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Why choose IC Markets

IC Markets has grown to become the world's largest MT4 provider of Forex CFDs by giving traders what they really want.

Tighter spreads

Our mission is to offer traders the best possible spreads in all market conditions. We have invested heavily in technology and built strong relationships with the largest and most reliable price makers. We are constantly adding additional liquidity to our trading environment to provide raw spread traders with the best possible trading conditions for their trades.

Faster execution

IC Markets uses enterprise grade hardware for the trading servers located in NY4 & LD5 data centers in New York & London respectively. Our trading servers are linked in these data centers with our engine as well as with the price providers. The dedicated fiber optic cross-connections to our engine and price providers ensure the lowest latency and fastest trade execution for our clients.

Superior Technology

IC Markets has partnered with the world's leading trading technology companies to bring you the ultimate trading environment and state-of-the-art trading tools. These tools include: Depth of Market ('DoM'), built-in spread monitoring, price step trading (ladder trading), automated closing of trades with custom order templates, and much more. Our iPhone and Android trading apps have been optimized to give you the best possible mobile trading experience.

The ultimate trading conditions

Better executions

Our Raw Spread trading environment was created with traders in mind. We have no trading restrictions. Trades can even be placed inside the spread.Scalping, hedging and automated trading are allowed. Spreads on our Raw Spread account start from 0.0 pips. We offer flexible leverage options valued up to 1:500 and accept deposits in 10 major currencies.

Clients can trade with us in sizes from 1 micro lot (1,000 base currency) to 200 lots (20 million base currency). Our system sorts and ranks prices to enable real-time execution of large transactions across multiple pricers and their pricing tiers. This ensures the best price regardless of the size of the trade.

Unrivaled customer service

IC Markets strives to provide you with the best possible customer service and support. Our team has extensive experience in the Forex industry, so they understand what traders want and need. You can trade with confidence knowing that the IC Markets team is always on hand to assist you 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Modern trading tools

Our additions to MetaTrader 4 such as one-click trading module, depth of market, spread monitor, trading risk calculator and advanced order types previously unavailable in MetaTrader 4 provide a better trading experience.

Superior trading platforms

MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5 and cTrader are 3 of the best trading platforms currently available. IC Markets revolutionized Forex trading by giving traders access to the Raw Spread trading environment using any of these 3 popular trading platforms.

trust and transparency

Trust and transparency form the basis for the core values of IC Markets. IC Markets is a raw spread provider, which means there are no quote changes, no price manipulation and no restrictions.


Regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Seychelles Financial Services Authority (FSA), IC Markets meets strict capital requirements. All client funds are held in segregated client trust accounts with top Australian banks. IC Markets does not use this money for operating expenses or other operational purposes.

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