MetaTrader 4 platform (MT4)

Trade on Metatrader 4 with City Index and benefit from competitive spreads, fast trade executions and unique trading tools.

Why trade on MT4 with City Index?

Platforms multiple
Platforms multiple

Multiple platforms, one account

Access your MetaTrader 4 trading account across multiple devices with the MT4 trading app on iPhone and Android.
Platforms FX
Platforms FX

Dedicated FX platform

MT4 is the world’s most popular forex-specialised trading platform, trusted by millions of traders.

Economic calendar
Economic calendar

Customisable economic calendar

City Index’s customisable economic calendar enables you to understand the impact of key market-moving events.

Powerful tools for MT4

Expert Advisors

Download and explore automated trading strategies with Expert Advisors (EAs).

Custom indicators

Analyse price movement and trends with advanced custom indicators tailored to your strategy.

Professional charting

Deal directly through charts with a vast array of technical indicators, chart types, drawing tools and timeframes.

Trading Tools

Automated trading with Expert Advisors

Choose from a range of EAs to complement your trading style and set custom parameters according to your strategy.
Award-winning platforms
Award-winning platforms

Automatically monitor your chosen markets for trading opportunities.

Award-winning platforms
Award-winning platforms

Execute orders according to your pre-defined specifications.

Award-winning platforms
Award-winning platforms

Access a range of custom indicators and adapt them to your trading style.

Award-winning platforms
Award-winning platforms

Manage risk to maximise profits and minimise losses.

MT4 mobile app

Access your MetaTrader 4 account on the move with the MT4 trading app on iPhone and Android.

One-tap trading

Trade directly through charts with the one-tap functionality and access order information quickly and easily with just a touch of your finger.

Advanced tools and features

Identify opportunities with MT4’s extensive range of advanced trading tools, including custom indicators and drawing tools.

MT4 mobile app

MT4 trading platform tutorials

Find out how the MT4 trading platform works with these short and informative video guides.

Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum deposit to trade on MetaTrader 4?

You’ll need to deposit $150 to start trading on MetaTrader 4 with City Index. However, we’d recommend careful consideration of your starting balance to give you the best chance of trading successfully.

Remember, you’ll need sufficient funds in your account to cover the margin requirement on your trades.

To make your first deposit, simply log in to your City Index MT4 account. Don’t have one yet? Open an account here.

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Can I use MetaTrader 4 without a broker?

No, you won’t be able to access MetaTrader 4 (MT4) without a broker or trading provider – such as City Index. To use MT4, you need a trading account. And you can only get a trading account from a broker or provider.

Why? Because it’s your trading account that provides access to live markets. You can download MT4 without one and have a look around, but you won’t be able to see or trade prices on any markets.

You can, however, access MT4 without depositing any funds and try out trading on live markets risk free. All you need to do is open a City Index MT4 demo, which gives you $20,000 virtual funds to trade our full range of markets.

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How do I download MetaTrader 4?

Follow these three steps to download MT4 to your desktop today:

  1. Open your City Index MT4 account
  2. We’ll send you an email with a link to download MT4
  3. Click the link and follow the instructions

Alternatively, you can download MT4 directly via our download centre. Or for more detailed instructions on setting up MetaTrader, head over to our platform tutorials.

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How do I fund MetaTrader 4?

You can fund MT4 via a bank/credit card or direct bank transfer.
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Ready to start trading?

Opening a City Index trading account is fast and free. Sign up today and benefit from award-winning platforms, dedicated customer service and secure funding. Want to try trading risk-free? Open a free demo account with $20,000 in virtual funds.

Which platform suits you?

Whether you want to trade at home or on the go, we offer a range of award-winning platforms to suit your trading style. Take advantage of seamless multi-device trading with our mobile app and web-based platform, or trade on the world’s most popular FX platform, MT4.