MetaTrader 5 Platform

MetaTrader 5 is the all-in-one platform for trading forex, stocks, indices, bonds, cryptocurrencies and commodities. IC Markets Raw Pricing makes it the most powerful platform for active traders.

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Experience the next Generation of MetaTrader 5 with IC Markets

The new platform is an updated and improved version of its predecessor which has long been the industry standard for traders around the world. IC Markets is proud to present the next generation MetaTrader 5 platform, designed to offer everything you need to trade the markets.

MetaTrader 5 advanced charting technology coupled with sophisticated order management tools help you to monitor and control your positions quickly and efficiently. It is a powerful platform packed with brand new features aimed at improving your trading experience. It is available on both of the IC Markets account types: Raw Spread and Standard.

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System Requirements The MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal requires Windows operating system 7 or higher. It is also possible to run this software on a Mac OSX.

Why is IC Markets MetaTrader 5 Platform Different?

Raw Pricing Connectivity

Raw Pricing allows IC Markets to offer industry leading spreads and trading conditions on the MetaTrader 5 trading platform.

Gain access to institutional grade prices on the same level of the world’s leading execution venues through our Raw Pricing.  Traders can enjoy trading with no dealing desk, price requotes or any sort of manipulation on our market leading platforms. Our extensive mix of up to 25 different liquidity providers makes IC Markets the top choice for high volume traders, scalpers and automated traders who demand the best trading conditions including the lowest spreads and fastest execution speeds.

Ultra Fast Order Execution

All IC Markets MetaTrader 5 servers are located in the Equinix NY4 data centre in New York for optimal execution speed. The NY4 data centre is known as one of the most secure and reliable data centres in the world. The MetaTrader 5 servers are cross connected to us and our liquidity providers  to ensure the lowest latency and fastest execution.

The IC Markets MetaTrader 5 trade servers have 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.

No Restrictions on Trading

There are no trading restrictions on the IC Markets MetaTrader 5 platform. We offer ideal trading conditions for scalping and high frequency trading, even 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 at any level.

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.

Level II Pricing – Market Depth

The MetaTrader 5 Depth of Market displays the full range of available prices directly from our pricing providers. This feature provides full transparency of available liquidity for each currency at any given time. High liquidity, asynchronous spot prices and low latency guarantee the tightest possible spreads.

Spreads from 0.0 Pips

IC Markets offers the tightest spreads out of all forex brokers around the world with our EURUSD spread averaging just 0.1 pips. This is currently the tightest average EURUSD spread globally. IC Markets is always able to keep spreads tight by sourcing prices from our diverse mix of up to 25 different sources of prices.

Flexible Funding and Withdrawal Options

We have made funding and withdrawing funds easy by offering a wide range of funding options including: credit/debit card, Skrill, wire transfer, Neteller, FasaPay, Bpay and broker to broker transfer, deposits.

Flexible Lot Sizing

Our platforms offer you flexible lot sizing so you can manage your risk appropriately. We don’t place any restrictions on trade sizes and even allow trades as small as one micro lot (0.01) to be traded.

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About MetaTrader 5

The new platform is an updated and improved version of its predecessor which has long been the industry standard for traders around the world. Its advanced charting technology, together with sophisticated order management tools allow to monitor and control your positions efficiently.

It is a powerful platform packed with brand new features aimed at improving your trading experience. It is available on IC Markets Raw Pricing and Standard account types.

  • Mobility
  • Analytics - DOM
  • MQL5
  • Advanced Order types & execution
  • Improved Strategy Tester for EAs
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Automated Trading and MQL

Automated trading is possible on MetaTrader 5, using trading robots which analyze quotes and perform operations on the financial markets. There are pre-installed technical indicators and trading robots built in the platform but Of course, traders can choose to install more or develop their own Expert Advisors using MetaQuotes Language 5 (MQL5).

How to open an MetaTrader 5 account with IC Markets.

Before you can start trading, first open a Standard or Professional MetaTrader 5 account with IC markets. Upon successful account registration, you will be able to find your MetaTrader 5 account details listed in your Secured Client Area.

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Over 60 Currencies & Metals + 16 Indices

We offer a wide range of instruments for you to trade with. Choose from 64 currency pairs plus 15 major equity indices including the FTSE 100, S&P/ASX 200 and Dow Jones Index 24 hours a day with a spread of 1 point.

Leverage up to 1:30

We give traders the option to trade currencies on up to 1:30 leverage on the IC Markets MetaTrader 5 platforms. Enjoy the freedom to utilise higher leverage to suit your unique trading style and get the best out of your proprietary strategies.

All Major Account Currencies Supported

Our trading accounts support the world’s major currencies. We give you the freedom to deal in your local currency to avoid unnecessary fees. Open an account in 1 of 10 supported base currencies: USD, AUD, EUR, GBP, SGD, NZD, JPY, CHF, HKD, CAD.

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