MetaTrader 5

MT5 is one of the most technologically advanced trading platforms, offering a number of additional benefits whilst still retaining the familiar user interface of MT4.
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MT5: Trading made easier with FXOpen

Ideal for new and experienced traders alike, when you use MT5 you’ll benefit from a vast range of fully customisable features and advanced technical analysis.

If you’re searching for a more enhanced trading experience, sign up to FXOpen and open a MT5 trading account today.

Why choose MT5? A powerful upgrade from the MT4, MetaTrader 5 is a multi-asset platform for trading on forex, futures, stocks and CFDs. MT5 enables you to hedge and net, delivering more technical indicators as well as more insight with a wider number of timeframes and market depth.

FXOpen and MetaTrader 5: Why trade with us?

Peace of mind Peace of mind

Trade multiple markets on one single MT5 platform

As your specialist MT5 brokers, you’ll be able to use one trading platform to trade forex , commodity , share , index , and cryptocurrency* CFDs . It's trading made quick, simple, and effective.

We want you to be a successful trader We want you to be a successful trader

For your protection, we’re regulated and authorised

FXOpen is regulated by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority . Your funds are also fully protected up to £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

Make your money go further Make your money go further

Customisable to make your trading experience unique

Tailoring the FXOpen MT5 platform to work with your individual style and strategies is quick and easy. Signing up to MT5 with FXOpen puts our customers in complete control at all times.

Your choice of trading strategy Your choice of trading strategy

At home or on the go – 24 hours, 7 days a week

There's no limit to where and when you can execute your trades. Choose from desktop, web-based, and mobile versions of the MT5 trading platform – whichever suits your preferences.

Your choice of trading strategy Your choice of trading strategy

Easy access to automated trading

MT5 gives you the freedom to download and use ready-made scripts and expert advisors. . You can also create a custom indicator or script based on your very own trading strategy.

200+ markets offered 200+ markets offered

Use analysis to make informed decisions

MetaTrader 5 can help you increase your trading knowledge. Use a variety of built-in . indicators and graphic tools for technical analysis, quotes history centre, strategy tester, and news.

MetaTrader 5: Key features and functions

When it comes to forex and other CFDs, MT5 has quickly become the top choice for traders across the globe. Thanks to its faster, smarter, and more reliable – yet still familiar – interface, traders can maximise the potential of their investments. Here are some of the key features and functions available on the powerful MetaTrader 5 platform:

Trade Smarter

  • Create your own expert advisors without programming skills:
    – Algorithmic trading allows you to trade the markets using trading robots (expert advisors) without your direct involvement in every trade;
    – MQL market and code base with thousands of ready-made expert advisors, indicators, and scripts;
    – MetaTrader Market is a built-in online store where you can find a choice of trading robots and indicators.
  • Trade and amend orders direct from charts allowing you to be responsive to price movements;
  • Trading signals. Follow the moves of successful traders by subscribing to a signal provider;
  • Features Stop Limit orders, that can be executed without negative slippage.

Trade Flexibly

  • Choice of accounts: In MT5 you have the choice of two order accounting systems (netting and hedging)
  • Mobile trading: Trade from the MT5 app on your iOS or Android device
  • Virtual hosting: Allowing 24/7 trading using a VPS that does not require your PC to be turned on

Trade Analytically

  • Fundamental analysis tools are available in MT5: the economic calendar and financial news keep you up to date with market developments
  • It features a multi-currency strategy tester
  • Professional technical analysis. The platform allows you to:
    – Have 100 charts open at a time
    – Track price movements using 21 timeframes
    – Analyse the market with over 80 technical indicators

MetaTrader 5 download: How to get the platform

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MT5 Desktop
Download MT5 onto your computer, ready with all the features and functionality you need to get started.
Download the MT5 platform
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MT5 for iPhone
Trade from anywhere on your iOS devices. Get the app and access MT5 online when you’re on the move.
Get the MT5 iOS app
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MT5 for Android
For those using android devices, download the MT5 trading app. Execute trades on the go, from anywhere in the world.
Get the MT5 Android app

How to open a MT5 trading account with FXOpen

We’ve made it quick and simple to get started using the MT5 trading platform. The first thing to do is sign up with FXOpen and open a MetaTrader 5 live account ; once you’ve added funds to via the Client Portal , you’ll be trading with us as your MT5 broker in no time.

When you’ve logged on, follow the on-screen prompts to download the MT5 platform. Or if you’d prefer, visit the web browser-based platform to access your account.

For help and advice, why not check out our Knowledge Base . You can also contact us with any questions and queries you have.

How to use MetaTrader 5

Based around the Microsoft Windows interface, MT5 has been designed to be quick to learn and easy to use. Starting to trade has been made effortless thanks to its recent powerful upgrades. To start, you’ll need to open an MT5 trading account with FXOpen. Once you’ve chosen the version that best suits your device, you’re ready to start using its impressive features and functions.

  • Open a position by creating a new order from the Tools menu.
  • Check/close positions in the Terminal window via the View menu.
  • Change stops/limits from the Trade tab of the Terminal window.

You can also tailor your charts and add extra indicators to suit your style of trading or strategy. Another popular feature is one for those needing reports or price alerts, all made possible via the MetaTrader 5 platform.

What can you trade on the MetaTrader 5 platform?

When you think of the MT5 platform, you may only imagine that trading forex is possible. However, with FXOpen, it’s possible to trade not only in forex, but other markets too. Use the MT5 platform with us to trade everything from shares and commodities to CFDs and cryptocurrency*.

Are there risks to using the MT5 platform?

As far as trading platforms are concerned, MT5 has been designed to meet the highest security standards. . While you’re executing trades you can rest assured that it’s safe to use. There are still risks to be aware of when investing capital, as with any form of trading, and you should never expose yourself to losses you can’t afford.

How much does the platform cost?

Downloading and using the MT5 platform is free. Any costs associated with the platform are met by FXOpen as your MT5 brokers. As a client you’ll never lose more than you deposit thanks to our negative balance protection.

Where can I get more information about MT5?

Want to know more about the MetaTrader 5 platform with FXOpen? Feel free to explore our Knowledge Base to find the answers you need. If you still need support, you can reach out to a member of our team . Get in touch by phone or email, or if you’d prefer to use out live chat service, it’s available from 6am to 6pm, five days a week.

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*Cryptocurrency CFDs are only available for trading by those clients categorised as Professional clients under FCA Rules. They are not available for trading by Retail clients.

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 60% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.