FP Markets goes multi asset with ASX shares on MetaTrader 5

Rick Steves

The addition of exchange listed products such as ASX Shares to the offering turns FP Markets into a multi asset brokerage firm. A milestone for the 16-year broker mostly known for its FX and CFD products.

FP Markets has added new products on the FP Markets MT4 & MT5 platforms, including bonds, commodities, crypto CFDs, and equities, as the ASIC-regulated FX broker continues to expand its offering.

The brokerage firm has recently introduced its very own Share CFD Directory, which adds to an array of trading tools offered to FP Markets traders to enhance their trading experience and contains a dedicated page for each Share CFD available on MT4 and MT5.

More bonds, commodities, cryptoCFDs, and equities

The multi-regulated Forex Broker has added the following products to its wide-ranging product offering:

Bonds:
US 10 YR T-Note Futures (US10YR)
UK Long Gilt Futures (GILT)

Commodities:
US Coffee (COFFEE)
Silver (XAGEUR)

Cryptocurrency CFDs:
Cardano (ADAUSD)
DogeCoin (DOGUSD)
Polkadot (DOTUSD)
EOS (EOSUSD)
Chainlink (LNKUSD)
Stellar (XLMUSD)
Ripple (RPLUSD)

Equities:
ASX Shares (Now available through MT5)

The addition of exchange listed products such as ASX Shares to the offering turns FP Markets into a multi asset brokerage firm. A milestone for the 16-year broker mostly known for its FX and CFD products.

Craig Allison, Head of Europe, Middle-East, and Africa, said: “We are constantly striving to add new products, driven by investor demand and current market trends, in order to offer our clients the best customer experience. The addition of Bonds as well as further Cryptocurrency CFDs, Commodities and Equities further enhance our product offering.”

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Spreads from 0.0 pips, leverage up to 500:1, and Social Trading

FP Markets is known to be focused on tight spreads and fast execution. Founded 16 years ago, the FX broker offers interbank Forex spreads from 0.0 pips and leverage up to 500:1 on its Pro Account.

For years, such high leverage was available for retail customers as well but regulatory changes in recent times – including Australia’s ASIC leverage restrictions on CFD retail products – have changed the landscape.

In March, FP Markets launched its social trading service as community trading becomes part of the new paradigm. FP Markets Social Trading offers control whether the user is looking to trade as a Copier or offering trading strategies as a Provider.

Copy trading removes some of the complexities of trading forex and CFDs and allows customers a more accessible entry point to trading the global financial markets by following successful traders, or Providers.

These Providers are ranked by FP Markets based on their profitability over a given period of time and potential copiers have the ability to view their full trading history and past performance.

With social trading, users have no need to develop their own trading plan as they can just follow the performance of successful traders in real-time and mirror the behavior of professional traders with a proven track record.

While having no need to make any trading decisions, users still maintain control over their accounts. The service allows multiple copy trading options and risk management strategies, with automated trading.

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