Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 77% 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
  • Over 30 years’ industry experience
  • Listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • Extensive educational and risk-management tools
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Create your MT4 account



Complete our simple online application form.


Set up

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.

What is MetaTrader 4?

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MetaTrader 4 (MT4), developed by MetaQuotes, is one of the world's most popular forex trading platforms. Trade CFDs across a range of popular forex pairs, 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.

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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 MetaTrader 4 mobile app​​

Listed on the FTSE 250

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 MetaTrader 4 app for iPhone or Android devices

Trade key markets with MetaTrader 4

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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 over 9,500 shares​, and 1,000 ETFs.

Get started and download MT4​​​​

*Awarded Best Telephone Customer Service & Best Email Customer Service, based on highest user satisfaction among spread betters, CFD & FX traders, Investment Trends 2020 UK Leverage Trading Report.

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