Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 70% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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Trade on forex, indices and commodities at home or on the go on MT4, the world's most popular platform.

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MT4 trading with CMC Markets

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We're fully FCA compliant and hold your funds in segregated accounts protected by the FSCS.**

Hassle-free application

With a straightforward application process, you’ll be up and trading in no time.

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We’re listed on the London Stock Exchange and fully GDPR-compliant, with all personal data encrypted.

No hidden costs

We're committed to tight spreads and transparent pricing, and unlike some of our competitors we'll never charge to withdraw your money.

MT4 Trading Platform with CMC Markets

Why trade on MT4?

MetaTrader 4 is the world’s most popular trading platform, offering highly customisable web and mobile platforms to suit any trading style, across a wide range of forex, commodity and index instruments.

Thousands of indicators & signals

Automate your trading with algos

Fully customisable

Micro lots from 0.01

Trading signals

Wide range of chart types & tools

Get the edge with a huge range of free MT4 add-ons, indicators & trading tools

Mini terminal

Manage risk more effectively by calculating the lot-size corresponding to a cash risk (for example, 1% of account value).

Build your own algorithms

Develop, test and apply your own algos with no coding knowledge, using trading robots and Expert Advisors.

Mobile using MT4

Sentiment trader

Identify product sentiment from traders across a range of brokers, not just CMC.

Thousands more

Get access to thousands of add-ons and indicators when you trade on MT4 with us.

MT4 markets & spread details

Instrument Spread Holding cost(Buy) Holding cost(Sell) Margin rate
GBP/USD - - - 3.3%
USD/JPY - - - 3.3%
GBP/JPY - - - 3.3%
AUD/USD - - - 5%
EUR/GBP - - - 3.3%
Instrument Spread Holding cost(Buy) Holding cost(Sell) Margin rate
US 30 - - - 5%
Germany 30 - - - 5%
US NDAQ 100 - - - 5%
US SPX 500 - - - 5%
UK 100 - - - 5%
Instrument Spread Holding cost(Buy) Holding cost(Sell) Margin rate
Gold - - - 5%
Crude Oil West Texas - - - 10%
Crude oil Brent - - - 10%
Silver - - - 10%
Natural Gas - - - 10%

New to MetaTrader 4?

What is MetaTrader 4?

MetaTrader 4 (MT4), developed by MetaQuotes, is one of the most popular forex trading platforms worldwide. In addition to forex, you can also trade CFDs across a range of popular indices and commodities.

MT4 allows you to use automated programs called Expert Advisors (EAs), which monitor the markets and can be set to trade on your behalf. You can build your own program or use an existing EA.

What is the MetaTrader 4 platform?

MetaTrader 4 or MT4, developed by MetaQuotes, is an online trading platform used to speculate on the price movements of forex, indices and commodities. It’s one of the most popular forex trading platforms available online and can be downloaded on Windows, Android and IOS. Find out how to download MT4 here. MT4 has the advantage of allowing you to use Expert Advisors (EA) to automate trading.

What is a MetaTrader 4 demo account?

MetaTrader 4’s demo account with CMC Markets will allow you to experience all of the MT4 platform features in a risk-free environment. A demo user can practise using the platform and try out trading strategies and techniques with £10,000 of virtual currency. Our MT4 demo account also allows users to become familiar with trading bot automations by using Expert Advisors (EAs).

How do I download MetaTrader 4?

Find out how to download, install and log in to MT4 on your PC or Mac by visiting our getting started with MT4 guide. Our MetaTrader 4 guide also covers demo accounts, how to fund your MT4 account and general queries.

What are MT4 indicators?

MetaTrader 4 indicators are powerful tools that play a key role in your technical analysis. Technical indicators analyse previous chart data to forecast future price movements, providing market entry and exit trade signals. You can also download MT4 indicators to get access to 15 technical indicators such as pivot points and renko charts. See our full list of MT4 indicators.

What are MT4 add ons?

MT4 add-ons help to create an agile trading platform that adapts to your trading style. Each add-on serves a specific purpose, and can be used alongside technical indicators as part of your trading strategy. We offer 12 MetaTrader 4 add-ons, including mini terminal and sentiment trader. View all of our MT4 add-ons.

What is auto trading on MT4?

Automated trading or algorithmic trading is one of the most powerful features available on the MT4 platform. It’s a highly-innovative feature, which allows you to test and apply Expert Advisors (EAs) and technical indicators that you’ve built or acquired. Why not practise trading on an MT4 demo account first?

Join over 300,000 others committed traders

1

Apply

Complete our simple online application form.

2

Set up

Log in to the MT4 admin portal to set up your account.

3

Fund

Deposit funds from a debit card or bank transfer. No minimum deposit required.

4

Trade

Log in to the MT4 platform and connect to the CMC server to start trading.