22 September 2020

RoboForex offers sponsored VPS on MetaTrader 5 accounts

International licensed broker RoboForex has launched the Sponsored VPS program for its clients working via MetaTrader 5. The regular fee is USD 15 per month. However, traders are able to use the MetaQuotes VPS server integrated into the platform for free up to December 31, 2020.

RoboForex offers sponsored VPS on MetaTrader 5 accounts

Why did RoboForex opt for MetaQuotes VPS:

  1. Integration with МetaTrader 5
    MetaQuotes VPS is ordered and configured directly from the trading terminal in a few clicks. After setting up the VPS, all Expert Advisors in the terminal will start working continuously. You have no need to reinstall the terminal, set up the Expert Advisors and, more importantly, stop their work.

  2. Working round-the-clock
    Traders no longer need to worry about unexpected power cuts or Internet connection failures. All signal subscriptions and Expert Advisors will work around the clock even if you shut down MetaTrader 5 on your PC.

  3. Minimized network delays
    MetaQuotes VPS is selected based on the proximity to the main server at the minimal ping. This means network delays when sending orders are decreased.

The VPS built into MetaTrader is the best solution for auto trading and copying signals. It is cheap, it requires no configuration and it features minimum delays to the trading server. It allows clients of brokerage companies to generate a stream of trades 24 hours a day even if they are not algorithmic traders.

10 September 2020

MetaQuotes Leads $6 Million Funding Round in KYC/AML Risk Management AI Platform Sumsub

A regtech SaaS provider Sumsub (formerly Sum&Substance) has raised $6 million Series A funding round from a group of strategic investors to accelerate the global expansion of its machine-learning platform for user onboarding and KYC/AML compliance.

The round, led by Cyprus-based MetaQuotes, the major software provider for brokerages, banks, hedge funds and exchanges, also involves a group of strategic investors, and several existing investors, including Ilia Perekopsky, VP of Telegram messenger.

By providing an efficient AI-powered identity verification and compliance risk management toolkit Sumsub fundamentally changes how companies assess their corporate and individual clients, it even can affect how firms deal with crypto. First, the system automate identity verification, rockets a check to 60 seconds and drives conversion rate up to 97%. Recognized by multiple regulators and experienced in working with banks, Sumsub translates an AML policy of organization into automated digital workflows, providing compliance officers with a single solution to risk management onboarding users from over 200 regions. All of the above brought Sumsub to a growing number of 400 clients coming from banking, fintech, trading, gaming and sharing economy. Some of these clients are BlaBlaCar, JobToday, Exness, Gett, Flippa, HRS Group, ESL Gaming.

MetaQuotes had also bought out the shares of the first Sumsub investor, early stage venture fund Flint Capital, which had managed to achieve 5.5x from the exit.

Sumsub will use the proceeds to drive global expansion, hire staff and fasten product development. It aims to reach over 500 new SME and SMB customers worldwide by the beginning of 2021.

Andrew Sever, CEO and co-founder of Sumsub, says: “Around the world, thousands of global companies suffer from the overwhelming number of jurisdictions they conduct business in, from the differences and even variability of their requirements, making compliance and risks extremely difficult to manage and scale. We solve the issue by presenting teams with a single solution to drive customer and enhanced due diligence from one place, customizing the onboarding flow to any jurisdiction or requirement. Most importantly, we consult and support clients on legal and compliance framework to make it fit the applicable laws. With MetaQuotes joining our renowned group of existing investors, Sumsub has the global support of the greatest strategists to disrupt the most promising segment in the present world economy — regtech.”

Andrew Sever, CEO and co-founder of Sumsub

Andrew Sever, CEO and co-founder of Sumsub

Renat Fatkhullin, CEO at MetaQuotes: “First, we’ve met Sumsub as potential clients on the hunt for a working product. For several years, we have had brokers request a compliance solution within MetaTrader. By the time we have met Sumsub, we had already tried dozens of other systems, but none of them suited us in terms of functionality and technical execution. Sumsub was far ahead of the competition. We saw it and thought it was an excellent opportunity for us to participate in what Sumsub does, hoping that our expertise will bring additional value to the project.”

Sumsub makes compliance flexible for clients and easier for end-users. Whether these are existing features such as automatically generated regulatory reports and tools for manual re-check of suspicious profiles, or new functionalities such as chargeback prevention, Sumsub continues to solve compliance and anti-fraud challenges faced by digital companies around the world.

The company was founded by three Israeli brothers Andrew, Jacob and Peter, and a former ResearchGate technical architect, Vyacheslav Zholudev, in 2015 in London. For the first years of existence, the company worked with forensic centers and assisted the police and intelligent services worldwide in investigating incidents related to online fraud. The team was often investigating fraud in sharing economy and fintech, accumulating valuable expertise in AML, data privacy compliance and anti-fraud, advising and working together with regulators, banks and financial crime police organizations. 

Since December 2017, when the first identity verification and compliance product of the company was released, Sumsub had focused on an easy to use technical and legal solutions for professional compliance and anti-fraud teams working in trading, payments, sharing economy and gaming industries. The company had welcomed more than 400 clients, verified tens of millions of identities, integrated thousands of data validation and AML screening sources, made the flow customizable to the requirements of local and global regulations and to the specific needs of their clients. Solution is currently available in over 200 countries and territories, assessing biometrics and 6500 different types of identity documents.

9 September 2020

DriveWealth offers MetaTrader 5 broker access to US Cash Equities

U.S. share trading is available directly in MetaTrader 5 via a sophisticated, server to server connection.

For connected brokers with a MetaTrader 5 server, direct integration to multiple brokerage APIs is no longer required. Instead, brokers can simply order the MetaTrader 5 Gateway for integration with dealers, such as DriveWealth, to perform trades on U.S. exchanges.

Server to server connection makes it possible to trade DriveWealth’s fractionalized U.S. equities. Now clients can place any order size, even for less than a full share. For example, it is possible to place an order for 1/2 share of AAPL or 1.2345 shares of AMZN.

Robert Cortright, DriveWealth

Robert Cortright, DriveWealth

While DriveWealth specializes in U.S. equities, its Qualified Intermediary partner, MarketsDirect, can easily onboard non-U.S. brokers, and offer a MetaTrader 5 supported server to server multi-asset trading platform, which will connect to DriveWealth for full and fractional share trading in U.S. equities. The company offers trading in both FX and futures markets. Furthermore, within the MarketsDirect environment, it is also possible to leverage across asset classes.

DriveWealth offers MetaTrader 5 broker access to US Cash Equities

"I started DriveWealth with the goal of increasing access to U.S. markets and modernizing the way the world invests", says Mr Robert Cortright, CEO of DriveWealth. "We have been perfecting our patent-pending Fracker® technology since 2015. We have partnered with fintechs and financial institutions in 153 countries to enable access of U.S. equities for retail investors. Now we are excited to provide investing ability in real-time fractional shares of exchange-traded U.S. equities, via the MetaTrader 5 platform".

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8 September 2020

Accuindex Limited offers its traders MetaTrader 5

Through the trading platform, the broker's clients can enjoy a wide range of products, such as stocks and commodities, in addition to currencies, with high and flexible leverage facilities.

Apart from offering advanced trading functions, MetaTrader 5 makes available a number of superior tools using which Accuindex traders can easily carry out fundamental as well as technical analysis and trade in a better manner.

Accuindex Limited offers its traders MetaTrader 5

The latest-generation multi-asset platform provides a very powerful trading system which supports two position accounting systems, four execution modes and all types of trading orders, including market, pending and stop orders.

The platform's advanced tools for carrying out fundamental analysis include the economic calendar and financial news services provided by international news agencies.

Among the key MetaTrader 5 aspects, Accunidex team mention the possibility to trade automatically using trading robots and copy-trading features available directly through the platform.

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4 September 2020

Orient Futures Singapore switches to MetaTrader 5

Orient Futures Singapore, a Singapore-based financial institution serving HFT traders for trading into exchange-traded and OTC market venues, has started offering the MetaTrader 5 platform to its clients globally. The launch of MetaTrader 5 adds to the growing suite of professional trading systems currently offered by the firm.

This move makes Orient Futures one of the most active local participants in the third largest foreign exchange hub in the world. The MetaTrader 5 server and ecosystem, including connections to the firm’s liquidity aggregator via the special MetaTrader 5 bridge, are strategically co-located in Equinix SG1 data center with other Tier-1 FX Liquidity Providers operating and matching orders in the same environment. This allows for high-speed and low latency trading.

For a financial institution that offers both OTC FX and FX exchange-traded derivatives in SGX with close to zero latency, not just in but also between Equinix SG1 and SGX co-location data centers, this latest platform launch is a major complement to its product suite.

Marcus Goi, Orient Futures Singapore

Marcus Goi, Orient Futures Singapore

"With quantum leaps in computing technology, functionalities of trading platforms are ever expanding. On the other hand, with globalization of trade, clients are becoming savvier and continually seeking trading systems with sophisticated capabilities in a well-connected ecosystem. MetaTrader 5 addresses our clients’ need for a multifunctional, multi-asset trading platform, equipped with innovative tools to trade smarter with greater efficiency. The platform, including algorithmic trading among other things, is the logical choice for us as part of our commitment to our clients to provide financial innovations to enable and empower them. MetaTrader 5 places Orient Futures Singapore at the forefront of online trading and delivers the technologically advanced trading environment which, in turn, is used by our clients", explains Marcus Goi, Chief Executive Officer of Orient Futures Singapore.

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17 August 2020

MetaTrader 5 Android build 2569: New chart colors

We continue to improve our mobile platforms. This time we have updated MetaTrader 5 Android which allows trading of currencies, stocks and futures from mobile devices anytime and from anywhere in the world.

The main new feature is the Color on White chart color scheme. We have selected the most soothing colors which will help you navigate trends, at any chart scale, from a minute to a month. Old color schemes are still available.

We have also added the dark theme for devices powered by OS version 10 and higher — it saves battery power and is more comfortable when working in low light. Some minor fixes have been implemented as well.

Features of MetaTrader 5 for Android:

  • 2 position accounting systems: netting for trading on exchanges and hedging for Forex
  • Powerful trading system featuring market depth and any trading operations
  • Full set of orders: market, pending, stop and trailing stop
  • 4 types of order execution: Instant, Request, Market and Exchange
  • 3 chart types (line, bars and candles) and 9 timeframes
  • Built-in technical analysis tools: 30 indicators and 24 analytical objects
  • Integrated chat, financial news, alerts and push notifications

Install the free mobile MetaTrader 5 and trade whenever and wherever you want, be it your home, a cafe, a taxi, a hotel room or a beach.

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24 July 2020

Use Achievements to get the most out of MetaTrader 5

We have revised the Achievements so that newcomers can get the hang of the platform and start trading faster, while experienced traders are able to find some additional ways to earn money. Now Achievements represent a full-fledged platform tutorial allowing you to track your progress.

Use Achievements to get the most out of MetaTrader 5

The tips have been divided thematically: from the simplest operations with an account up to algorithmic trading. When you follow any tip, the tick mark on its page turns green, and the general progress bar is slightly filled. Every tip has its own "value" so the bar is filled unevenly.

Use Achievements to get the most out of MetaTrader 5

Update MetaTrader 5 and visit the Achievements even if you know the platform well — you can study only the sections you are interested in. However, if you want to ensure that you get the most out of MetaTrader 5, fill the progress bar all the way through.

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22 July 2020

New section: install trading data widgets and share charts

Install trading data widgets and share charts

The website features the new Quotes section containing the relevant data on futures, financial and stock markets. It allows the monitoring of data from leading world exchanges and liquidity providers in real time. By utilizing such data, traders can stay up to date with any changes and take the correct trading decisions.

Study price history and matrix, track rate fluctuations, compare symbols and convert currencies.



Monitor prices in the Overview — each symbol features bid and ask prices, as well as a stylized chart. To view a detailed symbol data just click on it.

The Forex Matrix tab allows users to select several currency pairs and monitor changes on a single screen. Clicking an intersection point of the two currencies containing a price, will open a detailed symbol chart.

The Currency Converter tab allows conversion of one currency to another. Choose the current rate or any other value from the history.



Working with charts section — traders are able to use and improve ready-made charts or create their own. Feel free to scale charts and apply any indicators for technical analysis.

Select Share in the upper menu to share your trading ideas with colleagues. You will get a direct link to the chart or an html code that can, for instance, be added to a blog.

All the changes you make on the chart are saved, while your recipient is able to edit them. This is convenient for team meetings or visual demonstrations.



Install Overview, Forex Matrix or Currency Converter in your website or social network — select the appropriate widget type, size and language, as well as default currencies. Make your web resource more attractive to visitors and retain visitation loyalty.

It is free of charge. The data is updated automatically. No ads are displayed on widgets.

I want to install a widget

16 July 2020

Grand Capital reports high popularity of MetaTrader 5 among traders

In late 2018, the international broker Grand Capital offered its customers a new MetaTrader 5-based account. Introduction of the trading platform expanded the trading capabilities of the company's customers. 

As a result, the company set up the most favorable conditions on MT5 accounts and enhanced the functionality for all categories of traders, within a year and a half. Currently, the company offers six different trading accounts, while the MetaTrader 5 one features the greatest number of trading instruments — more than 450. Furthermore, when opening this type of account, traders are able to select one of two account management systems: netting or hedging.

During trading, a highly customizable market execution of deals prevents requotes and minimizes the chances of slippage. The available leverage is up to 1:100. The floating leverage changes the maximum position size during trading, proportionally with the number of existing trades. The re-calculation is usually performed downwards to reduce the deposit overrun risk.

Grand Capital reports high popularity of MetaTrader 5 among traders

One of the main platform advantages is the ability not only to use the built-in analytical resources, but also to create custom technical indicators.

The platform makes it possible to improve the client service on a regular basis. Grand Capital's MT5 account includes both the advantages of good old MetaTrader 4, and the new MetaTrader 5. The fifth version has the same functions as MetaTrader 4, but it is more versatile and flexible in terms of creating custom algorithms.

The abundance of ready-made MetaTrader 5 development tools allows traders to create trading robots and perform market analysis with the highest degree of accuracy. As a result, MetaTrader 5-based accounts have become popular in just eighteen months.

Below is a sample feedback from traders who upgraded from MetaTrader 4 to MetaTrader 5:

“And although I have met different reviews of MetaTrader 5, especially from big fans of the previous version, I believe that there are almost no grounds for criticism. The platform is reliable, stable, and features some of the most comprehensive feature sets on the market. This is a confident leader in its segment”.

“When I contacted Grand Capital in 2019, I requested a custom investment portfolio with Asian securities. In addition to trading, I wanted to generate passive income. The shares I needed were only available in MetaTrader 5. Like most, it’s hard for me to accept new things, but that time I decided to give it a go and I wasn’t wrong. The platform’s new analysis features allowed me to reexamine my trading system in various angles and significantly improve it. While I was adjusting my trading system, the funds in Asian and European shares started generating a stable income. I am completely satisfied with the platform and won’t even think of returning to MetaTrader 4. And why would I want that?"

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29 June 2020

MetaTrader 5 for iOS overhauled — swipes, new sections and color schemes

We have gathered feedback from MetaTrader 5 iOS users and overhauled the application in terms of appearance and functionality. The mobile platform is now more powerful, more efficient and more user-friendly.

MetaTrader 5 for iOS overhauled — swipes, new sections and color schemes

22 June 2020

MetaTrader 5 presents Cloudflare against DDoS Attacks

MetaTrader 5 has brought on Cloudflare, a performance, reliability, and security company, to enable DDoS protection and improve network performance. Cloudflare Spectrum for brokers prevents disruptions caused by bad traffic, while allowing good traffic through. Cloudflare's global network spans more than 200 cities and offers more than 35 Tbps of network capacity.

While protection against DDoS attacks is a great concern for many of Cloudflare's customers, speed figures still remain an important factor. By leveraging the Cloudflare network to route traffic more efficiently, we are able to decrease latency and improve the stability of network connections. This means that platform users can experience higher speeds in incoming exchange data rates compared to a direct connection.

Achiel van der Mandele, Cloudflare

Achiel van der Mandele, Cloudflare

Mr Achiel van der Mandele, Product Manager at Cloudflare, comments: "Having safe access to realtime exchange data is key for MetaQuotes' customers. We're very pleased to be able to support the MetaTrader platform with Cloudflare Spectrum. With Spectrum, customers can protect their etaTrader endpoints from DDoS attacks and increase network performance.”

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17 June 2020

Infinox Capital launched MetaTrader 5 for indices, futures and equity trading

The MetaTrader 5 platform addition has been rolled out across Infinox's global offices, meaning its clients from around the world are now able to trade forex pairs, commodities, indices, futures and equities, including well-known corporation stocks such as Facebook and Apple.

INFINOX have recognized that the multi-asset platform will give its clients the professional edge, introducing a host of institutional trading tools including:

  • Being able to trade over 21 different timeframes
  • A built-in economic calendar delivering news from around the world which may impact the markets
  • Enabling clients to utilize 9 different order types
  • Accessing Depth of Market features

MetaTrader 5 can also be accessed from both desktop and mobile devices, meaning clients can stay connected from wherever they are.

Mr Anthony Stubbs, INFINOX

Mr Anthony Stubbs, INFINOX

Mr Anthony Stubbs, IX Capital Group Limited CEO, has commented on the launch: "INFINOX prides itself on providing a premium client service and a range of trading tools across multiple assets. The addition of the MetaTrader 5 platform to our product offering continues our commitment to provide our existing and new clients with cutting-edge technology in order to trade the financial markets."

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29 May 2020

MetaTrader 5 build 2450: Negative prices, market data subscriptions and new chart settings

The updated platform features the all-new Subscription service, with which traders will be able to subscribe to market data from hundreds of exchanges around the world. Brokers can offer their own subscription services, such as Personal Manager assistance, to help traders in understanding specific financial instruments or in getting acquainted with particular markets. The platform developers have also revised charts: convenient settings and other improvements have been introduced in this essential trader's tool. The most noticeable changes are described below.

MetaTrader 5 build 2450: Negative prices, market data subscriptions and new chart settings


The major update concerns the new Subscriptions feature available in the Navigator. The new service will help traders improve trading efficiency and save time on training.

The new service 'Subscriptions'

The service includes market data subscriptions, such as stocks, options, bonds and other security Level 1 and 2 data from a plethora of exchanges around the world. Furthermore, brokers will be able to offer Personal Manager assistance via the service. Such assistance can be helpful in solving extra trading tasks: creating an investment portfolio, analyzing and selecting structured products or providing tax or legislation advice.

Paid subscriptions

Upon subscription, selected trading instruments will appear in the Market Watch list. They can be utilized as regular symbols: users can view quotes, open charts and analyze them using objects and indicators, as well as run Expert Advisors in the strategy tester. The only restriction is that trading operations for these symbols are not supported.

Each subscription is featured alongside a detailed description to help traders choose the desired service. If a subscription is provided on a paid basis, the relevant fee can be paid directly from a trading account. All active subscriptions can be viewed and managed from a separate section.


The revised charts feature more convenient settings.

What's new:

1. A new option provides quick access to a symbol's Market Depth data and chart. This can be done by selecting the relevant command from the context menu.

Quick access via the context menu

2. The new "Show ticker" option shows/hides the line containing the trading symbol name, the timeframe and a custom comment.

The new 'Show ticker' option

3. The "Show trading history" command has been added into terminal and chart settings. Now, the history of trading operations can be accessed quickly without switching between sections. The setting can be applied to all charts simultaneously or independently.

The new 'Show trading history' option

All the new commands are conveniently arranged in the context menu.

The chart context menu

4. Another new feature in MetaTrader 5 will help you find the desired symbol chart when multiple charts are open in the terminal. Click on a symbol in the Market Watch, on an alert, an order or a position line in the trading or history section, and the appropriate symbol chart will blink three times.

Multiple charts are open in the terminal

5. A few changes in the latest version concern chart appearance:

  • New Color on White scheme has been added into chart settings
  • Tickets are no longer displayed for positions, orders and levels, in order to keep the chart clean
  • All captions appear in uppercase for better readability
  • If the volume does not have a fractional part, no extra zeros are shown in the value
  • Levels are hidden if the chart height is less than 80 pixels
  • Symbol descriptions are shown in the upper left chart corner (if such a description is available)

    New chart appearance

Other updates

The recent drop in oil prices below zero has forced the developers to introduce negative prices in the platform. Support for such prices enables proper platform operation in similar situations. Furthermore, new columns have been added to the list of open orders and positions (such as operation profitability, market value and magic number), the maximum number of symbols in Market Watch has been increased to 5,000, and the search option has been improved.

The full What's New list

Update to build 2450

Use the new MetaTrader 5 features to improve trading efficiency and to generate more profits. Subscribe to market data to explore new trading opportunities and request assistance of experienced personal managers to utilize the MetaTrader 5 capabilities to the full. The platform will be updated automatically, while you only need to restart MetaTrader 5 when the appropriate notification appears in the terminal.

28 May 2020

Free of charge online testing for brokerage employees

We decided to make the first examination section free of charge, amid an increase in employee certification applications from brokers. All testing barriers have been removed and thus any Support Center user can assess their individual expertise by attempting the online test questions.

Free of charge online testing for brokerage employees

Certification fees are only applicable to the second examination section which is a remote video interview with a MetaQuotes representative. The verbal exam is intended for the final assessment of the specialist's proficiency. After completing both sections successfully, the participant receives a certificate confirming his or her MetaTrader 5 operational skills. Recently, one of the certification participants shared his examination experience — find out why Mr Petallides decided to join the programme, which exam section was most useful in terms of practical value, and if he was satisfied with the overall outcome.

We offer three certification programmes: Platform Administrator, Client Manager and Dealer; all of them are available in the MetaQuotes App Store marketplace of brokerage services. Brokers can start any of these certifications by taking a free test right now.

27 May 2020

Multi-server PAMM from Brokeree Solutions available in MetaQuotes App Store

The updated Percent Allocation Management Module (PAMM) from Brokeree Solutions allows brokers to unite multiple MetaTrader 5 and MetaTrader 4 servers within one PAMM system. Brokers are able to instantly provide the PAMM service to their clients across their MetaTrader infrastructure. Thus traders from MetaTrader 5 servers can invest into PAMM accounts on another MetaTrader 5 or MetaTrader 4 servers and vice versa.

The new solution from Brokeree Solutions is now available in the official MetaQuotes App Store for brokers along with other company products.

Elina Bagautdinova, Brokeree Solutions

Elina Bagautdinova, Brokeree Solutions

"With the rapid growth in MetaTrader 5 popularity, the number of brokerages which work with several servers and provide both MetaTrader platforms has increased", commented Ms Elina Bagautdinova, CCO of Brokeree Solutions. "However, with traditional money management systems, the brokerages were limited in providing the service for one server at a time, and if they wanted to introduce PAMM or MAM accounts on another server, the whole setup would have to be duplicated. Our product aims to tackle this limitation by providing a turnkey solution for brokers, where additional trading servers can be connected in a couple of clicks".

MetaQuotes App Store marketplace is actively developing and already offering over 180 various solutions from professional integrators.

20 May 2020

eWarrant Japan Securities K.K. offers MetaTrader 5 for trading Nikkei and Dow Jones indices

In September 2019, the company launched a new service, the eWarrant Direct, allowing its clients to trade covered warrants via a dedicated platform. In April 2020, eWarrant Japan Securities added MetaTrader 5 to its portfolio enabling investors to enrich their trading strategies to suit market conditions.

Through MetaTrader 5, the company offers index contracts for Nikkei 225 and Dow Jones with 10 times leverage, accepting all trading types supported by the platform. Market hours are between 7:00 to 6:00 the following day in JST, and investments can be made from small lot sizes.

eWarrant Japan Securities K.K. offers MetaTrader 5 for trading Nikkei and Dow Jones indices

eWarrant provides trading services with the concept "Make investments easier and more interesting" and notes that it is also applied to the MetaTrader 5 platform which is an attractive trading environment for investors.

eWarrant Japan Securities K.K. is registered as a Financial Instruments Business Operator under the Kantou Finance Bereau. Since its inception in 2009, eWarrant has been the one and only market maker of covered warrants in Japan.

18 May 2020

AMTS Solutions launches a portfolio of MetaTrader 5 gateways to liquidity providers: Barclays, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley

AMTS Solutions technology provider has significantly expanded the range of its products, by offering brokers a portfolio of MetaTrader 5 gateways to dozens of liquidity providers, including popular providers such as LMAX and CFH, the largest Western brokers Interactive Brokers and IG, as well as banks such as Barclays, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley.

The integration gateways are available in the MetaQuotes App Store official marketplace of brokerage solutions..

Dmitry Rannev, AMTS Solutions

Dmitry Rannev, AMTS Solutions

"We have been developing software for brokers for more than 15 years and we have accumulated a large number of integrations with liquidity providers", says Mr Dmitry Rannev, CEO of AMTS Solutions. "Placing these gateways in the MetaTrader 5 store of integrations is one of the largest company events for all these years. The MetaTrader 5 platform is convenient not only for brokers, but also for developers and vendors. We are excited about our cooperation with MetaQuotes and invite brokers to evaluate AMTS Solutions technologies".

MetaQuotes App Store currently features over 180 products from third-party vendors, satisfying the most diverse needs of brokers around the world.

15 May 2020

Qrator Labs launches DDoS attack mitigation service for MetaTrader 5 brokers

Qrator Enterprise Internet Connectivity Protection mitigates DDoS attacks aimed towards MetaTrader 5 access servers, ensuring no interruptions in business of MetaTrader customers.

Trading platforms around the world are among the most common targets of DDoS attacks which decimate revenue, force regular customers to depart to competitors and make attracting new clients much more difficult. Qrator Labs solution analyzes specifically the business impact of cybercrime incidents and addresses those attempts, keeping the trading business online and accessible by the customers from around the world.

Artyom Gavrichenkov, Qrator Labs

Artyom Gavrichenkov, Qrator Labs

“Throughout 2019 and 2020, we’ve seen a significant raise of DDoS attacks against online trading businesses”, says Mr Artyom Gavrichenkov, Qrator Labs chief technology officer. “Most of the attacks are organized either by cybercriminals to extort funds, or by competing businesses to win the competition. We had a lot of prior experience with MetaTrader 5. After analyzing the industry specifics, we’ve built a targeted solution, protecting trading services against cybercriminal activity which threatens uninterrupted business operation".

"The Qrator Labs product has been tested by time. Our filtration network is ready to withstand any DDoS attacks possible", Mr Gavrichenkov adds. "Our solution is easily adaptable to the needs of each business. It has already protected thousands of medium- and large-sized enterprises all over the world, and it is ready to become a reliable security platform for the services utilizing the MetaTrader technology".

13 May 2020

How brokerage employees assess their expertise through MetaQuotes Certification

MetaQuotes Certification assist brokerage companies in building greater customer trust: their clients can be sure that the service is provided by certified specialists. We regularly receive applications from brokerages as well as from their employees who wish to receive an official Certificate confirming their platform operational expertise. Recently, we interviewed one of the participants to find out why he decided to join the programme and if he was satisfied with the overall outcome.

Mr Kyriakos Petallides

Mr Kyriakos Petallides

Mr Kyriakos Petallides shared his experience: "I saw information about the certification programme in my MetaTrader 5 Administrator, under the Overview section. I decided to take the examination and further develop my MetaTrader 5 operational skills. Also, I think that the certificate will help me in my future endeavors. The test was definitely challenging but focused on the subject: I have certainly learned a lot around the MetaTrader 5 administration. Furthermore, I have learned some useful tricks, which I did not have the chance to learn through my previous experience."

"I found particularly helpful the subject on Analyzing logs, as well as the Console commands which can be used in cases of emergency. The questions really test your platform administration knowledge. My colleagues are also going to register for the programme because the certificate confirms three competency levels at once: Administrator, Manager and Dealer."

All certification types are available in MetaQuotes' official App Store for brokers.

11 May 2020

MetaTrader 5 in Greece – Athens-based broker Ardu Prime launches the multi-asset platform

Ardu Prime has been providing liquidity to an exclusive clientele of professionals, proprietary trading houses and HNW individuals. Now the company welcomes retail investors with the new MetaTrader 5 platform offering.

Complete cost transparency and unique liquidity conditions gives the ability to accommodate high volumes and ultra-fast execution without slippage for more than 80 instruments, including FX, Commodities, Indices and Treasuries – a continuously expanding list in order to satisfy even the most demanding investors.

Sotirios Probonas, Ardu Prime

Sotirios Probonas, Ardu Prime

Mr Sotirios Probonas, Director of Ardu Prime commented: “We offer premium and cost transparent services to every investor. Our clients can focus on trading and rest assured we stand by their side”.

Ardu Prime clients enjoy real-market spreads, leverage, competitive commissions and a wide range of instruments. “Our establishment is supporting our clients as a reliable and trustworthy trading partner. As such we adjust our trading conditions and offer tailor-made liquidity solutions according to clients’ unique needs”, Mr Probonas adds.

Ardu Prime Investment Services S.A. provides brokerage services since 1999. The company is regulated by the Hellenic Capital Market Commission and it fulfills the MiFID II requirements.