Recently, a number of major brokers, including ActivTrades, Just2Trade, NAS Broker and Halifax Investment Services, announced the launch of MetaTrader 5 with hedging. This trend was supported by other prominent market players: GLOBAL FX, Global Equity Brokers (GEB) and Forexer Limited. The number of such companies is growing on a weekly basis — totally, more than 100 brokers from over the world already offer the flagship platform for trading on financial markets to their clients.
The Claws & Horns news feeder integrated with MetaTrader 5 features the daily analysis of Russian shares traded on the Moscow Exchange. The feeder developers have expanded the list of provided services due to the growing demand for such analysis from traders.
Claws & Horns mainly focuses on blue chips — the largest and most liquid Russian companies, such as Sberbank (SBER), Rosneft (ROSN), Gazprom (GAZP), Lukoil (LKOH), ALROSA (ALRS) and Aeroflot (AFTL).
Following numerous client requests, we have improved protection of accounts against unauthorized access in the MetaTrader 5 web platform. The enhanced protection includes the two-factor authentication using one-time passwords and the ability to change master and investor passwords.
The One Click Trading panel has become even more convenient in the updated MetaTrader 5 application. The panel is now additionally available in the portrait mode. The volume of trades in the panel can be quickly changed by selecting a desired value from the list.
Now, the Settings section of the MetaTrader 5 application features information about the current trading account. Also, we have conveniently arranged the section units and updated its design. Another new option allows changing the featured symbol straight from the chart by clicking on the symbol name in the window header.
The MetaTrader 5 platform now supports the Skrill payment system, which allows making online transaction in over 40 currencies by simply specifying an email address.
Skrill is the eighth payment method featured in the popular trading platform. MetaTrader 5 also supports Visa, MasterCard and UnionPay cards, as well as the MQL5.community, PayPal, WebMoney, Neteller and ePayments systems.
MetaQuotes Software Corp. has announced the integration of the MetaTrader 5 platform with broker company Alpari — one of the global leaders in the Forex brokerage industry. Alpari has been added to the pool of liquidity providers for MetaTrader 5, offering quotes for 44 currency pairs and 2 spot metals, including XAGUSD and XAUUSD.
Following the growth in MetaTrader 5 popularity, brokers are now interested in extra solutions extending its capabilities. In response to this demand, Plugit Apps Business Solution provider has released an asset management automation service integrated with the popular platform.
MetaTrader 5 PLG Multi-Asset Management Module (MAMM) is a special server-side plugin with a web interface designed for brokers and professional asset managers. The application simplifies and optimizes the interaction between a money manager (Master) and an investor trading in the MetaTrader 5 multi-asset platform. The following types of asset management are supported: Equity Lot Ratio (MAM), Equity Cash Ratio (PAMM) and Equal Volume.
We continue expanding our pool of liquidity providers for the MetaTrader 5 multi-asset platform – Swissquote Bank has become the seventh one.
The MetaTrader 5 Gateway to Swissquote has been developed by Swissquote engineers. The Swissquote Gateway offers institutions access to reliable liquidity at low exchange rates with fast execution. Another important product feature is the vast choice of assets offered. Swissquote provides quotes for Forex, Precious Metals, and CFDs on Stock Indices, Energy and Bonds.
We continue to improve the MetaTrader 5 multi-asset web platform and expand its features. The latest update allows you to trade in your favorite browser with even more comfort. Launch the web terminal and try the latest innovations:
1. Added the ability to re-size the web application blocks, including Market Watch and price chart windows.
2. Added the ability to sort by columns in Trade and History tabs of Toolbox window. The column width can be changed.
3. Added Details tab and the ability to quickly add a symbol.
4. Increased the overall web terminal operation speed due to the code optimization. Account initialization, adding symbols and trading itself are now performed even faster!
MetaQuotes Software Corp. will showcase its latest developments at the Moscow Financial Expo 2016. The event is to be held on November 2-3 at Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel, Moscow bringing together more than 50 companies and 3000 visitors.
The admission to the Moscow Financial Expo 2016 is free. Sign up for the event at the main page of the official Expo website.
The new version of the MetaTrader 5 Android mobile platform features the optimized use of price charts:
1. The application supports the multi-window mode allowing traders to monitor price changes on multiple symbols simultaneously.
2. Added the ability to change an indicator subwindow height.
3. Now, the mobile platform features a symbol fast selection button and a separate menu of chart settings.
MetaQuotes Software will present its latest developments at the annual fintech Finance Magnates London Summit 2016 event to be held on November 14-15 at the heart of the City of London — The Brewery.
At the London Summit 2016, MetaQuotes will demonstrate the new MetaTrader 5 features and the entire ecosystem centered around the multi-asset platform. This year, MetaTrader 5 enjoys a rise in popularity after the advent of the hedging feature, new integration gateways to CQG and Interactive Brokers platforms and the web version launch. Besides, in anticipation of the London Summit, the company has prepared a few high-profile innovations that are to significantly improve the trading platform possibilities, raise trading to a completely new level and change the landscape of the entire industry.
MetaQuotes Software Corp. is happy to announce the integration gateway to LMAX Exchange, the multilateral trading facility (MTF) for trading FX, precious metals and indices. The MetaTrader 5 Gateway to LMAX Exchange will enable brokers, funds and professional traders to access streaming limit order liquidity, transparent price discovery and exchange quality execution. The 'no last look' feature applied by LMAX Exchange means that orders are neither rejected nor re-quoted before execution.
The MetaTrader 5 trading platform has been integrated with one of the major Forex and CFD liquidity providers — FXCM Pro. Now, brokers, institutional investors and professional traders can fully benefit from fast and reliable trade execution on Forex and CFD markets.
This native connectivity gateway developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp. provides reliable data exchange between MetaTrader 5 and the liquidity provider's software. The gateway enables brokers to connect to FXCM Pro in order to receive market data and execute trade operations on the provider's side. The benefits of the direct connectivity to global liquidity providers are obvious: brokers can hedge Forex orders through access to the interbank markets while providing better pricing to their traders.
The number of brokers offering MetaTrader 5 to their clients is growing on weekly basis. Two months ago, we reported that adding the hedging function to the platform has boosted its popularity significantly. A number of major brokers, including Alpari and RoboForex, have switched to MetaTrader 5. They were recently followed by ForexTime (FXTM), Swissquote, FIBO, FBS and PROFIT Group. Many other financial institutions are actively testing the platform and preparing to join them.
The latest MetaTrader 4 for iPhone/iPad features a completely new design of messages. MQL5.community messages and push notifications from the desktop platform are displayed as chats similar to those used in popular messaging apps.
In addition, it is now possible to switch to any of the 22 available languages straight from the platform. Specify your preferred language in the settings without changing your device language.
The MetaTrader 5 multi-asset platform continues expanding its trading features: the gateway to CQG platform goes live following the recent release of the gateway to Interactive Brokers. The application developed by Forexware provides direct access to CME, CBOT, NYMEX, ICE, EUREX and dozens of other global exchanges.
The range of instruments traded on the exchanges is as wide as possible varying from futures and options to indices and counter spreads. The market depth is available for all these instruments.
The updated MetaTrader 5 for iPhone/iPad features a completely new design of messages. Now, MQL5.community messages and push-notifications from the desktop platform are displayed as chats similar to those used in popular messaging apps.
The new version of the MetaTrader 5 for Android features a free built-in chat, which traders can use to chat with other MQL5.community members straight from the platform. Now it is possible to send an instant message directly to a selected recipient's mobile device.
Now traders can chat with any MQL5.community member at any time and at any place via mql5.com web site or a mobile device. Also, the built-in chat has recently been added to the desktop version of the MetaTrader 5 platform.