Evolved trading with Guidants

We are proud to have been the first broker offering both CFD and FX trading on one of the most popular research platforms in Germany. Guidants, currently only available in German, is a highly interactive, social way to trade within an intuitive interface, which you can now use to trade over 500 instruments in 8 asset classes through JFD’s pure Agency Model with 100% DMA/STP execution. Guidants’ browser-based platform gives you the ability to create your own technical and fundamental approach with its customisable Desktops and extensive array of free widgets. Backed up by JFD’s world-class IT infrastructure and ultra-fast connectivity, this sophisticated platform offers you a unique trading experience within flexible work spaces. With its advanced charting capabilities and beneficial tools, JFD’s Guidants meets every trader’s individual needs.

Take your trading strategy to the next level.

Your advantages with Guidants

Fundamental analysis

Superior fundamental analysis tools to improve your trading

Social interactivity

Interact socially using built-in widgets & expert profiles

Webinars within platform

Attend a variety of webinars from within platform itself

Advanced Charting

Advanced charting functionalities & technical analysis tools

Your Guidants Experience

Guidants web-based version

Guidants web-based version

This platform’s claim to fame is its customisation, its reliable and extensive source of trading information, as well as its impressive charting tools. You will have the exclusive opportunity to trade both CFDs and Forex on this particular platform while making the most out of all the advanced widgets on offer.

Is the guidants platform right for you?

Features
DESKTOP SOFTWARE ACCESS
WEB BROWSER ACCESS
MOBILE APP ACCESS
Markets
800+ Symbols in 8 Asset Classes
500+ Symbols in 8 Asset Classes
500+ Symbols in 8 Asset Classes

Award-Winning platform

FinTech50

FinTech50

Most Outstanding Investment & Analysis Platform - Germany

Most Outstanding Investment & Analysis Platform - Germany

Any questions?

In Guidants, you can not only observe, analyse and discuss the market, but you can also trade live - an option which is available for all JFD clients. In fact, we are the only retail broker empowering all our clients to buy or short sell up to 8 asset classes (500+ instruments) using the Guidants web-based platform through our pure Agency Only model.
No. With our multiple platform - 1 account set-up, no new account is needed and you can use your existing JFD account directly to access the Guidants platform.
At present it is not possible to see the commissions in Guidants. However, you can log into the MT4+ platform in order to access this information.
The best way to see the current swap rate is to go to the widget Product Information (Produktinformationen) . Please note, your JFD login credentials will work on all of our platforms.
You can choose anytime between the Bid, the Ask or the Last Price from the settings of your 'Account Connections'
No, it is not possible to use any MT4 EAs, indicators, templates, or other customised files in the Guidants platform.
The entry of the login credentials takes place on a SSL encrypted version of Guidants. An agreement to the Terms and Conditions is required. However, your personal information is not stored on Guidants. All sensitive data pertaining to your account is held exclusively with JFD.
The quotes are available by default in real time. This can be verified with the Real-Time button, which should be lit up in green. The button can be found in the left navigation bar just below the gear icon (bottom left of the screen). If you want to disconnect from the real-time quotes and to receive exchange courses with a 15 minute delay, then simply click on the Real-Time button. The red light will indicate the delayed quotes.
To actively use Guidants, you need to be a BasicMember, which is free. This will enable you to use the most important of all of Guidants’ functionalities (e.g. to trade, save charts, desktops, watch lists and write comments). With Guidiants PRO you have a few added benefits, such as increased storage capacities, access to additional widgets, and more.
The Guidants Market is the central page, from where you can load a widget or a desktop. You can find there, as well as on our Guidants User Guide page, a review of all widgets and the different pre-set Desktops with short descriptions (detailed descriptions of all widgets can be found in our Guidants User Guide).
Guidants is designed for the following browsers: Google Chrome, minimum Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox and Safari. In order to guarantee proper functioning of the platform, please make sure that you have the latest version of your browser installed.
  • Click on the icon showing the small monitor in the top menu bar. This will open a new, blank desktop.
  • Now click the Market button to open the Guidants Market . The Guidants Market menu is located on the left side.
  • Click on Widget to get an overview of all widgets.
  • Now select those widgets which you want to load onto your desktop. To do this, click the plus (+) sign. Repeat this process for each widget you want to load.
  • For some widgets you still need to determine the value to be displayed in the widget. Just click on the menu bar (in the upper left corner of the desired widget) and then on Select Instrument (Instrument wählen) . This opens an input window, into which you enter the desired value or its initial letter.
After you have loaded your desired widgets on your Desktop, you can connect them by grouping them into a set. To do this choose the same colour in the lower left corner of each widget. If you want to have more than one colour-coded set please use another colour for your next group of connected widgets. Now, by clicking on a specific topic or instruments within a set, you will automatically see the related topic/instrument in the connected widgets.

If you want widgets to remain connected but only in one direction (i.e. to send data, but not to receive any), select Widget from the action menu, then choose Connect with Set (mit Set verbinden) , followed by Receive Data (Daten empfangen) . Note: Some widgets (such as charts) can receive data from others, but cannot send data.

All your own customised Desktops are stored in the sidebar under the screen icon. Click on the desired Desktop to open it.
No, this is not possible as the colour of the chart adjusts automatically to either the light or the dark theme of Guidants. However, it is possible to create a standard template for the chart. This template will also save your preferred selected background colour (from a choice of only black or white). To find out how to save a default template, please refer to our Guidants User Guide.
Yes. Without a registration you can also work with Guidants, however you are not able to use many of its functions (e.g. save a Desktop, create a Watch List, set a PriceAlarm, or post comments) and, most importantly, you cannot log in to your trading account and trade.
If you are an existing JFD client, simply go to Guidants’ website to register or log in. Should you have any other questions, please contact our friendly and very experienced Customer Support to assist you on using the Guidants platform.
The Guidants platform is only web based, so you do not need to download or install any files. Once your registration process is complete, you will receive an email containing the link for the Guidants Platform.
click here for our Guidants manual.
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