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The “trading bonus” is valid for existing and new FlowBank clients who initiate
and complete the first funding of a MetaTrader account (MT4 or MT5) before 31, May 2023, with a minimum deposit of 1,000 CHF/USD/EUR/GBP. 

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Trade 4,500+ Instruments on the most popular platforms in the industry

  • Spreads from 0.0 pips
  • 1:200 Leverage
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Industry-leading spreads

Symbol Classic Commission Platinum Commission Spread from Classic Minimum Spread Platinum Mininum spread ECN Spread from Max leverage
EURUSD 1.1 0.5 0.0 1:200
EURCHF 2.7 1 0.0 1:200
Spot Gold 0.2 1:200
Spot Silver 0.02 1:50
AUDUSD 1.6 0.9 0.0 1:200
EURGBP 1.18 0.7 0.0 1:200
EURJPY 3.5 1 0.1 1:200
GBPJPY 4.6 1.6 0.2 1:200
GBPUSD 3.7 0.7 0.0 1:200
USDCAD 2.3 0.6 0.0 1:200
USDCHF 1.3 0.8 0.0 1:200
USDJPY 2.7 0.6 0.0 1:200
US Crude 0.03 1:100
Brent Crude 0.03 1:100
Natural Gas 0.1 1:50
Gas Oil 1.00 1:50
Gasoline 0.003 1:50
US Cocoa 7.00 1:50
US Coffee 0.45 1:50
Orange Juice 0.85 1:25
Soybean 2.50 1:50
Sugar 0.10 1:50
Wall Street 2.00 1:200
US Tech 100 0.90 1:200
US 500 0.40 1:200
Germany 40 0.90 1:200
UK 100 1.00 1:200
EU Stocks 1.50 1:150
Switzerland 20 2.00 1:100
France 40 1.00 1:100
Netherlands 25 0.9 1:100
Spain 35 4.00 1:100
BTCUSD 0.3% 1.10
ETHUSD 0.35% 1:10
BCHUSD 0.9% 1:10
LTCUSD 0.9% 1:10
EOSUSD 1.2% 1:10
XLMUSD 1.2% 1:10
NEOUSD 0.9% 1:10
DOGEUSD 1.3% 1:10
LINKUSD 1% 1:10
UNIUSD 1.3% 1:10

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Why you should use MetaTrader 4 for technical analysis:


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As an active trader, you might be eligible for monthly cash rebates on forex, indices, and commodities on MetaTrader.


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What is MetaTrader 4?

MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is a widely used electronic trading platform for retail foreign exchange, developed by the software company MetaQuotes Software Corp, which is licensed to online brokers and banks.

The MT4 platform is easy to use and provides a variety of features, including charting tools, automated trading, and a mobile app. 

MT4 was released in 2005 and has since become the most popular platform among retail forex traders. It offers a user-friendly interface, a wide range of technical indicators, an extensive back-testing environment, and customisable charts and indicators. MT4 also allows traders to automate their trading strategies using Expert Advisors (EAs).

How to trade on MetaTrader 4?

To trade on MetaTrader 4, you will need to open an account with a broker that offers the platform. This can be a live or demo account. Demo stands for demonstration. Fortunately, you can now also use your FlowBank Swiss bank account to trade on MetaTrader 4. It is possible to open one or more accounts. Once you have funded your account, you can then begin trading.

Using MT4 charts for technical analysis is a great way to improve your trading skills. The platform provides a wide range of tools and features that can be used to conduct a thorough analysis of the market. With the help of MT4, you can identify potential trading opportunities, develop and test trading strategies, and track your performance.

If you want to be a successful trader, it is important to learn about the market you are trading. There are a number of ways to do this. You can read books, attend seminars, or take courses. You can also do research online or speak to experienced traders. The most important thing is to get started and to keep learning. The more you know about the market, the better equipped you will be to make successful trades.

What can you trade on MetaTrader 4?

The Metatrader 4 platform features the trading of a wide variety of financial instruments, including forex, CFDs, futures, and options. The choice of markets to trade will vary among different brokers. With a FlowBank live or demo account, trading on indices, gold trading and trading commodities is possible.

The major forex pairs are the most traded currency pairs in the world. They include EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, AUD/USD, NZD/USD and USD/CAD. These pairs account for the lion's share of forex trading activity and represent the most liquid currency markets.

There are a number of different global stock indices that traders can choose to trade on MetaTrader 4 using CFDs or futures. The most popular American indices are the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite. In Europe, there is the Swiss Market Index, the FTSE 100 and the DAX 40. Each of these indices represents a different market and can provide traders with different opportunities.

The most popular commodities to trade include gold, silver and oil. These commodities are popular because they are seen as valuable assets, and because they are traded in high volumes. Gold and silver are popular because they are seen as safe investments, and because they have a long history of being traded. Oil is popular because it is a vital commodity, and because it is traded in large volumes.

In addition, the platform provides access to charts on 9 timeframes, a range of powerful analytical tools and indicators as well as automated trading with Expert Advisors, which can be used to support your trading decisions.

What is MetaTrader 5?

MetaTrader 5 (MT5) is a multi-asset trading platform that allows traders to trade a wide range of financial instruments, including forex, stocks, futures, and options. To use MT5, you will need to open a live or demo trading account with FlowBank or another broker to access price data through the platform.

The MetaTrader 5 platform provides an easy-to-navigate and user-friendly interface and a variety of features and tools that allows traders to monitor the markets and make informed trading decisions. The platform supports multiple order types and offers a wide range of drawing tools and indicators for use for technical analysis.

The MetaTrader 5 ecosystem also provides access to MQL5.com where there is a wide variety of custom technical indicators and trading robots, available both to buy and open source. 

MetaTrader 5 also offers a mobile trading app for iOS and Android devices, so traders can easily access the markets from anywhere.

Note that there are other trading platforms available too. Search for FlowBank in the app store or Google play, or alternatively download the FlowBank Pro platform.

How to trade on MetaTrader 5?

It is easy to get started trading on MT5. In order to start trading on MetaTrader 5, you will need to have a live or demo trading account with a broker that offers the MetaTrader 5 platform. Open a MetaTrader 5 account with FlowBank today.

Once you have set up your account, you will need to download and install the MetaTrader 5 software onto your device's operating system. Once the software is installed, you will need to connect to your broker's MetaTrader 5 server in order to have open access to market price data.

Next, you'll need to deposit money into your account so that you can begin trading. Lastly, you'll need to familiarize yourself with the analysis of forex and CFD markets and develop a trading strategy that suits your goals and risk tolerance.

What can I trade on Metatrader 5?

The MetaTrader 5 trading platform allows for a wide range of markets, including forex, stocks, indices and commodities like gold and oil. You can trade on all these markets using the same account and platform, which makes it easy and convenient compared to platforms with just one type of market available. The best source of information for what is available to trade is with your MT5 platform provider.

There are a number of markets that you can trade with CFDs. CFDs are versatile instruments that can be used to trade a variety of markets.

Indices: You can trade a variety of indices with CFDs, including the likes of the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and FTSE 100.

Commodities: A number of commodities can be traded with CFDs, including gold, silver, oil and copper.

Forex: You can trade all the major and exotic currency pairs with CFDs.

Stocks: You can trade a wide range of shares with CFDs.

ETFs: You can trade a variety of ETFs with CFDs.

The MetaTrader 5 platform is a great choice whether you are an experienced trader looking for the best execution or a beginner trader still learning how to trade. All the instruments are available for manual trading or automated trading with EAs. Technical indicators can be applied to the charts of all markets in MT5.

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