Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

MetaTrader 4 (MT4) trading

  • Create an account for free – no minimum deposit required
  • 30 years’ industry experience
  • Listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • Extensive educational and risk-management tools
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Want to trade on shares? Create a Next Generation account

Create your MT4 account

1

Apply

Complete our simple online application form.

2

Set up

Log in to the MT4 admin portal to set up your account.

3

Fund

Deposit funds from a debit card or bank transfer. No minimum deposit required.

4

Trade

Log in to the MT4 platform and connect to the CMC server to start trading.

What is MetaTrader 4?

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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 MT4 app for iPhone, iPad and Android.

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Why trade on MT4 with CMC?

No.1 provider for customer service*​

30 years’ industry know-how

 ​ Trade on the go with the MT4 mobile app​​

Listed on the London Stock Exchange

MT4 platform features & benefits

We're pleased to add the MT4 platform as an additional trading option for our clients.
Discover the benefits of trading on MT4:

  • Get competitive spreads in line with our Next Generation platform
  • Automate your trading with trading robots (Expert Advisors)
  • View and copy other traders’ strategies
  • Analyse the markets with a range of advanced chart types, indicators and drawing tools
  • Download free MT4 indicators and add-ons​ to enhance your suite of trading tools
  • Configure your setup and choose from over 22 languages
  • Trade on the move with the MT4 app for iPhone or Android devices

Trade key markets with MT4

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With MT4 you can trade CFDs on a large range of popular forex pairs, indices and commodities. Take a position on 30 currency pairs including EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY, major indices like the UK 100 and US 30, plus popular commodities such as Gold, Silver and Crude Oil (West Texas and Brent).

If you want to trade shares, you can apply for an account on our Next Generation platform to access as many as 9,000 shares, including 1,000 ETFs.

*Awarded Best Telephone Customer Service & Best Email Customer Service, based on highest user satisfaction among spread betters, CFD & FX traders, Investment Trends 2019 UK Leverage Trading Report.

Get started on MT4