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Discrepancies in today Wall Street Cash index


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Hi, may I ask is there a system glitch in IG for Wall street Cash index as Dow closed 27492 at 5.01am and the Dow  Futures was 27424 but IG Wall street at 5am is 27487, at 5.01am is 27454. Rightfully it should reflect the same value without any gap during the transition of market closing. 

There is a wide gap of 30 points difference (attached screenshot from the IG.)

Observed that the current points difference between Indices and Indices future of Dow 30 at Investing.com is 68 points (attached the screenshots from Investing.com)

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On 06/11/2019 at 22:34, Cheerywalnuts said:

Hi, may I ask is there a system glitch in IG for Wall street Cash index as Dow closed 27492 at 5.01am and the Dow  Futures was 27424 but IG Wall street at 5am is 27487, at 5.01am is 27454. Rightfully it should reflect the same value without any gap during the transition of market closing. 

There is a wide gap of 30 points difference (attached screenshot from the IG.)

Observed that the current points difference between Indices and Indices future of Dow 30 at Investing.com is 68 points (attached the screenshots from Investing.com)

Please kindly advise. Thanks!928722068_Screenshot_20191107-062442_IGTrading.thumb.jpg.011d0ad159944cfb47c24beeae4eacda.jpg

20191107_061819.jpg

20191107_061653.jpg

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Hey @Cheerywalnuts, thanks for your post. 

The movement on the cash price was the dividend adjustent for Wall st. Adjustments are made 21:00 GMT, (so 5am Singapore time). We post the expected dividend adjustments on the community on 'Our Picks'. The Wall St adjustment that evening was posted as 32. 6.

If you want to see how dividend adjustments work on Cash markets you can find out more by following the link below: 

How do dividend adjustments affect my position?

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