Trading Platforms

MetaTrader Platform

Rakuten Securities Australia runs its forex service on the MetaTrader platform.

MetaTrader 4 (or commonly abbreviated to MT4), is a popular piece of software for trading forex and metals. Besides managing trades, it lets you analyse price with a slew of charts and technical analysis tools. With its highly customisable and modular approach, this our choice for dealing in forex.

Complex Trading
  • 3 Execution Modes
  • 2 Market Orders
  • 4 Pending Orders
  • 2 Stop Orders and a Trailing Stop

Flexible Analytics
  • Interactive Charts
  • 9 Timeframes
  • 23 Analytical Objects
  • 30 Technical Indicators

Algorithmic Trading
  • MQL4 Language
  • MetaEditor
  • Strategy Tester
  • Extensive Available Library

Mobile Trading
  • Support for Android
  • Support for iOS
  • Full Set of Trading Orders
  • Analysis and Technical Indicators

Client Downloads

Please select the operating system you are downloading the trading software to trade on.

Windows Android iOS

It is also possible to use MT4 on Mac OS X however it'll require Windows emulation through Wine. Here's the official Mac OS X MT4 home and workaround.

Our connection details are emailed out on account opening.


If you have any queries, would like to know what's commonly asked of us, or would just like an overview of how things work as a client, have a look at our frequently asked questions page.

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To help you on your way, we’ve prepared some helpful guides with step by step instructions on how to set things up. These guides include setting up MetaTrader 4 on your device of choice.

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Help and Support

Need some help opening an account? Not much of a fan of forms? Our support team in Sydney are happy to help. Sometimes its easier to just talk it out and deal with a real person.

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Start trading with Rakuten Securities Australia

Live Account

Open a live trading account
with a $50 minimum.

Contact Us for account opening assistance