We're delighted to announce the launch of new trading and investing instruments on the MetaTrader 5 platform. 200 new stocks of the biggest companies in Germany, the US and the UK are now available for trading to those with an Admiral.Invest account. Added to this, 200 CFDs – with the same underlying assets – have been made available for trading to Admiral.MT5 account holders.
You can find all details regarding the new instruments on the Admiral.MT5 account within the Contract Specifications section of our website, and can see the list of shares on Admiral.Invest accounts by checking this PDF file.
Expanding Our Trading & Investment Offering
This launch represents a small, but meaningful step in a number of key directions: firstly, we're further amplifying our already strong trading offering, providing you with access to new markets; secondly, we're improving our investment offering; thirdly, it's a specific shift towards promotion of trading on the MetaTrader 5 platform.
This autumn, we synchronised all trading terms between the Admiral.MT5 account and our flagship Admiral.Markets account – essentially meaning that you can now trade the same instruments on the same terms but on a more advanced trading platform. To switch to MT5 – if you wish to do so – you'll need to open an Admiral.MT5 account and transfer funds internally from your MT4 account via the Trader's Room.
With MetaTrader 5, you'll get access to all forthcoming instrument offers: shares, ETFs, commodities and CFDs on all these assets and, of course, to new cryptocurrency CFDs as well.
Custom Instruments in MetaTrader 5
As we're adding more stocks and CFDs, it's worth mentioning an interesting feature that's coming in the next update of MT5 (build 1700), which will be released in the upcoming weeks.
Build 1700 will provide support for calculation formulas for the rates of custom instruments, which will let you construct your own indicative symbol using any available tickers you can find in Market Watch. This feature may be of use for building historical charts of investment portfolios with percent shares of assets specified in the calculation formula.
Find out more about custom instruments in MetaTrader 5.
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