MetaTrader 5 (MT5) Trading Platform

What is MetaTrader 5?

Metatrader 5 is an all-in-one platform for trading multiple asset classes including Forex, CFDs and stocks. It includes all the functionality of MetaTrader 4, with added functionality.

MetaTrader 5 comes with advanced charting functionality, multiple order execution modes and order management tools. Traders can use powerful algorithms to analyse markets, build trading strategies and back test trading systems.

MT5 can be installed as an application on PCs, notebooks and mobile devices, and can also be accessed using a web browser.

Key Features

  • Advanced charting features with 21 timeframes and functionality to create custom indicators.
  • Access up to 38 technical indicators.
  • PC, Mobile App and browser based trading.
  • Marketplace to buy, sell and share indicators and expert advisors.
  • Alerts and financial news.
  • Access to additional markets.

Benefits

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User friendly, intuitive interface helps you find your way around the platform quickly and easily.

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The MQL5 scripting language allows you to use custom indicators, expert advisors and automated trading systems developed by other traders.

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Powerful order execution and position management tools gives you full control of your trading.

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The platform gives you the ability to automate your entire trading process.

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MetaTrader 5 puts the most advanced professional trading technology in your hands.

Why use MetaTrader 5 for Forex & CFDs?

MetaTrader 5 is one of the most powerful trading platforms available and will give you access to the same technology used by professional traders around the world.


The scripting language allows you to analyse markets, create and back test trading strategies, and then automate your trading system. Trading stocks as well as other assets, has the added benefit of additional trading functionality.


The Eightcap support team can provide extensive training and support in MT5 to ensure you can get the most out of your platform.

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Demos and Downloads

Downloading and getting set up with MT5 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. Ensure you sign up to Eightcap before attempting to download the trading platform.

Windows

First downloaded the platform, run the program and follow the prompts on screen to complete the installation. When you open the program, either select the Demo or Real trading server depending on which trading account you wish to login to.

Mac

Downloaded the platform via the Eightcap client portal or from your Eightcap welcome email. Then run the program and follow the prompts on screen to complete the installation. Once the program is running, either select the Demo or Real trading server depending on which trading account you wish to log into. Then, enter your existing trading account details and you’re all set.

iPhone / Tablet

Visit the app store in your iPhone or Tablet. Search for ‘MetaTrader 5’ and select ‘Get’. Once installed, click ‘Login to an existing account’, search for Eightcap in the search bar and select either the Demo or Real server depending on your account type. Enter your log in details and you’re now ready to trade.

Once you’ve signed up to Eightcap, you’ll have the credential required to start trading on your mobile.

Android

Navigate to the Play Store and search for ‘MetaTrader 5’. Once installed, click the plus button on the top bar, click ‘Login to an existing account’, search for Eightcap in the search bar and select either the Demo or Real server depending on your account type. Enter your log in details and you’re now ready to trade.

Once you’ve signed up to Eightcap, you’ll have the credential required to start trading on your mobile.

Advanced MetaTrader 5 Traders

MetaTrader 5 has its own programming language, MQL5, which allows traders to write, import and share scripts, custom indicators, expert advisors and trading systems. Custom trading strategies and systems can be back tested and automated. For more information, contact your Eightcap Account Manager directly.

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