Capital.com Platforms | How Capital.com Platforms Work

Introduction

Capital.com is an international Forex and CFD broker that has a presence in over 186 countries around the world. This broker is regulated by top-tier financial authorities including the FCA and CySEC. It has 3 physical offices in London, Cyprus, and Belarus. Many investors choose to trade with Capital.com because of its ultra-low trading fees and its various available markets (over 2,000 markets). Capital.com provides its trading services through several platforms including MT4, TradingView, and Investmate. And, if you’re a beginner trader, Capital.com offers you high-quality educational materials to help you start trading as soon as possible.

Capital.com works on different trading platforms including TradingView, Capital Mobile Trading, and MT4 platforms. There’s another platform which is Invistmate which is a trading platform you can use to learn trading basics and trade virtually. In this section, we will go through all three platforms except Investmate.

TradingView (Web)

Pros

Cons

  • Friendly UI
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Available in various languages
  • Good searching function
  • Various order types
  • Clear fee and portfolio reports

No notifications and alerts

Languages

Capital’s TradingView is available in 16 different languages including Arabic, English, Spanish, and more.

Capital.com – TradingView – Languages

Arabic

English

Netherlands

German

Swedish

Italian

Spanish

French

Japanese

Russian

Malay

Indonesian

Vietnamese

Thai

Polish

Norwegian

   

User interface (UI)

The UI of the web application is clean and easy to use. It also has all the functions needed in the right places. You can also navigate between tabs easily to find reports and charts. Generally, the UI of TradingView is AWESOME.

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Capital.com – TradingView – UI

Login and Security

TradingView uses a two-factor authentication method for login (2FA). This is a safer login than the usual email and password login. You can use a two-factor authenticator app like Google Authenticator to be attached to your account.

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Capital.com – TradingView – Login

Searching

The searching function within the TradingView platform works very fine. You can find the asset you want by only typing the first letters of it.

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Capital.com – TradingView – Search

Placing orders

There are 4 types of orders in the TradingView Platform:

  1. Market
  2. Limit
  3. Stop loss
  4. Take profit

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Capital.com – TradingView – Place Order

Notifications and alerts

Unfortunately, TradingView has no price or notification alerts available on the platform.

Portfolio and reports

Capital’s TradingView has a clear fee and portfolio reports within the platform. You can use them to view important data as well as downloading it in a CSV format.

Capital.com Mobile Application

Pros

Cons

  • Available in 29 languages
  • User-friendly UI
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Biometric authentication
  • Good searching function
  • Notifications and alerts

None

Languages

Capital’s mobile platform is available;e in a wide collection of languages including Arabic, English, French, and German.

Capital.com – Mobile Application – Languages

English

Bulgarian

Czech

Danish

German

Greek

Dutch

Estonian

French

Croatian

Hungarian

Italian

Latvian

Lithuanian

Finnish

Portuguese

Romanian

Russian

Norwegian

Polish

Slovenian

Slovakian

Spanish

Swedish

Malaysian

Chinese

Indonesian

Thai

Vietnamese

 

User interface (UI)

The UI of the mobile application is so simple and responsive. You can view real-time charts and data of each asset in a clear structure.

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Capital.com – Mobile Application – UI

Login and security

The security in the mobile application of Capital.com is amazing. You can use two-factor authentication as well as biometric authentication. This can add much safety to your account and data.

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Capital.com – Mobile Application – Biometric Authentication

Searching

The application has a precise searching function that helps you find the assets you’re searching for in no time.

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Capital.com – Mobile Application – Search

Placing orders

Same as the web platform, there are 4 types of orders:

  1. Market
  2. Limit
  3. Stop loss
  4. Take profit

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Capital.com – Mobile Application – Place Order

Notifications and alerts

Luckily, the mobile application has an option to set notifications and price alerts to help you never miss a chance to trade.

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Capital.com – Mobile Application – Notifications

MT4 Platform

Pros

Cons

  • Available on Windows / Mac / Web / Android / IOS
  • Order confirmation
  • Customizable charts
  • Available in a number of languages
  • Easy to use
  • Ability to social trade
  • Good searching functions
  • Notifications and price alerts on Desktop and Mobile versions
  • Lacks two-step verification
  • Old desktop design
  • No price alerts in the web version

Languages

MetaTrader 4 is available in a number of languages like:

MT4 Languages

Arabic

Bulgarian

Chinese

Croatian

Czech

Danish

Dutch

English

Estonian

Finnish

French

German

Greek

Hebrew

Hindi

Hungarian

Indonesian

Italian

Japanese

Korean

Latvian

Lithuanian

Malay

Mongolian

Persian

Polish

Portuguese

Romanian

Russian

Serbian

Slovak

Slovenian

Spanish

Swedish

Tajik

Thai

Traditional Chinese

Turkish

Ukrainian

Uzbek

Vietnamese

 

User interface (UI)

MT4 has a very customizable UI that you can adjust according to your needs and preferences. On the other hand, it seems hard to find some of the features inside.

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MT4 – Mobile Version – UI

Login and Security

Unfortunately, the MT4 does not provide a two-step verification method for logging in, and it does only support a one-step login.

Searching

Searching using the MT4 platform has two different options:

  • You can search by category and find assets.
  • You can also type the name of the asset and search for it manually.

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MT4 – Mobile Platform – Search

Placing orders

MT4 has simple order types which are:

  1. Market
  2. Limit
  3. Stop
  4. Trailing stop

In addition to those 4 types, there are other orders which are the time limit ‘Good ‘til time’ (GTT) and ‘Good ’til canceled (GTC).

There’s also an order confirmation feature in MT4.

Notifications and alerts

Unfortunately, the MT4 web trading platform does not have an option to set price alerts and notifications unlike the desktop and mobile versions.

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MT4 – Mobile Version – Notifications Settings

Portfolio and reports

Under the ‘History’ tab, you can find your portfolio reports with a clear fee description.

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MT4 – Mobile Version – Portfolio

5. FAQs

  1. How long does it take to verify my account?
  • It takes about 1 to 2 business days to verify your Capital.com account.
  1. Can I open more than one trading account?
  • Yes, Capital.com offers you to open up to 10 live accounts.
  1. Does Capital.com allow bot trading?
  • Yes, it does.
  1. Does Capital.com give a bonus?
  • Yes, it does offer a $50 bonus under the following constraints:
  1. Verify your account
  2. Deposit and make 1 trade (all within 30 days)
  3. The Bonus can be withdrawn only after traded volume exceeds $500,000.
  4. Does Capital.com allow scalping and hedging?
  • Yes, it does allow both of them.
  1. Where is my money held?
  • In segregated accounts far away from the company’s funds.
  1. Does Capital.com offer a swap-free?
  • Unfortunately, no.
  1. How do I log in using the MT4 mobile platform?
  • Steps:

1. Go to ‘Settings’

2. Click on ‘Manage Accounts’ or ‘Settings’

3. Then click on the small plus sign or select ‘New Account’

4. Then select ‘Log in to an existing account

5. Search for the broker name

6. Select the server your account was set up on

7. Enter your login credentials and password

8. Click on ‘Sign In’

  1. When will my demo account expire?
  • If the account were inactive for 60 days, your demo account will expire.
  1. When trading forex, will you lose more than your initial deposit?
  • Both of the MetaTrader 4 and Capital.com platforms are set to automatically close your positions when your margin requirement reaches 100% (stop out level).
  • Please note that this process is automated and does not guarantee that your account will not enter into a negative equity situation. You should keep a balanced amount in your account above your required margin.
  1. Can I log in to more than one account from the same computer?
  • Yes, you can do such a thing by using the MT4 Multi Terminal.
  1. Can I log in to the same account through different devices?
  • Yes, you can log in to the MetaTrader 4 platform using the same password and username through different devices.
  1. Are there any payment limits? If yes, what are they?
  • Capital.com sets its daily payment limits for SafeCharge users depending on traffic as the following table shows.

Payment Limits

3D Traffic

Type of User

Limit

Yes

New User

20,000 EUR

Yes

Senior User

50,000 EUR

No

New User

12,000 EUR

No

Senior User

35,000 EUR

  • The user is considered new for the first two days, then he/ she becomes senior after two days from the first successful payment.
  • 3D secure traffic adds an extra layer of safety to your online transactions and requires additional authentication, other than the PIN and CVV (the last 3 digits on the signature strip on the back of the card).
  1. Does Capital.com accept payments from third parties?
  • Payments should be from an account that holds the same name as yours, and no other third-party payment is accepted.

 



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