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METATRADER 4 (MT4)

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Why Hantec MetaTrader 4 is better?

MT4 is the retail trading market’s most popular online trading platform for good reason. The interface allows strategy implementation of varying sophistication. Take full advantage of market and pending orders, stop losses and take profits, and powerful real-time charts. With 30 built-in technical indicators, 9 timeframes, and appearance customisation, you will be able to configure the ideal set-up to suit your trading needs.

Hantec MT4 Features

  • Tight spreads starting from 1.2 pips
  • True Straight Through Processing (STP)
  • Instant Execution
  • Over 40 Cross Currency Pairs to Trade
  • Trailing stops allowed

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  • Free daily and weekly market reports and videos
  • Free indicators, FX tools, charts and tutorials
  • Import and export indicators and historic data
  • Enjoy full access to comprehensive market research, specialist analysis
    and economic calendars

Dedicated Forex Platform

MT4 is one of the worlds most popular forex trading platforms.

Specialist Advisers

Full support with trading & trading strategies, from manual to automated strategies, our advisers can assist.

Custom Indicators

Customise indicators to meet your trading needs, analyse price movement & trends.

Trading Tools & Features

With the Hantec MT4 platform you can trade the world’s currencies with over 40 cross-currency pairs to trade including majors & minors. Using the MT4 interface you can automate your trading with MT4 expert advisers – explore automated trading strategies within the MetaQuotes Language 4 (MQL4) – or, create your own trading strategies.  A MetaTrader4 Expert Advisor (EA) is an automated trading tool, easily loaded into your MT4 trading account. Fully customizable, your MT4 EA can be adapted to suit all trading strategies and risk appetites.

Using Hantec MT4 you can access your trading on multiple platforms with 1 single account either on Windows (Desktop), MAC (Desktop) or via tablet/mobile device (Android & iOS). Download Metatrader to get started, once on the MetaTrader 4 Platform you can begin practice or live trading depending on your account type. Alternatively, if you are looking to trade CFDs (contracts for difference) visit https://www.hantecfx.com/cfd-trading/.

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Never miss the opportunity

Take control of your trading and never miss a trading opportunity with the MT4 mobile app – compatible with Apple and Android mobile
and tablet devices. Forex MT4 Download can be found below.

MT4 Download

MT4 Main Features

How to install MT4

 

MT4 Tutorials – Setting Up Your Platform

How to Login to the platform

How to change the password

How to modify and arrange chart windows

The Toolbars Setup

The Terminal Window

The Navigator Window

The Market Watch Window

MT4 Tutorials – Trade Orders

Closing a trade

Place a trailing stop

How to close an order

How to modify a sell stop

How to place a stop loss

How to place a sell stop

How to modify an order

Opening a Trade

An Introduction to MetaTrader 4 (MT4)

  • Full management of your trading account
  • PC, Mac, Android and iOS compatibility
  • Set-up guides for installation
  • Mobile MT4 trading from any location in the world
  • Import and export indicators and historic data

  • Sharp trade execution
  • Comprehensive MT4 education through ‘How-To’ video guides
  • Complete technical analysis with over 30 technical indicators
  • Advanced charting tools
  • Real time MT4 and Currenex trading alerts

  • 9 timeframes
  • Full data backup and security
  • Appearance & configuration customisation
  • Able to handle all order types
  • Easily manage your trading operations with MT4 MultiTerminal windows
  • Financial market news and free weekly market reports and videos

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MT4 Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 Minimum
  • CPU: Intel Celeron / Pentium Gold Series (AMD A6+)
  • RAM: 256MB – 512MB Minimum (Recommended 1gb)
  • DISK: At least 100mb Disk Space
  • GRAPHICS: 256MB Dedicated Graphics Memory

For optimal performance, it is advisable to have a machine that exceeds minimum requirements.

How to Uninstall MT4 (PC)

  • Step 1: Open your computers control panel (Start > Control Panel > Apps)
  • Step 2: Find MetaTrader4
  • Step 3: Click Uninstall
  • Step 4: Follow instructions to remove

FAQ

To get started, you’ll need to open either a LIVE account or a DEMO Account. Once you’ve opened an account, you’ll then need to download the MT4 platform on your device. Once the software has been installed, you’ll then be able to login with your credentials.
To open a real, active MT4 trading account simply follow the link to open a LIVE account. Once the account opening process has finished, you’ll be able to sign in to Hantec MT4 and begin trading.
MT4 and MT5 are both automated trading systems with expert advisors, however, they both serve different purposes. MT4 was built for Forex Traders whilst MT5 was built to provide traders with access to CFDs / stocks / futures. MT5 is not an update/upgrade of MT4 but instead a platform with a different purpose.
You may regularly see references to MQL4, MQL stands for MetaQuotes Language. The number corresponds to the platform i.e. MQL4 is for MetaTrader 4.
MT4 was natively developed for Windows, however the application can be run on MAC using a Windows Emulator. We recommend PlayOnMac which uses the WINE emulator. Once this has been setup, you’ll be able to run MT4 on MAC.
How to install a custom indicator to your MetaTrader 4 platform
Locate and copy the MT4 custom indicator file on your computer, then open the data folder, open MQL4 file, Locate the Navigator panel, as below.
On the navigation, find Custom Indicators, once you have found the indicator, double click and the properties window will appear.
MT4 is an electronic trading platform (not a broker) that is used among retail foreign exchange speculative traders. The MT4 platform was developed by MetaQuotes Software.

An Introduction to MetaTrader 4 (MT4)

MetaTrader 4 – commonly known as MT4 – is the retail trading market’s most popular online trading platform. Currently, over half a million retail traders are using the MT4 platform in their daily trading practices, and they’re reaping the benefits. Not only does the interface allow strategy implementation of varying sophistication, but it also allows traders and investors to take full advantage of market and pending orders, stop losses and take profits, and easily access powerful, real-time charts.

What’s more, all of this can be done on-the-go. MT4 gives you the ability to manage multiple trading accounts from one interface on portable devices around the world.

How Does MT4 Trading Work?

MT4 is used for online forex trading in the foreign exchange, contract for differences (CFDs – see also what are CFDs) and futures market. Like other online (or electronic) trading platforms, the downloadable platform is used to analyse price, place trading orders, and manage trades of various financial instruments through a network of brokerage companies that facilitate online transactions between buyers and sellers. Financial instruments include currencies, equities, bonds, futures, and options, and trades occur instantly.

Both professional investors and first-timers can use the platform and have access to charts, live price streaming and news feeds, technical analysis tools, and customisable automated trading settings.

How And When Was MT4 Developed?

Developed by MetaQuotes Software, MT4 was released in 2005. 14 years later, the Russian software company is licensing its MT4 software to brokers, banks and their clients around the world. Why? Because it’s easy-to-use, allowing even small investors to access the markets, speculate and invest in currency exchange and other financial instruments and because the platform gives traders the ability to facilitate automated trading.

Of course, the evolution of foreign exchange (forex) platforms began back in 1996 when the first generation of internet-based forex trading platforms emerged, effectively allowing forex to develop and customer markets to expand quickly. Suddenly, individual customers were able to access the global markets and trade on currencies directly from their own computers, albeit on basic software. Since then – and with the release of MT4 – we’ve seen more user-friendly interfaces, the integration of technical analysis and charting tools, and, of course, mobile compatibility.

MT4 on Mobile

MetaTrader 4 was designed for the 21st century. By having the platform available on Android and Apple and compatible with iOS, investors can manage their accounts, monitor markets, and trade quickly and easily virtually anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Of course, MT4 is also available for download through Hantec on PC and Mac.

Automated Trading & MQL

While the mobile compatibility of the MT4 platform has made trading more convenient and fast paced, it was the introduction of automated tools and trading that make it especially attractive for and popular amongst individual online traders.

Through MQL4 – the cutting-edge programming language of MT4 – traders can set up Expert Advisors (EAs) and a series of trading rules (custom indicators and scripts) specifying their entry, exit and money management criteria.

Through these trading rules, traders are able to eliminate emotion from trading and instead carry out trades mechanically. These ‘settings’ can essentially trade for you, factoring in historic market data and analytics for the best possible outcome at speeds simply not possible through manual trading. Not only does this equate to less time watching the market, but also more effective trading strategies and seamless trade execution.

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Risk Warning

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.

70% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.

You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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