Online trading platforms
Arguably the most popular trading platform, MetaTrader 4 creates a powerful and flexible trading environment. It is suitable for beginners and advanced traders and offers automated trading through the use of Expert Advisors and a selection of order types.
MetaTrader 5 is the next generation of the MetaTrader platform, offering state-of-the-art trading capabilities, even more technical analysis tools, order types, timeframes and graphical objects. It also offers automated trading, with the all-new MQL5 coding language.
Trading Platforms main FAQs
While some prospective traders may have some concerns regarding the safety and security of the online trading platforms, the truth is there is no need for such concerns. These platforms have been developed with the best security practices in mind, and have been tested to ensure they are free from dangerous bugs or malicious code. Industry experts have stated that online trading with these platforms is just as safe as traditional offline trading with financial institutions.
All of the trading platforms offered by AvaTrade come without any costs or strings attached. That means you are free to download one or all of them, and it won’t cost you a thing. Not only that, but you’ll also find the spreads at AvaTrade are some of the best in the industry, which means not only do you get free access to our trading platforms, you also get some of the cheapest trades in the industry. Or give our demo platform a try where you can trade with virtual currency and keep everything free.
Each trading platform has its own set of tools, but in general you’ll find the most popular technical indicators available on any trading platform. That means things such as moving averages, MACD, relative strength, and Fibonacci studies should be found on most every trading platform. You will also be able to draw your own trend lines, and support and resistance levels. Each platform will also come with a set of order types, and most will include such features as stop losses and pending order types. Because each platform is different it can be good to test them before committing to one specific platform.
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