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2011

10 October 2011

The MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform Now on Android!

Today the official version of the mobile trading platform MetaTrader 5 Android has been released. Now you can trade on the Forex and stock markets using your smartphone or tablet PC powered by the operation system from Google.

Using this application, you can trade, view real-time quotes and access your trading history 24 hours a day.

Official version MetaTrader 5 for Android

"Of course, the release of the official version of MetaTrader 5 Android does not mean that it's development has completed," - the developer of mobile platforms, said. - "At the moment we are working hard to expand the functionality of the application. Basic options of the platform are already available, while charts and analytical tools will appear in the next versions of the mobile trading platform."

Download the MetaTrader 5 Android and enjoy this powerful tool for trading in financial markets. Wherever you are, this compact, convenient and reliable assistant will always be with you.


3 October 2011

Automated Trading Championship 2011 Has Started!

Today is October 3, 2011 and Automated Trading Championship 2011 has started. Completed are all the preparatory steps: all Expert Advisors of Championship participants have been finally checked and approved. This year 395 trading robots will fight for the 80 000 US dollars prize.

Top three places in terms of EAs allowed to the competition this year are shared by Russia (32,8%), Ukraine (9,5%) and China (5,3%). United States of America were on the third place last year. Now this country has descended to the seventh place sharing it with Indonesia. Nine EAs from Italy have surprisingly emerged in our top ten! By this criterion the Italians will be competing on equal terms with representatives of Bulgaria, while yielding one place to Japan.

Distribution of ATC 2011 Participants According to their Countries

The full text is available on the Championship website - Automated Trading Championship 2011 Has Started!

The Sponsors of the Automated Trading Championship 2011 are MIG Bank, Go Markets and Vantage FX. The Media Sponsor of the Championship is Forex-TSD.

17 August 2011

New Version of the MetaTrader 5 iPhone: Now with Technical Indicators!

In 2010 MetaQuotes Software Corp. started development of a platform for mobile trading. In January 2011, we reported the release of its first version, in which you could only trade and monitor your account. By March, interactive charts were included into the program, which allowed traders to visually track price movements. Today we are pleased to announce a new version of the MetaTrader 5 iPhone. Its main feature is the long awaited support of technical indicators.

MetaTrader 5 iPhone with Technical Indicators

"The functionality of the mobile platform was growing daily to provide wider opportunities to traders," - Denis Abramov, the leading developer of the mobile platforms department, explained. "Finally, its third version is ready - now technical indicators can be applied in the program. Of course, we will continue to expand the functionality of the platform and improve it - this is an ongoing process in our company."

The new MetaTrader 5 iPhone includes 14 technical indicators, and the number of analytical tools will be further expanded. You can simultaneously open up to 10 indicator windows in the application. Moreover, you can apply an indicator to the main chart window or to other indicators. In short, with the release of the updated MetaTrader 5 iPhone, the arsenal of mobile traders has grown considerably.

The MetaTrader 5 iPhone mobile platform is available absolutely free of charge. To start working with the application, download the MetaTrader 5 iPhone in the AppStore and run it. After that you only need to select a broker from the list and open an account. Nothing else is needed - this powerful tool for mobile trading with technical indicators is in your pocket!


10 August 2011

MetaTrader 5 For Android In Late Summer!

We are glad to announce that MetaTrader 5 for Android will be released in this late summer. You'll be able to trade Forex and Stock Markets using smartphones and tablet PCs powered by OS from Google.

MetaTrader 5 for Android - Mobile Trading Platform

MetaTrader 5 for Android release schedule will be the same as for the iPhone mobile trading platform. In the initial version traders will be able to receive real-time quotes, trade and view history of trading operations.

MetaTrader 5 Android: Market Watch     MetaTrader 5 Android: Market Watch     MetaTrader 5 Android: Add Symbols

MetaTrader 5 Android: Symbols List     MetaTrader 5 Android: Setting Trade     MetaTrader 5 Android: Setting Trade

MetaTrader 5 Android: Finished Trade     MetaTrader 5 Android: Trades History    MetaTrader 5 Android: Trades & Orders

Charts and Technical Analysis will be available in subsequent versions. Stay tuned for news!


22 June 2011

New Possibilities of the MetaTrader 5 for iPhone

The new version of the MetaTrader 5 for iPhone contains a number of changes aimed at achieving even more convenience of the application. The program interface is available not only in English, but also in Russian and German — this is the result of localization.

Now it is also more convenient to work with charts. The earlier versions supported only the landscape orientation — in the new version simply rotate your device to switch to the portrait mode.

The Portrait Mode of ChartsThe Display of Expanded Quote Information

In addition, the iPhone version now supports display of expanded quote information. The window of quotes contains spreads, time, High and Low prices to provide traders access to the full price information in the real time mode.

We will continue to expand the functionality of the mobile terminal. The next version of the MetaTrader 5 for iPhone will support use of indicators. This means that traders will receive a powerful trading tool with almost the same features as the desktop version of the MetaTrader 5. This exciting combination of portability and reach functionality opens up even wider opportunities to traders.


16 June 2011

A Market of MQL5 Programs Opens Its Doors

In late March we announced the launch of the beta version of the new Market service on MQL5.com. Now, when most of the work is completed, we are opening a fully-fledged Market of ready MQL5 programs. We are grateful to all who participated in the beta testing – we have tried to implement most of your suggestions and comments.

Starting today, any developer of MQL5 programs can register as a Seller in this service. After moderation, the programs will be available to all the registered users of the MQL5.community.

The Market of MQL5 Programs

With the Market, ordinary traders can easily purchase MQL5 programs required for their daily activities: Expert Advisors, indicators, trade panels and various analytical tools. Now you don’t need to look for MQL programmers, order required programs and patiently wait until they are ready. Simply go to the Market and find a ready solution.

For the developers of MQL5 programs, the Market is an exciting opportunity to capitalize on their skills. Their knowledge of how to develop Expert Advisors can earn them significant income, incase their programs are popular among the user of the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal. The higher the number of the product downloads is, the more money will appear on the developer’s account.

With our new service you may stop worrying about the safety and efficiency of programs. All the developments published in the Market are subject to strict moderation – our specialists will carefully examine each application, filtering out all malicious and non-working programs.

It should be taken into account that the first few weeks you will not find a wide assortment of programs in the Market – this service is only starting to gain momentum. However, developers have already started to submit their programs and accumulation of a large number of offers in the Market is just a matter of time.

We gradually expand the boundaries of automated trading from a purely professional category letting it spread to the masses. Obviously, automated trading requires much more place than just a community of MQL programmers. The release of the MQL5 Wizard made it available to ordinary traders without programming skills. Furthermore, the launch of the Market will accelerate this process.

We invite all developers of MQL programs to the Market – fill out an application, register and sell your programs. You have done a lot to learn the MQL5 language, and now it’s time to reap the rewards!

7 June 2011

MetaQuotes Software Corp. participated in MEFTEC 2011

The world's premier financial technology event MEFTEC 2011 ended on May 31, 2011. MetaQuotes Software Corp. participated as a Gold Sponsors and showcased its best software solutions. We cannot argue with the organizers' commentary that the event has been a real success.

MetaQuotes Software Corp. on MEFTEC 2011

Over 100 exhibiting companies attended the event, offering various products and services in the financial sector. The representatives of more than 500 banks and financial institutions visited this prestigious exhibition. About a hundred of them visited the stand of MetaQuotes Software Corp. and met with our specialists.

Most of the event exhibitors were satisfied with their participation in MEFTEC 2011. This two day event allowed them to meet with the representatives of leading financial companies, enter into partnership arrangements and find new clients in the Middle East. MetaQuotes Software Corp. also benefited greatly from their participation in MEFTEC the same way. Gaies Chreis, the Deputy CEO of MetaQuotes Software Corp., has commented on this event:

Of course, we were counting on the success and had seriously prepared for the event. Trite as it may sound, the results surpassed all our expectations. Three companies expressed their desire to become our partners and start promoting our products in this region. More than 10 organizations decided to purchase MetaTrader 5, and some of them have already signed an agreement. In addition, we met with representatives of various stock markets, and agreed to cooperate in this direction. And all this was dine in just 2 days!

Andrey Savitski speaking with visitors on MEFTEC 2011

We highly appreciated the results of our participation in MEFTEC 2011. Currently we are considering other exhibitions around the world where we can participate. You can also meet us at these events and contact our experts.

Follow the news.

1 June 2011

Registration is Open for the Automated Trading Championship 2011!

Today MetaQuotes Software Corp. has launched the Automated Trading Championship 2011. It means that soon you will see an exciting battle of trading robots for the prize of $80,000. Once again, different strategies underlying Expert Advisors will come together in a fierce battle. And once again the attention of the traders community will be directed to the dramatic change of leaders, the sudden rises of recent outsiders and unexpected falls of acknowledged masters.

Registration for the Championship starts today and will continue till September 23, 2011. During this period, anyone can submit an application and compete for the prize of $80,000. Participation in the Championship is free.

Automated Trading Championship 2011

This year’s Championship will be even more interesting and exciting than ever before. The MQL-developers have had enough time to study the new features of the MQL5 language and are ready to enter the new Championship fully armed. In addition, the appearance of the MQL5 Wizard will significantly increase the number of participants, because now the development of Expert Advisors is available to anyone, and not only to experienced MQL-programmers.

“Over 300 Expert Advisors participated in the previous Championship, -says Stanislav Starikov, the Championship Jury member. – This year the number will increase substantially – we expect to receive several thousands of applications for participation. The reason for this surge lies in the recently released MQL5 Wizard, using which any trader without programming skills can easily create a trading robot. Although, this would not guarantee a victory in the Championship, of course”.

Trading robots written in MQL5 are allowed to enter the competition. The Championship will start on the 3rd of October and will end on the 23rd of December.

The Automated Trading Championship 2011 is sponsored by MIG Bank, Go Markets Pty Ltd and Vantage FX. The media sponsor is Forex-TSD.

2 May 2011

MetaTrader 5 certified by the RTS Stock Exchange

We are pleased to announce that the MetaTrader 5 platform has been certified by the RTS. This means that any brokerage firm working at the stock exchange can use our platform to provide services to their traders. Moreover, this is an exciting opportunity for Forex brokers to expand their businesses and offer stock trading options to their clients.

RTS Stock Exchange

"We have done a great job, and we are happy that it has completed successfully. However, we still have much to do, since we are planning to expand to other exchanges. We will announce our future plans in this area soon, so follow the news," - said the head of the MetaTrader 5 development group.

26 April 2011

New MQL5 Wizard: A Fully Functional Robot for Every Trader!

We are pleased to announce the release of a new version of the MQL5 Wizard. This version contains an important function: now trading robots can be created based on different combinations of symbols. This innovation allows using sophisticatedanalysis and getting more accurate signals. Ultimately this will increase the number and variety of automated trading programs created using the Wizard. Currently the MQL5 Wizard includes about 20 trading signals that can be combined to produce a variety of different algorithms.

With the release of the Wizard the distance between a trader and an MQL5 Programmer has been reduced to a minimum. These new features open up new horizons to ordinary traders. All the exciting technologies that used to be the prerogative of experienced EA developers, are now available to the large army of traders. All that you need for creating your own robot is the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal and a few minutes. In just a few clicks you can create a trading robot based on any elaborate strategy.

New MQL5 Wizard

This is a truly revolutionary step in the development of automated trading. Never before has this technology gone beyond the scope of MQL-developers. Now the rich functionality of the MQL5 environment is available to any trader. Install the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal and start writing your own Expert Advisors. And it does not matter whether you have programming skills or not.

"We have decided to make automated trading available to a wide range of traders , - says Gaies Chreis, COO of MetaQuotes Software Corp. - We in MetaQuotes have done a lot to catalyze the development of automated trading. But the most important step is just beginning – automated trading goes beyond the community of MQL-developers and is becoming finally available to the masses!"

The MQL5 Wizard is absolutely free of charge. It is delivered as part of the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal.

7 April 2011

MetaTrader 5 for iPhone with Charts Already Available

The new version of the MetaTrader 5 Mobile includes interactive charts. It means that with the new terminal, traders receive enhanced opportunities – in addition to trading, they can conduct visual analysis of the market situation. Charts can be scaled and scrolled, as well as their period can be changed from a minute to a daily timeframe. All these enhanced features are available in the mobile terminal that can be downloaded from AppStore.

Charts in MetaTrader 5 iPhone

Future updates of the MetaTrader 5 Mobile will make it even closer to the desktop terminal. In the upcoming version, analytical tools will be included in the Mobile Terminal to provide even more opportunities to traders.

If you are using an older version of the MetaTrader 5 for iPhone, please update it via iTunes.

31 March 2011

MetaTrader 5 for Android Coming Soon

Along with the MetaTrader 5 iPhone, we are developing a mobile terminal for the Android OS. Some features of the new terminal are ready, and soon it will be released. In the meantime, we are publishing the first screenshots of the MetaTrader 5 for Android:

MetaTrader 5 for Android    MetaTrader 5 Android

21 March 2011

Beta testing of the new Market service on MQL5.com

We are pleased to announce the beta launch of the new service on MQL5.com. Today the Market service is offering only a limited set of functions. With the completed version of the service, all registered users will receive a convenient and safe method to buy and sell their own MQL5 applications.

Robots Market

The released the first beta version of the service offering only a few of the planned features. Now you can add, modify and remove MQL5 products. Trade operations and other functions will be added soon.

You are welcome to take part in the public testing of the Market service. Thus you can help us improve its operation and fix errors. Finally, with your assistance, we will soon start the full version of this new service opening a new place for you to sell your programs. Thank you in advance.

15 March 2011

News: MetaTrader 5 for iPhone

Quite recently, a mobile version of the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal for iPhone has been released. With this release, traders have received an exciting opportunity to trade from anywhere in the world. But we are not resting on our laurels, and we are moving forward to improve the mobile terminal.

Soon charts will appear in the MetaTrader 5 Mobile. With the new version, traders will be able to conduct trade operations and visually monitor real-time quotes. However, this is not the last innovation - this is only an interim step towards a mobile terminal equipped with technical analysis tools. Immediately after the release of the version with charts, we will start developing a terminal with indicators and graphical objects. With the new features, the MetaTrader 5 Mobile will provide the widest opportunities to traders, opening a new insight into mobile trading.

New MetaTrader 5 for iPhone

The features of the MetaTrader 5 Mobile Terminal continue to expand. So follow the news to keep abreast of the latests developments.

14 March 2011

Automated Trading Championship 2011: A New Battle!

We are pleased to announce that the annual Automated Trading Championship will necessarily be conducted in 2011. Hundreds of trading robots, new automated trading systems and original solutions - we will definitely see it all during the Automated Trading Championship 2011!

Automated Trading Championship 2011

The competition is conducted exclusively for trading robots written in MQL5. Like a year ago, anyone can participate in the Automated Trading Championship 2011. This is a great chance to compete for the prize money of $80,000 and prove that you are the Best Developer of Expert Advisors 2011!

Follow the news.

11 March 2011

Charting System of MetaTrader 5 iPhone

Development of a new version of the MetaTrader 5 iPhone mobile terminal is in full swing. It already includes charts allowing traders to visually track price movements. Soon indicators and graphical objects will appear in the mobile terminal.

While the developers are working selflessly to improve the mobile terminal, we want to show you the intermediate result. Different types of charts, a wide choice of timeframes and flexible scaling - all these features are already available in the MetaTrader 5 for iPhone.

3 March 2011

New Features in the MQL5 Wizard

In early 2011, we released an exciting tool for EA development, intended for all traders who have no MQL5 programming skills. With the emergence of the MQL5 Wizard in the MetaEditor, traders have received a convenient resource for developing Expert Advisors without programmers' help. Many traders have already appreciated the possibility to create an EA in just four clicks with the Wizard and compiled their first EAs.

However, the functionality of the first MQL5 Wizard could seem incomplete to the most demanding traders. Therefore, we decided to enhance the features of the MQL5 Wizard by adding new functions allowing to create more flexible Expert Advisors. Ultimately this will increase the number and variety of Expert Advisors created using the Wizard. Soon more new features will be introduced in the MQL5 Wizard to make it even more useful for everyone who wants to create custom Expert Advisors.

New Features in the MQL5 Wizard

The main feature of the new version is the ability to utilize data of a combination of algorithms. In the previous version, an Expert Advisor could be created on the basis of only one algorithm of signal generation - for example, using the indicator data or the MA crossing algorithm. The new version offers a new convenient way to use a combination of algorithms for generating more accurate signals. For example, you can easily generate an Expert Advisor that will use data of MA crossing confirmed by a trend indicator like Parabolic SAR.

Another important innovation will be the system for assigning weights to each signal. For example, you can assign 1 to the signal produced by MA crossing, if this is the main signal, and 2 to the Parabolic SAR - in this case the Expert Advisor will first of all use the data of the signal with a higher weight when taking a trade decision.

The emergence of the upgraded MQL5 Wizard significantly enhances trading opportunities. Now, in addition to the conventional manual trading, any trader can create Expert Advisors and use them in automated trading. You do not need to order the development of EAs from professional programmers any more - with the MQL5 Wizard you can easily create your own trading robots.

More details will be published on the eve of the release. Follow the news.

18 January 2011

New MetaTrader 5 for iPhone

Today we are releasing the mobile version of the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Now everyone can take advantage of the freedom of mobile trading - the terminal can be downloaded free from AppStore.

With MetaTrader 5 for iPhone, you can trade, monitor your account and stay up-to-date with financial information 24 hours a day. With the mobile terminal, trading in the financial markets is available at anytime from anywhere in the world. MetaTrader 5 Mobile offers the user-friendly interface and wide variety of features.

Charts and analytic tools will be added soon to the mobile version of the MetaTrader 5 mobile terminal. The list of supported platforms will be expanded – as we are planning to release also MetaTrader 5 Mobile terminal for Android and Blackberry.

Download MetaTrader 5 for iPhone to acquire a powerful tool for trading in financial markets. What's more important, the terminal will always be with you.

14 January 2011

MQL5 Wizard makes development of Expert Advisors even easier!

In late October 2010, as part of the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal, the MQL5 Wizard was released. This wizard is designed for automatic generation of an Expert Advisor code. With MQL5 Wizard, knowledge of programming languages is no longer a prerequisite for creating trading robots. Earlier it really was an impassable obstacle to creation of trading strategies, but the release of the MQL5 Wizard changed the situation radically. With the new Wizard, the programming experience is not required - the application will do all the necessary work to create an Expert Advisor.

MQL5 Wizard makes development of Expert Advisors even easier!

The main advantage of the Wizard is its convenience. The program allows to significantly simplify the process of trading robots development, creating different Expert Advisor modules for you. All you need is set the required parameters and select the necessary components - and the MQL5 Wizard will do the rest. The creation of trading robots has never been so fast and simple. Only four clicks - and the Expert Advisor trading according to your strategy is ready!

2010

27 December 2010

The Automated Trading Championship 2010 Is Over

The Automated Trading Championship 2010 is over. For 12 weeks the Expert Advisors of the Automated Trading Championship 2010 Participants have been competing for the prize money. In this struggle, recognized authorities were falling and new heroes were born, newcomers were achieving unexpected success and old-timers were ingloriously completing their ways.

The first place is taken by the newcomer of the Automated Trading Championship - Boris Odintsov from Russia. Another Russian Participant Andrey Perfilov takes the second place. During the dramatic struggle for third place, winner was finally revealed - Ludwig Rota from France. In addition, Ludwig gets the special prize from MIG Bank - a free trip to a Formula One race in 2011.

The Automated Trading Championship 2010 Is Over

Congratulations to the Winners and all the Participants of the Automated Trading Championship 2010! We thank out Sponsors for their assistance in the organization of the Championship: Interbank FX, MIG BANK, FXCM, TRADERS’ and Dow Jones & Co!

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