In the previous article already explained that the trader could not be trading without a broker. Then we will now discuss the issue or trading platforms trading software that we use for transactions in the forex market. The trading platform we can get and download for free on the site of the broker that we use. Each broker usually has some trading platform that we can choose. Choose a broker can be said there is also the catch with the platform that suits us. It may just be that the broker does not provide forex trading platform we want. For beginners, just maybe still confused what is a forex trading platform, the most popular forex trading platform, and how to use the trading platform.
What is forex trading platform?
A trading platform is a software that can help us perform trade operations in the forex market. Some of the trading platforms can be installed and also we can use directly through the browser. Forex trading platform is usually provided by a broker and we can use it for free. In addition, there are several trading platforms that are not provided by brokers and we have to subscribe to be able to use that platform.
The most popular Forex trading platform
As already mentioned above, when choosing a forex broker we should also see what platform provided by the broker. Then it should be also we know what platform the most popular and widely used by traders in the world. Some of the most popular forex platforms include:
Webtrader is a trading platform that we can use without needing to install on our computers. The web trader can simply walk in our browsers. Because it uses the browsers, so to add a custom indicator, nothing can be done. We can only use the default indicator provided web trader.
2. Metatrader 4 desktop
MetaTrader is the latest generation of platform development results from the previous platform that is MetaTrader 3. This platform is the software that is provided by many brokers. MetaTrader 4 has advantages in terms of flexibility and features. MetaTrader 4 we have to download and install on our computers before you can use.
3. MetaTrader 4 mobile
MetaTrader 4 is almost the same as MetaTrader desktop, just the difference between MetaTrader 4 mobile can be installed in a smartphone like android and apple. In addition the MetaTrader I can not be coupled with a custom indicator. So for those of us who are accustomed to using custom indicator, will not be able to analyze if you use mt4 mobile.
CTrader is a new platform that is being warm warmth in the forex world. Since the presence of, ctrader much attention of the trader’s world. It is because of the ctrader interface that is more attractive, besides more executions is quick and easy. CTrader currently only provided by some broker FXPRO, like Roboforex, and some brokers another reply.
One of a platform almost the same as ctrader is the JForex. If seen at a glance jforex has the look and the features are almost the same, just there is little difference in the feature only. Jforex Flatform is carried by the broker Ducaskopy. As the name suggests. Jforex java programming code made from a very popular.
One of the most popular forex trading platforms in the world of trading is sirix. Sirix is an all in one social platform that was developed by laverate. Laverate launched this software in 2008 and bari is available to the public in 2014.
7. Lion Trader
This platform is a tool of the trade used by broker Hirose UK. If viewed from the how it looks is quite simple but it gives a very quick execution performance. In addition, Hirose also offers a very thin spread ranging from 0.8 pips.
Streamster is a standard platform that is used by brokers Agea. This platform is very compact and easy to use and is the recommended choice for beginning traders. Regardless of its use, ease of use streamer is also a powerful platform that hides many of the features behind the design simple. Unique features such as multi-channel international chat. Streamster is also unique because it has two functions for live virtual trading and there in one trading account, making it a very comfortable platform for learning purposes.
Of the most popular forex trading platform, MetaTrader 4 seems the most widely used by traders in Asia. If traders out there may already be wearing the other platform. The possibility of Indonesian trader more comfortable use MetaTrader 4. As for traders who already from the first main trading may initially they use brokers Agea, so are more familiar with the platform of the streamer.
Any platform that we use should be in accordance with the strategy which we will use in determining open positions. So choose the platform must be more thoroughly. Because of platforms is very supportive of our success in forex transactions. So advised before choosing a broker, make sure we see any platform provided by the broker.