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2015

24 December 2015

German version of MQL5.community launched

German speaking traders and Expert Advisor developers make up an active core of MQL5.community, while Germany is one of the top six countries whose residents provide the most visits to the website. We have launched the German site at https://www.mql5.com/de to speak the same language with these visitors and reach new audience. The MQL5.community website is now available in seven languages.

German version of MQL5.community launched

Tens of thousands of German users visit MQL5.com to find necessary information, read articles about algorithmic trading, purchase trading robots from the Market, and subscribe to trading signals. We expect even more German speaking users to visit the new localized website. This is an achievable objective, because the unique website content and the broadest source of services for the MetaTrader platforms attract traders from all over the world. MQL5.community provides:

The website interface is available in German, and a professional team of translators is further preparing materials from the Articles and Code Base sections. More localized versions will be launched in 2016. So keep an eye on MQL5.community!

16 December 2015

Otkritie Broker launches MetaTrader 5 on the Equity and Bond Market

On December 16, Otkritie Broker has officially launched the MetaTrader 5 trading platform on the Moscow Exchange Equity and Bond Market. More than 60 000 clients of one of the major Russian brokers are now able to trade securities using all the advantages of the popular platform.


Otkritie Broker launches MetaTrader 5 on the Equity and Bond Market


MetaTrader 5 features the powerful arsenal of modern tools for trading in the financial markets — technical and fundamental analysis, development and launch of trading robots, testing trading strategies, and creating custom technical indicators and scripts. Now, they are available to Otkritie Broker traders working with Russian stocks on the Moscow Exchange. MOEX FX Market traders started using MetaTrader 5 a year earlier (November 2014). Thus, MetaTrader 5 now allows trading in the Securities, Derivatives and FX markets of the
Moscow Exchange.

"The MetaTrader 5 trading platform enjoys well-deserved recognition among professional traders providing ample opportunities when working with charts and programming. Until recently, the platform functionality was unavailable for users performing trading operations on MOEX Equity and Bond Market. Now, this gap is eliminated, and we are glad to offer the MetaTrader 5 platform to Otkritie Broker clients, so that they are able to trade Russian stocks. I am sure that many investors and traders will appreciate the convenience and functionality of the trading platform, and will also use it to significantly improve their trading results", — says Otkritie Broker CEO Yuri Mintsev.

"We always strive to expand our cooperation with our clients. Launching the MetaTrader 5 trading platform on MOEX Equity and Bond Market is an important event both for MetaQuotes and Otkritie Broker clients. A year ago, Otkritie Broker already granted its traders the opportunity to trade the foreign exchange market via MetaTrader 5. I am sure, traders will appreciate the rich functionality of our platform for trading securities as well", — adds Gaies Chreis, COO of MetaQuotes Software.

3 December 2015

The seventh payment method in MetaTrader — ePayments

The MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms now support the ePayments system. This electronic payment system provides a convenient and secure e-wallet for online professionals. The ePayments system has joined Visa, Mastercard and UnionPay bank cards, as well as MQL5.community, PayPal, WebMoney and Neteller payment systems to provide the seventh payment method in the popular platforms. The ePayment users from over one hundred countries can now pay for virtual hosting, trading robots, indicators and trading signal subscriptions straight from the platform using their favorite payment method.

Paying via ePayments is very easy. Select a necessary service directly in MetaTrader 4 or MetaTrader 5 and specify your ePayments wallet in the list of the available payment methods. You only need to enter your login details and confirm the payment:

The seventh payment method in MetaTrader — ePayments

Choose your preferred payment method and pay for the popular services straight from your MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5. All the popular payment systems are available in your trading platform!

27 November 2015

MetaQuotes Software Corp. is 15!

Today, MetaQuotes Software Corp. turns fifteen — fifteen years of evolution, leadership and technological innovation.

The MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms developed by the company have become the industry standard, and popular among millions of traders around the world. In fifteen years there were thousands of released builds, millions of lines of code, and continuous improvement of services and products. The MetaTrader platforms have come a long way, evolving from a tool for trading into an entire ecosystem offering a variety of services, such as the market of trading applications, social trading, built-in virtual hosting, freelance and much more.

MetaQuotes Software Corp. is 15!

The company is growing further, strengthening its presence on the world map. In 2015, MetaQuotes Software has opened its new representative offices in Japan, Thailand, and Pakistan, thus increasing the total number of offices to twelve! This year, MetaTrader 5 has been launched at Borsa Istanbul (BIST), Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange (BM&F Bovespa), Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX), Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), South African Futures Exchange (SAFEX), and Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX).

This year has also seen a breakthrough in web trading. The company released the MetaTrader 4 web platform allowing everyone to trade via their browsers. This event sparked great interest among brokers — more than 100 companies ordered the web platform and started offering it to their traders within the first month after the release.

The range of trading robots and technical indicators available in the Market has been considerably expanded — more than 6 800 various applications are available for download. Now, it is possible not only to buy but also to rent trading robots. The MetaTrader platforms for iOS and Android are developing actively as well. Lastly, the Japanese version of the MQL5.com website has been launched and over 30 video tutorials for traders have been released.

We will continue to improve our products and want to thank you once again for your choice and support over the years. Fifteen years is not a particularly long period for a potent company, which means that the most exciting things are yet to come!

6 November 2015

2015 Finance Magnates London Summit Awards: MetaTrader Trading Platforms Awarded with the Best Trading Platform and Best Mobile Product

The MetaTrader trading platforms have been awarded in two categories at the Finance Magnates Awards 2015. The MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms have become winners in the Best Trading Platform category, while MetaTrader iOS and Android have been named the Best Mobile Products.


2015 Finance Magnates London Summit Awards: MetaTrader Trading Platforms Awarded with the Best Trading Platform and Best Mobile Product


The award ceremony was a final accord of the 2015 Finance Magnates Summit and took place in London on November 3. The event brought together over 1 500 financial industry specialists and executives from almost 500 companies representing Forex, binary options and financial technologies.


Marzena Xanthou, MetaQuotes Representative

Marzena Xanthou, MetaQuotes Representative


Finance Magnates Awards (formerly Forex Magnates Awards) event is held for the fourth time already. A winner in each category is determined by an independent two-stages vote. First, participants form a short list of five contenders in each category, and a contender having most votes within the short list is then declared a winner. Thus, the MetaTrader platforms have bested their competitors in the Best Trading Platform and Best Mobile Product categories.

We are pleased that our products are gaining more and more recognition and receive international awards. We will continue to improve our applications providing traders with the most advanced trading technology.

4 November 2015

MetaTrader 5 Android Build 1172: Convenient Chart Zoom and Accrued Interest in the Bond Properties

The new version of the MetaTrader 5 Android is already available for download on Google Play.

MetaTrader 5 Android Build 1172: Convenient Chart Zoom and Accrued Interest in the Bond Properties

What's new:

  1. Improved symbol chart zoom: increased the amount of zoom steps and enhanced display smoothness.
  2. All changes in the set of symbols and their sequence in the Market Watch and chart settings (scale, color scheme, object and indicator lists) are saved after closing the application in any way.
  3. Added a face value and accrued interest in bond properties.

Update your application and try its new features!

4 November 2015

MetaTrader 5 launched live on SAFEX by South African broker 28E Capital

One of the leading South African brokers 28E Capital has officially launched MetaTrader 5 in the South Africa Futures Exchange (SAFEX). This has been made possible through the active participation of the official MetaQuotes' South African Agent Derivative System Technologies.

28E Capital clients are offered to trade ALSI (JSE Top 40 Index Future) and ALMI (JSE Top 40 Mini Index Future) using the rich functionality of the most popular trading platform. Direct CFD trading for the top South African Stocks Trading will be available in the near future. You can download a demo of the MetaTrader 5 platform directly from 28E Capital's website at http://www.28e.co.za/.

MetaTrader 5 launched live on SAFEX by South African broker 28E Capital

28E Capital is a full service member broker of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), as well as a SAFEX. As full members of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange 28E Capital offer trading in all of the listed shares on the JSE and in all derivatives available on the South African Futures Exchange i.e. Single stock futures, Agricultural futures, Currency futures, Financial index futures, commodities, CFD's and options.

"We are delighted to offer an additional option to our clients in the form of MetaTrader 5," said Hugo Gous, Director of 28E Capital. "This will allow our client to develop, test and trade algorithmic trading strategies on Safex and on CFD's. We are very excited about this new opportunity."

"We are very pleased to have 28E Capital on board as the first South African broker to use the dedicated MetaTrader 5 Gateway we developed for SAFEX," says André van der Walt, the CEO of Derivatives System Technologies. "This is a very exciting time, as for the first time in South Africa, traders have the capability to develop trading robots for their ALSI trading strategies and take them live through a real account!"

3 November 2015

FX News EDGE by Jarratt Davis Available on MetaTrader Platforms

Professional market analysis by Jarratt Davis is now featured straight in MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5. The news feed from the famous British trader has been integrated into MetaQuotes' trading platforms.

FX News EDGE is owned by Jarratt Davis, whose success is based on his ability to build trading strategies around a thorough fundamental analysis. Jarratt Davis was ranked the second best performing Forex trader in the world by the Barclay Hedge currency traders index between 2008-2013.

FX News EDGE by Jarratt Davis Available on MetaTrader Platforms

Jarratt's unique analytical experience is the basis of the FX News Edge policy. In addition to being the service owner, Jarratt has a team of professional analysts working on unique research and content for the feed, carefully selecting topics to be broadcast to the all of the subscribers.

Every morning, FX News EDGE readers receive a comprehensive overview of the coming high impact financial events and their interpretation by Jarratt and his team. In addition, Jarratt adds weekly video presentations that take readers through the economic calendar for the coming week.

"The cooperation with MetaQuotes is a great event for our business. Millions of MetaTrader platform users can now subscribe to the news and analysis from FX News EDGE," - says Jarratt Davis. "We believe that our news feed is one of the best news services available to retail traders. In turn, MetaQuotes is one of the industry leaders, and I am very glad to cooperate with this company."

News articles from FX News EDGE are grouped into five categories: "Bank order levels", "Economic indicators", "Central banks", "Risk events" and "Sentiment". The size of news items ranges from brief informative reports to copyright analytical articles, which describe the full picture of the global market.

Do you want to receive exclusive financial news from FX News EDGE straight in your platform? Contact your Broker now!


2 November 2015

Payments in the MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 Trading Platforms Using China UnionPay

The MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms now support China UnionPay system. Clients of this system can make purchases in the Market, pay for virtual hosting, order exclusive trading robots and subscribe to trading signals. Being one of the largest payment networks by value of transactions processed, China UnionPay has become the sixth payment method available in the MetaTrader platforms.

The payment process for services via UnionPay is really simple. Select a necessary service directly in MetaTrader 4 or MetaTrader 5 and select UnionPay from the list of the available payment methods. The price will be automatically converted into yuans at the current rate. Next, you will be provided with the list of 20 Chinese banks included in the payment system. Select your bank and convenient confirmation method:



UnionPay users from 141 countries can now pay for services directly in MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms. Take this opportunity right now and unleash the potential of your platform!

23 October 2015

Pay for Virtual Hosting and Signal Subscriptions Straight from the MetaTrader 5 Platform!

Payment for virtual hosting and trading signal subscriptions can now be done directly from the MetaTrader 5 Platform. You can pay from your bank card or via one of the payment systems: WebMoney, Paypal, Neteller and Netbanx. No transaction fee is charged, and all financial operations are carried out using a secure connection over SSL.

The payment process is very simple. Open the virtual hosting wizard, select a server, choose a service plan and select a payment method. Authorize and confirm the transaction in the payment system wizard to complete the payment process and start using a virtual platform. 



Straight from the platform, you can subscribe to a paid signal in just a few clicks. Select a suitable provider and choose a preferred payment method.



In the payment system wizard, authorize and confirm money transfer. Congratulations, you have just subscribed to a signal straight from your platform. It's so easy now!

20 October 2015

MetaQuotes Software Corp. Opens Its Representative Office in Japan

MetaQuotes Software Corp. announces the opening of a new representative office — MetaQuotes Japan in Tokyo. This is the twelfth representative office of the company in the world.

Now, MetaQuotes Software is represented by five offices in the Asia-Pacific region located in Australia, China, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. The company believes that this new office will reinforce its positions on the local market. The company's potential clients are Japanese banks and brokers.

MetaQuotes Software Corp. Opens Its Representative Office in Japan

MetaQuotes Japan will perform sales and technical support for all products of MetaQuotes Software including MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms, as well as TeamWox enterprise management system. Considering the growing interest to MetaQuotes Software products in the region, establishing the new representative office is an important step for becoming even closer to clients. The efforts of MetaQuotes Japan will be aimed at strengthening the company's representation in this region and expanding the geography of sales. 

"I am happy to join MetaQuotes Software team," - says Tadao Mitsumoto, Head of MetaQuotes Japan. "Our main task at the moment is to promote the MetaTrader Technology among local brokers and traders. It is much easier to achieve this now since the distance and language barriers are finally lifted".

"Expanding our representative offices is an important element of the MetaQuotes Software global strategy," - adds Gaies Chreis, COO of the company. "We are pleased that Tadao Mitsumoto will represent our interests in Japan. This will invigorate our activity in the region and allow us to reach new clients".


5 October 2015

MetaTrader 5 Launched on Borsa Istanbul (BIST)

The official ceremony marking the MetaTrader 5 integration with the Middle East's largest exchange Borsa Istanbul (BIST) is taking place today in Istanbul. During the event, one of the key Turkish brokers Noor Capital Markets has sent a request for the first futures contract via the MetaTrader 5 trading platform. This means that traders working with BIST financial instruments are now able to use the powerful platform with loads of built-in services. 

The ceremony is attended by key industry players - CEOs, IT directors and top managers of 60 brokerage companies from Turkey and other Middle Eastern countries. Such interest stems from the trading platform features which significantly expand the portfolio of services offered by brokers. MetaTrader 5 provides traders with the widest range of tools for trading (both conventional and algorithmic one) and technical analysis.

MetaTrader 5 Launched on Borsa Istanbul


"We target to provide our investors the opportunity to do the Forex and the VIOP transactions 7 times faster by providing them MetaTrader 5 also in the Gulf Area where we are established. With the cooperation of MetaQuotes who developed MetaTrader and the Turkish office, we will be moving on transferring our innovative act through the investment market technologically both in Turkey and the Gulf Area", says Jihad Shannak, General Manager of Noor Capital Markets at the occasion.


"This is an important event both for our company and the Middle Eastern markets", adds Mehmet Yildiz, Head of MetaTürk Finansal Yazılım A.Ş. "We are glad that our developments spark interest among the key players in the region, and we are interested in further strengthening our positions here. We are grateful to Noor CM for cooperation".

28 September 2015

Watch our new set of videos "Where to Find a Trading Robot or an Indicator?"

We have released new tutorials on the official MetaQuotes YouTube-channel. Seven new videos are now available, demonstrating where to find and how to obtain a robot for automated trading on the financial markets. 17 minutes worth of material provide concise and useful information about finding trading applications you need for MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms:


We have a total of 36 video tutorials on our channel in both English and Russian languages:

Subscribe now to MetaQuotes Official channel and be the first to know about the new materials released!


21 September 2015

Japanese Version of MQL5.community Launched

Japan is among the top seven countries by the number of MQL5.community site visitors. We want to make this large audience feel comfortable on our resource. To break the language barrier for our Japanese speaking users we are launching a special localized site version at https://www.mql5.com/ja

MQL5.com contents were available in five languages until now, and Japanese is the sixth language presented on the website. We want to be understood by all 800,000 registered MQL5.community users, therefore we keep expanding the content localization. Speaking the same language with a trader - that's what we strive for.

Japanese Version of MQL5.community

Tens of thousands of Japanese users regularly visit the resource in search for information about algorithmic trading in the financial markets. We expect an increase in the number of Japanese speaking visitors after the launch of the localized version of the MQL5.com website, which hosts unique information that cannot be found anywhere else on the web, as well as powerful services for the MetaTrader platforms.

The website interface is already available in Japanese. A professional team of translators is further preparing materials from the Articles section and codes from the Code Base.

16 September 2015

MetaTrader 5 iOS Build 1167: More Convenient Use of Analytical Objects

Working with analytical objects has become even more convenient in the new version of MetaTrader 5 iOS iOS for iPhone and iPad. Now objects only appear on the chart of the current symbol and selected timeframes.

MetaTrader 5 iOS Build 1167

Additionally, the new version of the mobile app has better compatibility with iOS 9.



28 August 2015

MetaTrader 5 iOS Build 1165: Improved News Section and One-Tap Trading

The updated MetaTrader 5 for iOS is now available on the App Store. Working with financial news has become even easier: select news categories to follow and add news items that you like to Favorites.

Another important new option added is trading from a chart with a single touch (similar to one-click trading). Turn your device into a horizontal position and open a quick trade panel.

MetaTrader 5 iOS Build 1165

Furthermore, we have added an option for closing positions of Collateral instruments, which allows converting the corresponding assets into the deposit currency.

Update your app to receive the new features in your MetaTrader 5 iOS.



26 August 2015

New MetaTrader 5 Android: 24 Analytical Objects and OTP Two-Factor Authentication

The latest MetaTrader 5 Android (build 1164) features analytical objects that can be applied both to chart and indicator windows.

24 analytical objects have been added to the already existing 30 indicators turning your smartphone and tablet into a powerful tool for in-depth technical analysis of the markets. Lines, channels, Elliott waves, Gann and Fibonacci tools, as well as geometric shapes are at your disposal.

New MetaTrader 5 Android: 24 Analytical Objects and OTP Two-Factor Authentication

Another MetaTrader 5 Android added innovation is the OTP (One-Time Password) system. The two-factor authentication provides an extra level of security for your accounts. Now, you may enter a verification code in addition to login and password when logging in to a desktop or tablet terminal. The code is generated on your smartphone by MetaTrader 5 Android application.

The generated code is tied to a particular device and changes every 30 seconds, so that no one can access your trading account.

Update your MetaTrader 5 Android device to receive 24 tools to help you with your graphical analysis of financial markets!



4 August 2015

Brazilian Broker Rico Corretora Launches MetaTrader 5 on the BM&FBovespa Exchange

The MetaTrader 5 trading platform has further expanded its presence in Brazil. The country's second-largest broker Rico Corretora has launched MetaTrader 5 for Stocks, Futures and Options trading with BM&FBovespa. Now the main Brazilian brokers are offering the world's most powerful trading platform.

Rico Corretora Launches MetaTrader 5

"We are happy to offer this powerful cutting-edge platform to our clients who trade on BMF&Bovespa," says Everson Ramos, IT Director of Rico Corretora. "Traders get access to the rich functionality of MetaTrader 5, including everything from trading and analytical functions which have become a de facto industry standard, to the Market of ready-to-use trading robots, copy trading and built-in virtual hosting. Certainly our cooperation with MetaQuotes opens new horizons to our clients and further increases our competitive advantage."

MetaQuotes Software has repeatedly expressed interest in the South American market. To strengthen its position in the region, the company opened MetaQuotes Brazil office in São Paulo in 2012, proceeded to certify its platform at the Brazilian BM&FBovespa Exchange and developed a dedicated MetaTrader 5 BM&FBOVESPA Gateway to implement connectivity to the exchange.


"Latin America is an attractive market with great need for more advanced technology as such as MetaTrader 5 platform," says Gaies Chreis, COO of MetaQuotes Software Corp."We've done a great deal of work to expand MetaTrader 5 in the Brazilian market. The number of traders using our platform is actively growing. Furthermore, to promote our products and services we hold various trading contests. We are proud of the fact that now Rico Corretora, along with other leading Brazilian brokers, offer MetaTrader 5 to their clients, thus covering the overwhelming share of the market!"

23 July 2015

Alliance News Professional News Feeder Available on all MetaTrader Trading Platforms

Financial news and analytics from the British Alliance News agency have been integrated into MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5. The service provides traders with extensive selection of news for making informed decisions when trading stocks, currencies, CFDs, options and futures. Alliance News covers over 2 400 companies, including FTSE giants, as well as smaller AIM participants and investment funds.

Blue-chip companies, British and international economic indicators, market reviews and broker ratings – more than 500 daily news items provide a complete picture of the day. News articles are written in an easy-to-understand way, while maintaining the high level of information content.

Alliance News Professional News Feeder Available on all MetaTrader Trading Platforms


"We are happy that millions of MetaTrader users will be able to follow Alliance News right in their favorite trading application" – says Tom Waite, Alliance News Chief Executive. "Brokers are now able to provide their clients with a powerful decision-making tool instead of mere financial data".

22 July 2015

Menaсorp Now Offers Trading on DGCX via MetaTrader 5

One of the leading brokers in the Arab world Menaсorp has officially launched MetaTrader 5 on the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX). Now, Menaсorp customers can trade the financial instruments available at the exchange enjoying all the advantages of the universal platform.

The company's growth has been tremendous, currently ranking as the number 1 broker on UAE exchanges. The decision of launching MetaTrader 5 by Menacorp signifies the strengthening of the broker's position in the region offering advanced trading technology.

Menaсorp Now Offers Trading on DGCX via MetaTrader 5

"We are very delighted to be a member on DGCX as we believe that it has a great future and we look forward to being a very important and active member. DGCX will help us diversify our product offering to our clients. To achieve this we hired the right and best people to assist us in achieving this goal. Also we made sure to use one of the best software for trading futures which is MetaTrader 5 by MetaQuotes Software," comments Ayman Al Satari, Deputy Managing Director Brokerage at Menacorp.

"We are delighted to note that combined forces of DGCX and MetaQuotes are shaping up well. We extend our congratulations to Menacorp to become first DGCX member to use MetaTrader 5 platform and offer our products to their customer base. The product portfolio and vibrancy of DGCX market, leadership position of Menacorp in the region and immense popularity of MetaTrader 5 platform is a powerful alliance that will help all parties beautifully. This partnership comes at a time when DGCX has recorded the highest Open Interest ever in its 10 year history and with dynamic platforms like MetaTrader 5, we expect increased participation and fresh enrollments across the MENA region," says Gaurang Desai, Interim CEO of DGCX at the occasion.

"We also congratulate Menacorp on the successful implementation of MetaTrader 5 to DGCX," adds Renat Fatkhullin, CEO of MetaQuotes Software. "This step has significantly expanded the opportunities of the broker's clients. Arab traders now have the unique "all-in-one" platform that meets the needs of the most demanding users".

Menacorp has provided its clients with an entire ecosystem, in which trading and analysis go hand in hand with a plethora of services necessary for all modern traders. The platform provides access to the MetaTrader application store which offers thousands of ready-made robots, the copy trading service, the freelance service for ordering trading applications and even virtual hosting. It is nearly impossible to find a more functional platform on the market!

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