Introduction – Step 1

Welcome to investing through LYNX! We have put together a set of guidelines to assist you in starting your trading journey and to make it more convenient for you to use the various platforms.

LYNX+ Trading Platform

Our LYNX+ web-based trading platform is user-friendly and can be accessed directly through your browser. With just a few clicks you can create orders and track the development of your portfolio.

When developing LYNX+, we focused on a clear and intuitive user interface. Let’s take a look at the functions of LYNX+ together.

Other trading platforms:

Other trading platforms are also available to you via LYNX. These include the Trader Workstation (TWS) from Interactive Brokers. The TWS offers you a variety of tools and setting options with which you can trade shares and complex financial products such as options, futures, ETFs, bonds and CFDs. Learn more about the Trader Workstation here.

LYNX Trading App

Whether you are on the go or at home, the LYNX Trading App allows you to trade shares, options, and other financial products. With this app, you have the possibility to keep an eye on your portfolio at all times, transmit orders, view charts and receive set notifications directly via your smartphone. A range of order types and other functions are available to you. More information is available here.

Download the LYNX Trading App directly for iOS in the App Store or for your Android Smartphone in Google Play. Alternatively, you can scan the QR code below directly with your smartphone camera.

Two-Factor Authentication

Using two-factor authentication increases the security of access to your securities account.
To enable this feature, activate the LYNX Key through the LYNX Trading App on your smartphone. Moreover, the LYNX Trading App provides you with the flexibility to trade using your mobile phone at any time.

To get started, open the app and select I Have an Account. Then, click Register Two-Factor. Detailed instructions for setting up the LYNX Key can be found here.

First order

Your account is now set up and ready for trading. For detailed instructions, we’ve prepared an article that guides you through the steps to create and submit an order for the security you want to trade on each respective platform. To view the instructions, please click here.

Additionally, it is important to note that when trading products in a foreign currency with a cash account, a currency conversion is required in advance. Detailed information on currency conversions can be found here: Currency exchange via LYNX+.

Orders and currency conversionS in TWS:

You can also exchange currencies with the Trader Workstation (TWS), see the following help pages: Creating an Order in TWS and Currency Conversion in TWS.

Up Next

Next Step: Trading Tips

Now that you’ve taken your first steps in the world of trading, it’s time to dive deeper and discover some invaluable Trading Tips. In the second step of your journey, we’ll explore key aspects like currency conversion, trading permissions, and real-time market data subscriptions to help you trade more efficiently and effectively. Let’s continue to build your trading knowledge and capabilities.

Trading Tips
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