Trading Platform Comparison

Whether you’re new or a seasoned trader, you’ll find the right platform to meet your unique trading needs.

 

FOREX.com Trading Platforms

A feature-rich, fully customizable trading platform with a full breadth of mobile solutions.

MetaTrader 4

Not your typical MT4 platform. Our version delivers integrated pattern recognition software and other trading tools.

Markets

  • Currencies: 84
  • Shares: 65
  • Equity Indices: 17
  • Metals: 10
  • Commodities: 11
  • Currencies: 84
  • Shares: Not available
  • Equity Indices: 17
  • Metals: 10
  • Commodities: 7

Pricing

  • Variable and fixed spreads, depending on the markets that you trade.
  • Variable and fixed spreads, depending on the markets that you trade.

Trade execution

  • Instant or Market execution
  • Ability to set user defined price tolerance
  • Market execution

Price improvement available?

Yes

Yes

Minimum trade size

1,000 units

1,000 units

Trading Platform features

  • Order Types:
    • Market
    • Limit
    • Stop
    • Guarenteed Stop Loss*
    • One Cancels Other (OCO)
    • If then OCO
    • Trailing Stops*
  • Fully customizable
  • 1-click trading
  • Custom watchlists*
  • Indicator Builder*
  • Development Studio*
  • Price alerts*
  • Open API, Algo*
  • Hedging
*Not available on web trading
  • Order Types:
    • Market
    • Limit
    • Stop
    • One Cancels Other (OCO)
  • No 3rd party bridge
  • Real-time updates, no auto sync
  • 1-click trading
  • EA optimized
  • Customer watchlists
  • Advanced order types
  • No hedging, FIFO

Analysis tools

  • Advanced charting
  • Streaming market commentary
  • FOREX.com research
  • Reuters news
  • Economic calendar
  • Streaming market commentary
  • FOREX.com research
  • Reuters news
  • Economic calendar
  • EA Hosting

Platform choices

  • Desktop platform
  • Web platform
  • iPhone, Android apps
  • Desktop platform
  • Web platform
  • iPhone, Android apps

Margin

Up to 200:1 depending on markets traded

Up to 200:1 depending on markets traded