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Trading Platforms

What is a Trading Platform ?

Trading Platforms provide access to a virtual market place designed to execute deals in six asset classes such as foreign exchange, crypto, shares, spot indices, spot metals, spot energies and futures through an online broker like FxPro.

Key Takeaways

✓ Trading Platform is a software developed for trading and managing market positions executed in miliseconds by an online broker
✓ The most advanced and widely used trading platforms are MetaTrader4 and MetaTrader5 developed by MetaQuotes Software.

✓ Trading Platform allows traders to research markets in dept, test investment strategies, set up buy and sell signals, and execute orders
✓ FxPro offers its traders advanced algo trading and technical indicator coding application that allows traders to create state of the art built in algorithmic trading strategies

Basics of Trading Platform

A trading platform is the software that enables investors and traders to place orders and monitor accounts through financial intermediaries. 

The trading platforms are characterized by ease of use and an assortment of unique features, such as news feeds, technical charts, indicators, traging signals, built in algoritmic trading indicators, expert advisors, education and vast research tools.

Picking a Platform

When deciding between trading platforms, traders and investors should consider market maker depth charts to optimize deal execution with integrated technical tools and indicators that are specifically designed to visualize investment strategies.

Traders employing successful short and long term strategies gravitate towards platforms with brokerage services with low fees and tight spreads like FxPro. The investors should also consider the reputation of the intermediary or broker before committing to a specific trading platform to execute trades and manage their accounts.

Trading Platforms

The most widely used trading platforms are MetaTrader4 and MetaTrader5 developed by MetaQuotesSoftware provided by FxPro.

FxPro is an award-winning online forex broker specialised in providing the most competitive trading environment with access to CFDs on 400+ financial instruments in six asset classes with a range of top grade mobile, web and desktop trading platforms including MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5, WebTrader, cTrader and its own in house developed platform FxPro Edge for sophisticated investors allowing more personalized experience for superior investment performance, tailored to your specific preferences with advanced online trading systems.

MetaTrader 4

The MetaTrader4 trading platform is designed for forex and futures trading. MetaTrader 4 is the most sophisticated platform that include all necessary tools and features for traders to research in depth the financial markets and perform analysis using trading signals, technical indicators, advanced trading operations with flexible investment systems, algorithmic trading, customized trading robots with built in Expert Advisors. 

MetaTreader4 supports mobile trading through advanced application that enhance trading experience.

The platform supports three trade execution modes, including instant and market execution, as well as 2 market, 4 pending and 2 stop orders and a trailing stop function. Quick trading functions allow sending trading orders straight from the chart with one click. The built in tick chart feature provides an accurate method for determining entry and exit points. With the rich functionality of MetaTrader 4 you can implement various trading strategies in the Forex market.

The MetaTrader 4 platform provides wide analytical opportunities. Each symbol can be displayed in 9 time-frames, allowing traders to see the price dynamics in detail. 30 built-in technical indicators and 24 graphic objects are available for the most comprehensive analysis of price dynamics. Combine these tools, identify trends, determine entry and exit points and with wide analytical capabilities of MetaTrader 4 you can thoroughly analyze market movements to catch the best time to trade.

MetaTrader 5

Successful traders from around the world have chosen MetaTrader5 Multi-Asset Trading Platform. The platform offers advanced financial trading functions, as well as superior tools for technical and fundamental analysis. MetaTrader5 features allow algorithmic trading by using trading robots and trading signals. In addition, the platform is available on the web and can be accessed from any browser with any smart device.

MetaTrader 5 trading system offers an advanced Market Depth feature (with a tick chart, time and sales information), a separate accounting of orders and trades, the support of all types of trading orders and execution modes. Two order accounting modes are provided in the platform: the netting mode is adopted on exchange markets, while the hedging method can be used for Forex trading. 

One Click Trading function and the Market Depth option provide users with ability to buy and sell financial instruments with just one click. The Stop Loss and Take Profit options are designed to help secure profits and minimize risk.

MetaTrader5 trading system provides you the maximum advantage of any market situation !

The Bottom Line

Trading platform are the state of the art technology developed with built in indicators and features designed to optimize investment strategies and trading performance while executing market positions in a wide range of financial instruments like forex, cryptocurrencies, shares, indices, commodities and futures.