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Charts

The trading instrument’s price fluctuations are displayed in the symbol chart in real-time. To take full advantage of the charts, select a symbol and proceed to the Symbol Details, scroll to the symbol chart, and open it by tapping the full-screen button to the upper left.

Alternatively, double-tap on the chart to open it in the full-screen mode.

The standard chart contains the Price Axis (vertical), the Time Axis (horizontal), the Ask Price Line (green), and the Bid Price Line (red).

All the Open Positions, Pending Orders, Stop Loss and Take Profit protections (if you have set any) are displayed on the chart in real-time. You can close or modify them directly from the chart.

*Note that due to mobile version performance limitations, you can only see up to 20 positions and pending orders in one chart. In case if you reach this limit you will see the respective message.

You can modify the Pending Orders and Open Psitions directly from the chart. Tap on the desired position and drag the Stop Loss and Take Profit tiles to the desired level to modify them. Tap the cross to close the position or cancel a protection.

Tap on a pending order tile and drag it over the price axis up and down to modify it.

Target - the trading signal from our partner Trading Central is accessible directly in the chart as well.

Tap on the Target tile to view the details.

The additional chart options are available to the bottom of the chart.

  • Time Period

The Time Period selector allows setting a certain period of time from 1 minute to 1 month for the charts. Tap to open the time selector. Select the desired time period and tap OK to apply changes immediately.

  • Rendering style

The Charts Rendering Type options allows setting the chart style. At the moment cTrader mobile app supports Bar Chart, Candlesticks Chart, Line Chart, Dots Chart, and Area Chart. Tap to open the Chart Style selector, select the desired rendering type and click OK to apply changes.

  • Indicators

cTrader Indicators section allows adding and editing Indicators on the chart. Tap the Indicators icon to proceed to the Edit Indicators section.

Tap plus “+” to the lower right to add the desired indicators. All the existinng Indicators are grouped by functionality in the respective lists - Trend, Oscilators, Volatility, Volue , and Other Indicators. Tap on the desired group to expand the list of indicators. All the Indicators that were recently used, are listed in the Recently used list to the top of the list. Alternatively, use the search box to the top to find the desired Indicator by its name.

Click on an Indicator to open its settings (shift, colour, etc.)

When done, click Back - the Indicators will appear in the chart immediately.

To remove an indicator, tap on the bin icon next to it directly in the list.

  • New Order

You can use the New Order button directly from the chart - tap it to fill a market order.

  • Line Studies and Chart Objects

cTrader mobile app offers a comprehensive set of line studies and chart objects for advanced technical analysis. Tap the Drawings icon to proceed to the Line Studies menu.

Tap plus (+) to proceed to the objects selector.

The following lines and chart objects are available here:

  • Horizontal Line - the line parallel to the time axis, can be placed anywhere in the chart. Often used to mark the support and resistance levels on the chart.
  • Vertical Line - the line parallel to the price axis, can be set anywhere in the chart. Often used to mark certain areas on the chart, for example, the correlation between the price and indicators below.
  • Trend Line - bounding line for the price movement of a symbol that allows marking the price trends.
  • Ray - very similar to the Trendlines, but they make it easier not only marking a trend but predicting its further movement.
  • Fibonacci Retracement - a charting technique that uses horizontal lines to indicate areas of support or resistance at the key Fibonacci levels before the trend continues in the original direction. Fibonacci Retracement price levels can be used as buy triggers on pullbacks during an uptrend.
  • Equidistant Price Channel - allows drawing two precisely parallel lines on the chart.
  • Rectangle - allows placing the rectangle shape on the chart.

Managing Lines

To edit a line or a ray, expand its details from the Drawings list. You can set Line Dash and Line Width, and Colour.

For the Trend Lines, Rays, and Equidistant Channel, you can also set the extending to infinity and displaying the angle.

For the Fibonacci Retracement, you can also hide or show prices, and set the levels in percents.

For the rectangle shape, you can also set the filling of the shape and its opacity.

The changes will apply immediately. Just exit the Drawings section to view the changes on the chart.

  • Crosshair

The Crosshair cursor makes it easier to see the exact price at the exact time on the chart. Tap to enable the Crosshair cursor on the chart.

Move the cursor to any point on the chart to see the price and time differences between the points.

Tap the triangle to the bottom of the screen to place the second crosshair to check the difference between two points on the chart.

  • Charts Settings

Tap the cog icon to proceed to the chart viewing settings menu. The following settings are available in cTrader mobile app:

  • Hide or show the Ask Price Line - the green line on the chart displaying the Ask price level in the real-time.
  • Hide or show the Bid Price Line - the orange line on the chart displaying the Bid price level in real-time.
  • Hide or show the Positions - the position badge and line on the chart (if any positions are opened for the symbol).
  • Hide or show the Orders - the pending order badge on the chart (if any pending orders are placed for the symbol).
  • Hide or show Grid - the grid on the chart background.
  • Hide or show the Period Separators - the vertical line separating the time periods on the chart.
  • Hide or show the Tick Volume - the tick volume bars to the bottom of the chart.
  • Hide or show Targets - the indicator displaying the Trading Central data on the chart.
  • Switch between the dark and light themes.

Tap the Back arrow to the upper left to exit the full-screen chart mode.