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IG enhances its MT4 platform with 18 bespoke apps

Leading UK brokerage IG announced on Monday that their MetaTrader 4 package now features lower spreads, better technology and more features and products to choose from. IG clients are now able to access new markets like oil, the China 300 and 24-hour indices, and to use spreads as low as 0.6 pips on EUR/USD.

The broker now cites as typical a spread of just 0.74 pips, while prior to the platform improvement the spread on the EUR/USD pair started at 0.8 pips.


Besides, IG’s enhanced MetaTrader is now equipped with 18 bespoke apps, which traders can use to perfect their trading strategies and to make their MT4 even more customizable. The platform apps include: Mini terminal, Trade terminal, Market manager, Stealth orders, Alarm manager, Correlation matrix, Order history indicator, Connect, Pivot points indicator, High-low indicator, Renko indicator, Sentiment trader, Chart group indicator, Tick chart trader, Correlation trader, Freehand drawing indicator, Candle countdown indicator and Session map.


What is more, IG clients get free access to Autochartist, the powerful pattern recognition tool that automatically monitors the markets on your behalf.


IG is a financial services provider with over 40 years’ trading experience. It was the first company to launch spread betting, and it also offers trading in contracts for difference (CFDs), forex, stocks, bonds, binaries, and Bitcoin. According to our survey on the proceeds of UK companies, IG has earned the most lucrative profits for the year 2015, amounting to £169,5 million (before taxes),


IG Group’s lead regulator is the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), but its subsidiaries are also regulated by the relevant authorities in the countries where they operate (Australia, Japan, South Africa, UAE and Singapore). Besides, IG is listed on the LSE, and is a member of the FTSE 250.

 

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