Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. You could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. You could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose.

MetaTrader 4

Tap into the power of algorithmic trading with MetaTrader 4. Learn more about the benefits of MT4, how to open an account with us, and what features it offers – including a range of free indicators and add-ons.

Start trading today. Call 844 IG USA FX or email newaccounts.us@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 3am Saturday to 5pm Friday (EST).

Contact us: 844 IG USA FX

Start trading today. Call 844 IG USA FX or email newaccounts.us@ig.com. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 3am Saturday to 5pm Friday (EST).

Contact us: 844 IG USA FX

Why trade on MetaTrader 4 with US?

Support around the clock

Get global access to MT4 platform specialists 24 hours a day

Over 50 FX pairs to trade on

Go long or short with spreads starting from 0.8 pips

MT4 on mobile

Trade wherever, whenever and never miss an opportunity

99%+ server uptime

Giving your algorithms the best conditions to operate in1

High quality, low costs

Our spreads on EUR/USD are 20% lower than two other top US brokers2

18 customizable apps

Gain free access to 18 customizable add-ons and indicators

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:

  1. Create a live IG account
  2. Log in to My IG, your account hub
  3. Add and fund a live MT4 account
  4. 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.

  1. Create a live IG account or a demo MT4 account
  2. Log in to My IG, your account hub
  3. Select ‘add an account’ at the bottom right of the window
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts

Or, get a step-by-step breakdown of how to download MT4 in our platform.

MT4 features

MT4 is the most popular trading platform in the world, with over 16 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.

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.

Automated trading

Build your own algorithms or import Expert Advisors from within the MetaTrader 4 platform.

Easy-to-edit charts

Customize and adjust MT4’s powerful charts to suit your trading needs.

Micro lots

Manage the risks of high-volume trading with MT4’s minimum lot size of 0.01 lots.

Trader-friendly layout

Save time and energy thanks to an intuitive, software-based platform and charts.

Markets and costs

  • FX

Get minimum spreads from just 0.8 pips on a host of forex pairs

FX pair Min. MT4 spread
EUR/USD 0.8
EUR/GBP 1
GBP/USD 1
USD/JPY 0.8

What is MT4?

Learn more about MT4 and how to use it.

How do I download MT4?

Find out how to download MT4.

You might be interested in

Discover the different MT4 add-ons and indicators you’ll get with us.

Get comfortable with the MT4 platform using virtual funds

Master MT4’s algorithms to help automate your trading

1 99.74% MT4 platform uptime per six months from 1st May 2021.

2 IG US minimum spreads are equal to or lower than Forex.com, Oanda, or TDAmeritrade minimum spreads across the top 4 traded currency pairs (EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, AUD/USD), as observed on May 25, 2021. IG US minimum EUR/USD spread is at least 20% lower. Excludes competitors’ commission-based products.