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Explore our best ever web platform, award-winning mobile apps and advanced third-party technology.

Why choose our technology?

  • All our platforms have been designed for your chosen device

  • No downloads required with our browser-based desktop platform

  • Customise your dealing to suit your style and preferences

  • MetaTrader 4, enhanced with 18 free add-ons and indicators, plus Autochartist.

  • Trade on the go with our natively-designed mobile and tablet apps

  • Integrate your own APIs and terminals

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See full details on our suite of platforms, from our web-based platform to tools like MT4.

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It's free to open an account, takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

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  • DMA trading

    Direct access to shares and FX markets with our DMA platform

  • Charts

    We've got the right charts for every trader, in every situation

  • Our charges

    We're clear about our charges, so you always know what fees you will incur. 

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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 79% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and 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. Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.