wrong data in strategy tester XAUUSD M1

reza_mirzaee
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reza_mirzaee  

hello 

I am developing an expert adviser. I want to test it on strategy tester. on xauusd m1 timeframe. history quality is 100% but it seems candles data are not true.

where is the problem?


thanks in advance.

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Sergey Golubev
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Sergey Golubev  

If you are using "every tick based on real ticks" mode with MT5 so your data is same as you are trading it with Metatrader 5 with your broker (because it is the broker's data for backtesting).

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Testing trading strategies on real ticks and the explanation is on this post

Testing trading strategies on real ticks
Testing trading strategies on real ticks
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The article provides the results of testing a simple trading strategy in three modes: "1 minute OHLC", "Every tick" and "Every tick based on real ticks" using actual historical data.