MetaTrader 4 Platform

Experience True ECN connectivity, ultra fast execution speeds and flexible trading conditions on the award-winning MetaTrader 4 platform.

IB 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. IB 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 IB Markets Standard and True ECN accounts are available on the MetaTrader 4 trading platform.

TRADE ON DESKTOP, TABLET AND MOBILE

This is exactly why the MT4 mobile trading option allows investors to also access the trading platform, apart from their Windows and Mac operating system based PCs, directly from their smartphones and tablets. Trading portfolio as well as multiple trading account management and/or monitoring is thus possible practically speaking on the go. Having the ability to manage multiple trading accounts from one interface and from portable devices like smartphones, pocket and tablet PCs gives investors a definite edge in trading, while the software’s compatibility with the IOS operating system allows Mac users to follow up with market changes 24 hours a day and place trades directly from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Meta Trader 4

Facts

  • Market leading spreads and low commissions
  • Leverage up to 1:200
  • Minimum lot size of 0.01
  • Flexible funding and withdrawal options
  • No trading restrictions
  • Lightning-fast order execution

Why is IB Markets MetaTrader 4 Platform Different?

True ECN Connectivity

IB 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 IB Markets’ liquidity providers to our ECN environment where clients can trade with no dealing desk, price manipulation or requotes. Due to the diverse liquidity mix comprising of up to 50 different liquidity providers at any one time, IB Markets is the forex broker of choice for high volume traders, scalpers and robots who demand the tightest spreads and best execution.

Ultra Fast Order Execution

The MetaTrader 4 server is cross connected to our ECN to ensure ultra low latency and the fast execution of your trades.

IB Markets has low latency environment is ideal for automated and High Frequency Trading and scalping.

No Restrictions on Trading

IB Markets MetaTrader platform 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 IB Markets. Traders do not pay margin on hedged trades and enjoy the benefits of margin netting.

Spreads from 0.0 Pips

IB Markets boasts some of the tightest spreads of all forex brokers 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 liquidity mix from up to 50 different liquidity providers means that we are always able to source liquidity for our clients and keep our spreads tight, especially during high volatility times such as news announcements.

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