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2020

17 February 2020

NAGA Launches MetaTrader 5 and Introduces Stock Trading across 9 Global Exchanges

The listed German Fintech firm, NAGA, announced that it has enhanced its overall trading experience with the integration of the MetaTrader 5 platform. Furthermore, the brand has successfully expanded its multi-asset offering to provide its growing network of clients with direct market access to stocks listed on 9 global exchanges, including NASDAQ, NYSE, London Stock Exchange, HKE, Börse Frankfurt and BME, among others.

NAGA has built its offering to provide the greatest possible advantages to clients looking to invest in real shares, enabling them to buy and sell shares of the biggest publicly listed companies worldwide.

Mr Ben Bilski, NAGA Group CEO

Mr Ben Bilski, NAGA Group CEO

"Our mission at NAGA is to make trading and investing easily accessible and completely inclusive. With the addition of MetaTrader 5 and stocks, we have essentially managed to integrate and connect all key elements to provide a truly inclusive, all-in-one solution," Mr Ben Bilski, NAGA Group CEO, states. With the more versatile MetaTrader 5 platform, NAGA now provides access to both forex and exchange markets across a total of more than 800 instruments, as well as to a more expansive set of features and capabilities – overall providing the most powerful system to traders and investors looking for multi-asset and multi-functional solutions.

"The global investment culture is increasingly moving into multi-asset strategies, and investors are looking for integrated solutions which offer access to the full range of investment products. With MetaTrader 5, our traders get the complete experience. They can now independently diversify their portfolios across NAGA's complete range of products, through direct ownership of real high-value stocks such as Facebook (FB), Apple Inc (AAPL), Amazon Inc. (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX), and  Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL), and all in a single platform," Mr Bilski concludes.

NAGA Launches MetaTrader 5 and Introduces Stock Trading across 9 Global Exchanges

This evolution is expected to expand NAGA's target market to include and cater for professional traders and stock investors. The MetaTrader 5 integration makes stock investing easily accessible to all who use NAGA's trading platforms, as part of a unified and fully comprehensive system of financial products and services.

12 February 2020

AvaTrade launches MetaTrader 5 in Japan

AvaTrade Japan, regulated under Kanto Local Finance Bureau Director (Kinsho), has launched one of the largest foreign exchange platforms, MetaTrader 5, in its successful local office. Japanese traders now have access to the desktop, mobile and web versions of this powerful platform.

MetaTrader 5 has a lot of benefits for AvaTrade’s Japanese traders:

  1. The platform features a low spread (0.4 pips) accompanied by the most efficient trading tools and resources.
  2. Hundreds of additional trading instruments including stocks, Indices and ETFs.
  3. Easy access from any device: PC, MetaTrader 5 mobile applications for iOS and Android or a web browser.
  4. Powerful analytics: 21 timeframes, built-in technical indicators and graphical tools.
  5. Developing and testing trading robots: multi-currency strategy tester and built-in MQL5 development environment.
  6. One-click trading, high order execution speed.

Mr Hiroshi Niwa, AvaTrade Japan CEO, observes "I am pleased to announce that AvaTrade Japan became one of the first adopters of MetaTrader 5 in the Japanese market. This is part of our long-term strategy as leaders in the industry to embrace the latest and most innovative solutions for our clients. This was possible thanks to our close and strong relationship with MetaQuotes, led by our strategic partner".

AvaTrade launches MetaTrader 5 in Japan

Mr Hiroshi Niwa, AvaTrade Japan CEO

AvaTrade Japan Co, Ltd. is authorised by Kanto Local Finance Bureau Director (Kinsho) No. 1661 and is a member of the Financial Futures Trading Association and of the Japan Investment Advisors Association.

27 January 2020

Tradays economic calendar features South Africa

The application for the fundamental market analysis now features 42 indicators of the country having the strongest economy in the African continent — South Africa. Calendar data is collected in real time from public sources, such as the Bureau of Economic Research, the South African Reserve Bank, the South African Revenue Service and the National Treasury. 

Tradays economic calendar features South Africa

Tradays lists all significant economic events: price indices and financial indicators, the latest data on inflation and unemployment, date and time of speeches by heads of financial departments, etc. Currently, the calendar features over 1 000 indicators related to the 19 global economies, including USA, European Union, Japan, UK, Canada, Australia and China. This is one of the most complete, accurate and relevant solutions on the market.

The calendar is free and available both as a web version and a mobile application:

Besides, you can add the calendar in your website using a widget. This will allow you to attract new visitors by offering them a free tool for monitoring important economic events.

Install the Tradays calendar >>

20 January 2020

MetaQuotes launches MetaTrader 5 Certification Program for brokers

Certification exams aim to assist brokerage companies in assessing their employees' skills and encouraging them to broaden their knowledge.

As the platform developer, MetaQuotes has unique expertise in MetaTrader configuration and operation. The company has created tests to check and verify the most extensive and in-depth knowledge related to its products. Vast experience in brokerage technical support enabled MetaQuotes to include in the exam actual industry requirements and the most frequently occurring issues.

MetaQuotes launches MetaTrader 5 Certification Program for brokers

Three certification types are currently available:

  • MetaTrader 5 Administrator — for platform administrators
  • MetaTrader 5 Manager — for client managers
  • MetaTrader 5 Dealer — for specialists who manage trading operations

The exam consists of two stages: an online test and a video interview with MetaQuotes representatives. In order to pass the 80-question online test, the applicant must study all available information concerning the platform operation, including articles and documentation. After the online test, the applicant registers for a video interview. At this stage, the user's knowledge is additionally assessed in face-to-face contact to exclude cheating completely.

After passing the exams, the user receives an official confirmation on platform administration, platform administration and customer service skills, as well as on the ability to perform other related tasks, as required for working in a brokerage company. Each certificate has a unique 12-digit ID, which can be used to verify the certificate authenticity.

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

2019

16 December 2019

Trader KYC verification from Sum&Substance in MetaTrader 5

The trading platform integration with the Sumsub (Sum&Substance) KYC service enables the validation of client personal data and documents with one click. The new functionality provides further automation of client onboarding procedures for MetaTrader 5 brokers and the minimization of manual operations. The data check process, from form and document submission to account verification, takes on average around two minutes:

  1. When requesting a preliminary account from the desktop or mobile terminal, the trader fills a registration form and uploads the documents.
  2. A preliminary account allocated on the server is linked to the client record. The account details along with the documents are copied to the record.
  3. The data and the documents are automatically forwarded to the KYC provider's system. The confirmed or rejected status is then set based on the document checking result.

Upon confirmation, the trader's preliminary account is moved to a real group. The client can make a deposit and start trading.

Trader KYC verification from Sum&Substance in MetaTrader 5

The KYC provider verifies user data using the most advanced technologies such as computer vision, AI and machine learning, and thus the identity can be confirmed almost instantly. To ensure high-level data protection, Sum&Substance uses crypto monitoring and data transmission via secure communication channels.

Sum&Substance provides GDPR-compliant services and ensures the necessary infrastructure for the safe storage of user information.

About Sum&Substance
Sum&Substance provides an all-in-one technical and legal toolkit to cover KYC/KYB/AML needs. It is a single powerful platform to convert more customers, speed up the verification processes, reduce costs and detect digital fraud.  

Global coverage of over 200 countries and top market technologies, combined with the legal expertise, helps companies to meet financial requirements across the globe (FCA, CySec, MAS, FINMA, BAFIN, etc) and expand into new regions.

Sum&Substance clients: Exness, WebPay, FXOpen, Maxi Partners, Bank Dobrobyt, BlaBlaCar, Gett, ESL Gaming, JobToday, Wheely, Vk.com, Yandex and Decta, among others.

6 December 2019

FXOpen UK launches MetaTrader 5 with ECN and interbank liquidity access

The online broker's UK entity started offering MetaTrader 5-based ECN trading accounts. The company believes that the latest flagship platform launch will enhance its clients' financial trading experience.

Now, FXOpen UK traders can:

  • choose between hedging and netting trading systems
  • utilize the Economic Calendar and financial news for the fundamental analysis and quote dynamics forecasting
  • trade using automated robots
  • create a virtual copy of their terminal and perform operations around the clock, even when their computer is turned off
  • utilize a plethora of other MetaTrader 5 features and capabilities

Mr. Gary Thomson, Chief Operating Officer at FXOpen UK, has commented on the launch: "We are delighted to announce the launch of the MetaTrader 5 platform which provides access to ECN trading and interbank liquidity. With this new innovative product, we can offer our clients flexible trading, hedging and netting capabilities, as well as the ability to create Expert Advisors. At FXOpen UK, we pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and are committed to providing excellent trading conditions along with technical innovations, fairness and transparency to enable and empower our clients".

Mr. Gary Thomson, Chief Operating Officer, FXOpen UK

Mr. Gary Thomson, Chief Operating Officer, FXOpen UK

FXOpen was founded by a group of traders back in 2005. The company offers trading accounts (ECN, STP), spread from 0 points, multiple deposit and withdrawal options, and a leverage of 1:30 for retail clients and up to 1:500 for pro clients. It is an FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) regulated broker.

19 November 2019

MetaQuotes is a Technology Partner of Investor Finance Forum 2019 in Bulgaria

MetaQuotes' Bulgarian representative MetaPenta Software Ltd. will present all new MetaTrader 5 services and developments at the Investor Finance Forum. The Forum will be held on November the 29th at the Inter Expo Center in Sofia and will bring together financial industry professionals. Our company is one of the event partners.

MetaQuotes is a Technology Partner of Investor Finance Forum 2019 in Bulgaria

The Investor Finance Forum is held by Bulgaria's leading financial portal Investor.bg for the eighth consecutive year. The main topics of this year’s event include financial market regulation specifics, ETF investing, blockchain technologies and alternative investments.

We invite everyone to meet our representatives at the Forum and gain insights on features and latest innovations of MetaTrader platforms. Sign up and get your ticket to the Forum here.

Investor Finance Forum
November 29, 2019
Inter Expo Center, Sofia

18 November 2019

B.I.C. Markets is the first broker in Cambodia to offer MetaTrader 5

The leading Derivative Broker in Cambodia is the first company to launch the multi-asset trading platform in the country. The launch of MetaTrader 5 not only positions B.I.C. Markets as a leading broker working with complete trading solutions, but also shows a rapid development of the Cambodian marketplace as a financial hub, being regulated by the SECC.

Furthermore, the B.I.C Markets team believes that MetaTrader 5 will help the company expand into Asia by allowing the offering of additional asset classes from the various exchanges.

Bun Sovatdy, B.I.C. Markets

Bun Sovatdy, B.I.C. Markets

Features of the MetaTrader 5 offered by B.I.C. Markets:

  • Full set of financial instruments
  • Leverage up to 1:400
  • Hedging capabilities
  • Account opening functionality with integrated back office

Chief Executive Officer of B.I.C. Markets, Ms Bun Sovatdy comments that MetaTrader 5 is a more intuitive trading platform from both a front and back-end perspective, compared to its predecessor.

14 November 2019

MetaTrader 5 wins awards in two categories during London Summit Awards 2019: "Best FX trading platform" and "Best multi-asset trading platform"

The trading platform has won awards in two categories during Finance Magnates London Summit Awards 2019. MetaTrader 5 has set itself as the best platform in both Forex and multi-asset trading.

The award ceremony was the final accord of the summit and took place on November 13. This year, the event brought together more than 3,000 professionals from the financial and fintech industries, achieving a historical record of attendance.

MetaTrader 5 wins awards in two categories during London Summit Awards 2019

As a result of independent voting, MetaTrader 5 outperformed its competitors and gained the majority of votes. The winner in each category was determined in two stages: a shortlist of three participants was formed in each category and then the registered attendees voted based on a narrowed shortlist.

Best multi-asset trading platform

MetaTrader 5 won two awards in both the "Best FX trading platform" and "Best multi-asset trading platform" categories. These awards set MetaTrader 5 as the industry standard and represent an acknowledgment of contribution from the industry as a whole.

7 November 2019

MetaQuotes will showcase new projects for MetaTrader 5 at London Summit 2019

We will present our new developments for MetaTrader 5 institutional multi-asset platform at the fintech Finance Magnates London Summit 2019. The event will take place on November 12-13 in Old Billingsgate.

This is the Europe's largest B2B conference in the financial industry dedicated to trading, investments and capital markets. During the event, we will present our recent projects for MetaTrader 5 — the special industry solution for hedge funds, the significantly optimized system for working with clients within the terminal and integration of the back office analytics with Finteza. The native connection between MetaTrader 5 and Finteza end-to-end analytics platform allows brokers to analyze the entire path of leads from the first visit to funds deposition, evaluate the efficiency of each attraction channel and calculate the marketing ROI. 

MetaQuotes will showcase new projects for MetaTrader 5 at London Summit 2019

Visit our booth #64 and contact us at sales@metaquotes.net in advance if you want to discuss your business needs with MetaQuotes representatives before and during the summit. See you at the event!

Finance Magnates London Summit 2019
November 12-13, 2019
Old Billingsgate, London

4 November 2019

MetaQuotes integrates Forex Source FX news feed into its MetaTrader 5 platform

The integration allows traders to access the Forex Source sentiment stream directly via their MetaTrader trading platforms.

Forex Source is a UK-based brand that provides educational market commentary and actionable insights for FX traders. Their team of analysts scours global news wires and provides analysis and interpretations to market moving news. Forex Source subscribers receive this interpretation around the clock as the FX markets move.

The news feed is divided into five news 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. The news editor is the well-known trader Jarratt Davis.

One of the most popular application features is the daily sentiment drivers report. It explains which specific news currently drive each currency and which type of breaking news will facilitate the next big move. Another popular report Forex Source subscribers have access to, is the dominant currency sentiment posts. The report highlights the strongest and weakest currencies of the day based on the prevailing market momentarily sentiment.

Jarratt Davis, Forex Source

Jarratt Davis, Forex Source

"Integrating our sentiment stream feed into the MetaTrader platforms is very exciting for our business, because it opens up a much wider audience to our educational analysis", says Forex Source founder, Jarratt Davis. "Our product helps traders stay tuned into market moving news and assists them in understanding how to actually turn such news into profitable trades".

31 October 2019

Admiral Markets offers Australian blue chips and Tokyo Exchange securities in MetaTrader 5

The international broker Admiral Markets has added two Asia Pacific markets to their suite of available instruments. Popular stocks tradable on the Australian Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange are now available through the Admiral.Invest accounts.

The new offering features 151 ASX200 shares, including:

  • Australia's biggest banks — Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, Australia and New Zealand Bank and Westpac

  • Australia's top telecom companies — Telstra, TPG Telecom, Vocus Group

  • Leading mining companies — BHP Group, Alumina, South32 and Fortescue Metals

  • Largest industrial companies — Transurban Group, Sydney Airport, Brambles Ltd

Also, Admiral Markets now offers 195 stocks from the Tokyo Stock Exchange, including:

  • Top Japanese consumer electronics companies — Panasonic, Casio and Sony

  • Leading Japanese car manufacturers — Nissan, Mitsubishi and Toyota

  • Communication leaders — SoftBank Group, KDDI and Nippon Telegraph & Telephone

Mr. Jens Chrzanowski, Admiral Markets

Mr. Jens Chrzanowski, Admiral Markets

Management Board Member of the Global Admiral Markets AS Group Mr. Jens Chrzanowski commented on the expansion: "We provide traders and investors the opportunity to invest in thousands of global markets, everything from their computers or phones. By expanding to the Asia Pacific region, we can offer more investment opportunities for MetaTrader 5 users interested in these popular markets, as well as for those who wish to trade after the European and US trading sessions are closed. This is one more step in accomplishing our strategic goal to help our clients in trading around the world with a single broker."

24 October 2019

BAAMC Wealthy launches MetaTrader 5 with hedging and access to stocks tradable on the London Stock Exchange

Traders have received direct market access (DMA) to all stocks listed on the London Stock Exchange. The new offering gives the company a major competitive advantage and truly differentiates it from other brokers.

Headquartered in Tbilisi, Georgia, the European investment company BAAMC Wealthy started providing brokerage and asset management services in 2018. The company is licensed by the National Bank of Georgia as a financial service provider. Its portfolio features a wide range of products, from solutions for retails clients to tailored offerings for institutional counterparts.

BAAMC Wealthy launches MetaTrader 5 with hedging and access to stocks tradable on the London Stock Exchange

Features of the MetaTrader 5 offering from BAAMC Wealthy:

  • Full access to LSE trading instruments
  • Over 100 FX instruments with ultra-fast STP execution
  • Market Depth for Forex and LSE instruments
  • News heading support
  • Mini accounts for training proposes with STP and DMA execution
  • Broker To Broker position/account transferring solutions

Mr Dmitry Sukiyasov, CEO of BAAMC Wealthy, comments: "We are proud of the great relationship we have with MetaQuotes, which enables us to provide easy-to-use access to professional markets. LSE listed financial instruments are one of the best trading and investment solutions for institutional and retail customers. We are excited to see our traders enjoy the extended capabilities of the multi-asset MetaTrader 5 platform".

22 October 2019

Doo Tech introduces MetaTrader 5 bridge connection to HKEX

Doo Tech, a global trading solutions provider, announced the release of the Bridge Cloud service for connection to the Hong Kong Exchange. By connecting the MetaTrader 5 platform to HKEX, forex brokers can extend their business and start offering futures instruments. Doo Tech strives to provide customers with a good trading environment and to introduce new technologies and trading varieties faster than their competitors.

As one of the few companies which can provide DMA to HKEX, Doo Tech has developed the professional Bridge Cloud middleware for MetaTrader 5 connection to HKEX. The bridge connects to the exchange via the Esunny PoleStar Intelligent Platform and enables access to HK50, HSI and MHI futures trading. Bridge Cloud is an essential element in HKEX trading, which can minimize trading costs, maximize efficiency and provide increased transparency.

Doo Tech introduces MetaTrader 5 bridge connection to HKEX

Bridge Cloud reduces market entry costs and offers significant benefits to companies wishing to explore new HKEX investment opportunities:

  • The real-time HKEX quote stream via Bridge Cloud.The ready-made back-end system enables MetaTrader brokers to connect to the Honk Kong Exchange and receive real-time quotes without delay.
  • Sophisticated synchronization between MetaTrader 5 and HKEX liquidity. The trading order is transmitted from the platform to the exchange, while the platform executes the customer order at the transaction price returned after the transaction is completed. The use of C++ along with the high-performance framework, ensure that the quote delivery and order execution speed is as low as 10 ms.

Doo Tech is an international fintech company, which provides one-stop solutions, for institutions and retail brokers across global forex, commodity and futures markets. Doo Tech service centers are located in Hong Kong, London, Taipei, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.

17 October 2019

MetaQuotes is a Platinum Sponsor of Egypt Investment Expo 2019

MetaQuotes will present its latest developments during one of the largest Middle East exhibitions, the Egypt Investment Expo 2019, which will be held on October 28-29 in Cairo. The developer of the MetaTrader 5 trading platform will take part in the event as a Platinum Sponsor.

The event will be attended by retail brokers, hedge funds and private investors. Last year, the expo brought together more than 8,000 visitors from 15 different countries.

MetaQuotes is a Platinum Sponsor of Egypt Investment Expo 2019

MetaQuotes team members will showcase the latest developments for the MetaTrader 5 multi-asset platform — the industry solution for hedge funds and analytical back office functionality integrated with the new Finteza service. We invite everyone to visit our booth E16 and learn more about our products.

Egypt Investment Expo 2019
October 28-29, 2019
Tolip Golden Plaza Hotel
Cairo, Egypt

16 October 2019

Orient Global Services launched DGCX trading via MetaTrader 5

Orient Global Services LLC (OGS) clients can now use MetaTrader 5 to access various asset classes traded on DGCX, which can be a good diversifying investment opportunity. It is equally appealing to both beginners and experienced traders. OGS clients can now additionally view live prices and perform real-time operations on the DGCX exchange, directly from their mobile phones and tablets, using the MetaTrader 5 mobile application.

Mr. Seraj Khan, Orient Global Services

Mr. Seraj Khan, Orient Global Services

Mr. Seraj Khan, General Manager of OGS, commented on the launch: "It is a pleasure for us to provide MetaQuotes' trading platform to our valuable clients for a seamless DGCX assets trading experience. Our objective is to provide an opportunity to trade a wide variety of financial instruments to all market segments, particularly to retail investors, through state-of-the-art technology and efficient service. We believe that the launch of the technologically advanced multi-asset MetaTrader 5 platform, along with total transparency and professional customer support, keeps Orient true to its philosophy. By offering the MetaTrader 5 trading solution, Orient is aiming in raising their business relationship with DGCX to a new peak".

Orient Global Services LLC (OGS) established in 2017, is a member of the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX), the region's leading derivatives exchange located in Dubai, UAE, and regulated by Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA), the Federal Regulator in the UAE. OGS was established as an independent entity to complement the business offered by Orient Financial Brokers SLP, a well known financial brokerage company regulated by Central Bank of the UAE and operating in the region since 1994.

14 October 2019

Just2Trade introduces new MetaTrader 5 Global account type for NYSE, NASDAQ, LSE, Euronext and Xetra trading

The international broker Just2Trade Online Ltd has launched a new service via the multi-asset MetaTrader 5 platform and has offered its private and institutional clients access to financial instruments traded on major global exchanges:

  1. US (NYSE, NASDAQ)
  2. Canada (TSX)
  3. UK (LSE)
  4. Germany (Xetra)
  5. France (Euronext)
  6. Russia (MOEX)
  7. Spain (BME)
  8. Poland (GPV)
  9. Hong Kong (SEHK)
  10. Singapore (SGX)
  11. Thailand (SET)
  12. Mexico (BMV)

The company will soon present an extended list of exchange symbols including futures instruments (CME, ICE, EUREX), options (CBOE) and ETF. Traders can use the MetaTrader 5 Global account on popular operating platforms: Windows, iOS and Android.

Just2Trade introduces new MetaTrader 5 Global account type

Mr Alexey Dolzhenkov, Business Development Director at Just2Trade Online Ltd, commented: "The most exciting feature is that the service is available not only to retail traders, but also to institutional clients. For example, it can be used by other brokers. We offer individual pricing and integration methods to businesses. Furthermore, with the introduction of new symbols, investors will be able to access over 12,000 financial instruments tradable on key global markets via MetaTrader 5."

Just2Trade Online Ltd is a licensed European broker. The company provides the full range of international market trading services to investors from all over the world.

11 October 2019

AAATrade offers access to 80 exchanges and 60,000 assets via MetaTrader 5

AAATrade, a European investment firm and liquidity provider, launches its new securities services offering access to over 80 exchanges and to more than 60,000 assets. The assets are tradable through AAATrade’s collaboration with UBS Bank in Switzerland, which acts as AAATrade’s custodian and execution bank.

Jennifer Iacovidou, AAATRade

Dr. Jennifer Iacovidou, AAATrade

"For institutional clients, AAATrade provides liquidity via the MetaTrader 5 gateway or AAATrade’s own bridge solution", says Dr. Jennifer Iacovidou, Executive Director of AAATrade. "Retail clients can trade via the multi-asset MetaTrader 5 platform and gain access to 80 global exchanges. All trades are executed under the SOR (Smart Order Routing) model, ensuring best execution of trades under MiFID II".

AAATrade is regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, with license number 244/14.

9 October 2019

VIPTRADE joined MetaTrader 5 Community

Company’s clients can operate with desktop as well as mobile and online platforms from any part of the world. Trade Holding Ltd (VIPTRADE) offers access to trading currency pairs, precious metals, indexes, oil and provides brokerage services since 2015. Company’s activities are regulated by the National Bank of Georgia.

VIPTRADE MetaTrader 5 offers:

  • the minimum deal volume of 0.01 lot
  • one-click trading support
  • mobile, desktop and web platforms support
  • unique trading experts, robots and indicators, developed in-house by VIPTRADE and exclusively available to the company’s traders
  • security and high standards guaranteed by the National Bank of Georgia
  • high execution speed

Chachi Darseni, Trade Holding Ltd

Chachi Daseni, Trade Holding Ltd

"From our extensive experience working in the market, we have figured out that traders either try to simplify trading experience with different trading experts, indicators and strategies or they try to dive as deep as possible by improving knowledge and gaining experience", says Mr. Chachi Daseni, CEO and founder of Trade Holding Ltd. "MetaTrader 5 is the only platform which offers solutions for every type of trading and opens opportunities for VIPTRADE to provide additional services for clients".

7 October 2019

BORSA completely shifts its trading, analytics and risk architecture to MetaTrader 5 for hedge funds

BORSA prop trading company invested significant resources in its own MetaTrader 5-based infrastructure to provide reliable and effective control, accompanied by a scaling in its business processes.

"Our fund was looking for a solution allowing us to build a multi-asset infrastructure within a single platform", says Mr Irek Safin, Executive Partner at Borsa Trade LLP. "This is necessary since we work on different exchanges and with different asset classes, while actively applying arbitrage and speculative strategies. It was not always convenient for our traders to maintain positions via different exchange terminals. Besides, they had to use several disparate risk management systems and analytical blocks. Before selecting the 'MetaTrader 5 for hedge funds' solution, we tested and compared similar infrastructure solutions. The test results effectively showed the advantages of the products developed by MetaQuotes Ltd. To date, we have created a single ecosystem combining different aspects of our activities: analytics, trading (including algorithmic trading) and risk management.

Mr Irek Safin, BORSA

BORSA is a brand of Borsa Trade LLP registered in the UK. The company manages its own capital and trades a broad spectrum of assets (stocks, currency and futures) on the following exchanges:

  • Moscow Exchange MICEX-RTS (MOEX)
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).

The fund involves third-party trading teams and traders, to carry out the work. The list of available trading instruments includes the most liquid futures contracts.

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