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ThinkTrader

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Why trade with ThinkTrader?

Get the most powerful features and analytics tools in one easy-to-use platform

Close all positions with a single click and analyse the markets with over 125 indicators, 50 drawing tools and 20 chart types. Enjoy a smooth trading experience across the web, mobile and tablet with a single login and consistent interface.

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ThinkTrader is designed around you

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Partial Order Filling 1.56
Pending Order Types 6 4 6
Depth of Market (Mobile)
Time & Sales (Mobile)
Economic Calendar
Transfer Funds (Mobile)
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Chart Types 20 3 3
Technical Indicators 125+ 30 38
Graphical Objects 50+ 31 44
Supported Markets 6 1 5

ThinkTrader platforms perfectly suit your trading style

Turn your web browser into a
high-performance trading tool

Access the most powerful features and leverage professional level analytic tools from your personal computer.

Chart with Multiple Monitors

Easily change the number of screens and the layout of the displays, detach any window to display more charts across multiple monitors.

One-click Closing

Instantly close all deals in a particular asset with ease to maximise your trading performance.

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Trade the world from the palm
of your hand

ThinkTrader’s award winning mobile platform has over 550,000 downloads and 15,000 five-star reviews.

Quad Screen Display

Get a macro view that lets you monitor four real time charts.

Multi-touch Functionality

Highlight areas on any chart to find out exactly how may pips or points it corresponds to.

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Enjoy a single login and consistent interface across all ThinkTrader platforms

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FAQs

What is ThinkTrader?

ThinkTrader was designed, created and built with the modern trader in mind. It boasts powerful trading tools and unique functionalities, all accessible through web browser, mobile and tablet with a single login.

Do demo accounts expire?

Demo accounts on ThinkTrader currently do not expire but we do reserve the right to close them.

What mobile apps do you support?

ThinkTrader supports iOS and Android smart devices. We also have Desktop versions for Windows and Mac.

How long does it take to open an account?

Account opening times vary by client, but provided you’ve supplied your documents and they are acceptable, you should receive your login details within two working days. If you have any queries regarding your account application please email [email protected] and we’ll try to assist you in any way possible.

What are the differences between ThinkTrader and MT4/MT5?

ThinkTrader is our proprietary trading platform, perfect for both new and experienced manual traders. Built with the trader in mind, it focuses on giving the user the total ability to take control of your trades as well as give you advanced tools and custom indicators that are not commonly found in MT4 and MT5. Such as cloud based alerts and our Trend Risk Scanner.

MT4 and now MT5 are popular standard platforms used by most brokers. They are highly customizable and also used by traders who prefer automated trading strategies, know as Expert Advisors or robots.

Can I have a ThinkTrader Account and MT4/MT5 Account?

Yes you can have multiple account types with ThinkMarkets. However each account type is exclusive to the platform you want to use. For example, MT4 accounts can only be used with MT4 platform, MT5 accounts with MT5 platform and ThinkTrader accounts with ThinkTrader platform.

Where do the price quotes come from on ThinkTrader?

We have relationships with liquidity providers who stream live tradeable prices and market depth information to the platform.

What happens to my open positions when I log out of ThinkTrader?

Open Positions will not be closed until a stop-loss, take-profit or the Stop Out Level is reached. Existing limit orders will still be filled if the entry level is met.

Can I trade and invest with both my CFD and Share account across all ThinkTrader platforms?

You can trade local and international CFDs, indices, FX, Crypto, Metals, and Commodities across all ThinkTrader platforms – Mobile, Tablet, Web, and Desktop. At this stage, you can only invest in JSE - listed Shares, ETNs, and ETFs on our ThinkTrader Mobile & Tablet platform. JSE - listed Share investments across our ThinkTrader Desktop and ThinkTrader Web platforms will be available soon.

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