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2014

10 September 2014

Borsa Istanbul Derivatives Market (VIOP) is Now Open to MetaTrader 5 Users

We are pleased to announce the integration of MetaTrader 5 trading platform with Borsa Istanbul. With the release of the updated MetaTrader 5 Gateway to Borsa Istanbul, brokers and traders receive the complete functionality for performing trading operations in VIOP section (futures and options) directly in the MetaTrader 5 terminal.  

Borsa Istanbul (BIST) is the only stock exchange in Turkey. It was established in April 2013 as a result of uniting of Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE), Istanbul Gold Exchange (IGE) and Derivatives Exchange of Turkey (TurkDEX) in order to manage trading activity more efficiently and turn Istanbul into a regional financial center. By the end of the last year, Borsa Istanbul's VIOP section had reached a record high with 3 billion Turkish liras of daily trading value. There is a total of 280 BIST members. With MetaTrader 5, any of them can offer a new level of trading to its customers.


Borsa Istanbul Derivatives Market is Now Open to MetaTrader 5 Users

MetaTrader 5 is an advanced ecosystem featuring numerous useful services - from automated copying of deals to buying ready-made trading robots in the Market. All these innovations are now available to Borsa Istanbul traders as well. To start working at the exchange, they only need to download MetaTrader 5 and select a broker who has already purchased MetaTrader 5 Gateway to Borsa Istanbul.

8 August 2014

Test Period for Paid Signals Canceled!

For providers' convenience we have decided to cancel the mandatory test period for paid signals. This means that you can start selling your trading signals right now.

Previously, providers had to endure one month of public monitoring. Within that period, their signals had to perform at least 5 trades with the drawdown not exceeding 70% of the initial value. Now, all the barriers have been removed and paid signal is available for subscription at once with no test period and other provisions. 

Test Period for Paid Signals Canceled

We give the green light to paid signals providers. Do you want to start making money right now? Create a paid signal, and it will be immediately available to millions of traders.  

You have never sold trading signals before? Check out our step-by-step instruction "How to Become a Signals Provider for MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5", sign up as a seller and move into the active phase. Your potential market consists of a few million users of MetaTrader trading terminals.



30 July 2014

Outline of MetaTrader Market (Infographics)

A few weeks ago we published the infographic on Freelance service. We also promised to reveal some statistics of the MetaTrader Market. Now, we invite you to examine the data we have gathered.

MetaTrader Market was officially released in February 2012. The store of trading applications has come a long way since then. Initially the Market was introduced in MetaTrader 5. Then, the Market section was also launched for MetaTrader 4. The range of products has been expanded as well, from offering trading applications to provide also financial magazines and books. 

The evolution of the Market increased the sales turnover: by July 2014, about 6 300 products worth a total of more than $522,000 have been sold in the Market, while 520 sellers and 24 500 buyers have already passed through the application store. This increase in sales has given rise to the emergence of the significant number of successful developers making $10,000 or more per month. Check the Market infographic below for more interesting statistical data on the Market service results.

Outline of MetaTrader Market (Infographics)

18 July 2014

MetaQuotes Software Is the Sponsor of the Brazilian Trading Championship Campeonato de Traders 1ª Edição

The largest Brazilian broker XP Investimentos is holding its first trading championship - Campeonato de Traders 1ª Edição. The event is arranged with the help of MetaQuotes Software Corp. XP Investimentos has recently started offering MetaTrader 5 trading platform to 80 000 of their clients. 

The competition is open to everyone. Participants are required to sign up, open a trading account with XP Investimentos and deposit 5 000 Brazilian reais to it. According to the contest rules, participants will trade BM&FBovespa mini-indexes within 4 weeks. The traders with the highest profit from initial deposit win the contest.

MetaQuotes Software Is the Sponsor of the Brazilian Trading Championship

You can register as a participant of Campeonato de Traders from the 14th of July until the 5th of August. The championship is to be held from the 11th of August to the 5th of September.

The winners will be awarded the following prizes:

  • First place - a trip to Las Vegas,  $3 000 worth of credits on the MQL5.com account from MetaQuotes, 1 year of free brokerage service for trading mini-indexes, 8 hours of online coaching on MetaTrader 5 from Rogerio Figurelli, 7 000 Brazilian reais as a money certificate for XP Educação training courses, and 1 year of free online courses from Leandro & Stormer

  • Second place - a trip to Rio de Janeiro,  $2 000 worth of credits on the MQL5.com account from MetaQuotes, 6 months of free brokerage service for trading mini-indexes, 6 hours of online coaching on MetaTrader 5 from Rogerio Figurelli, 5 000 Brazilian reais as a money certificate for XP Educação training courses, and 6 months of free online courses from Leandro & Stormer

  • Third place - a trip to Rio de Janeiro, $1 000 worth of credits on the MQL5.com account from MetaQuotes, 3 months of free brokerage service for trading mini-indexes, 4 hours of online coaching on MetaTrader 5 from Rogerio Figurelli, 3 000 Brazilian reais as a money certificate for XP Educação training courses, and 3 months of free online courses from Leandro & Stormer.

You can find the competition rules here.

Download MetaTrader 5, sign up for the Championship and compete for a trip to Las Vegas!

3 July 2014

MQL5.com Freelance: Developers' Source of Income (Infographic)

Four years have passed since the launch of the MQL5 Freelance service. In June 2010, it was launched together with the Payments service allowing users to order and pay for the development of MQL applications without leaving the MQL5.com website. The service was then called Jobs, and nobody could imagine what the future had in store for it. 

On the occasion of the MQL5 Freelance Service fourth birthday, we have prepared an info-graphic demonstrating the service results for the entire time of its existence. The figures speak for themselves: more than 10 000 orders worth about $600,000 in total have been executed to date, while 3 000 customers and 300 developers have already used the service.

Check out the interesting data collected. These figures have never been published before. A similar info-graphic about the Market service results will be also provided soon.

MQL5.com Freelance: Developers' Source of Income (Infographic)

23 June 2014

New MetaTrader 5 for iOS with two-factor authentication and VoiceOver support

The new version of MetaTrader 5 for iPhone and iPad features new possibilities.

MetaTrader 5 trading platform now features two-factor authentication, one-time passwords for which are created in the iPhone-version of the terminal. This mechanism is simple: a one-time password (OTP) is requested every time a user authenticates in the desktop or tablet terminal. The OTP is generated in MetaTrader 5 iPhone based on the secure hash algorithm HMAC SHA256.

This provides an additional level of account security: now a verification code is required in addition to login and password. The generated code is tied to a particular device and changes every 30 seconds, so that your trading account is protected from hacker attacks.

New MetaTrader 5 for iOS with two-factor authentication and VoiceOver support

The latest version of the mobile terminal now supports the VoiceOver function. VoiceOver is a screen reader, which provides spoken descriptions of the user's actions in the terminal. The feature is designed to increase accessibility for low-vision traders.

Do not forget to update your MetaTrader 5 iOS and experience the new possibilities of the mobile platform.



12 June 2014

Seven Different Magazines in the MetaTrader Market

Two new magazines in Italian — TRADERS' Italy and INVESTORS' — have been added today in the MetaTrader Market. Also, ForexPress magazine from China became available two weeks ago. Thus, seven new financial publications are already available in the Market. The number of publications will continue to increase, as we have already concluded contracts with the new publishers.  

Seven Different Magazines in the MetaTrader Market

The archive of TRADERS' Italian Magazine contains 17 issues starting from January 2013, while INVESTORS' Magazine offers the last three issues starting from January 2014. INVESTORS' magazine can be freely downloaded through the trading platform, since the publisher does not charge a subscription fee.

The main objectives of TRADERS' and INVESTORS' publishers are dissemination of knowledge and development of traders' trading skills for traders from all around the world. Every month, the publication authors provide up to date information about new technical analysis methods, mathematical and psychological aspects of trading activity and much more. The range of published topics is wide, from swing trading up to position trading. TRADERS' and INVESTORS' publications cover all markets and investment instruments: stocks, options, bonds, Forex, Futures and CFD.

All magazines can be bought through the Market the same way as ordinary applications, such as trading robots and technical indicators. To make a purchase, you only need an MQL5.com account and the necessary amount of funds on the account.

You do not need to spend time searching for Forex publications on third-party web resources. We have already collected them in the Market for you.

4 June 2014

MetaTrader 5 is now available to Brazilian traders for trading on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange

MetaQuotes Software is pleased to announce that its MetaTrader 5 trading platform has entered the Brazilian market. The largest independent Broker in Brazil XP Investimentos has officially launched MetaTrader 5. This means that more than 80,000 customers of the company can now trade in the financial markets using the world famous platform.

MetaTrader 5 is now available to Brazilian traders

Importantly, traders can trade not only currency instruments, but also stocks and futures of Brazilian companies. To connect to the São Paulo Stock Exchange BM&FBovespa, XP Investimentos specialists have developed a special gateway to provide correct execution of trades and delivery of market quotes. Finally, customers of XP Investimentos can fully appreciate the benefits of stock trading with the MetaTrader 5 platform.

XP Investimentos rigorously tested the terminal prior to announce the launch of the new service publicly. “For more than 10 months, MetaTrader 5 was available only to 100 users selected for beta testing of the product. Only after the final debugging of all processes, trading with MetaTrader 5 became available to all our clients” says Guilherme Benchimol CEO of XP Investimentos.  

"Interest in the South American market has recently increased," says Renat Fatkhullin, CEO of MetaQuotes. "We are looking to expand our presence in the region. We have entered the Brazilian market with the help of the leading local broker with a large client base to instantly win a substantial market share. Thus, we achieve a higher exposure by providing MetaTrader 5 to the broad masses of traders, while our partner XP Investimentos have satisfied the wishes of their customers. We are happy to strengthen our position in the region and will continue to actively expand into the Latin American market."

12 May 2014

24 Analytical Tools in the New MetaTrader 5 iOS

Graphical objects are now available in MetaTrader 5 iOS. Perform technical analysis on your iPhone and iPad using various lines, channels, Elliott waves, Gann and Fibonacci tools and geometric shapes. MetaTrader 5 Mobile is now one step closer to the possibilities provided in the desktop version: in addition to 30 technical indicators, the mobile version features 24 analytical tool.

24 Analytical Tools in the New MetaTrader 5 iOS

Another new function introduced in this build is the Chart Shift option: to enter the edit mode, simply tap and hold the chart. Localization update: MetaTrader 5 iOS now features Indonesian.

The same set of analytical tools will soon appear in the Android applications of the MetaTrader platforms. Graphical objects will be added after a few builds, so follow the news.

23 April 2014

MetaQuotes Will Take Part in FX WORLD ISTANBUL

Our company will act as a technology partner at FX WORLD ISTANBUL conference that will be held from 25 to 28 September in Istanbul. The event will be arranged with the assistance of multiple Turkish non-governmental organizations and will be dedicated to the development of Forex industry in the country.

MetaQuotes Will Take Part in FX WORLD ISTANBUL

The representative of FX WORLD ISTANBUL organizers Ceylan Pirinçcioğlu underlined some important points: “In the world of FOREX, the global daily trading volume has reached 5.3 trillion dollars whereas the Turkish volume is 30 billion dollars, representing 0.6% of the global volume. Particularly to attract regional foreign investors to our country, a number of important changes must be considered in our regulation and taxation system. If we can attract foreign investors for FX, I am sure that they would also invest in Turkey.” 

Pirinçcioğlu has also highlighted the importance of detailed explanation of the "Leverage System" for the benefit of investors. The maximum leverage allowed in the country currently is set at 1:100 and this ratio indeed creates enormous opportunities as well as risks for investors.

Besides, about 50 representatives of different financial organizations are to speak at the event. MetaQuotes Software Corp. will present its latest technologies and software solutions able to solve a number of Turkish Forex issues and facilitate the market development.

21 April 2014

A new version of the MetaTrader 5 iOS has been released

A new version of the MetaTrader 5 iOS build 911 is available on the AppStore. The key new feature of the updated terminal is the iOS 7 optimized interface.

MetaTrader 5 iOS build 911

MetaTrader 5 iOS build 911:

  • Completely revised design in favor of iOS 7 flat style.
  • Improved usability: swipe to the right on an open position or order cell to access the actions menu when using your iPhone, or tap the chart to enter its options in your iPad.
  • The minimum required operating system version is iOS 5.0.
  • Fixed incorrect operation of the notification service with some devices.
  • Many minor fixes and improvements.

Be sure to update your MetaTrader 5 iOS.



16 April 2014

MQL5.community Payment System Now Supports NETELLER

Adding funds to an MQL5.com account became even more convenient with the NETELLER payment system that is used in more than 200 countries. Now you can quickly deposit up your MQL5.com account, and subscribe to a trading signal or buy an app in MetaTrader Market.

MQL5.community Payment System Now Supports NETELLER

First, working with the NETELLER system is convenient and secure thanks to the use of password and security code (Secure ID). For example, to add funds to an MQL5.com account it is enough to enter the Secure ID, but not the password used to access your NETELLER account.

Deposit money with NETELLER account

Second, the NETELLER system is regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) that is well known to anyone familiar with Forex market. This is an additional reliability factor of the payment system. Third, you can apply for a prepaid MasterCard card with instant access to the funds in your NETELLER account, and pay with it online and offline, which is very convenient.

Use the NETELLER system to deposit your account and purchase services at MQL5.com!


14 April 2014

Buy Books from MetaTrader 5

Read finance books while trading — MetaTrader 5 build 930 provides the opportunity to buy books of famous writers from the MetaTrader Market.

Books in MetaTrader Market

Books on the Market represent yet another type of digital content, available alongside trading robots and indicators. First of all, to purchase books you need an MQL5.com account. The account details should be specified in your terminal settings ("Tools" - "Options" - "Community"). The MQL5 account needs to be funded to allow purchases on the MetaTrader Market.

Login with your MQL5.com-account in order to get additional services in your trading platform

Secondly, purchased books will be bound to your computer and automatically activated. And finally, you get the opportunity to preview the first few chapters of a book before buying it.

Preview allow to read first books' parts before purchase

The magazines and books can be read using MetaViewer that is provided together with the terminal. With built-in navigation, scaling and search features, it makes reading an enjoyable experience.

MetaViewer - application to read books from MetaTrader Market

Since the launch of this service, MetaTrader 4 users have been actively purchasing and downloading many of the books available on the MetaTrader Market. Now this opportunity is offered to you right through the MetaTrader 5 terminal. Join in!

21 March 2014

MetaQuotes Software Corp. to Participate in ABTEC

At the Arabian Banking Technology Exhibition & Conference (ABTEC), our company will showcase the MetaTrader 5 trading platform and present the latest developments for brokers and traders. The event will be held on April 8-9, 2014 in the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC).


ABTEC is a very important exhibition for technical experts of different financial institutions, with representatives of leading banks, exchanges and financial groups of the Middle East and North Africa region being among the participants. We hope that they will be very interested to understand how MetaTrader 5 can facilitate the start up and the management of a brokerage business and intend to provide a complete demonstration of the platform using real trading scenarios.

Any interested parties are welcome to attend and meet with our representatives. This is probably the best opportunity to see how to start a brokerage business with MetaTrader 5.



Arabian Banking Technology Exhibition & Conference (ABTEC)
Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC)
April 8-9, 2014
MetaQuotes Software Corp. - Stand D03
Please register to attend the exhibition



4 March 2014

MetaTrader Market Now Features Magazines!

In February, the long-awaited section of MetaTrader 4 applications has been released for MetaTrader Market. Today, we are pleased to announce the new category of products for MetaTrader 5 — Magazines. Now, users can not only buy trading applications but also subscribe to trading and financial magazines quickly and easily. You can download some magazines and read them right now. To do this, you need to have an MQL5.com account and the necessary amount of funds on it.

MetaTrader Market Now Features Magazines

You can not only download each issue, but also discuss it with other traders or leave your review. All magazines are accompanied by a gallery of screenshots and detailed contents description. Do you want to re-read an interesting article you have come across before or find an interview with a notable Forex industry professional? Have a look at our archive. Using the contents description, you will quickly find and download the magazine issue containing the necessary article.

Have a Look at Our
 Archive of Finacial Magazines

We have repeatedly stated that we want to turn MetaTrader Market into a unique hub containing all necessary tools for successful trading. The launch of the magazine section is yet another step in that direction. In the Market, you already can find multiple financial magazines that may help you in your trading activity and market analysis. Their number will certainly be growing over time. The section offers the entire archive of publications for many years and in different languages. You can read any of the hundreds of magazine issues directly from MetaTrader 5 trading terminal.

Buy, download and read magazines to improve your trading!

8 January 2014

Merhaba! MQL5 Reference Is Now Available in Nine Languages Including Turkish!

Over the past six months, MQL5 Reference has been translated into Italian and Portuguese, and now it has also become available in Turkish. You can download the Reference right now from MetaTrader 5 terminal or Docs section of MQL5.com.

MQL5 Reference Is Now Available in Nine Languages Including Turkish!

Millions of traders around the world already use MetaTrader 5 platform in their native languages, and Turkish-speaking users can join them now. Turkish is one of the twenty most widely spoken languages in the world having 65 million native speakers.

We are glad that all essential information about working with MQL5 language is now available in Turkish, thus promoting the automated trading. Development of trading robots is becoming much simpler and easier to understand for many traders of various skill levels.

Download MQL5 Reference in your native language right from MetaTrader 5 or Docs section of MQL5.com website.


2013

27 December 2013

MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 Mobile Applications for Android Updated

We are actively working on improving MetaTrader mobile applications for Android. First, working with charts has been optimized for the latest MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 versions of the most popular mobile OS in the world. This means that all charts are displayed correctly now with no image blurring.

MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 Mobile Applications for Android Updated

Second, we have taken into account your feedback and expanded the list of supported devices. Take your Android smartphone out of the pocket, download the latest update and try it.

Besides, omissions of the previous versions have been corrected. As a result, it is now much more convenient to work in mobile MetaTrader.

Download the latest MetaTrader for Android and keep trading!  



17 December 2013

MNI FX Bullet Points News Now Available on MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5!

MNI FX Bullet Points news feed and analytics are now integrated into the MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms. MNI is a leading real-time news agency dedicated to providing global capital markets with relevant trading information. Thus, MNI FX Bullet Points service integrated into MetaTrader allows traders to use additional data when making their trading decisions.

MNI FX Bullet Points News Now Available on MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5

MNI FX Bullet Points service is available in both English and Arabic, and the data is provided in succinct bullet points 24 hours a day forming an authoritative minute-by-minute reporting on global currency markets. The service includes trading flows, MNI 'Order Boards', key trader talk driving the markets, data analysis direct from the 'lockups', exclusive interviews and sources stories and event calendars.

MNI FX Bullet Points News feeds and analytics are now available in your terminal!

15 November 2013

MetaTrader 5 iOS Features New Chat, Improved Charts and Expanded iPad Version

The new version of MetaTrader 5 iOS now features significantly revised charts and depth of the market, updated chat, as well as News and Mailbox tabs. The number of timeframes has also been increased - traders can now use week and month time intervals.

We have revamped the application turning it into an even more convenient trading tool. Trading, analytics, financial news, email correspondence and communication with colleagues in a secure chat - all that is available now.

News in MetaTrader 5 for iOS     Depth of Market in MetaTrader 5 for iPad and iPhone

It has now become much easier to use charts in the mobile platform. The new build now presents significantly accelerated rendering, inertial scrolling and increased number of scaling steps. Also, users can now change the chart color scheme. In addition, quick edit mode has been implemented. It allows traders to re-size, move and delete indicator windows directly from a chart. To enter the mode, press and hold the tap on the chart.

MetaTrader 5 iOS chat has also undergone significant changes. The message limit has been increased up to 1000 characters and login auto-complete function when searching for a contact has been added. Also, it is now possible to register and log in to MQL5.com directly from the mobile application.

Quick Edit Mode     Register in MQL5.com Directly From The Mobile Application


Besides, the new iPad version now provides the entire functionality of the iPhone application, as well as some additional features:

  • Displaying up to four charts having individual settings
  • Various options for arranging chart windows
  • Handy Toolbox window with adjustable height to display orders, trade history, emails, news and journal
  • One click trading from chart
  • Quick navigation to the close and modification dialogs by tapping position or order.

Expanded iPad Version of MetaTrader 5

Try the new features of mobile MetaTrader 5 on your iPhone or iPad right now. Download our application from the App Store!


9 October 2013

Statistics and Progress of Sales of Products in MetaTrader AppStore - Track Your Results!

MetaTrader AppStore now features extended sales data. Now, the AppStore sellers have access to the visual sales statistics both for all their products and for each application separately. Please note that this data is only available to a product developer. AppStore visitors, as well as other sellers are not able to view it.

MetaTrader AppStore: Statistics and Progress of Sales of Products

Statistics display the amount of downloads of commercial products' for both free and demo versions. You can also see the number of sold applications and obtained net profit in credits (1 credit is equal to 1 USD). All this data is available for different periods of time: last month, last year or since the launch of MetaTrader AppStore. All values are automatically recalculated as soon as the required period is selected.

Besides, you can view the progress of sales determined by a buyer's IP address. The interactive world map displays the purchasers' countries using different levels of color saturation - countries colored in dark green have the largest number of buyers. All the parameters mentioned above can be viewed in general and for each product individually.

Overall statistics on all your products can be found in the Seller tab of your profile.

MetaTrader AppStore: Overall Statistics of a Seller

To view statistics on a particular product, open the Statistics tab in your product's profile.

MetaTrader AppStore: Statistics on a Particular Product

Additionally, the functionality of exporting statistics into an Excel format for further processing will be added soon. We hope that this information, as well as quarterly sales reports will help you to find your place in MetaTrader AppStore and select the appropriate sales strategy.

Promote your products, use an affiliate program and track your sales through the Statistics tab!

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