How to buy a stock on

To buy a stock on, follow these steps:

1. Set leverage

On the platform, investors must first set leverage for their trading account. To regulate leverage on

  • Click on the account type in the toolbar at the top right > select “Trading Options”
  • Then set the trading leverage

*Note: offers flexible leverage, up to 100:1 for retail accounts and 200:1 for Plus, Premier accounts.

The leverage level will be set by default to the maximum as soon as you open the account. Therefore, remember to adjust your leverage before opening a trade order to avoid unfortunate mistakes.

2. Open a trading order

1. Click “Trading” on the left right side, select “Stocks” and the instrument you want to trade.

For example, we select “Facebook”.

* If you already know the name of the stock you want to invest in, type it into the search box. Then, its trading window will appear.

2. Click the “Buy” button

3. The trading window will then be displayed on the right side of the screen. Go to the “Trade” tab (icon with two opposite arrows) and adjust some parameters, including:

  • Trading size – depending on the market, there will be a minimum trading size requirement (for example, the minimum size requirement for stock trading is 1 share)
  • Close at loss (stop loss) – a tool to minimize loss when the price does not move in the desired direction
  • Take profit – this feature helps you protect the profit you already have by automatically closing a trade at a specific rate

To set a stop loss/take profit, you need to drag your mouse to the right to enable their feature first. Then adjust according to the stop loss, take profit by amount, distance or price level.

4. Now check the above parameters again. Then click the “Buy” button below to open a trade.

Then you have opened a BUY order on To see open orders, click “Portfolio” on the left side of the screen.

* Note: If you open trades during the closing market, the order will be automatically converted to pending (Orders) and executed when the market opens.

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