MetaQuotes Software Corp.



20 11月 2011

MetaTrader 4 for iPhone is Under Development

We are pleased to announce that we've started the development of the MetaTrader 4 mobile trading platform for Apple iOS powered smartphones and tablet PCs. Upon the completion of the development, your traders will receive new mobile trading platforms for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

MetaTrader 4 iPhone - A New Mobile Trading Platform

The new mobile application for MetaTrader 4 will support trading, charting and technical indicators rights from its first release. We have already implemented authorization on trade servers and trade functions in the MetaTrader 4 iPhone. Along with the further development of the MetaTrader 4 iPhone, more details will be published. Follow the news.

14 10月 2011

MQL5 Cloud Network service is launched

The new MQL5 Cloud Network service was launched. It networked the computers of many users from all over the world into a cloud computing network to provide additional computing capacities to the users who needed resources for their specific objectives (for example, for optimizing trading robots).

MQL5 Cloud Network: it networked the computers of many users from all over the world into a cloud computing network to provide additional computing capacities

The launch of the MQL5 Cloud Network is a logical step in the strategic program aimed at accelerating optimization. First, remote testing agents were added in the terminal, through which multi-threaded testing became possible.

This allowed traders to greatly increase the speed of Expert Advisor optimization. With the launch of the MQL5 Cloud Network, they can finally forget about long hours and days spent waiting for the completion of testing. And most importantly - the processing power of the network is available not only to traders, but also to anyone who needs additional power. For example, for research involving complex calculations.

10 10月 2011

MetaTrader 5 for Android is released

The official version of the mobile trading platform MetaTrader 5 for Android has been released. Now you can trade on the Forex and stock markets using your smartphone or tablet PC powered by the operation system from Google.

MetaTrader 5 for Android is released

Using this application, you can trade, view real-time quotes and access your trading history 24 hours a day.

16 6月 2011 Market and Freelance Launched

MetaQuotes Software Corp. launched the "Market" of MQL5 applications and the Freelance service. This is a meeting place for traders who need Expert Advisors or indicators and MQL5 developers who provide various applications. 

Market is where traders go to quickly and easily purchase MQL5 programs: Expert Advisors, indicators, trading panels and various analytical tools. And those who have not found the right application in the Market, can order one to be developed by experienced programmers from the Freelance service. The ordering procedure is very simple: traders offer the price, describe the algorithm of the application they need and select a contractor.

The MetaTrader Market is the largest store of free and paid trading robots, indicators, financial books and magazines Freelance orders for the development of automated trading programs

For MQL5 developers, Market and Freelance provide a great opportunity to capitalize on their skills. Anyone can register as a seller, offer their programs in the Market service or develop exclusive applications. All the products in the Market are subject to strict moderation prior to publication - our specialists carefully review each application to eliminate harmful and incorrect programs.

Traders can purchase applications or order development straight from the MetaTrader platform or from their account.

5 5月 2011

MetaTrader 5 on Moscow Exchange

The MetaTrader 5 platform was certified by the RTS stock exchange (now — Moscow Exchange).  

MetaTrader 5 on Moscow Exchange

This opened up an opportunity for the brokers working on Moscow Exchange to use our platform for providing services to their traders, while forex brokers got an opportunity to expand their business and offer trading on MOEX to their clients.

11 2月 2011

New office opened in Turkey

MetaTurk Financial Software started its operation as company's official agent in Turkey becoming MetaQuotes' sixth official office around the world. 

MetaTurk Financial Software becomes the company's official agent in Turkey

MetaTurk Financial Software's objectives include technical support of the entire product line of MetaQuotes Software Corp. Our new official agent offers a full range of services to the customers using MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 trading platforms and the TeamWox business management system.

18 1月 2011

MetaTrader 5 for iOS is released

The first version of the MetaTrader 5 mobile terminal for iOS is released. 

MetaTrader 5 for iOS is released

With MetaTrader 5 for iPhone and iPad, traders received an opportunity to perform deals, analyze the markets, track their accounts and financial information 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world.


31 12月 2010

Automated Trading Championship 2010

For over 12 weeks, trading robots of 314 Participants competed for the prize money of 80,000 US dollars in Automated Trading Championship 2010. Expert Advisors developed in the new MetaQuotes Language 5 (MQL5) participated in the 2010 Championship. 

 Automated Trading Championship 2010

The first place and the prize of $40 000 went to the Russian developer Boris Odintsov. His Expert Advisor earned $77 000.

The Championship became a place where developers from around the world showcased their best developments to prove the ever growing popularity of automated trading.

10 10月 2010

MQL5 Wizard Released

In late October 2010, MQL5 Wizard was released as a new component of the MetaTrader 5 terminal. The wizard automatically generates the code of a trading robot. With MQL5 Wizard, knowledge of programming languages is no longer a prerequisite for creating trading robots - the application performs all the operations required for creating an Expert Advisor.

MQL5 wizard automatically generates the code of a trading robot

The program creates different EA modules to significantly simplify the robot development process. A user only has to set parameters and select the necessary components. MQL5 Wizard will do the rest.

1 6月 2010

MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform Released

MetaTrader 5 trading platform was released in 2010. Unlike MetaTrader 4, it allows trading both on Forex and the world stock exchanges.

MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform

At the moment, MetaTrader 5 is a powerful working tool providing plenty of opportunities: stock and Forex trading, technical analysis, fundamental analysis, programming trading robots, MQL5 development environment, multicurrency strategy tester, MetaTrader Market of trading applications, social trading, and Freelance service for ordering custom trading robots.

3 3月 2010 Website Launched website for MQL5 application developers appeared in 2010. 

The new website for developers of MQL5 Expert Advisors appears —

Currently, this is the most powerful community of trading robot developers in the world providing a plethora of various services — social trading, market of trading applications, library of free MQL programs, Freelance service, blogs, articles and all necessary documentation.


5 5月 2009

New Office Opened in Australia

In May 2009, we opened a new office in Sydney (Australia). The new office sells and supports all MetaQuotes products providing a complete service to customers from Asia-Pacific region.

1 2月 2009

TeamWox Corporate Management System Released

In 2006, we have developed our first corporate management system (Groupware) for the needs of the company. Initially, the application was not for sale. It enabled us to establish effective interaction within the company and solve the issues caused by its rapid growth. Over time, we decided that such issues are typical of all companies, and groupware systems can be useful to them. Thus, the development of TeamWox commercial system started. Currently, it incorporates all our achievements and experience in the development and use of groupware systems. TeamWox is a simple, convenient and functional tool for managing a modern company.

TeamWox Corporate Management System

In early 2009, TeamWox system made its debut on the market becoming available for sale. TeamWox basic version contains a free VOIP telephony, an electronic document flow, automated reports, a unified client base with sales funnel, the integration with company websites and a technical support module.


27 12月 2008

Automated Trading Championship 2008

Over a period of 13 weeks (from October 1 to December 26, 2008), trading robots of the Championship participants competed for the grand prize - the title of the Best Expert Advisor of the Year and the prize fund of $80 000. The Championship gathered Expert Advisors with different trading strategies, algorithms and trading symbol sets. 

Automated Trading Championship 2008

Thanks to the participants, we were able to enhance our understanding of the automated trading. For many participants, the competition was a good opportunity to test and evaluate their trading robots without interfering with their work.

Kiril Kartunov won the award for "The first place in the Automated Trading Championship 2008" and $40 000, while his trading robot was entitled the Best Expert Advisor of the Year.

1 2月 2008

MQL4 Textbook Published

In February 2008, a free manual on MQL4 programming was published with the support of MetaQuotes Software Corp. The book can be found on our website at

The publication is designed for a wide range of readers who want to develop their own automated trading programs for MetaTrader 4 platform. The book features new terms and can be of interest to experienced automated strategy developers as well.


15 11月 2007

Userguide for MetaTrader 4 Mobile for Smartphones

Userguide for MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE for Smartphones is released.

The new Userguide contains the full description of the features and functions of the mobile terminal for smartphones and consists of the following sections:
1. Getting Started: the terminal installation, account opening, authorization system, LiveUpdate system.
2. Terminal Settings: connection to the server and Data Center, notification of system events.
3. User Interface: menus and tabs of the program.
4. Analytics: description of built-in technical indicators.
5. Trading: order types, execution modes and trade positions.

1 6月 2007

The Official Release of MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE

The development of the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE has been completed. Using it, you can get access to financial markets and make trades worldwide. The embedded symbol charts and technical indicators, as well as financial news, will help to make a decision about whether to open or close a position. Trading via this terminal is fully confidential and absolutely safe. If it is necessary, you can find trading history in your MetaTrader 4 Mobile any time.

MetaTrader 4 Mobile Smartphone Edition:

  • charts — a modern terminal cannot operate without graphical displaying of price movements;

  • support of technical indicators that helps to analyze price movements on symbols;

  • the full set of trade orders that allows flexible management of one’s trading activities;

  • sounds alerting about changes in the market — there is no need anymore to observe charts constantly;

  • access to news allows making well-reasoned decisions regarding the most recent developments on financial markets.

23 4月 2007

Beta Release of the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE

The development of the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE has almost been completed. At the moment, we can offer everybody a beta version of the new mobile terminal for smartphones. Download the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE and take part in the development of the new terminal. Your opinions and comments are very important to us.

Having downloaded the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE, you get:
- the full set of trade orders;
- symbol charts;
- Market Watch;
- history of trades;
- news in the real-time mode;
- alerts;
- mailing system.

Official release of the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE is planned for the 1st of June 2007. In addition to the functions already embedded in the terminal, the full version will also have technical indicators.

Technical requirements needed to use the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE:
- a smartphone operated by the MS Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition for smartphones or a later version;
- screen size 176С…220 pixels or larger;
- 5 MB free memory.

Registration Keys
Registration keys for MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE can be purchased right now. Like MetaTrader 4 Mobile, the new terminal is distributed under Try&Buy conditions. The MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE can be used within one week without any limitations. For further use, it will be necessary to purchase a registration key ($45). If you have already purchased such a key for any other mobile trading terminal produced by our company, you can use it to work with the MetaTrader 4 Mobile SE, as well.

20 3月 2007

The Development of MetaTrader 4 Mobile Smartphone Edition (SE) Has Been Resumed

We resume the development of MetaTrader 4 Mobile Smartphone Edition (SE).

Let us remind you that MetaTrader 4 Mobile — a mobile terminal for PDA Pocket PC — is being used at the moment in MetaTrader 4 Platform. For it to operate, a PDA+mobile phone with GPRS or a communicator are usually utilized. As distinct from this one, the new product will not require a PDA or a communicator working directly from a mobile phone with MS Windows Mobile for Smartphones OS.

The release of the new terminal beta version is planned for the 1st of May, official release — for the 1st of June 2007.


23 12月 2006

Automated Trading Championship 2006

In 2006, rich functionality of MQL4 environment enabled the company to arrange the first annual Automated Trading Championship. Never before had the world seen a competition of Expert Advisors of such a scale. Trading robots of 258 developers competed for a prize fund of $80 000 in this 12-week contest. The winner Roman Zamozhnyy increased his deposit by 250% and received $40 000.

Automated Trading Championship 2006

The Championship sparked interest among traders and brokers encouraging further development of the automated trading around the world.