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.
IC Markets standard and True ECN account operate on the MetaTrader 4 trading platform.
Why is IC Markets MetaTrader 4 Platform Different?
True ECN Connectivity
IC Markets is able to offer market leading pricing and trading conditions through the MT4 platform by providing clients with True ECN Connectivity.
True ECN Connectivity allows you to trade on institutional grade liquidity from the world’s leading investment banks, hedge funds and dark pool liquidity execution venues. Executable Streaming Prices (ESP) are sent from IC Markets liquidity providers to our ECN environment where clients can trade with no dealing desk, price manipulation or re-quotes. Due to the diverse liquidity mix comprising of up to 50 different liquidity providers at any one time, IC Markets is the metatrader 4 forex broker of choice for high volume traders, scalpers and robots who demand the tightest spreads and best execution.
Spreads from 0.0 Pips
IC Markets expert advisors boasts some of the tightest spreads of all foreign exchange brokers globally. Spreads start at 0.0 pips on the MetaTrader 4 platform with the average on EURUSD being 0.1 pips 24/5. As per our expert advisors this is currently the tightest average EURUSD spread globally.
Our diverse liquidity mix from up to 50 different liquidity providers means that our experts or advisors are always able to source liquidity for our clients and keep our spreads tight, especially during high volatility times such as news announcements.
Level II Pricing – Market Depth
Depth of market shows the full range of executable prices coming directly from liquidity providers. Depth of market offers complete transparency of the liquidity of each currency pair by showing the available volumes for each price level at any given time. High liquidity, asynchronous spot prices and low latency guarantee the tightest possible spreads.
One Click Trading
IC Market’s One Click Trade Manager Software considerably enhances MetaTrader 4. Traders can buy or sell with a single click, execute complex pre-defined order templates with two clicks and manage trades in ways not previously possible on MetaTrader 4. The software offers fast and worry-free trade execution and management.
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. This server is cross connected to our ECN to ensure ultra low latency and the fast execution of your trades.
The IC Markets MetaTrader 4 trade server has latency of less than 1 milli second to major VPS providers either collocated in the NY4 data centre or through dedicated lines to nearby data centres.
This low latency environment is ideal for automated and High Frequency Trading and scalping.
No Restrictions on Trading – Scalping Allowed
IC Markets MetaTrader 4 platform has no restrictions on trading. Our team of expert edvisors 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. Traders do not pay margin on hedged trades and enjoy the benefits of margin netting.
64 Currencies & Metals + 15 CFDs
Trade 15 major equity indices including the FTSE 100 and Dow Jones Index 24 hours a day with a spread of 1 point. With S&P/ASX 200 spreads from 0.5 points.
Leverage up to 1:500
Accounts go up to 1:500 leverage on the IC Markets MT4 platform. Traders can use higher leverage to suit their trading style and get the best out of their manual and automated trading strategies.
All Major Account Currencies Supported
Open an account in one of 8 supported base currencies including: USD, AUD, EUR, GBP, SGD, NZD, JPY, CHF.
Flexible Funding and Withdrawal Options
Once you’ve opened your IC Markets MT4 account you can fund using one of our 8 funding options including: Credit/Debit card, Moneybookers, local bank transfer (transferring to a bank in your country), wire transfer, Webmoney, Bpay, broker to broker transfer and branch deposits.
Market leading spreads and low commissions
NY4 Hosted MT4 server
Leverage up to 1:500
Micro lot trading – Minimum lot size of 0.01
Flexible funding and withdrawing options
Trade against the market with no deal desk intervention
Save money every time you trade with our low costs
Enjoy the fastest ultra low latency execution possible
Chose a leverage to suit your strategy and trading style
Have greater control over your risk with micro lots
Move money in and out of your trading account with ease.
The MetaTrader 4 Client Terminal requires Windows operating system 2000, XP, Vista, or 7. It is also possible to run this software on a Mac OSX.
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