Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits

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Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits

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

  • Web-based

  • Mobile

  • Tablet

  • MetaTrader 4

Core platforms

Our platform is web-based and is accessible via your browser, without any downloads required.

Core platforms

Web-based Mobile app Tablet apps
Brief description Our trading platform is available online, without any downloads required. Our trading platform has been optimized for most smartphones, including iPhone and Android. Our trading platform has been optimized for iPad and Android tablets.
Accessibility Browser-based Download Download
Suitability All users All users All users
Platform costs Free Free Free
Tradable markets All Dependent on application* Dependent on application*
Research tools Streaming Reuters news, economic calendar Reuters news, economic calendar Reuters news, economic calendar
Monitoring tools Watchlists, price alerts, orders, Autochartist Watchlists, price alerts, orders Watchlists, price alerts, orders
Charts

IG charts, Autochartist

IG mobile charts IG mobile charts
Trade from charts Yes Yes Yes
Priceimprovement technology Yes Yes Yes
Order types Take-profits, stop-losses, market orders, OCO Take-profits, stop-losses, market orders, OCO Take-profits, stop-losses, market orders, OCO
Account management Use My IG, our account management area, to register cards, make payments, withdraw funds, view history and manage settings Register cards, make payments, withdraw funds, view history, manage settings Register cards, make payments, withdraw funds, view history, manage settings

Specialist platforms

Specialist platforms

MetaTrader4
Brief description

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

Accessibility Download
Suitability Forex specialists
Platform costs Free
Exchange fees None
Streaming Reuters news No
Monitoring tools Automated trading
Charts Advanced MT4 charts
Trade from charts Yes
Price-improvement technology No
Order types Market orders, limits, stops, stop-loss, take profit
Automated trading strategies Yes
Account management Handled through the web-based platform
Add-ons 18 customizable apps plus Autochartist

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