MetaTrader 4 Trading Platform

Trade Forex, Indices and Commodites with Eightcap to experience the multi-award winning MT4 platform. The same intuitive interface, robot trading capabilities and advanced charting package all built on our rock-solid technology infrastructure.

Access these MT4 features

As an intuitive and fully customisable trading interface, MT4 provides a smooth and efficient trading experience for serious traders.

Trade with Robots

Automate your analysis and trading execution by downloading a free-of-charge trading robot or purchase one from the MetaTrader Market.

Flexible Trading System

Trade using a method that suits you - from 1 click trading direct from charts to market, pending, stop orders as well as trailing stops.

Technical Analysis

Identify trends and determine your entry and exit points using an advanced range of charting tools. 9 time-frames, 30 built-in indicators and 24 graphic objects, all at your fingertips.


Trade with peace of mind that all data exchanges between the platform and the servers are encrypted.
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Why trade on MT4 with Eightcap?

Experience MT4 delivered on our technology infrastructure - engineered with speed, transparent pricing and reliability in mind.

Spreads from 0.0 pips

Trade FX on a Raw Account to take advantage of institutional-grade pricing. The price you need when you need it.

Multi jurisdiction regulation

Established in Australia and now regulated in multiple jurisdictions.

Fast Execution

Our execution servers are located in top-tier data centres, where most of the world's financial institutions are hosted, ensuring optimal performance at all times.

Premium Liquidity

Our pricing is aggregated from multiple top-tier liquidity providers, allowing you to trade on spreads from as low as 0.0 pips.

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MT4 for Desktop and Mobile

Downloading and getting set up with MT4 on any device is simple. Before progressing with the platform, we’ll need to send you your credentials for either your Demo or Live trading account. Open an account with Eightcap and we’ll send you MT4 login credentials. Download the Desktop Terminal or Mobile App and login.

Compare Trading Platforms

To find out whether the MT4 or MT5 platform is more relevant to you, compare their features below or see a detailed comparison here.

MarketsFX, Indices, CommoditiesFX, Indices, Commodities, Shares
Trade with robotsYesYes
DevicesDesktop & MobileDesktop, Mobile & WebTrader
Chart timeframes921
Technical indicators3038

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Online trading has never been easier. You can set up an account and start using your trading platform in minutes. This article will help you with the very first steps into the world of trading with the most popular trading platform – MetaTrader 4. If you are using MetaTrader 5, please read our MT5 article.

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Once you have installed MetaTrader 4, logged into your trading account with Eightcap and successfully funded it, you are ready to start trading Forex, indices, Commodities, CFDs and more. To master the basics of trading you first need to learn how to place orders in MT4. Opening and closing trades, learning how to set Stop Loss and Take Profit, and taking advantage of MT4’s One-Click trading panel, are all essential skills for a new trader.

This article will help you to start placing and modifying your trades in MT4. If you are using MetaTrader 5, please read our MT5 article.

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The MetaTrader 4 platform provides many features that help traders execute trades with reduced financial risk. The first and most important thing you can do is to carefully monitor your trades and margins. Attaching Stop Loss and Take Profit orders on trades is an option that most traders use to manage their positions without the need to constantly monitor them. Another way to manage trading risk is by placing Limit and Stop orders. In the worst case scenario, the margin call and liquidation level predetermined by the trading company will be activated.

This article will help you set Stop Loss and Take Profit in MT4. If you are using MetaTrader 5, please read our MT5 article.

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Even if you’re new to trading you would have heard of the MetaTrader platforms. It is the most common trading platform offered by the majority of CFD providers. Developed in 2000, the MetaQuotes Software Corp has become one of the most used applications for financial institutions.

The MetaTrader 4 and the MetaTrader 5 both offer a variety of tools for its users, making them the most accessible platforms within the industry. However, there are some differences between the two which we will explore below.

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MetaTrader Guides

Become a MetaTrader advanced user with our in-depth MT4 guides. Online trading has never been easier with our How To step-by-step guides.

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