Following the huge success of the MetaTrader 4 platform
, its developer MetaQuotes came up with its next product to provide additional trading opportunities. If MT4 provides access mainly to the Forex market, the reach of MT5 is much wider, and its users can also trade on the stock market. The new platform is characterized by many advanced features, from fundamental and qualitative to technical and quantitative analysis, as well as multiple add-ons available through a huge market of third-party services. MT5 download
can meet the needs of the most experienced traders. This platform is in a special demand among those traders who are involved in developing algorithmic trading programs and robots. MT5 may seem somewhat complicated compared for beginners due to the need to manually connect charts and indicators to data feeds.