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August 30, 2015 By: , No Comments


InterTrader’s Platform Guide

InterTrader introduces their new, easy to navigate and features-packed trading platform for spread betting and CFD trading. This video guide for their web-based platform covers how to spread bet and trade CFDs across thousands of markets, view charts and manage your trading account. The platform allows you to set multiple watchlists, can also be accessed via a demo account and offers free access to a wide range of trading tools such as news, research, technical analysis and trading signals. Check out our InterTrader review to learn more about their platform and other features.


Video Transcript

Welcome to our new platform. Our new platform is divided into 5 main sections.

1. Account information
2. Trading tools
3. Markets & prices
4. Quick Trade links
5. Your trading activity

At the top section you find all the information related to your account: Account number, balance, P&L, trading resources, margin in use and account valuation. Use the Deposit button to fund your account via credit card, bank transfer and skrill or to request a withdrawal. The same information can be accessed from the drop-down menu “My Account” on the right hand side. To switch between SpreadBet and CFD mode use the drop down menu.

In this section we provide you access to our integrated suite of news, analysis and research tools:

We have Real-time audio news and commentary covering all markets. Subscribe to our daily market brief or take a look at our Economic calendar. We also provide Daily Forex strategy, weekly outlook & video summaries.

Within our analysis section you will find investment research from leading provider Trading Central as well as fundamental analysis for UK stock, index and sector analysis. And not forgetting our heat maps, our trading signals section will give you expert recommendations from Trading Central.

To navigate through the markets, use the menu tree. Alternatively you can use the Search box to find specific instruments. In the main section you can see the Sell and Buy prices, the change for the day, as well as the high and the low of the day.


Platform Watchlists

To organize your favourite markets into watchlists, click on Watchslists, and add your name to your watchlist. Use this arrow to add a market in the watchlist of your choice. Unlike the old platform, you can now create multiple watchlists to optimize your trading experience. You can switch between the watchlists using the drop down menu.

You can choose between the quick charts and the advanced charts to follow the price movement of an instrument.

To place a trade click on the Trade button. First set the stake size. At this point you can execute the trade by clicking on either the buy or sell button , alternatively you may set the distance of a stop-loss order as well as associate a limit order, opt in for a guaranteed stop or set a trailing stop. Once your trade has been accepted, you will receive an on-screen confirmation of your new position followed by an email.

To place a new order click on the Order button. Either on the ticket or on the platform. Start by specifying the trade direction the size and the desired entry level. You may set an expiry rule. You can see your active orders under Opening orders at the bottom window.

Use the arrow menu to open a trade ticket, place an order, open the standard charts, access the advanced charts for free, tear off the chart window, remove a market from the watchlist or get information about the selected market. Switch to one-click trading view to place trades fast. Use the Quick trading section for fast access to your favourite markets by adding your watchlists.


Monitor Trading Activity

To close a trade, find your position at the bottom under Open Positions and click Close. To amend your stop or limit order, click on the Amend button in the same section. Use the bottom section to monitor your trading activity.

Under the open position panel you can observe the current open positions. Unlike the old platform, you can now see the stop and limit levels in the same row.

Select Aggregated to see an aggregated view of multiple positions for the same instrument. To check your active orders, click on Opening Orders.

To review your account history, click on Statement or go to Order history to download a record of up to the last 90 days. To review a journal of all actions related to the account, click the Account activity tab.

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