Trading in the SaxoTrader platform


Video transcription

Welcome to trading with Saxo Bank. In this tutorial we are going to show you a few quick tips on how to start trading in the Saxotrader platform.


  1. Let’s begin by creating a new view; click on File > View > Add View.
  2. To view all the available products select Trading > Instrument Explorer.
  3. Saxo Bank offers more than 30 000 products to trade in Forex, CFDs, Stocks, Stock Options, Futures and Contract Options.
  4. You can change your view to organize the products by exchanges or sectors.
  5. Or you can simply search for the instrument by typing its name
  6. For example type Apple.
  7. You can trade Apple as CFD, Stock and Stock Option.


  1. Before you place your order you can check the price movement of the selected product.
  2. Right click and select New Chart.
  3. For full view right click on the chart and click Panel.
  4. To place an order, right click on the chart and select the Trade Ticket.
  5. Choose the order tab.
  6. Set up the details of your order: Quantity, Buy or Sell, Entry Type and Duration.
  7. To place related orders specify your Limit – Take Profit and Stop Loss price levels. 
  8. The Info panel shows additional information about the order including costs and the net value of the position.
  9. For more details about the Margin check the Margin panel.
  10. When ready, place and then confirm the order.
  1. To view the status of your account and all open positions go to Account > Account Summary.
  2. From the account summary you can close your position, put a Limit - Take Profit or Stop Loss  order by clicking on the related buttons.
  3. For more information about the platform possibilities and our products go to: Trading > Help > Help


If you already have a Live Trading Account or a Demo Account with us but need to download the SaxoTrader platform again you can do it here​.
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