MetaTrader 4 platform

  • Competitive spreads on 175+ FX pairs, indices and commodities
  • Fast, 100% automated execution, with tier-one market liquidity
  • Advanced charting tools, EA's and algorithmic trading

Also available on Android, iPhone and WebTrader.

MetaTrader WebTrader

Access your MT4 trading account from any web browser using our MetaTrader WebTrader.

FCAFCA regulated
FSCSProtected up to £85,0001
FTSEFTSE-listed group
2023 winnerBest Forex BrokerGood Money Guide Awards
2023 winnerBest In-House AnalystsProfessional Trader Awards
2022 winnerBest CFD ProviderOnline Money Awards

What is MetaTrader 4?

MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is a globally renowned online trading platform, which was originally released in 2005. While the platform is synonymous with forex trading, you can also spread bet or trade CFDs on popular indices and commodities through MT4 with us.

MT4 offers automated trading though Expert Advisors (EAs), and access to thousands of analysis tools. Start MT4 trading from home and stay in touch with your trades when you’re on the go through the MT4 mobile app.

Why trade on MetaTrader 4 with us?

London-based server

Our London-located server and industry reputation helps us provide a tier-one liquidity solution, so we can consistently deliver lightning-fast execution2 speeds.

No scalping restriction

We don't have any scalping restrictions, or penalise clients who practise scalping trading strategies with us.

Unrestricted trading

There are no restrictions on minimum stop-loss or take-profit distances, or stop-loss and take-profit limits, especially useful for high-volume traders.

Hedge your positions

We give clients the ability to go long and short at the same time on a specific instrument, which means there's no interruption for traders using Expert Advisors (EAs).

Free premium indicators and EAs

Hone your technical analysis and tap into our suite of additional premium MT4 indicators and EAs, included at no cost.

Straightforward deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdraw funds easily, and whenever you want to, with no charge.

Superior execution and reliability

Our pioneering technology and experienced customer service, alongside the renowned MT4 platform, provides the ideal combination for serious traders.


Automated execution

You can be sure your trades will be filled without any dealer intervention.


Fill rate3

We fulfil your order without off-quotes, and wherever possible at the price you see.


Platform stability3

We consistently achieve almost 100% core platform uptime, so you can focus on your trading.

34 years of industry experience1 million+ traders and investors globally4

MT4 markets and costs

Access tight spreads on over 175 forex pairs and all the key indices and commodities. Minimum spreads on FX start from just 0.5 pips through our standard spread betting and CFD trading accounts. Or, enjoy ultra-tight spreads from 0.0 pips on six major FX pairs with our FX Active account.


A minimum spread is the lowest spread that will be shown on the given product. Minimum spread will vary subject to after-hours trading. If the underlying market spread widens throughout the trading day, or you are trading out of hours, the platform spread may also widen. The spreads shown are for the first price available for the average market trade/bet sizes in the relevant product. The spread will widen for larger trade/bet sizes, see our platform for more information.

Advanced MT4 functionality

Access one-cancels-other order types, and turn trendlines into stop-loss or take-profit orders, with mini terminal.

Automatically calculate your stop-loss amount as a percentage of your account value, also with mini terminal

Hide your entry and exit levels from the market with stealth orders

Connect real-time MT4 data into Excel with our Excel RTD plugin

Set multiple stop-loss and take-profit orders, for more advanced money management strategies

Receive email alerts when key indicator levels are breached

Auto-generate tweets from the MT4 platform when key market levels are breached

MetaTrader 4 trading tools

Enhance your MT4 trading experience with our 12 free, premium EAs, including mini terminal and sentiment trader, and 18 indicators, such as pivot points and renko charts.

Access free premium EAs

Use trendlines to calculate your stop-loss and take-profit orders, and automatically calculate stop-losses as a percentage of account value.
Learn more

Access free premium indicators

Order history

Order history

Display trade entry and exit points on your charts. Show stop-loss and take-profit orders

Pivot points

Pivot points

Add pivot points to charts and set alerts based on pivot levels



Overlay Renko blocks on normal time-based charts. Create traditional non-time based Renko charts

Donchian channel

Donchian channel

Show ranges of price movement and measure volatility with Donchian channels

Keltner channel

Keltner channel

Add bands to measure volatility while identifying extremes in price movement with Keltner channels

Candle countdown

Candle countdown

View the time remaining in the current candle

Spread Betting & CFD Trading

Ready to get started?

Spread bet or trade CFDs on the world's most popular trading platform.

Do you have any questions?

Email us at or call us on +44 (0)20 7170 8200 (Lines open 24hrs, Monday to Friday)

1FSCS is an independent body that offers protection to customers of financial services firms that have failed. The compensation amount may be up to £85,000 per eligible person, per firm. Eligibility conditions apply. Please contact the FSCS for more information.

20.0061 seconds MT4 CFD median trade execution time, March 2022

398.8% of market open orders were filled at quote, 1-31 March 2022; 99.5%+ MT4 core platform uptime, 1-31 May 2022.

41.388 million unique user logins for the CMC Markets invest and CFD platforms globally, as at August 2023.

5Commissions at $2.5 per $100k traded.

6Tax treatment depends on the individual circumstances of each client. Tax law can change or may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.


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Garden Tower Neue Mainzer Str. 46-50, Frankfurt, 60311
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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 69% 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, CFDs, OTC options or any of our other products work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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