Trading platforms

Whatever your trading experience, beginner or expert, our Next Generation trading platform can easily be tailored to suit your precise trading needs.


Powerful web and mobile trading platforms

CMC Markets mobile app


Best Platform

Investment Trends Report 2019


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News and insights

Access multiple sources of market news and analysis directly through our Next Generation trading platform.


Our global team of market analysts post daily commentaries in the form of written and video content to the 'Insights' module on the trading platform to give you daily trading ideas.

Live account only

Morningstar quantitative equity research reports

Find stock trading opportunities by comparing the actual price of our shares with the Morningstar 'Fair Value Estimate' of what the share could be worth.

Live account only

Reuters news

Stay informed with live streaming market news from Reuters within our desktop spread betting platform, CFD trading platform and mobile apps.


Watch daily videos from our experts as they share insightful technical analysis on the markets.

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Market calendar

Powered by Reuters, our filterable market calendar covers all the major economic data releases from around the world, sending you alerts to key trading events on your mobile phone.

Order execution

Order types

Our Next Generation platform provides a range of flexible and easy-to-use orders so you can better manage your trade entry, exit and risk. We also offer a range of advanced features including boundary orders, guaranteed stop-loss orders, trailing stops, price ladders and more.

Advanced order options

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Built-in help and support

Platform tour videos

Find out how you can use the powerful tools within our award-winning Next Generation trading platform** to devise a stronger trading strategy.

Trading strategy videos

New to spread betting or CFD trading? Enhance your trading skills with our suite of free education videos.

Live chat

Have a question about your trading account? Use live chat or make a call to a member of our award-winning Client Management team^ whenever there's a market open.

Platform feedback

We take our customer feedback seriously and work hard to ensure that we are always offering you the best trading platform and service in the industry.

Trade on MetaTrader 4

MetaTrader 4

We also offer MetaTrader 4 (MT4), which has been developed by MetaQuotes. MT4 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.

MetaTrader 4 platform shown across multiple devices


What trading platforms are available?

Whether you are a professional trader or just getting started, our trading platform can be tailored to suit your proficiency level. With a mobile trading application for iPad, iPhone and Android, you can trade on the go, never missing important market moments. We also offer MetaTrader 4 as an additional trading platform option.

How many trading layouts can I create?

The Next Generation platform allows you to create five personalised trading layouts, which can be designed around the various markets, or industries you trade. This helps to provide you with a trading platform dashboard that can improve trading efficiency and speed up your analyses. View our examples of different layouts to see how you can improve your trading experience.

How does the client sentiment tool work?

Next Generation’s client sentiment tool provides you with a real-time view of the percentage of our clients that are buying or selling a specific instrument. This can help you understand client perceptions of a market and can be particularly useful data if you trade based on trends. Discover all the benefits our client sentiment tool has to offer.

Which devices can use the CMC mobile trading app?

Our spread betting and CFD trading app is available on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Download the iPhone and iPad apps from the Apple App Store or the Android app on the Google Play Store.

*Ranked highest for Charting, based on highest user satisfaction among spread betters, CFD and FX traders, Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report.
**Awarded Best Platform Features & Best Mobile/Tablet App; Ranked Highest for Charting, Ease of Account Funding, Reporting of Positions & Transactions, and Spreads, based on highest user satisfaction among spread betters, CFD & FX traders, Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report.
^Awarded Best Email Customer Service and Best Telephone Customer Service, based on highest user satisfaction among spread betters, CFD & FX traders, Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report.


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