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Full details on our suite of platforms, designed for all levels and situations.

  • Web-based

  • Mobile

  • Tablet

  • Downloadable DMA platform

  • ProRealTime charts

  • MetaTrader 4

Core platforms

 

Core platforms

  Web-based Mobile app Tablet apps
Brief description Our award-winning flagship trading platform is available online without any download required. Our trading platform has been optimised for most smartphones, including iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone. Our trading platform has been optimised for iPad and Windows tablets.
 
Accessibility Browser-based Download Download
Suitability All users All users All users
Platform costs Free Free Free
Exchange fees Monthly fees for shares data and level 2 prices Monthly fees for shares data and level 2 prices Monthly fees for shares data and level 2 prices
 
Available products CFDs CFDs CFDs
Tradable markets All All All
Streaming Reuters news Yes Yes Yes
Monitoring tools Watchlists, price alerts, orders, Autochartist Watchlists, price alerts, orders Watchlists, price alerts, orders
Charts

IG charts, ProRealTime access, Autochartist

IG mobile charts IG mobile charts
Trade from charts Yes No No
Priceimprovement technology Yes Yes Yes
Direct market access (DMA) Yes Yes Yes
Order types Limits, stops, guaranteed stops, trailing stops, market orders Limits, stops, guaranteed stops, trailing stops, market orders Limits, stops, guaranteed stops, trailing stops, market orders
Automated trading strategies No No No
Account management Register cards, make payments, withdraw funds, view history, manage settings Make payments, withdraw funds, view history, manage settings Make payments, withdraw funds, view history, manage settings
 
Add-ons DMA, ProRealTime access, Forex Direct DMA DMA
  Web-based Mobile app Tablet app

 

Specialist platforms

 

Specialist platforms

  L2 Dealer  ProRealTime MetaTrader4
Brief description Get direct market access (DMA) with our level two trading platform, originally designed for our own traders. ProRealTime is the leading advanced charting package on the web, offering powerful monitoring tools, flexible access and advanced analysis resources. 

MetaTrader 4 is a popular third-party platform for forex CFD trading, with advanaced analysis and automated trading tools.

Accessibility Download Browser-based (via desktop platform) Download
Suitability Advanced shares traders Technical chart users Forex specialists
Platform costs Free (minimum $2000 balance required) $60 per month (refunded for active traders) Free
Exchange fees Refundable monthly fees for shares data and level 2 prices Refundable monthly fee for shares data  None
Available products CFDs CFDs CFDs
Tradable markets DMA forex and shares
OTC forex, shares, indices and commodities
All Forex
Streaming Reuters news Yes No No
Monitoring tools Watchlists, price alerts, orders ProScreener, Alerts, TopMovers, Lists, ProRealTrend and Automated trading  Automated trading
Charts ProRealTime access Advanced ProRealTime charts Advanced MT4 charts
Trade from charts Yes (through ProRealTime, OTC only) Yes Yes
Priceimprovement technology Yes (OTC only) Yes No
Direct market access (DMA) Yes No No
Order types Limits, market orders, tranche (iceberg) orders, fill or kill, execute and eliminate, date, day, good for auction, good till cancel, at the auction, at the open, at the close, at best
 
Market orders, limits, stops, trailing stops, market if touched Market orders, limits, stops, stop-loss, take profit
Automated trading strategies No Yes Yes
Account management Register cards, make payments, withdraw funds, view history, manage settings

Register cards, make payments, withdraw funds, view history, manage settings

Handled through the web-based platform
Add-ons Currenex, Bloomberg, FIX API Import indicators Autochartist, Trading Central Virtual private server (VPS)
  L2 Dealer  ProRealTime MetaTrader4 

 

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