rather than on a spread betting platform?

I generally follow a logic that SPX rarely changes by more than 2% daily and buy 2 calls and sell 2 calls within the range...like as butterfly spread. I understand that on the IG platform there are no credits gained but would the profits/loss incurred be the same whatever the platform given like for like trade size?

Any help appreciated.

Many Thanks

 

 

Hi @Piston_Broke

It is not the same because we price our options differently. The way IG prices and the way another platform prices their options could differ in a few or many ways. 

 

All the best - MongiIG

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