Sierra Chart
Trading and Charting

Sierra Chart is a professional Trading platform for the financial markets which is integrated with many externally available trading services. It supports Live and Simulated trading. Both manual and automated trading is supported.

Sierra Chart
Sierra Chart is a complete Real-time and Historical, Charting and Technical Analysis platform for the financial markets.


The bars can be based on any timeframe including Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Number Of Trades, Volume, Price Range, Delta/Difference Volume, Renko Value, Reversal Value.
Market Profile

Market Profile

This is a powerful and interactive feature which provides a method of performing market analysis based upon the amount of time that price trades at particular price levels.
Studies and Indiciators

Studies and Indiciators

Over 400 fully customizable technical studies and indicators. There is also a large library of custom studies developed by other users that you can use, including Volume by Price study.

Market Replay

Market Replay

Replay one or more Intraday charts at any speed and from any point in time in the available chart data. The replay speed can be anywhere from .1 to 100,000 times the normal speed of real-time data.
Advanced Trading

Advanced Trading

Advanced and highly configurable Trading DOM providing complete trading functionality. The order columns support entry of Limit, Stop, Stop-Limit, and Market if Touched orders.


All Sierra Chart service packages include a Real-Time and Historical Forex and CFD data service. Some packages include Historical Daily and Intraday data for stocks, futures, indexes and mutual funds.



We offer low day-trading margins to accommodate traders that require high leverage for trading.

Low Fees


Trading commissions without burden to your trading strategies.



Over 60 Trading Platforms & 4 Data Feeds Available ( CQG, TT, Rithmic, CTS )



We offer direct access to more than 25 futures exchanges in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Trading Platform Features

Sierra Chart is a professional Trading platform for the financial markets which is integrated with many externally available trading services. It supports Live and Simulated trading. Both manual and automated trading is supported. Sierra Chart is a complete Real-time and Historical, Charting and Technical Analysis platform for the financial markets. Sierra Chart fully supports the open specification Data and Trading Communications Protocol for the community.

Sierra Chart provides an optional high quality direct CME / CBOT / NYMEX / COMEX / Eurex / ICE / HKFE / Euronext / LIFFE / NYSE / NASDAQ / TSX / Montréal Futures / Cash Indices realtime market data feed. There is an additional cost for real-time exchange data. Real-time Forex/CFD data is included at no additional cost.

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Main Features
Sierra Chart is solid professional quality software. Designed for efficiency and ease-of-use. It has an uncomplicated interface that can handle the most demanding applications. It is developed by an experienced and competent development team that stays on top of development. It has been proven and trusted by investors/traders/clearing firms for more than a decade.

Custom Studies
Historic Market Depth


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The Price of the Platform and Cost of Trading.

Click the tabs below to view the platform's price of subscription or purchase, commissions rates that apply to most retail traders
and understand all the costs associated with trading different futures markets.

Pay as little as $1.00 / side when you meet our low daily average contracts requirements. Clients who meet our daily trading volume thresholds qualify for even more savings with deeply discounted commissions as low as $0.10 / Side. After you Open your Account, you must contact us at to ensure the appropriate commission tier.

    Average Daily Contracts Commissions Per Side
    0 - 20 Contracts $1.00
    21 - 100 Contracts $0.50
    101 - 500 Contracts $0.40
    501 - 1000 Contracts $0.20
    Over 1000 Contracts $0.10

Order Routing and Platform Fees.Order routing is the process of routing the order to / from exchanges to your trading platform. Order routing fees, also referred to as execution costs, are charged by the datafeed provider and is assessed on a per transaction basis.

    Datafeed Order Routing Fee
    Rithmic $0.25 per side
    CQG $0.10 - $0.25 per side*
    CTS $0.20 - $0.50 per side*
    TT $0.00 - $0.30 per side*
    eSignal $0.00 per side: NO FEE*
    QST $0.00 per side: NO FEE*
 *Varies according to FCM and trading platform  

The trading commissions you pay also depends on your margin requirements - the amount required to enter into a position per contract on an intraday basis. ITG Futures provides margins based on a percentage of the initial margin* (Example 20%) or a nominal amount (Example $500). Intraday margin (day trading margins) are determined by our clearing firms and based on many factors including market volatility, open interest, customer credit profile and the level of funding in the specific customer's account.

    Day Trading Margins Clearing Firm Commissions Per Side
   100% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.00
    25% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.20
    10% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.50
    $50-$500 E-mini/micro Ironbeam  Contact us
 ITG Futures and/or our Clearing FCMs maintain the right to liquidate any position at any time if a margin call and/or deficit occurs. The customer would be responsible for any deficit that occurs as a result of liquidations. We will make our best efforts to contact customers to address margin call depending on the severity of the call. Accounts that are subject to margin calls may experience higher commissions due to increased risk. Specific day trading margins from select FCMs that are well below average rates may subject you to much higher fees than provided above. Contracts with relatively low liquidity may subject you to additional fees

Clearing, Exchange and NFA Regulatory fees apply to all order types regardless of your broker and platform and varies according to the markets and products you trade. Members of exchanges are entitled to discounted Exchange Execution and Clearing fees.

Exchange/Clearing & NFA Fees
Exchange Fees

Exchange fees are charged directly by the exchange to your brokerage account in return for providing market access. Exchange fees are assessed on a per transaction basis and vary depending upon the market and product being traded.

Clearing Fees

Our FCM’s, also known as a “clearing house”, facilitates the trade between buyers and sellers upon a trader’s order being executed at the exchange. The FCM’s handle all the trade execution, exchange floor, and back-office operations to ensure that the trade will be settled properly in return for a “clearing fee”, typically provided to brokers at reduced wholesale rates.

National Futures Association (NFA) Fees

The National Futures Association (NFA) is the self-regulatory body of the derivatives industry, including the exchange-based trading of futures products. The NFA requires a fee of US$.02 per side of every exchange-based futures contract traded) and is directly billed to the trader through his or her brokerage account.

A data fee is a flat fee charged by the exchange for streaming real-time market data to the trader. Data fees are charged on a periodic basis and varies depending on the type of exchange and type of trader. For example, data fees for the CME Globex are $85 monthly per-market for professional traders and $20 monthly per-market for non-professional traders.

Market Data
    Exchange Group Description Monthly Fee*
    CME Market Data Bundle - All CME Markets $20.00 (non-pro)
  CME/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  CBOT/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  NYMEX/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  COMEX/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
    ICE Market Data ICE - US Exchange - TF, DX $117.00
  ICE - UK Exchange - Energies $117.00
  ICE-LIFFE Exchange - FTSE, Gilt, Short Sterling $117.00
    CFE/CBOE Data CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) $13.00 (non-pro)
    Foreign Exchange       (Non-US) EUREX | non-pro 18.00 EUR
  Osaka - Japan (JPX) 29.00 USD
  Singapore (SGX) 80.00 USD
  Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) 67.00 USD
  Euronext Equities & Index Derivative - CAC - 40  
    Cash Index Data $SP500 90.00 USD
  $DOW, ^TICK, ^TRIN, ^ADV, ^DECL, NYSE Internals, Dow Jones Indexes 6.00 USD
  NASDAQ Indexes 8.00 USD
    Misc Additional User | Multiple users/logins 10.00 USD

* Market Monthly Fees are subject to change. Please contact us to find out the latest market fees available.

Sierra Chart has multiple Service Packages which are explained below.

  • You can Activate a particular Service Package on your account.
  • You can upgrade your Sierra Chart Service Package at any time.
  • You can also evaluate Service Package 5 (Advanced) if your account is not currently on this Service Package.
  • Refer to the Free Trial Help Topic to see what is included in the trial.

Be sure to read about possible additional expenses for data.

Standard Sierra Chart (Service Package 3)
Price: 24 USD/month

The Standard Service Package includes all functionality of the software except what is listed in the Sierra Chart with Advanced Features section. It includes the Included Data Services listed below and support for External Services.

Sierra Chart with Advanced Features (Service Package 5)
Price: 33 USD/month

Sierra Chart with Advanced Features includes all of the Standard Service Package features and these additional advanced features:

  • TPO Chart Study
  • Numbers Bars
  • Numbers Bars Calculated Values
  • Market Depth Historical Graph
  • Volume Profile Interactive Drawing Tool
  • Increased the number of historical data queries with the Sierra Chart Historical Data Service.
  • Included Data Services
  • Sierra Chart Historical Data Service
  • Sierra Chart Real-time and Historical Forex/CFD Data Service
  • Sierra Chart Market Statistics Data Feed
  • Cryptocurrency / Bitcoin Data and Trading Services
  • Sierra Chart Historical Data Service

The Sierra Chart Historical Data Service is included with this Service Package. The Sierra Chart Historical Data Service adds additional historical data support to the limited or no historical data provided by the external Trading services you may be using Sierra Chart with.

This service automatically provides Historical Daily data independently or for the Trading services that do not provide Historical Daily data. This service also provides historical Intraday data that can be used independently or with Trading services you may be using. For more information, refer to the Sierra Chart Historical Data Service page.
External Supported Services

External Services are external Data or Trading services that are supported by this Sierra Chart Service Package. However, they are not included in the Sierra Chart service package price since they are externally provided functionality.

  • Sierra Chart Real-Time and Historical Exchange Data Feed
  • Interactive Brokers Trading service
  • DTN IQ Feed Data Service
  • TD Ameritrade Trading service
  • TransAct Trading service
  • GAIN Capital (OEC Trader) Trading service
  • CQG Trading Platform Service
  • CTS T4 Trading Platform service
  • Trading Technologies
  • Rithmic Trading Platform service
  • LMAX Trading service
  • FXCM Trading Service
  • How Much Does the Sierra Chart Charting and Trading Software Cost plus Data?
  • The price of the Sierra Chart software and data for Sierra Chart depends upon what Data or Trading service you will be using Sierra Chart with and what Service Package you choose.

Sierra Chart supports many external Data and Trading, including our own Data services.

The external services are separate from us. Data services provided with the Service Packages include the Sierra Chart Historical Data Service, Sierra Chart Real-Time and Historical Forex and CFD Data Service, and the Sierra Chart Market Statistics Data Feed.

If the service is separate from us, then there potentially is an additional charge for the data. Generally data direct from Trading services (brokers) only has a small monthly charge. Check with the Trading service you use to find out the monthly cost, if any. In the case of futures data, whether you use a Trading service for the market data, an external Data service, or theSierra Chart Real-time and Historical Exchange Data Feed (described below), in all cases you have to pay exchange fees.

There is also the Sierra Chart Real-time and Historical Exchange Data Feed which is a Data service provided by Sierra Chart which provides real-time futures, stocks and cash indices data. This data service has its own separate pricing from the Service Packages described on this page, and therefore is an additional cost.

For information about real-time futures data, refer to Futures Data.

For further information and pricing for external services, refer to the Data and Trading Services page.

Multiple Month Purchase Discount
Refer to the table below for the available discounts.

Number Of Months Standard Sierra Chart (Service Package 3) Sierra Chart with Advanced Features (Service Package 5) Discount

1 24 USD 33 USD 0 %
3 63.36 USD (21.12 USD/Month) 87.12 USD (29.04 USD/Month) 12 %
6 109.44 USD (18.24 USD/Month) 150.48 USD (25.08 USD/Month) 24 %
12 190.08 USD (15.84 USD/Month) 261.36 USD (21.78 USD/Month) 34 %
All pricing is subject to small price changes over time without notice.

One Time Purchase Option?

Occasionally we get asked if we offer a one-time purchase option for Sierra Chart. The answer is no, and this is something that would never be offered.

It is inconsistent with the services that we offer. Sierra Chart is not merely software but provides data services, support services, and continuous updates to our software which is necessary for it to work with external Data/Trading services due to various changes with those services which occur on an ongoing basis. And we also continuously update the software with various improvements and new features.

Therefore, our costs must be covered with continuous payments for the software and services.

Have a question about Sierra Chart?

If you have any questions about Sierra Chart please visit our help forum, where you can find additional information, videos and user instructions for all trading terminals offered by ITG Futures. If you can't find an answer to your question on our site, you can contact us or post a question to our help forum.

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Tech Specs

Before you start using Sierra Chart, make sure your PC meets the following system requirements:
  • Operating system requirements: Windows Vista, 7, Server 2008-2016, 8, 8.1, 10.
  • Recent versions of Sierra Chart approximately as of October 2018 may not run on Windows XP. You will need to update from Windows XP to resolve the issue or run an older version of Sierra Chart. Refer to Software Rollback Procedure for instructions. Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. It is recommended to use either Windows 7 or the current Windows 10.
  • 32-bit and 64-bit Operating Systems are supported. Sierra Chart has both 32 and 64-bit executables. Both are installed at the same time and you can switch between either of them without any problem.


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