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Metatrader 4

Rich functionality for trading on Forex, Stock and CFD markets has made MetaTrader 4 trading terminal the most popular in the world. It is worth to note that the terminal is focused on margin trading. The platform was developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp. in 2005 and since then it has constantly been updated. Currently this is one of the most reliable platforms. MetaTrader 4 popularity is due to its simplicity and reliability.

Advantages of MetaTrader 4

MetaTrader 4 is simple to use, has user-friendly interface and at the same time is a multifunctional platform. The provided conditions are suitable both for the beginners and experienced traders. The user-friendly interface and the large number of technical analysis tools make the platform highly flexible that allows traders fully realize their trading strategies.

MetaTrader 4 features and functions:

  • A user-friendly interface and multilingual support;
  • Large number of technical analysis tools provide an opportunity to analyze asset prices and market fluctuations, as well as easily and effectively manage a trading account. Due to indicators, like Parabolic SAR, Moving Averages, Bollinger Bands and many others, it is possible to define trends and turning points in the price movements;
  • The opportunity of full automated trading through Expert Advisors. You can create your own trading advisors, custom indicators and utilities through the built-in programming language MQL4. Advisors, also known as trading robots, are for analysis of price information and automated execution of trading orders (buy, sell, setting orders);
  • Locking positions: the trader can open long and short positions of any volume in one trading account with the same instrument. This technology allows the trader simultaneously conduct intraday trading and hold positions for a long time;
  • Watching live quotes of financial instruments;
  • Watching live news, broadcasted by the server part, that is very important for properly estimating market sentiment and make an accurate fundamental analysis;
  • Setting all types of major trading orders, including Pending and Linked orders;
  • Opportunity of viewing the account history, which helps to analyze the effectiveness of trading strategies;
  • Opportunity to subscribe to signal service from various providers;
  • Trading on various operating systems through specialized terminals: Mac OS, iOS and Android. Mobile trading provides access to financial markets from anywhere and anytime, regardless busyness and travelling, which grants an opportunity to make timely decisions and develop flexible trading strategies while maintaining high level of control. Another terminal from this group is MT4 MultiTerminal, through which several accounts can be managed simultaneously. This terminal is designed for investment managers and for traders, who synchronously work with several accounts;
  • Opportunity to work with the platform in offline mode (without Internet).

How to Open a Demo Account on MetaTrader 4

Before opening an account you need to download MetaTrader 4 trading platform on your computer. Read steps how to download MetaTrader 4. After installation, please, follow the instruction:

  • Enter the account parameters. For that choose “File” in the upper left corner of the menu and choose “Open an account” command from the list. In the opened window choose demo server and click “Next” to continue.
  • In the opened window tick “New demo account” and fill out “Login” and “Password” fields. Check the entered data (which you should save) and click “Finish.”

How to Open a Real Account on MetaTrader 4

You can open a real account, registering in Profile on the company’s website. In Profile you can manage your MetaTrader 4 trading accounts and balance operations. If you have not added any trading account to your Profile yet, you should follow the following steps below:

  • Enter your email and password to Profile;
  • Entering the Profile, go to “Accounts” tab and choose “Open a new account” option. In the opened window choose Real kind of the account, MetaTrader 4 platform, account type (Micro or Standard), leverage and account balance currency;
  • Read the trading documents and tick the box of confirmation. Click “Open a new account”;
  • In the opened window you will get the account number and password;
  • Save the account parameters in a safe place and tick the corresponding box;
  • Now you can deposit into your trading account, clicking “Make a deposit”.

How to Make a Withdrawal from MetaTrader 4 account

For making a withdrawal request from your MetaTrader 4 account you should go to “Accounts” section and choose "My accounts." In the opened table choose the section of the necessary account and click “Withdraw.” In the opened list you should choose the withdrawal method and fill in the request form.

Tracking the status of the request is possible in the “History” section, by choosing “Withdrawals” section, where the status of the request is highlighted: accepted, rejected, pending and others. If the status is still active, you can cancel the request.

MetaTrader 4 supports the main functions for full execution of all trading operations from anywhere in the world. This platform provides simplicity, convenience, reliability and high functionality of trading.

IFC Markets is a leading innovative financial company, offering also its own-generated trading platform NetTradeX, which is available on PC, iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.