Trading Platform Definition | CFI LB

trading platform

A trading platform is software that allows traders and investors to execute trades in the financial markets. It acts as the intermediary between the traders and the brokers. Brokers tend to offer a trading platform to access the financial markets, free of charge.


The best trading platforms come bundled with features such as news feeds, real-time quotes, premium research, charting tools, among others. Platforms may also be customized and specifically tailored for specific markets like currencies, futures, options, or stocks.


CFI offers the world-renowned MetaTrader 5 trading platform in Lebanon which is one of the most widely used trading interfaces in the world and comes with a range of features that assists traders on their trading journey.


Features include:

  • Advanced charting capabilities
  • Trade directly from charts
  • Full hedging support
  • Live news tab
  • Automated trading
  • Highly secure platform


This trading platform is available on Windows, Mac, and mobile phones. It has been adapted to offer the same functionality as the desktop platform on iOS and Android smartphone devices. There is also the web trader option which provides traders with access through any web browser or computer.


Key takeaways:

  • A trading platform is a web-based software tool that allows traders and investors to execute trades.
  • The best trading platforms include news feeds, real-time quotes, premium research, and charting tools.
  • CFI offers the world-renowned MetaTrader 5 platform, one of the most widely used trading interfaces in the world.
CFI Financial Group is an award winning global financial markets provider with over 23 years of experience and regulated entities in several jurisdictions, focused on offering impeccable execution and trading conditions including very low spreads, professional services, dedicated support and powerful tools.
CFI Financial Group has regulated subsidiaries in
London • Larnaca • Beirut • Amman • Dubai • Port Louis
Credit Financier Invest - CFI LEBANON
BDL no. 40
Ellipse Center 3rd floor, Charles
Malek Avenue, Achrafieh

CFI provides execution-only services and does not provide any investment advice. To make an investment decision, you cannot rely on the content of this website, or on any information, opinion, report or other materials (“Information”) you receive from CFI, or its representatives. Such Information is general and does not consider your objectives and your financial situation, thus they shall not be considered in any way as an express or implied promise nor a guarantee of any profit or limit of loss. CFI shall not bear any liability in case you used or relied on such Information. Please ensure that you make your own research and seek independent advice if necessary.

Forex and CFDs are leveraged products that incur a high level of risk. A small adverse market movement may expose the client to lose the entire invested capital. The majority of retail client accounts lose money when trading in CFDs. Please be aware of trading risks and that you could sustain a loss exceeding your deposited funds, even if a stop loss is used.

CFI Lebanon is regulated by the Banque du Liban and the Capital Markets Authority

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