Social trading provider eToro has reaffirmed its commitment to continue expanding the number of instruments which the brokerage is offering to its clients. The company has announced that it is adding 190 new U.S. stocks on the markets page within its platform.
With the newest batch of shares, the total now comes to 890 instruments, amongst 5 asset classes including foreign exchange, stocks, ETFs, indices and commodities. The latest update includes some well known names such as Foot Locker, Barnes & Noble’s, Mattel, JetBlue and Chipotle.
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Looking at the stocks component, eToro has been dividing the shares into different categories so that investors can navigate more easily to the relevant sector. Whether they are looking for names in basic materials, healthcare, financials, services, consumer goods or technology, investors have the ability to filter through the offerings in a quick and convenient manner.
Aside from well known names, the social trading provider also added smaller companies such as Darling Ingredients or Xylem Inc. While most of retail investors are well acquainted with major stocks and are already trading them, eToro presents to clients an opportunity to look at a different set of companies and diversify their exposure.
CFD trading has been continuing to grow in recent years with stocks and consequently indices, with volatility in the beginning of 2016 proving to be a very welcome development. eToro is already providing to its clients 12 indices and 5 commodities, with an ever-growing list of single share CFDs which are slowly picking up in popularity amongst retail traders.