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 on MT4 wherever, whenever and never miss an opportunity.
99%+ server uptime
Giving your algorithms the best conditions to operate in.2
High quality, low costs
Maximise your returns with our consistently low spreads, just 0.86 points on average.3
Accountable, end-to-end service
Unlike others, we use our own institutional-grade technology for liquidity, pricing and execution.
How do I open an MT4 account with IG?
- I already have MT4
- I don't have MT4
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 opportunities
Get an edge with instant access to 18 free add-ons and indicators, as part of our MetaTrader 4 package. You can download thousands 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.
Ways to trade on MetaTrader 4
With IG, you can use the MetaTrader 4 platform to trade CFDs.
CFD trading on MT4 offers you the chance to speculate on whether an asset's price will move up or down - without having to own the asset.
MT4 markets and costs
We offer more 24-hour indices with us than any other provider.
|Index||Min. MT4 spread|
Discover opportunity on 26 commodity markets
|Commodity||Min. MT4 spread|
|Oil – US Crude||2.8|
Take a view on cryptocurrency without owning any coins.
|Cryptocurrency||Min. MT4 spread|
1 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, June 2020).
2 99.96% MT4 platform uptime per six months from 1st January 2020.
3 Average spread (Monday 00:00 – Friday 21:00 GMT) for the 12 weeks ending 29th May 2020. For our minimum spreads, please see our forex CFD details.