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  What is the difference between the  MT4 and MT5 forex trading  platforms?    Copyright’s 2020  © Sanfrix Pvt Ltd All Rights Reserved  For Further info contact sales@sanfrix.com Call us at: +​65 9860 7215 


Meta Quotes developed the ​MT5 trading platform​ as a successor of MT4 with additional timeframes, features, and advantages. However, MT5 is not literally an upgrade of MT4, because MT4 was mainly developed for forex trading, whereas, MT5 was designed to provide access to CFDs, stocks, and futures in addition to forex. Let’s look at the differences between each of these platforms:  MT4 vs MT5 Difference #1: Programming Language  MT5 uses a different programming language when compared to MT4 i.e. MetaTrader5 uses  MQL5, whereas MetaTrader4 uses MQL4.    MT4 vs MT5 Difference #2: Exposure to Financial Markets  Originally, MT4 was designed to carry out transactions across the Forex market alone,  however, with many brokers adopting various other instruments, MT4 inevitably expanded  and has other added instruments.  MT5, on the other hand, was developed with the intention to support all the major markets  including stocks, futures and F ​ X trading instruments  . Additionally, MT5 supports unlimited symbols, while MT4 has a maximum cap of 1024 symbols.  

MT4 vs MT5 Difference #3: Trading & Orders  When it comes to trading and orders management in MT4 it has four order types available,  namely: buy stop, buy limit, sell limit and sell stop, whereas MT5 offers six order types: buy  stop limit, sell stop limit, in addition to the four offered in MT4    Copyright’s 2020  © Sanfrix Pvt Ltd All Rights Reserved  For Further info contact sales@sanfrix.com Call us at: +​65 9860 7215 


MT4 vs MT5 Difference #4: Analysis & Charting Capabilities On the Analysis and Charting capabilities, MT4 comes with a default library of 30 technical  indicators and 31 graphical objects, 2000 + free custom indicators, additional paid  indicators and 9 timeframes to choose from varying from as short as 1-minute charts to as  long as one-month charts.  MT5, on the other hand, offers 38 built-in technical indicators, 44 graphical objects, that can  be easily applied to 21 different timeframes. In addition to the ordinary timeframes, MT5  offers two, eight and 12-hour charts that may be useful for many day traders.

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What is the difference between the mt4 and mt5 forex trading platforms  

On the Analysis and Charting capabilities, MT4 comes with a default library of 30 technical indicators and 31 graphical objects, 2000 + free...

What is the difference between the mt4 and mt5 forex trading platforms  

On the Analysis and Charting capabilities, MT4 comes with a default library of 30 technical indicators and 31 graphical objects, 2000 + free...

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