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AlgoTradingNightEA – Different – 24 September 2022

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A fully automatic Expert Advisor designed for trading on  USDCHF/EURUSD/GBPUSD/EURCHF/USDCAD/GBPAUD/CADCHF/EURAUD/AUDCHF/GBPCHF currency pairs.

The strategy is based on price deviations in the evening, at little volatile time.

The EA uses filters to prevent potentially unprofitable trades (it will be replenished with additional filters in the future).

The Expert Advisor uses an additional filter to exit the position before the stop loss is reached.

MT5 version is available here: https://www.mql5.com/en/market/product/84219

MT4 version is available here:  https://www.mql5.com/en/market/product/86753

Monitoring of real trading Advisor – https://www.mql5.com/en/signals/author/bebikovi

Before using it, I recommend first test 1-2 weeks on a demo account or on a real one with a minimum lot to make sure that everything is set up correctly and there are no errors.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of account should I use?

Recommend a low spread (Raw, ECN) account with at least 1:100 leverage. 

What timeframe should I use?

Please put AlgoTradingNightEA on USDCHF M5 chart and it will automatically trade all the symbols (with default settings + Full Auto Trade – true)


Is it FIFO compliant?

With default setting no, it is not. AlgoTradingNightEA  requires a hedge account to run properly. 

But it can be used with FIFO, just set only one Buy/Sell mode (Allow SellLimit/Allow BuyLimit)


Which version should I get? MT4 or MT5?

The algorithm is the same, but due to the specifics of the code implementation, orders may differ. Also, in the mt4/mt5 terminal on the same account / broker, quotes may differ slightly, as well as delays and PC/VPS workload may affect the result


How many activations do I get?

AlgoTradingNightEA  comes with 7 activations.


How often do you plan updates?

For now, AlgoTradingNightEA  is a complete product. it will be updated as needed and new ideas appear


Which VPS provider do you recommend?

I can’t recommend any VPS. Write me pm for additional information.


Is there a Telegram group?

No, this is against the rules of the market. Full support is provided in the discussion section and in private messages


Is AlgoTradingNightEA   available to purchase anywhere else?

No, it is available only on MQL5 so if you find it anywhere else, it will not be a genuine product. 

Why do I get different/worse backtest results?

  1. The quality of market data provided by your broker (it varies from broker to broker)
  2. The swaps and spread of each broker may have an impact on the backtest results
  3. Invalid WinterGMT Offset value (make sure that the correct value is specified. You must specify the GMT of your broker (terminal), which is used from November to March. I.e. If the broker has GMT +3 in summer (from April to October), and GMT +2 in winter (from November to March), you must specify Winter GMT Offset = (+2)). On the main popular brokers, this value is +2 (as the default)

Is live trading the same as backtesting?

If you have high quality data provided by broker yes, it is exactly the same as real trading (there may be some differences due to delays and VPS/PC load)


How do I backtest it?

the highest quality testing can be obtained in the mt5 terminal. In the mode every tick is based on real ticks

For full automatic testing mode for all currency pairs specified in the EA settings, specify (Full Auto Trade (USDCHF/EURCHF/EURUSD/GBPUSD/USDCAD + additional pairs) – true), this mode works only in MT5 tester.

if you do test at MT4 tester to get more real results, I recommend using additional software (for details, write to me in PM)

in MT4 tester, you can only test each individual pair. To do this, select the symbol on which you will test, turn on  Full Auto Trade – and disable trading with all other symbols in the Expert Advisor settings (in mt5, to test each individual currency pair, you must also disable trading of all currency pairs in the settings, except for the one you want to test, you can not change the symbol in the tester (leave USDCHF)).

 


What year can I backtest from?

There is no limit, but earlier in 2016, market conditions were completely different (liquidity was very low, and spreads were very large) and do not correspond to today’s market conditions.

How to start the expert:

  1. Run AlgoTradingNightEA  just on one chart– USDCHF (M5 timeframe and set  Full Auto Trade – true ). Once it’s attached to a chart, it will automatically scan charts of other currency pairs and open positions accordingly. 
  2. IMPORTANT! If you are running AlgoTradingNightEA on a brand new platform – here’s what you need to do in order for it to start trading:
  • MT5: run backtest from last year so the EA will get enough necessary historical data in order to fuel up some of its necessary tools
  • MT4: click CTRL + U and add every Major and Minor symbol into your market watch. Then open H1 chart of every single one of them and leave it on for a minute or two so data will be downloaded. Then restart the platform and run the AlgoTradingNightEA  just on one chart– USDCHF (M5 timeframe and set Full Auto Trade – true )

Are the default settings good?

Yes, only need set (Full Auto Trade (USDCHF/EURCHF/EURUSD/GBPUSD/USDCAD + additional pairs) – true) and you can change them accordingly to your style of trading for example by changing “Risk per trade”


Is there a recommended set file available?

Default settings are recommended +  (Full Auto Trade (USDCHF/EURCHF/EURUSD/GBPUSD/USDCAD + additional pairs) – true) 


What’s the minimum start balance?

The minimum recommended start balance is $200


Can AlgoTradingNightEA run alongside other experts? 

Yes, but please make sure that all your expert advisors have different magic numbers and that you adjust the risk accordingly


How can I increase the profit?

You can increase your profit by either increasing fixed lot or increasing risk per trade in the settings. 


How to increase traded lot sizes?

The easiest way to increase the traded lot size is by increasing the Risk (%) / fixed lot/ LotStep. 

The inputs are described in details in the input section


How to fix error 4752?

This error indicates that you’ve not enabled auto trading. In order to fix this, you need to perform two tasks:

Firstly, the “Algo Trading” button on top of your Metatrader terminal should be green (enabled)

Then in expert settings in “Common” section the “allow Algo trading” box should be checked 


My symbols have prefix or suffix, what do I do?

If at your broker Symbol Name have prefix/sufix please chang symbol name at setting!!!


What if my account is in a different currency than USD?

It doesn’t matter what currency is your account in, AlgoTradingNightEA handles it automatically


How to fix error “Indicator ‘………’ cannot load”?

It means the history of charts are not loaded, to fix this once open all the charts of the symbols you included in the symbol list and let the charts load

Please see a detailed description of all the inputs of the AlgoTradingNightEA  below:

Main timeframe

the main timeframe for the AlgoTradingNightEA  / indicators used


Full Auto Trade (USDCHF/EURCHF/EURUSD/GBPUSD/USDCAD + additional pairs)

activates the trading mode for all pairs specified in the input parameters (to test one of the currency pairs individually, turn off trading with all pairs except the one you want to test in the input parameters). At MT4 tester this mode not work.


Checking a new bar only by the main symbol

checking a new bar only by the main symbol on which the Expert Advisor is installed (USDCHF)


Magic Number

ID of the adviser’s transactions


EA Comment

comment on the adviser’s deal


Use Balance/Equity for AutoLot

use the balance or equity  to calculate the lot


Lot calculation mode

lot calculation method 

 – Use Risk for AutoLot

 – Use LotStep by balance

 – Use Fix Lot


Lot Step AutoLot

lot step when calculating a trading lot in the  ( LotStep by balance) mode


Balance Step AutoLot

balance step when calculating a trading lot in the  (LotStep by balance) mode


Fix Lot

fixed lot for trading in the mode ( Use Fix Lot)


Take Profit (main pair)

TP for the main pair (USDCHF)


Additional check TP

additional TP check for positions (in case of positive slippage)


Max TakeProfit (in pips)

Maximum TP size, with additional TP check


Stop Loss (main pair)

SL for the main pair (USDCHF)


Max Spread (in pips)

Maximum allowable spread size for open orders


SellLimit Shift (in pips)

the shift for placing a pending limit order, relative to the calculated level

BuyLimit Shift (in pips)

the shift for placing a pending limit order, relative to the calculated level


Winter GMT Offset

 You must specify the GMT of your broker (terminal), which is used from November to March. I.e. If the broker has GMT +3 in summer (from April to October), and GMT +2 in winter (from November to March), you must specify Winter GMT Offset = (+2)).


EA Start Hour (main pair)

Start Minute (main pair)

EA End Hour (main pair)

End Minute (main pair)

The time of operation of the Expert Advisor for the main currency pair specified in the parameter (USDCHF_SYMBOL_NAME)


Trade at Monday morning (On/Off)

Trade at Friday evening (On/Off)

Enabling/disabling trading on Monday morning and Friday evening for the currency pair specified in the parameter (USDCHF_SYMBOL_NAME)


Allow SellLimit

Allow BuyLimit

Allow/prohibit Buylimit/Selllimit orders


Main mode (USDCHF – On/Off)

Allow/prohibit trading in the main mode (for the pair specified in the parameter(USDCHF_SYMBOL_NAME))


Risk AutoLot Main USDCHF

Lot size based on the risk per transaction (% of the deposit) for the pair specified in the parameter(USDCHF_SYMBOL_NAME), when using   Lot calculation mode (Use Risk for AutoLot)


EA Start Hour (additional mode)

Start Minute (additional mode)

EA End Hour (additional mode)

End Minute (additional mode)

The time of operation of the Expert Advisor for all other currency pairs  EURCHF/EURUSD/GBPUSD/USDCAD + additional pairs, except (USDCHF_SYMBOL_NAME)


Additional symbols filter

an additional filter that prohibits trading if the price range for a few days of a currency pair is too large


GBPUSD_SYMBOL_NAME =”GBPUSD”;

EURUSD_SYMBOL_NAME =”EURUSD”;

USDCHF_SYMBOL_NAME =”USDCHF”;

EURCHF_SYMBOL_NAME =”EURCHF”;

USDCAD_SYMBOL_NAME =”USDCAD”;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_1 =”GBPAUD”;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_2 =”CADCHF”;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_3 =”EURAUD”;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_4 =”AUDCHF”;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_5 =”GBPCHF”;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_6 =””;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_7 =””;

iADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_8 =””;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_9 =””;

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_10 =””;

Name of symbols of additional currency pairs

if there is a suffix/prefix in the names of your broker’s currency pairs, please correct them in these parameters


EURUSD_trade

USDCAD_trade

EURCHF_trade

GBPUSD_trade

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_1_trade/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9

Enabling/disabling trading with the specified symbols


Risk AutoLot EURUSD

Risk AutoLot USDCAD

Risk AutoLot EURCHF

Risk AutoLot GBPUSD

Risk AutoLot ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9

Lot size based on the risk per transaction (% of the deposit) for the pair specified at this parameters, when using   Lot calculation mode (Use Risk for AutoLot)


EURUSD_SL

USDCAD_SL

EURCHF_SL

GBPUSD_SL

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_1_SL/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9

Stop Loss for the pair specified at this parameters


EURUSD_TP

USDCAD_TP

EURCHF_TP

GBPUSD_TP

ADDITIONAL_SYMBOL_NAME_1_TP/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9

Take Profit for the pair specified at this parameters


TP Modyfi Filter – 

the description will be added later. by default, it does not require any changes.



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