MT4 and MT5 platform comparison

The long-awaited, updated version of the MT5 trading platform including the option of Hedging has been released and is now exclusively available to all MEX clients for download. Discover all the new features plus the key differences between the new MT5 and the previous MT4 Trading Platforms.

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Main differences between MT4 and MT5

Features Discriptions MT5 MT4
Order Execution Types Number of supported types of order execution 4 3 Show more details
Order Execution Types Details MT5 MT4
Instant Execution
Market Execution
Request Execution Mode
Exchange Execution Mode
Partial Order Filling Policies Partial edit option where a trade that is now available with maximum volume is executed, not exceeding the volume requested in the order, and unfilled volume is cancelled
Order Fill Policy Additional order execution conditions Fill or Kill Immediate or Cancel return Fill or Kill
Pending Order Types Types of pending orders requesting a broker to buy or to sell a financial security under pre-defined conditions in the future. 6 4 Show more details
Pending Order Types Details MT5 MT4
Buy Limit
Buy Stop
Sell Limit
Sell Stop
Buy Stop Limit
Sell Stop Limit
Netting Having one open position of a financial instrument only.
Hedging Having multiple positions of a financial instrument, both in the same and opposite direction
Market Depth Bids and offers for a financial security at different prices depending on the volume
Technical Indicators Technical indicators are used to automatically detect patterns in the financial instrument price dynamics 38 30 Show more details
Technical Indicators Details MT5 MT4
Average Directional Movement Index
Average Directional Movement Index Wilder
Bollinger Bands
Envelopes
Ichimoku Kinko Hyo
Moving Average
Parabolic SAR
Standard Deviation
Bears Power
Bulls Power
Commodity Channel Index
DeMarker
Force Index
MACD
Momentum
Moving Average of Oscillator
Relative Strength Index
Relative Vigor Index
Stochastic Oscillator
Williams’ Percent Range
Accumulation/Distribution
Money Flow Index
On Balance Volume
Volumes
Accelerator Oscillator
Alligator
Awesome Oscillator
Fractals
Gator Oscillator
Market Facilitation Index
Adaptive Moving Average
Double Exponential Moving Average
Fractal Adaptive Moving Average
Triple Exponential Moving Average
Variable Index Dynamic Average
Average True Range
Chaikin Oscillator
Triple Exponential Average
Graphical Objects Analysis tools that help to identify financial instrument price trends, to detect cycles and support / resistance levels, to build channels and more 44 31 Show more details
Graphical Objects Details MT5 MT4
Horizontal Line
Vertical Line
Trendline
Trendline by Angle
Cycle Lines
Equidistant Channel
Standard Deviation Channel
Andrews' Pitchfork
Fibonacci Retracement
Fibonacci Time Zones
Fibonacci Fan
Fibonacci Arcs
Fibonacci Channel
Fibonacci Expansion
Gann Line
Gann Fan
Gann Grid
Rectangle
Triangle
Ellipse
Thumbs Up
Thumbs Down
Up Arrow
Down Arrow
Stop Sign
Check Sign
Left Price Label
Right Price Label
Text
Text Label
Button
Graph
Bitmap
Bitmap Label
Edit
Event
Rectangle Label
Arrowed Line
Regression Channel
Elliott Wave Theory
Construction of Waves
Buy Sign
Sell Sign
Arrow
Timeframes Group quotes of financial instrument in time intervals 21 9 Show more details
Timeframes Details MT5 MT4
1Month
2Months
3Months
4Months
5Months
6Months
10Months
12Months
15Months
20Months
30Months
1 hour
2 hours
3 hours
4 hours
6 hours
8 hours
12 hours
1 day
1 week
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Economic Calendar A fundamental analysis tool which features macroeconomic news from numerous countries that can affect financial instrument prices
Email System Built-in email service, where you can receive notifications from mex straight to your platform Yes (with attachments) No (with attachments)
Strategy Tester EA tester and optimization modes.

Multi-threaded

Multi-currency

Real ticks

Single thread
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