Why trade on MetaTrader 4 with us?
Support around the clock
Get global access to MT4 platform specialists 24 hours a day.
More than just FX
Trade CFDs with MetaTrader 4 to go long or short on thousands of markets
Free MT4 mobile app
Trade wherever, whenever and never miss an opportunity
99%+ server uptime
Giving your algorithms the best conditions to operate in2
Accountable, end-to-end service
Unlike others, we use our own institutional-grade technology for liquidity, pricing and execution
High quality, low costs
Maximise your returns with our consistently low spreads – just 0.86 points on average3
How do I open an MT4 account with IG?
- I already have MT4
- I don't have MT4
If you already have an MT4 account, but you’d like to trade with us as your MT4 broker, it’s easy:
- Create a live IG account
- Log in to My IG, your account hub
- Add and fund a live MT4 account
- Log into your pre-existing MT4 platform with your IG details, and keep all your chart data and analysis
Or, get a step-by-step breakdown of how to download MT4 in our platform.
Why trade with MT4?
MT4 is the most popular trading platform in the world, with 14 years’ experience putting millions of traders in touch with opportunity. Here’s why it’s stood the test of time.
Thousands of indicators, countless possibilities
Get an edge with instant access to 18 free add-ons and indicators as part of our MetaTrader 4 package. You can download thousands more inside the MetaTrader 4 platform.
Build strategies to execute automatically using your algorithms or MT4’s own, called Expert Advisors.
Customise and adjust MT4’s powerful charts to suit your trading needs.
Trade in sizes as small as 0.01 lots, helping you manage the risks of high-volume trading.
Save time and energy thanks to an intuitive, software-based platform and charts.
MT4 markets and costs
Trade more 24-hour indices with us than any other provider.
|Index||Min. MT4 spread|
Discover opportunity on 27 commodity markets with no fixed expiries.
|Commodity||Min. MT4 spread|
|Oil – Brent Crude||2.8|
|Oil – US Crude||2.8|
Take a view on crypto without owning any coins.
|Cryptocurrency||Min. MT4 spread|
1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, October 2021) For forex, by number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released June 2020)
2 99.8% core platform uptime: average per month, IG globally (from 1st January 2020 to 16th June 2020).
3 Average spread (between 00:00-21:00 GMT Monday to Friday) for the 12 weeks ending 8th January 2021. For our minimum spreads, please see our forex CFD details.