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60078708 2016.10.31 06:12 

Hi,

I am trying to figure out how to configure the lot size increase of the trades that I have subscribed from my signal provider. Is this something doable in MT4?

 

Thanks,

Lokesh K 

Nguyen Nga
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Nguyen Nga 2016.11.04 13:24  
Maybe you can use other EA to open order when your signal trade.
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Sergey Golubev 2016.11.05 08:31  

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Metatrader 4 Signal Lot Size not copied?

Sergey Golubev, 2013.08.14 07:40

And there is some changes related to lot size/volume made in one of the build of Metatrader:

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Signals: Changed the algorithm for calculation of the copied deal's volume in case a Signal Source and a Subscriber have different leverages:

Current algorithm: A deal volume is changed in direct ratio to the correlation of a Signal Source's leverage with a Subscriber's one. It means that if a Signal Source having a leverage of 1:100 opens a deal of 1 lot, a Subscriber having a leverage of 1:500 will open a deal of 5 lots in case of 100% copying and a deposit matching by size and currency. A subscriber having a leverage of 1:10 will open a deal of 0.1 lots in similar conditions.

New algorithm: If subscriber's leverage exceeds the one of the Signal Source, it does not affect a volume of a copied deal. Otherwise, the deal volume is changed in direct ratio to the correlation of a Signal Source's leverage with a Subscriber's one. 
It means that if a Signal Source having a leverage of 1:100 opens a deal of 1 lot, a Subscriber having a leverage of 1:500 will open a deal of 1 lot in case of 100% copying and a deposit matching by size and currency. A subscriber having a leverage of 1:10 will open a deal of 0.1 lots in similar conditions


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Sergey Golubev 2016.11.05 08:33  

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again: Signals service - lot calcuation

Sergey Golubev, 2014.02.13 15:05

I did not calculate any lot size sorry ... but just some posts which may help i hope :



and this link with the examples

and lot size is also related to the accounts (standard, or mini, or whatever brokers are naming them)


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Sergey Golubev 2016.11.05 08:35  
And the main page for subscribers to understand about which lot size they will have when subscribe - this one http://www.metatrader5.com/en/terminal/help/signal_subscriber  
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Different Standard Lot Size between subscriber broker and signal broker

Alain Verleyen, 2014.02.15 10:18

About rounding of ratio, please read the Frequently Asked Questions about the Signals service point 15. How the lot size itself is rounded I am not sure, in your example (10% applied to 0.20 lot) it seems you are right. Can you provide more details ?

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Sergey Golubev 2016.11.05 08:38  
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Sergey Golubev 2016.11.05 08:39  

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Can you change the ratio in which a signal is subscribed to?

Alain Verleyen, 2014.02.04 13:31

You have only 2 ways to act on the calculated ratio :

  • Increase "% of deposit used" in Signals settings.
  • Add more capital to your account.

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