MetaTrader Watch: Forex Platform Further Extends Dominance

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MetaTrader Watch: Forex Platform Further Extends Dominance

November 8, 2019
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The world’s most popular retail trading platform continues to make its way into new markets and customers as well as reinforcing its position by enhancing its trading experience. In the last few days, MetaQuotes integrated Forex Source FX news feed into its MetaTrader 5 platform and entered new partnerships with brokers, including Admiral Markets, BAAMC Wealthy, Doo Tech, Orient Global, and Just2Trade.

UK-Based News Feed Forex Source Available on MetaTrader

Most recently, MetaQuotes gave traders access to the Forex Source sentiment stream directly via their MetaTrader trading platforms. The UK-based brand that provides educational market commentary and actionable insights for FX traders is composed of a team of analysts that scours global news wires and provides analysis and interpretations to market-moving news, which are divided into five categories: “Bank order levels”, “Economic indicators”, “Central banks”, “Risk events” and “Sentiment”.

Jarratt Davis, Founder of Forex Source, said: “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. Our product helps traders stay tuned into market-moving news and assists them in understanding how to actually turn such news into profitable trades”.

Admiral Markets Offers 151 ASX200 Shares And 195 TSE Stocks Via MetaTrader

In late October, retail broker Admiral Markets added two Asia Pacific markets to their suite of available instruments with popular stocks tradable on the Australian Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange now available through the Admiral. Invest accounts. The offering features 151 ASX200 shares and 195 stocks from the Tokyo Stock Exchange, available for trading via MetaTrader.

Mr. Jens Chrzanowski, Admiral Markets, commented: “We provide traders and investors with 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.”

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

The new offering gives the Tbilisi-based broker a major competitive advantage as its traders have received direct market access (DMA) to all stocks listed on the London Stock Exchange, featuring 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, and Broker To Broker position/account transferring solutions.

Dmitry Sukiyasov, CEO of BAAMC Wealthy, commented: “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”.

Doo Tech introduces MetaTrader 5 bridge connection to HKEX

Doo Tech launched its Bridge Cloud service for connection to the Hong Kong Exchange which connects the MetaTrader 5 platform to HKEX and helps forex brokers extend their business and start offering futures instruments. The Direct Market Access to HKEX provided by Doo Tech delivers the HK50, HSI and MHI futures trading.

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 quote delivery and order execution speed is as low as 10 ms, according to the fintech company, which provides one-stop solutions, for institutions and retail brokers across global forex, commodity and futures markets.

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. 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, General Manager of OGS, commented: “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 its business relationship with DGCX to a new peak.”

Just2Trade Launches 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, including US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Russia, Spain, Poland, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand. The company will soon present an extended list of exchange symbols including futures instruments (CME, ICE, EUREX), options (CBOE) and ETF.

Alexey Dolzhenkov, Business Development Director at Just2Trade, said: “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.”

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