A Quick Guide to the cTrader Platform

The Kawase cTrader platform is an award-winning trading platform with a professionally designed interface. This user-friendly platform, used by thousands of people worldwide daily, is fully customisable to suit the exact needs of the trader, ensuring that the entire trading experience is fluid and hassle-free.

Setting up and logging in to your account is easy. Once you receive your confirmation email, simply log in using your designated username and password.


Open a Demo or Live Account
Quickly and easily open a demo or live account within a few seconds.


Switch between Accounts

You can switch between your live accounts and demo account at the click of a button.

Profile Status

Easily make your profile 100% complete using the top left-hand section of the site.


Funds Management

Click on the Funds Management tab in the bottom left-hand corner of the platform to fund your account. You must be logged in to your live account in order to fund your account.


IB Centre

To become an IB you need to request IB status. Select the IB Centre tab in the bottom left-hand section of the site to complete your request.


Market Watch

Here you can access all available instruments, select which instruments you want to trade and add them to your favourites list by clicking on the star symbol. Favourites are also listed under the Watchlist tab. This section also shows you the current price as well as the daily change per instrument.



In addition to adding your favourites to your watchlist (1), you can also view the daily low (2), the current live spread (3) and the daily high (4). Selecting the Chart icon (5) enables you to open the chart, which you can modify to your preferences. You will also see the Sell (7) and Buy (8) prices, while the dropdown bar situated between the Sell and Buy prices enables you to select how much you want to buy (6). Finally, selecting the ‘i’ symbol (9) provides you with detailed information about the currency pair, including maximum leverage, minimum change and lot size.


Current Trade Information

At the top of the platform you will find some useful chart tools that enable you to modify your chart according to your preferences. Here you can zoom in or out of the chart, change your chart type (e.g. from candlestick to bars or dots) and change your timeframe, amongst other features.


Additional Tools

In the top right-hand corner you will find a number of platform tools where you can change the colour scheme of the platform, set email alerts, enable one-click trading, adjust your sound settings and so on.


Drawing Tools

There are also a variety of drawing tools that enable you to customise your charts. Switch from multi-chart mode to single-chart mode, add horizontal or vertical lines to your chart and include arrows, text and shapes. You can also access technical indicators and apply them to your chart.


Balance & Position Information

Finally, we have the balance and position information bar, where you can view your trading history and performance and your open and closed transactions. Here you can also work with an open position, modify your orders and make changes to your stop loss/take profit levels. Finally, you can modify your stop loss and take profit levels directly from the charts.



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