Trade on MetaTrader 5 with FlowBank

A MetaTrader 5 account with full access to EAs for automated trading and custom technical indicators.

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Switzerland's tightest MT5 spreads

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Symbol Classic Minimum Spread Platinum Mininum spread ECN Spread from Max leverage
EURUSD 0.88 0.5 0.0 1:200
EURCHF 1.75 1 0.0 1:200
AUDUSD 1.6 0.9 0.0 1:200
EURGBP 1.18 0.7 0.0 1:200
EURJPY 1.75 1 0.1 1:200
GBPJPY 2.80 1.6 0.2 1:200
GBPUSD 1.2 0.7 0.0 1:200
USDCAD 1.10 0.6 0.0 1:200
USDCHF 1.4 0.8 0.0 1:200
USDJPY 1.05 0.6 0.0 1:200
Symbol Classic Commission Platinum Commission Max leverage
Amazon 0.02¢ 0.02¢ 1:20
Apple 0.02¢ 0.02¢ 1:20
Meta Platforms Inc 0.02¢ 0.02¢ 1:20
Tesla 0.02¢ 0.02¢ 1:20
Walt Disney 0.02¢ 0.02¢ 1:20
Nestle 0.10 % 0.09 % 1:20
Swatch 0.10 % 0.09 % 1:20
Swisscom 0.10 % 0.09 % 1:20
Adidas 0.10 % 0.09 % 1:20
Danone 0.10 % 0.09 % 1:20
Symbol Spread from Max leverage
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
Symbol Spread from Max leverage
Spot Gold 0.2 1:200
Spot Silver 0.02 1:50
Symbol Spread from Max leverage
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

Trade forex on a MetaTrader 5 account

Why use MT5 to trade forex?

  • Forex is the largest financial market in the world with trading opportunities 24 hours per day. 
  • MT4 & MT5 are the most popular trading platforms to trade forex.
  • The MQL5 programming language used in MetaTrader 5 allows more automated trading features with EAs.
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MT5 rebates with FlowBank

As an active trader, you might be eligible for monthly cash rebates on forex, indices, and commodities on Metatrader 5.


Earn 3 CHF for every 1m CHF traded on Forex, indices, and commodities on our MetaTrader platforms.

Trade thousands of CFD instruments and benefit from the most competitive pricing and superior order execution.

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The MetaTrader 5 platform with a Swiss Bank


No minimums
No hidden costs

As with all FlowBank platforms there are no hidden costs and no minimum deposits to get started on MT5.


Fast execution, competitive pricing

Maximize returns with spreads as low as 0.5 pips on major pairs.


Security & support

FlowBank is a Swiss bank regulated by the FINMA. Deposit insurance of up to 100,000 CHF with esisuisse.


Beyond Forex

Trade CFDs on MT5 to go long or short on wide range of instruments

Level up your trading on MT5.
Trade CFDs on forex, metals, indices, energies, stocks & futures

Automated trading with Expert Advisors (EAs)

  • Implement your trading strategy with Expert Advisors and custom technical indicators.
  • Develop strategies and test execution for FREE with a built-in editor software
  • Choose from hundreds of forex and CFD traders for advanced copy trading features

Follow trends and forecast price movements

  • Select from over 30 built-in technical indicators and get even more through the online MQL5 market and code base
  • Forecast future price dynamics with 24 analytical objects including Gann, Fibonacci and Elliot tools, geometric shapes, various channels and more
  • Access charts from 9 timeframes, ranging from one minute to one month on a single symbol.
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Flexibility on trading orders like never before

The MetaTrader 5 platform supports all types of trade orders

Market orders for fast execution

  • Buy or sell at the next available bid/ask price
  • Execution price is at or near the posted bid/ask price in liquid markets
  • Lock in profits and minimize losses by setting a stop loss and/or take profit order to close a position once the set conditions are met

Pending orders

These orders are created instantly but only executed when the market situation meets the specific conditions. There are 4 types of pending order types on the platform

Buy Limit
Place a trade below the market price
Buy Stop
Place a trade above the market price
Sell Limit
Sell order placed above the market price
Sell Stop
Sell order placed below the market price
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Trade wherever you are with MetaTrader 5

Switch devices seamlessly with the MT5 platform


Web platform

  • Trade from any operating system and browser (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)
  • No need to download any additional software
  • Completely safe to use- all transmitted data is securely encrypted

Mobile app

  • Trade on all iOS and Android devices
  • Packed with the entire set of trading orders and most popular features and tools
  • Enjoy one-click trading, interactive quote charts, and account monitoring
  • Conduct trade operations in financial markets 24 hours a day
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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.

Why choose the Metatrader 5 platform?

MetaTrader 5 is an easy-to-use trading platform for Forex, CFDs and Futures. It was developed by MetaQuotes Software and released in 2010. 

The platform is available on a variety of devices, including a downloadable version for PCs, a web version, smartphones and tablets. 

MetaTrader 5 offers a number of features that allows for first-class trading conditions which makes it a popular choice among traders, including:

-A user-friendly interface

-A wide range of technical indicators

-Advanced charting and market analysis tools

-The ability to trade a variety of financial instruments

-Fast execution, including one-click dealing

-A built-in programming language for creating custom indicators and trading robots

For a trader in need of a platform that offers all the features to trade successfully via web or mobile, MetaTrader 5 is a great option.

Is MetaTrader 5 tax-free?

MetaTrader 5 is a platform for online trading Forex and CFD markets. The platform usually comes free with your brokerage account and does not charge any taxes. Any taxes you might owe is dictated by the kind of markets you are trading, not the software you use to trade them.

When you are trading forex and CFDs, it is important to be aware of the tax implications of your activities. Depending on your country of residence, you may be required to pay taxes on your profits.

There are a few different ways for a trader to check possible taxes when trading forex and CFDs. One way is to check with your broker. Brokers cannot give tax advice but might be able to point you to a national regulator which can. Another way to check your taxes is to use a tax calculator. There are many online tax calculators that you can use to estimate your tax liability. Finally, you can always consult with a tax professional to get specific advice on how to calculate and pay your taxes.

How can I gain access to the MT5 platform?

When you apply for a trading account with MT5, you will be asked a series of questions in order to assess your suitability for trading. These questions will cover your investment experience, objectives and risk tolerance. You will also be asked about your financial situation and whether you have any debts or other obligations that could impact your ability to trade.

The answers you provide to these questions will help the broker determine whether you are suitable for trading and whether they can provide you with the services you need. It is important that you answer these questions honestly and accurately in order to get the best possible outcome for your account application.

To start trading on MT5, you first need to download the platform from the FlowBank website. Once you have downloaded and installed MT5, you can then start trading by choosing the financial instruments that you want to trade, checking the charts, adding any technical indicators to conduct your analysis and placing your orders.

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