Hello, can anyone explain how to get a tick value MQL 5?
I use SYMBOL_TRADE_TICK_VALUE but it return 56.88 for EURUSD, this is wrong for sure
It depends on your account currency. It seems your account currency is RUB. In this case the Tick Value is correct. But not all Symbols must have Tick Value in the account currency. See my topic:
OMG, the devil is in the details, deposit was in RUB, now I see it work, thank you!
Damned Petr, I don't know why you keep repeating that. That's NOT exact !
All symbols must have tick value in account currency.
Some brokers provides wrong data. That's an other matter completely.
All symbols should (must) have tick value in the account currency (according to the documentation but documentation doesn't always tell the truth) but not all symbols at all brokers have tick value in the account currency. It means you have to check it.
Earlier, I was wondering how would you check it ?
In general: Manually so far.At my brokers: I can rely on the value SymbolInfoInteger(_Symbol,SYMBOL_TRADE_CALC_MODE). If the value is equal to 2 ("Futures") it means that the tick value is in the base currency.
Have a look at attached files. At the same account:
for EURUSD (Profit calculation mode 0) the tick value is in the deposit currency (CZK) as documentation says
for Crude Oil (Profit calculation mode 2) the tick value is in base currency (USD)
Thank you for the tips.
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