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Symbol Overview

cTrader Mobile supports all the basic currency pairs, commodity symbols, stocks, indices, metals, and other tradable assets. The most convenient way of selecting the symbols to trade is using the Watchlists (see the Watchlists section).

To find the desired symbol to trade, swipe up and down the Watchlist or use the advanced search to the upper right of the Watchlists menu. Swipe right and left to see all the open positions, pending orders, price alarms and trading history of the symbol.

Alternatively, find the desired symbols using the Find Symbols option in the Main menu.

When tapping a Symbol, the Symbol overview is displayed. It includes the following components:

Symbol Status bar

The symbol status bar displays the security trading dynamics in real-time. If the market for the symbol is opened, then the Sell and Buy buttons are active and highlighted, and the green checkmark is displayed in the upper left.

Use the Lot(s) picker to specify the number of lots to bid, and Sell or Buy buttons to create orders of the corresponding direction directly from the symbol status bar.

Tap on the star to add or remove the symbol from the Watchlist.

If the market for a symbol is closed at the time, then the Sell and Buy buttons are disabled, no live dynamics is displayed and the yellow pause sign is displayed next to the upper left. You can still add such symbols to your watchlist by tapping on the star.

Charts

The symbol price fluctuations are displayed in the symbol chart in real-time. The standard chart contains the Price Axis, the Time Axis, the Ask Price Line (green), and the Bid Price Line (red).

Use the Period picker to the upper left to view the charts for a certain period.

Use the Full-Screen button to the upper left or double-tap the chart to enlarge it.

Positions, Orders, Stop Loss, Take Profit (if you have set any) are displayed on the chart as well, and you can close them directly from the Chart.

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

Tap on the Target tile to view the details.

The additional chart options are available in the full-screen mode to the bottom of the chart.

  • Time Period

Allows setting a certain period from 1 minute to 1 month for the charts to display. Tap to open the time selector.

  • Rendering style

Allows setting the chart style. At the moment cTrader supports Bar Chart, Candlesticks Chart, Line Chart, Dots Chart, and Area Chart. Tap to open the Chart Style selector.

  • Indicators

Allows adding and editing Indicators on the chart. Tap to proceed to the Edit Indicators section. Tap plus “+” to the upper right to add the desired indicators. Click on an indicator to open its settings (shift, color, etc.). When done, click Back - the Indicators will appear in the chart.

  • Drawings

Allows adding the horizontal, vertical, or trend lines, rays, Fibonacci Retracement, Equidistant Price Channel, or Rectangle on the chart. Tap to open the drawing selector.

  • Order

Tap to fill a market order directly in the chart.

  • Crosshair

The Crosshair cursor makes it easier to see the exact price at the exact time. 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 to proceed to the chart settings menu. The following settings available:

  • Hide or show the Ask Price Line
  • Hide or show the Bid Price Line
  • Hide or show the Positions
  • Hide or show the Orders
  • Hide or show the background Grid
  • Hide or show the Period Separators
  • Hide or show the Tick Volume
  • Hide or show Targets
  • Switch between the dark and light themes

Market Sentiment

Market Sentiment for the symbol is displayed in a separate bar. The Sentiment displays the percent of cTrader accounts with the opened position in the symbol that expect the price to fall or to rise. It refers to the overall attitude of investors toward the symbol. It is the feeling or tone of a market, or its crowd psychology, as revealed through the activity and price movement of the symbol.

Depth of Market

The Depth of Market is a measure of the total amount of the open Buy and Sell orders for a symbol at different prices. The higher the number of Buy and Sell orders at each price, the higher the Depth of Market is. The cTrader DoM feature allows tracking the Depth of Market of a required symbol in real-time.

Economic Calendar

The Economic Calendar automatically displays the most significant events of the main markets. Data in the calendar is displayed in chronological order, divided by day. Click More Events to proceed to the full calendar.

Autochartist

The Autochartist is a market-scanning tool designed to highlight the best trading opportunities, helping traders to decide what and when to trade, finding good trade opportunities in real-time. These opportunities are represented on price charts, so a trader can choose trades by simply evaluating the images. You can find detailed information on the Autochartist here.

Symbol Details

Detailed symbol information with the real-time bid and ask price fluctuations is displayed in a separate bar.

Market Hours

The Market Hours bar allows checking the open and close market hours for the symbol in real-time. The open hours are highlighted with green.

Trade Statistics

View your account trading statistics for the symbol displayed in the Trade Statistics bar. The section includes such information as Net Profit, Total trades, Losing and Winning trades, Total and Average pips, Volume traded, etc.

Leverage

The dynamic leverage for the symbol with the specified possible volume is displayed in the Leverage bar. Note that when using a Demo account, the symbol leverage is a constant value and does not depends on the account preset leverage.