MetaTrader 4:

The low down

MetaTrader 4 (MT4) has been a popular and flexible way to trade in the foreign exchange (forex) market since 2005. It's informative, intuitive and packed with helpful tools to assist traders of all skill levels.

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Technical traders: Enjoy a wide variety of technical indicators, charting tools, and customisable charts that help you make informed trading decisions when analysing the market.

Fundamental traders: Access real-time news with customisable alerts for vital news via the app or email.

Why MetaTrader 4?

User-friendly and flexible

Powerful functionalities with an uncluttered and intuitive interface make MT4 an easy-to-use platform for both beginners and experienced traders.

Analytical tools

Multiple timeframes, customisable charts, 30+ built-in indicators, and 20+ different analytical objects are just some of the tools MT4 provide for you to analyse the market comprehensively.


Trade seamlessly between desktop and mobile when you download the application through Google Play or the App Store.

Automated trading

Trading robots, or Expert Advisors (EA), automate the trading process. Have coding experience? You can create expert advisors using MetaQuotes Language 4 or simply import new Expert Advisors straight onto the platform.


Hedge against different positions to protect yourself from uncertainties in the market - such as when an instrument experiences higher than normal volatility.

MetaTrader 4 is packed with features

*Please note Trade Nation is not responsible for the performance of third-party software. Please refer directly to the software provider with any issues.

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People also ask...


Yes! It's user-friendly with an intuitive and uncluttered design - who wouldn't want that!


You can demo trade on MT4 without connecting to a broker but to trade with real money, you’ll need a broker – like Trade Nation. Sign up for a Trade Nation account today and start trading on MT4.


Add your live MT4 account to your client portal during sign up or after your Trade Nation account has been created. Set your MT4 password. Download the MT4 terminal to your computer, launch the web platform or download the mobile app. Next, log in using your MT4 account number.


Yes! Download it from here


You can use MT4 on Mac through the web version. Alternatively, there is software that helps you to run it, but use it at your own risk. Set up instructions are here


It’s free to download and trade on.


We wouldn’t recommend it otherwise. MT4 is a well-known and legitimate platform used by many brokers and traders around the globe.


No, you can choose from a variety of different financial instruments including commodities, indices and precious metals.


Yes! MT4 is available on smartphones and tablets, easily downloadable from the Google Play Store and iOS App Store.

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