How to open an account with EightCap?

  1. Fill out a simple application form.
  2. Upload your credentials to verify your account.
  3. After depositing the minimum standard of $200, you can start trading in the global market.

Eightcap always guarantees the transfer of customer funds into the trading account at the fastest speed. However, please understand that sometimes the deposit amount is very large, which may cause a slight delay in the arrival time. We strongly recommend that traders reserve sufficient deposit time.

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Withdrawing funds from your Eightcap trading account is very simple. You can submit a withdrawal application online through the customer management center, and we will process your withdrawal as quickly as possible.

EightCap MT4 Account Types Comparison

We provide two types of trading accounts, which are very competitive compared with other companies in the market and are specially designed to meet your trading needs. To help you determine which account type is best for you, we have outlined the advantages and features of each account type below.

Account TypesStandard AccountRaw Account
Typical EUR / USD Spread0.5 – 1.8 pips0.0 – 1.0 pips
Commission$0$3.5 per standard lot traded
Min. / Max. Trade Size0.01 lots / 100 lots0.01 lots / 100 lots
Margin Call Level80%80%
Stop Out Level50%50%
Min. Initial Deposit$100 AUD or equivalent$100 AUD or equivalent

Opening a trading account is completely free and there are no maintenance fees.

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What is EightCap?

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EightCap is building a home for MT4 traders.

EightCap pays attention to the safety of your funds, lets you trade with peace of mind and provide a personalized trading experience, and creates a super-efficient trading infrastructure for you. EightCap believes that the broker can create a better MT4 trading experience for you.

Eightcap Global is an entity under the Eightcap brand located in Vanuatu, with a clear mission to provide EightCap’s customers with excellent financial services. EightCap helps customers all over the world trade in foreign exchange, index, commodity, stock, and other markets.

EightCap’s goal is to provide customers with an extraordinary trading experience and provide you with the best quality trading environment in the industry.

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What are EightCap’s service merits?

Personalized service
EightCap believes that personalized services can meet your trading experience and needs. Please contact EightCap’s multilingual customer service team, he will communicate with you in your native language.
Convenient transactions
EightCap is the solver of technical problems. If you need to deposit and withdraw at any time; EightCap has created a self-service deposit and withdrawal system. You need to execute the transaction immediately; EightCap creates multiple servers to minimize transaction link time.
Intuitive trading interface
EightCap knows that trading platforms can be complicated and difficult to understand. But EightCap’s platform will not. MT4 is used by millions of asset traders around the world because of its user-friendly interface and automated trading functions.

EightCap’s global offices are developing rapidly and have an experienced team. The team has only one goal, which is to provide you with the best quality trading experience.

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EightCap’s MT4 trading platform

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Trade foreign exchange, indices, and commodities on Eightcap through the award-winning MT4 platform. Use EightCap’s cutting-edge and stable technology to establish an intuitive interface, automated trading functions, and advanced chart combinations.

As an intuitive and fully customizable trading interface, MT4 provides traders with a smooth and efficient trading experience.

Automated trading
By downloading free trading software or buying a trading software from the MetaTrader market, analysis and trading orders can be executed automatically.
Flexible trading system
Use the method that suits you to trade-pending orders, stop-loss orders and trailing stop-losses, from the chart to the market, one-click trading.
Technical analysis
Use advanced charting tools to identify trends and determine your entry and exit points. 9 time tools, 30 pre-installed indicators and 24 graphic objects, all at your fingertips.
Trade with confidence, all data exchanges between the platform and the server are encrypted.
Automated trading
By downloading free trading software or buying a trading software from the MetaTrader market, analysis and trading orders can be executed automatically.
Flexible trading system
Use the method that suits you to trade-pending orders, stop-loss orders and trailing stop-losses, from the chart to the market, one-click trading.

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Why choose EightCap MT4?

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The MT4 trading system provides a solid and reliable infrastructure guarantee, and transparent and personalized services escort your transactions.

MetaTrader 4 is the most popular trading system on the market, supporting desktop and mobile terminals. The MT4 mobile terminal supports Apple and Android systems, allowing you to trade at any time during the journey.

Main functions of MT4 are:

  • Trading foreign exchange, indices, and commodities;
  • Mobile and computer transactions;
  • Award-winning platform;
  • 9-time tools;
  • 30 pre-installed indicators.

EightCap’s cutting-edge technology has rich experience in building MT4-fully consider connection speed, price transparency and credibility when designing.

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Desktop and mobile version of MT4

It’s easy to download MT4 and set it up on any device. Before using the platform, EightCap will send you a download method of your simulated or real trading account. Open an account through Eightcap, EightCap will send you an MT4 login account. Just download the desktop terminal or mobile application and log in.

MetaTrader 4 desktop version
Download the platform, launch the program, and follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. After the program runs, choose a simulated or real trading server according to the trading account you want to log in to. Enter your account and password to complete the login.
MetaTrader 4 for Android
Click the link below, or visit the mobile store and search for “MetaTrader 4”. After installation, click the plus button on the top bar, click “Log in to an existing account”, search for “Eightcap” in the search bar, and then select a simulated server or a real server according to your account type. Enter your account number and password, and you can start trading. Once you have registered with Eightcap, you have obtained the authorization required to conduct transactions on your mobile phone.
MetaTrader 4 iOS
Use your iPhone or tablet to access the app store and search for “MetaTrader 4”. After installation, click the plus button on the top bar, click “Log in to an existing account”, search for “Eightcap” in the search bar, and then select a simulated server or a real server according to your account type. Enter your main account number and password, and you can start trading. Once you have registered with Eightcap, you have obtained the authorization required to conduct transactions on your mobile phone.

Online trading has never been easier. You can create an account and start using your trading platform in a few minutes. This article will help you take the first step into the world of trading through the most popular trading platform-MetaTrader 4.

Once MetaTrader 4 is installed, you can log in to your trading account through Eightcap and successfully deposit funds, you can start trading foreign exchange, indices, commodities, CFDs and other products. To master the basics of trading, you first need to learn how to place an order in MT4. Opening and closing trades, learning how to set stop-loss and take-profit, and using the one-click closing function of MT4 are all indispensable skills for novices.

The MetaTrader 4 platform provides many features that can help traders reduce risks and execute transactions. The first and most important thing you need to do is to carefully monitor your trading orders and margin. Setting stop loss and take profit in trading orders is an option that most traders use to manage positions that cannot be monitored frequently. Another way to manage trading risk is by setting limit orders. In the last case, the platform will issue a warning of insufficient margin call and margin level.

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What you can trade on EightCap MT4?

On EightCap MT4, you can invest in various markets altogether.

All you need is one live trading account.

1. Forex Currency Pairs

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Trade more than 40 major and secondary foreign exchange currency pairs on the MT4 platform.

The foreign exchange market is the most liquid market in the world and the lowest cost market for active traders. Foreign exchange products are over-the-counter (OTC) and do not need to be traded on a specific centralized exchange. Forex currency pairs can be traded at different time levels, whether it is a few seconds or a few months. There is a wide range of market factors that affect currency movements, including economic data.

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Which FX Currency Pairs are available on EightCap?

Customers can trade more than 40 currency pairs in Eightcap. All the most liquid and most popular major currency pairs in the market can be traded through the Eightcap exchange trading platform.

The currency pair with the largest trading volume on the market, according to 2019 data, accounts for 24% of the market’s daily trading volume. This currency pair represents the two largest economies in the world-the European Union and the United States. High liquidity makes EUR/USD the currency pair with the lowest spreads.
The yen is regarded by many investors as a safe haven, which can maintain its value while avoiding risks. But it tends to underperform when the global economy is performing well. For these reasons, many traders will trade the currency pair based on global macroeconomic factors.
The Canadian dollar is a currency that is highly correlated with commodity prices, especially oil. It is also affected by the difference in interest rates between the United States and Canada. Traders often use the currency pair and energy prices to speculate, and often use trend-following strategies.
The Swiss franc is also regarded as a safe-haven currency, so when the market avoids risks, the Swiss franc will appreciate, and when the risk tolerance increases, the Swiss franc will depreciate. Traders will often trade when there are geopolitical events and potential financial crises.
Australia is one of the world’s major commodity exporters, so the Australian dollar is highly correlated with the price of bulk commodities. This means that when there is a cyclical rise in commodities, the Australian dollar tends to show a strong upward trend.
This currency pair is the oldest currency pair traded in the world. Although volatility has been low in history, volatility has increased since the European financial crisis and the Brexit referendum. It may be a very profitable currency pair, but it also comes with risks.

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Merits and Demerits to trade Forex

Forex or FX is the abbreviation of foreign exchange, which means the currency belonging to a country or market. In the transaction, foreign exchange is related to the buying and selling of these currencies, and income is generated through changes in the value of these currencies. The foreign exchange market is the most liquid market in the world, with a daily trading volume of more than 5 trillion U.S. dollars, which is why it attracts many investors.

Advantages of trading foreign exchange are:

  • The most liquid trading market in the world.
  • The lowest cost, the lowest spread.
  • Leverage as high as 400:1 can make it easy for traders to profit from price fluctuations.
  • Use a small amount or a large amount of funds to go long and short in the market.

Disadvantages of trading foreign exchange are:

  • Forex trading is competitive and requires investment of time and energy to be proficient in trading.
  • Misuse of leverage can lead to losses, and if market fluctuations are not beneficial to you, most of your investment may be lost.
  • The past performance of the strategy does not guarantee future performance.

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2. Commodities

Trade gold, silver, and crude oil on the industry-leading MT4 platform.

Commodities include a large number of commodities traded on global exchanges. The world economy depends on various commodities to varying degrees. Complex factors drive the supply and demand of energy, metals and agricultural products. When the market tries to find a price that balances supply and demand, it may cause prices to fluctuate sharply.

For traders, all time frames from a few minutes to a few years have the opportunity to trade commodities. Commodity prices can often establish trends that last for 5 to 10 years. However, supply and demand will be affected by weather, geopolitical factors, inflation, interest rates, consumer spending and economic conditions. This means that new trading opportunities can arise at any time.

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Trade Brent and West Texas Crude Oil on EightCap

There are many types of transactions in the crude oil market, depending on the location, quality and characteristics of crude oil. The two most common trading varieties in the market are Brent crude oil and West Texas Intermediate crude oil.

Brent crude oil is extracted from the North Sea and West Texas Intermediate crude oil is extracted from North America. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is a better product for producing diesel, while Brent crude oil is better at producing gasoline. However, other factors will also determine the prices of these two products. The transportation of oil is expensive, so the location of demand, production volume, and availability of storage facilities are all important factors.

The price difference between the two has been only a few dollars over the years, but in the past ten years, the price of Brent crude oil has soared and is now trading at a price of 5-10 dollars higher than West Texas Intermediate crude oil.

West Texas Intermediate
You can also trade West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil CFDs on Eightcap. As global events affect commodity prices, West Texas Intermediate crude oil provides traders with long and short trading opportunities. After understanding the recent price history of West Texas Intermediate crude oil and its influencing factors, traders can make informed decisions when holding positions.
Brent Crude Oil
Brent oil or Brent light sweet crude oil is rapidly becoming the global benchmark for the petroleum industry and the entire energy market. Because the price fluctuates greatly and is closely connected with the global economy, it is very popular among traders.

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Trade Gold and Silver on EightCap

Gold and silver provide traders with opportunities to profit from the increasing risk aversion in global markets and speculative trading around inflation. Both are physical products with limited supply, which means they provide real stored value during periods of uncertainty such as inflation.

Many factors that affect the price of gold and silver are the same, but there are also certain differences. The price of precious metals is affected by investor preferences for risky assets (including bonds, stocks and commodities), geopolitical events, expected inflation and interest rates, and the strength of the U.S. dollar. Movements in the mining industry also affect prices.

Although gold mining still exists, silver has been widely used in industrial processes. It has been used in photography and printing in the past and is now used by the solar industry. This means that the total supply of silver is gradually declining, providing support for its price.

Eightcap offers gold CFDs, which is one of the easiest ways to trade in the gold market. Before entering the market, factors and events affecting the price of gold should be considered.
You can also trade Eightcap Silver CFDs. Similarly, before entering the market, factors and trends affecting the silver market should be considered, including recent historical prices.

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Margin Requirements of Commodity Trading

When trading CFDs, you only need to deposit a portion of the total value of the contract. This is called margin, and it allows traders to trade a large number of orders with a small amount of funds. Margin is also used for leveraged transactions, and customers can make full use of leverage when trading. Margin is required to be deposited before opening a position in your account. Your account should also hold additional funds to make up for any potential losses and avoid liquidation. Remember, leverage is a double-edged sword. Although it can magnify your gains, it will also increase your losses.

You can trade with the trend or against the trend. Contrarian or mean reversal trading may be profitable, but this usually requires a lot of trading experience. If you are not familiar with trading, you can use trend trading as a starting point.

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3. Stock Indices

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Trade around the clock on the MT4 platform and instantly execute the world’s largest stock index.

Index CFDs are CFDs on stock indexes. A contract for difference (CFD) is a financial derivative instrument that allows traders to obtain long or short positions with prices. In CFD trading, traders do not own any underlying assets, but the trading orders they hold “own” any change in the price of the asset.

An index is a packaged asset that is usually weighted by the market value of its constituent stocks. The larger the company, the greater the impact on the value of the index.

You can use a variety of tools to trade stock indexes, including futures, options, ETFs, and CFDs. Futures and options trading requires a broker to open a trading account on each exchange, and usually, the contract is relatively large.

ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) is an ideal choice for long-term traders. The ETF itself owns all the stock products in the index. Therefore, investing in ETF products means investing in all fund stock indexes without buying every stock.

For active traders and traders with smaller funds, CFDs are the least costly and easiest to trade. Traders can enter multiple markets through one trading account. Unlike ETFs, CFDs provide leverage and short-selling options.

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Available Stock Index CFDs on EightCap MT4

Customers of Eightcap can trade the world’s most popular 8 indexes so that they can profit from trading in the global stock market. Trading on the stock markets on four continents, traders can trade 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.

The US 30 Index, also known as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, is the oldest index in the world and represents 30 blue-chip companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
The FRA40 index is also called the French CAC40. Also known as Cac Quarante, or Cac for short. It is the largest stock index in Paris.
The GER30 index or Dax 30 is the leading stock market index in Germany.
UK100 CFD is also known as FTSE 100, also known as Footsie. It is the leading stock market index in the UK.
AUS200 is also called ASX200. ASX200 is an Australian stock market index that tracks the performance of the 200 most valuable and liquid stocks in Australia.
EUSTX50, also known as the European Stoxx 50, is a stock index that tracks the market value of the top 50 stocks in the Eurozone.
JPN225 CFD is also called Nikkei 225, or Nikkei for short. It is Japan’s main stock market index and includes 225 leading Japanese companies.
SPX500 CFD is also called S&P500, or S&P for short. It is one of the largest and most widely used stock indexes in the world.
NDX100 includes the 100 largest and most actively traded US companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. It includes companies from various industries outside the financial industry.
The Hang Seng Index (HK50) is the most important index of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is calculated based on the weighted average of the stocks of China’s largest companies traded on the exchange.

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Merits and Demeris of Stock Index CFDs Trading

An index is a plural form of stock and has several definitions, depending on the context in which the term is used. When trading in the financial market, an index is related to the price performance of an asset, sub-asset or a group of stocks. The index is directly related to the stock market and the performance of the stocks listed on that market.

Advantages of trading index CFDs are:

  • Use one trading account to trade multiple indices.
  • Can be traded in trading markets around the world.
  • You can go short and use a small or large amount of capital to take advantage of leverage.

Disadvantages of trading index CFDs are:

  • Misuse of leverage can lead to increased losses.
  • Index trading is competitive and requires time and effort to be proficient.

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Is EightCap a safe broker?

EightCap cares about EightCap’s customers and ensures that your funds and personal information are protected. At EightCap, they take the best measures that exceed industry standards to ensure that EightCap provides the customers with the highest level of security.

Regulatory license
EightCap is registered with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) and have a financial services license number: 40377.
Client funds
All client funds are deposited in AA-level bank custody trust accounts, which are completely separated from operating funds.
Insurance protection
EightCap provides additional protection for your funds by purchasing professional compensation insurance.
External audit
Audits are conducted independently by independent external accounting firms on a regular basis to ensure that EightCap complys with EightCap’s regulatory obligations.

As the holder of the VFSC financial license, EightCap strictly abides by the requirements of the VFSC. First of all, EightCap is obligated to meet strict capital requirements, adopt and comply with national standards and procedures, including risk management and regular staff training, and conduct detailed annual audits by independent auditors to ensure compliance

To ensure that EightCap can meet and maintain EightCap’s financial needs at all times, EightCap will continue to identify, monitor, and control various risks related to EightCap’s operations, including evaluating the effectiveness of EightCap’s policies and procedures. EightCap’s employees have extensive industry experience and knowledge and continue to receive strict standards of training.

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How does EightCap protect clients’ funds?

The safety of your funds is of utmost importance to EightCap. All EightCap’s client funds are deposited in global AA-level international bank accounts and are completely separated from EightCap’s business and operating funds.

Extra protection
In addition to depositing your funds in a separate account, in order to further improve the security of your funds, EightCap has also signed a professional indemnity insurance with a primary insurance company, and you do not need to pay additional fees.
Regular review
EightCap has a complete set of annual audit system-implemented by internal compliance team and independent external audit to ensure sufficient capital, and to monitor all operations, customer fund security and deposit/withdrawal procedures. EightCap also conducts daily client fund reconciliations in accordance with regulatory requirements to ensure that trust funds accurately reflect client assets.

Choosing a broker with high credibility and strict supervision is the first step in managing transaction risks. To ensure that you choose the right trading platform, you not only need to consider the trading conditions of the platform, but more importantly, you should also confirm whether its operations comply with the legal requirements of the relevant country and internationally recognized financial standards.

Before you sign any agreement with EightCap, we strongly recommend that you read EightCap’s Regulatory Risk Disclosure, which complies with VFSC regulations and is designed to help you understand the risks associated with financial derivative products, assess your potential capabilities, and decide on these products Whether the investment is right for you.

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