Real-time Charts

Free Stock Charts

Create free stock charts for leading global stocks.

Get BATS real-time prices with up to 10-years of chart data.

Zignals HTML5 charts can be used on all the latest browsers and OS systems.

How do Stock and Forex Charts Work?

Take your charting to the next level. Zignals free stock and forex charts now come with in-built alerting. Use Zignals indicators, Fibonacci overlays and/or support/resistance to define key price points for alerts. Access the stocks or forex currency pairs you need from the sidebar watchlist, or directly from the search box.

  • Stocks in the free stock charts application can be accessed from the sidebar watchlist, or directly from the search box.

  • Region Zoom

    Select the magnifying glass icon to activate region zoom. Click and drag left or right, the area of the chart you wish to focus on. Upon release, the chart will zoom into this area. Click the reset icon, located beneath the +/- zoom levels in the top-left corner of the chart, to return the stock or forex chart to the default view.

  • Time interval / time frame view

    Stock and Forex charts can be viewed at time intervals from 1-minute up to monthly. When a time interval is selected it will default to the shortest time frame, but clicking a timeframe will load a chart at a longer time frame

  • Time Interval Zoom

    The +/- magnifying glass zoom in the top-left of the stock chart allows for cycling through time frames for a selected time interval. For example, clicking on the +/- magnifying zoom for a 1-minute chart will cycle through 2 hour, 4 hour, 1 day and 3 day charts.

  • Draw

    Draw items are classified into three categories: Basic, Shapes and Text, and Advanced. Prior to adding a draw item, the Shape properties can be set. These properties can also be changed after a shape is added. Draw items are classified into three categories: Basic, Shapes and Text, and Advanced. Prior to adding a draw item, the Shape properties can be set. These properties can also be changed after a shape is added.

  • Trend Line

    This line is anchored by two points on a chart. To create a price channel, select-and-right-click the line on the chart and do a line copy. Then, select an area of the chart, right-click-and-select paste.

  • Horizontal Line

    This is price line marker, best used to denote custom support and resistance. When a Horizontal Line is applied it automatically extends to the price axis and displays the price.

    To configure the line, right-click edit. A line can be edited for different thickness or colour, opacity, type and if the line should extend beyond the anchors to the future (default) or past.

  • Vertical Line

    Similar to a horizontal line, except it marks a point in time. A left click on the line will display the move icon. Left-click-and-drag to reposition the line.

  • Ellipse

    Adds a circle on the chart, perhaps to highlight peaks and troughs in price action. The opacity tool within the Edit menu can be set so as not to obscure the underlying price action.

  • Rectangle and Rotation Rectangle

    The rectangle tool can be used to mark consolidation regions or thicker bands of support and resistance.

  • Text Note

    Comments can be added directly to the chart. Each note has four pointer anchors; one on each side. These can be dragged into position. Font size, margin padding and border thickness can be adjusted. Text colour and border colours and opacity can be changed too.

  • Fibonacci Retracements, Time Zones, Fan and Arcs

    Set Fibonacci anchors to peaks and troughs. Right-click-edit to change colours, opacity and line thickness.

  • DiNapoli Levels

    Set the three anchors so the mid-point is highest (for projecting price targets in a bullish trend) or lowest (for projecting price targets in a bearish trend). Adjust the zoom of the price axis with a left-click-and-drag up, to view outer range price targets.

  • Gann Box and Fan

    Used to define potential support/resistance and reversal areas. Use the opacity tool on right-click-edit to blend the gann box into the price chart.

  • Andrews's Pitchforks

    Andrew's pitchforks are configured so that the mid-line of Pitchfork is anchored at the base of the trend, with the two outer forks aligning along the projected channel.

  • Indicators

    The indicator menu provides a list of available price overlays and lower panel technical indicators. Individual indicator settings can be edited by clicking on the relevant indicator in the Indicator bar.

  • Options

    Select from line (O,H,L,C), Candlestick, Bar, Kagi, Heikin Ashi and Mountain charts. Also can toggle the crosshair and price information box control.

  • Template

    Once you have a selected your preferred indicators and colour settings, you can save it as a Template for use again. Templates can either be saved, or one selected from the list and then applied to your chart.

  • Settings Menu

    On a right-click menu of chart is a Settings option. Settings allows you to configure the individual looks of your chart to include background colours, along with axis and price bars.

  • Chart Save

    Charts are saved to the hard-drive. To initiate a save, click save to bring up a snapshot of your chart, including any draw items, indicators or notes added. Then right-click inside the chart area to bring up the browser dialog for saving. Save the chart as an image to your computer. This image can then be tweeted.

  • Adding 'Future' Time to a Stock or Forex Chart

    If you wish to make space to the right of the chart, click on the chart area and drag left. This will add space to the right of your chart.