The selection of the trading platform should be based on whether it fulfills the following requirements:
- Offers precise trading quotes
- Offers dependable trade execution
- Offers automated trading, analytical tools, and account management
- Has a reliable customer support
For convenience, the brokers are available on different platforms, including on mobile (smartphones and laptops) and desktop computers. Besides existing as websites, these brokering services are available as smartphone applications for both iOS and Android operating systems. In most cases, a trader creates an account for free.