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Trade CFDs on one of the world's most popular platforms – MetaTrader 4 (MT4) – with CMC Markets
This popular form of leveraged trading allows you to go long or short on thousands of global markets, and hedge a physical portfolio.
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MetaTrader 4 (MT4), developed by MetaQuotes, is one of the most popular forex trading platforms worldwide. In addition to FX, you can also trade CFDs across a range of popular indices and commodities.
MT4 allows you to use automated programs called Expert Advisors (EAs), which monitor the markets and can be set to trade on your behalf. You can build your own program or use an existing EA.
Download the MT4 platform to your desktop computer, and trade on the move with the MetaTrader 4 app for iPhone, iPad and Android.
Manage risk more effectively by calculating the lot-size corresponding to a cash risk (for example, 1% of account value).
Develop, test and apply your own automated algorithms with no coding knowledge, using trading robots, expert advisors or other MT4 traders.
MT4 charts can be fully customised and adjusted to suit your individual trading needs, including over 22 languages to choose from.
Identify product sentiment from traders across a range of brokers, not just CMC
Complete our simple online application form.
Log in to the MT4 admin portal to set up your account.
Deposit funds from a debit card or bank transfer. No minimum deposit required.
Log in to the MT4 platform and connect to the CMC server to start trading.
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VPS (Virtual Private Server) allows you to run MT4 remotely, supporting algorithmic strategies and expert advisers 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Access a VPS free* with CMC Markets here.
Customise your trading experience further with over 12 add-ons, including mini terminal, sentiment trader and correlation matrix – plus access up to 15 indicators, such as pivot points and Renko charts. Enhance your setup with powerful technical analysis to inform your trading.
*VPS is free when you trade 15 minimum lots per month. For full terms and conditions, please see here.
|FX pair||Min spread (pts)||No. of CFDs per lot||Min lots||Max contract size (lots)||Margin rate|
|Index||Min spread (pts)||No. of CFDs per lot||Min lots||Max contract size (lots)||Margin rate|
|Hong Kong 50||5||50||0.01||2||15.00%|
|US NDAQ 100||1||20||0.01||5||9.20%|
|US SPX 500||5||50||0.01||20||9.00%|
|Commodity||Min spread (pts)||No. of CFDs per lot||Min lots||Max contract size (lots)||Margin rate|
|Crude Oil Brent||3||1,000||0.01||10||11.90%|
|Crude Oil West Texas||3||1,000||0.01||10||13.50%|