Simulation of Time in the Strategy Tester (MT5)

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fly7680
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fly7680  

Hello, I'm doing some tests in MT5 on the strategy tester but I'm not clear the concept of TimeGMT.

in this official mql5 article it is said that in the strategy testers the time is always the same as GMT. I have carried out a backtest of my EA and in the summer period (GMT + 3) has been corrected but if the test continues in the winter period (GMT + 2) the MT5 does the automatic correction of the time in GMT + 2?

this concept is not clear to me, could you help me?

Thank you

Documentation on MQL5: MQL5 programs / Testing Trading Strategies
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Stanislav Korotky
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Stanislav Korotky  
Time in the tester is the time of your quotes. If your broker does summer/winter daylightsaving transition, you'll see its effect in the quotes. But both in winter and summer time you'll get GMT offset equal to 0.
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