Trade on the award-winning IC Markets MetaTrader 4 platform
IC Markets offers its clients the opportunity to trade on the award-winning MetaTrader 4 platform. It is undoubtedly the world’s most popular trading platform for forex traders due to its ease of use, feature rich environment and automated trading ability.
It has grown from a trading platform to a global community where trader’s demands are met by technology provider’s innovations. IC Markets has partnerships with many of these technology providers and is proud to offer you the next generation MetaTrader 4 platform, designed to take your trading to the next level.
Both IC Markets Standard and Raw Spread accounts are available on the MetaTrader 4 trading platform.Open Account
System Requirements The MetaTrader 4 Client Terminal requires Windows 7 or higher. It is also possible to run this software on a Mac OSX.
Why trade on MetaTrader 4 with IC Markets?
Award-winning platform available on web browser, desktop and mobile
- Market leading spreads and low commissions
- Leverage up to 1:30
- Minimum lot size of 0.01
- Flexible funding and withdrawal options
- No trading restrictions
- Lightning-fast order execution
Why is IC Markets MetaTrader 4 Platform Different?
IC Markets is able to offer market leading pricing and trading conditions through the MetaTrader 4 platform by providing clients with Raw Pricing.Our Raw Pricing allows you to trade on an institutional grade level, using pricing equal to the world’s leading execution venues. Executable Streaming Prices (ESP) are sent from IC Markets liquidity providers to us, so that clients can trade with no dealing desk, price manipulation or requotes. Due to the diverse mix comprising of up to 25 different liquidity providers at any one time, IC Markets is the Forex CFD provider of choice for high volume traders, scalpers and robots who demand the tightest spreads and best execution available.
Ultra Fast Order Execution
The IC Markets MetaTrader 4 server is located in the Equinix NY4 data centre in New York. The NY4 data centre referred to as a financial ecosystem is home to over 600 buy and sell side firms, exchanges, trading venues, market data and service providers. The MetaTrader 4 server is cross connected to us and our pricing providers to ensure ultra low latency and the fast execution of your trades.
The IC Markets MetaTrader 4 server has latency of less than 1 millisecond to major VPS providers either collocated in the NY4 data centre or through dedicated lines to nearby data centres. This low latency is ideal for automated and High Frequency Trading and scalping.
No Restrictions on Trading
IC Markets MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms have no restrictions on trading. We have some of the best trading conditions for scalping and high frequency trading globally, allowing traders to place orders between the spread as there is no minimum order distance and a freeze level of 0. This means orders including stop loss orders can be placed as close to the market price as you like.
Traders can also hedge positions as there is no first in first out (FIFO) rule with IC Markets. Please note that different hedge margin level and settings may be applied to different products and platforms.
Spreads from 0.0 pips
IC Markets boasts some of the tightest spreads of all Forex CFD providers globally. Spreads start at 0.0 pips on the MetaTrader 4 platform with the average on EURUSD being 0.1 pips 24/5. This is currently the tightest average EURUSD spread globally.
Our diverse pricing mix from up to 25 different pricing providers means that we are always able to keep our spreads tight, especially during high volatility times such as news announcements.
Flexible Funding and Withdrawal Options
Once you have opened your account you can fund using any of our funding options including: credit/debit card, Skrill, wire transfer, Neteller, FasaPay, Bpay and broker to broker transfer, deposits.
Flexible Lot Sizing
There are no limits or restrictions on trade sizes, you can place trades as small as one micro lot (0.01). Our flexible lot sizing allows you to trial the platform with minimal risk and manage your trades sizes in accordance with your account balance.
Take your trading to the next level with easy access to Trading Centre, Autochartist and MultiTerminal.
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How to open an MetaTrader 4 account with IC Markets?
Before you can start trading, you will need to open a Standard or Professional MetaTrader 4 account. Upon successful account registration, you will find your MetaTrader 4 account details listed in your Personal Area.
- Step 01 Open an account with IC Markets
- Step 02 Download the exe file from the Trading tools section
- Step 03 Run the trading terminal on your Device
- Step 04 Select ‘Login to Trade Account’ in File menu
- Step 05 Enter your credentials and the server of your MetaTrader 4
- Step 06 You will hear a chime confirming your login