MetaTrader 4

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Why is trading on
MetaTrader 4 so popular?

Trading on MT4 has become so popular due to its flexibility. You can access your forex charts anytime and anywhere, making it easy to stay on top of your trades.

Widely accepted as the industry benchmark in retail forex trading platforms, MT4 is by far the most popular platform for charting today.

With over tens of thousands of ways to customise your chart studies and indicators, traders can fully customise their charts to suit their trading style.

  • Ultra-Fast Order Execution
  • Super-low spread available
  • No Restrictions on Trading
  • Trade over 200 Forex pairs, indices, commodities & CFD shares

Trade anywhere, anytime
on your mobile devices

VT Markets offers its traders the official MetaTrader mobile apps, allowing you to trade anywhere, anytime. Gain fast and stable access to your Forex trading account via the official MetaQuotes mobile applications. These apps are available across all mobile platforms including both Apple and Android.

View prices in real-time and place Forex trades just like how you would on your desktop MetaTrader platform. Open, close, amend or even cancel pending orders straight from your phone.

Rest assured that your balance and Forex trades are synced across your MetaTrader platforms and kept up-to-date.

 

No download required.
Access your account on any
web browser with Webtrader

Gain fast and stable access to your MT4 trading account from any web browser to easily manage your trades!

VT Markets is one of the few Forex brokers that has built our entire MT4 offering using the official MetaQuotes trading ecosystem. This makes our MT4 platform extremely reliable and fast.

The VT Markets MetaQuotes WebTrader is intuitively designed to reflect the MetaTrader desktop version. It gives you access to your trading account without the need for the platform to be downloaded or installed on your computer, This allows you to manage trades wherever and whenever you have internet access, keeping you in touch with the market at all times.

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FAQs

  • What is MetaTrader 4?

    MetaTrader 4, commonly referred to as MT4, is a widely used electronic trading platform primarily designed for trading in the forex market. It was developed by MetaQuotes Software and was first released in 2005. MT4 has gained significant popularity among traders and brokers due to its user-friendly interface, comprehensive charting tools, technical analysis capabilities and automated trading features.

    MT4 provides various charting options, allowing traders to analyse price movements and trends using different timeframes, indicators and drawing tools. Traders can also apply a wide range of technical indicators to help them make more informed trading decisions, customise their trading environment and execute trades with a single click.

  • What's the difference between MT4 and MT5?

    MT4 and MT5 are trading platforms developed by MetaQuotes Software, each with distinct features. MT4 is primarily tailored for forex trading, featuring comprehensive technical indicators and charting tools. It allows hedging, where traders can have multiple positions in both buy and sell directions.

    MT4’s MQL4 programming language is also more suitable for creating custom indicators and automated trading strategies. In contrast, MT5 offers a broader range of tradable assets, including stocks, commodities and cryptocurrencies. It introduces advanced charting options, more technical indicators and an economic calendar.

    Ultimately, the decision between MT4 and MT5 depends on your preferences and the asset classes you wish to trade.

  • Is there a demo account on MetaTrader 4?

    Yes, once you download MT4, traders can open a demo account before they begin live trading. Demo accounts allow users to practice trading in a risk-free environment using virtual funds. This feature can be particularly useful for beginners looking to familiarise themselves with the platform’s functionalities, practice trading strategies and gain experience without risking real money.

    Demo accounts on MT4 provide access to the same features as live trading accounts, enabling users to simulate real market conditions and hone their trading skills before transitioning to live trading.

  • What instruments can I trade on MT4?

    Traders who download and install MT4 via the VT Markets platform will have access to a wide range of asset classes, giving them greater market exposure, strategic risk management and diversification. Traders can use MT4 to trade over 200 forex pairs, indices and commodities, such as gold or silver and share CFDs.

  • What is the minimum deposit required to start trading on the MT4 trading platform?

    The minimum deposit required to start trading on the MT4 trading platform can vary significantly depending on the broker and asset class you choose, as different brokers have different account types and varying minimum deposit requirements. The minimum deposit that VT Markets can accept is 100 base currency, excluding international bank transfers.

  • What devices can MetaTrader 4 be used with?

    MetaTrader 4 is a versatile trading platform that can be used on various devices, allowing traders to access the platform from different locations. Some of the devices MT4 is compatible with include Windows PC, Mac, iPhones, Android phones, tablets and standard web browsers.

  • How can I learn how to use MT4?

    VT Markets provides traders with various educational material to help them develop their trading skills, including how to get the most out of MetaTrader 4. We can help you get set up during installation to teach you how to maximise the features of the platform.

  • How can I start trading on the MetaTrader 4 platform?

    Traders can begin trading by creating an account with VT Markets. Once your account is ready to go, download the MT4 trading platform from the VT Markets website and install it on your chosen device. You can then open a live account, make an initial deposit and begin trading.

  • Am I able to use Expert Advisors (EAs) on MetaTrader 4 with VT Markets?

    Yes, VT Markets typically supports the use of EAs on the MT4 platform. EAs are automated trading programs that can execute trades on your behalf based on predefined criteria. If you have a trading strategy that you’d like to automate using an EA, you can usually do so on the MT4 platform provided by VT Markets.

    Remember that while EAs can offer convenience and automation, they should be used carefully. Proper testing, risk management and monitoring are essential to ensure that the EA aligns with your trading goals and doesn’t expose you to unnecessary risks.

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