• Margin Increase – September 10

    Please see the table below for the margin increases on some Commodity instruments that will come into effect from Thursday 10th September. Please be aware that the increased margin rates will be applied to any existing open position, as well as to any new position opened. Please ensure you have sufficient funds for margin in your account to sustain your positions once the margin increase is applied. Learn more about Commodity Trading Conditions. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our customer support team.

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Minimum requirements

Trading Station

Operating System Windows XP Service Pack 3
CPU At least 2 GHz
RAM At least 2 GB
Monitor Resolution 1024 x 768 65536 colors or more

Need Trading Station on your Mac? Use Trading Station Web or click here for Mac options. Likewise, search "Trading Station" on your phone's apps store to get the mobile platform.

Trading Station features functionality in charting, order entry and trade automation. It is available on Web, Desktop and Mobile.

It is the product of more than a decade of client feedback and cutting-edge technological prowess. No matter one's experience or sophistication level, Trading Station is often the preferred choice among active traders.

Trading Station matches innovation with seamless functionality. Listed below are some of the features included in the software suite:


Unique Market Access:
Execute multiple order types, view real-time pricing data and incorporate dozens of preloaded indicators into your trading.

Advanced Charting:
Trade directly from the chart utilising powerful tools and an exclusive Real Volume indicator.

Automated Trading Strategies:
Develop your own system through applying state-of-the-art backtesting and optimisation capabilities.

Superior Accessibility:
In order to provide the best in remote market access, Trading Station is available via Desktop, Web or Mobile application.

For many traders and investors, a home office equipped with a desktop PC is the preferred way to access the forex/CFD market. For those individuals, hosting Trading Station locally via download is an easy way to get up and running in the market.

Downloading Trading Station: Procedure

Downloading Trading Station is relatively simple. It doesn't matter which Windows-based web browser is your favourite, only a few basic steps are necessary to complete the process:

  1. Click on the "Download Trading Station" link - This downloads the Trading Station Setup module
  2. Click "Next" and accept the Licensing Agreement's terms, after familiarizing yourself with them
  3. Enter the desired Installation Options
  4. Choose Install Location and click "Install" -Installation is now complete. Simply login and begin your market experience!
  5. Click "Finish" - Installation is now complete. Simply login and begin your market experience!

Depending on your chosen browser, accessing Trading Station's Installation Wizard may vary a bit. Here is the procedure to get the Installation Wizard up and running for each browser. The following instructions begin immediately after clicking on the "Download Trading Station" link:

Internet Explorer Logo Internet Explorer
  1. Upon the download being completed, a pop-up window will ask to "run" or "save" the file.
  2. Click "Run"
  3. Follow the instructions of the Installation Wizard
Chrome Logo Google Chrome
  1. The download will appear in the lower left-hand corner of the page as "FXTS2Install.EXE"
  2. Right-click or double-click on "FXTS2Install.EXE" - This action will open the Installation Wizard
  3. Follow the instructions of the Installation Wizard
Firefox Logo Mozilla Firefox
  1. Click on the green, downward arrow located in the screen's top right corner
  2. Right-click or double-click on "FXTS2Install.EXE" - This action will open the Installation Wizard
  3. Follow the instructions of the Installation Wizard

Uninstalling Trading Station

If you need to uninstall Trading Station, the procedure is uniform and basic:

  1. Access your PC's "Control Panel"
  2. Select "Add or Remove Programs" or "Uninstall a Program"
  3. Right-click on "FXCM Trading Station"
  4. Select "Yes" to confirm the uninstall
  5. Select to "fully uninstall" or with "settings saved"
  6. Click "Finish."

Accessing Trading Station On A Mac

Many people prefer to use a Mac. If this is the case, we recommend the following services to bridge the Windows OS/Mac OS gap:

  1. Free Virtual Private Server (VPS) Hosting 1
  2. Parallels: Third-party software from Parallels IP Holdings. Parallels enables the user to run Windows and Mac OS simultaneously.
  3. Fusion: Provides similar functionality as Parallels, offered by VMware Inc.
  4. Boot Camp Boot Camp is furnished by Apple as a pre-installed feature on newer computers. It will not allow the user to run Windows and the Mac OS at the same time.

In addition to these solutions, remember that Trading Station is available via the Web and Mobile platforms. Simply search "Trading Stations" in your mobile device's app store to gain access.