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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Industry-leading charting package*

Technical indicators and
drawing tools

Ranked highest for charting in the 2019 Investment Trends survey*, our charting package has over 115 technical indicators and drawing tools, more than 70 chart patterns and 12 chart types built in, so you can access all the features you need to analyse price movements and conduct detailed technical analysis.

Technical indicators & chart drawing tools

Price projection tool

Use our chart package to search for common technical chart patterns and candle formations on open charts across both long- and short-term time intervals. Our pattern recognition tool lets you automatically identify visible patterns and get price projection targets to highlight potential trading opportunities.

Price projection tool

Module linking

Navigate across our platform features efficiently and easily. Group together different modules so that when you change the product shown in one module, all other grouped modules will automatically update to show the new product you wish to analyse.

Module linking

Chart forum

Be part of our trading community. Connect with like-minded traders as well as our global analysts to discuss, share and instantly copy chart analysis on our web-based platform. Available across our entire product range, our chart forum serves as a useful source of trading ideas.

Chart forum

Mobile charting

Our iPhone, iPad and Android apps allow you to view live streaming prices and manage trades directly from charts. With powerful charting features, including over 40 popular technical indicators and drawing tools, you can easily conduct your analysis on the go.

Mobile charting

Trade directly from charts

Take greater control of your execution. Place and close trades, or edit stop-loss and take-profit levels directly from your charts. You can also display, modify or close any pending orders. This simple-to-use feature allows you to use historical price action to make better-informed entry and risk management decisions.

Trade directly from charts

Client sentiment

Our client sentiment tool allows you to view the number of clients and their 'Position Value' in almost real time. See how sentiment has changed with the day’s events and price movements – especially useful during volatile market conditions. You can view sentiment for ‘All‘ clients or just our ‘Top’ clients to get a unique insight into different traders' behaviour.

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Client Sentiment

Set up the platform the way you like it. Our award-winning platform allows you to completely customise your design layouts, offering the ability to save and switch between up to five different trading layouts.

Market Calendar

Pattern recognition scanner

Our pattern recognition scanner automatically alerts you to the emergence and breakout of popular chart patterns such as triangles, wedges and channels across 120 of our most popular products every 15 minutes, ensuring that you are notified of possible trading opportunities.

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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.

CMC Twitter

Access tweets from our analysts and over 45 carefully selected financial commentators in one feed, via the trading platform.

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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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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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