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Does anyone use MT4 with a spread betting account either live or Demo?


EdFuk

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Hi,

I was just wondering if anyone uses MT4 with either a demo or Live IG account? I'm having trouble downloading historical data from either of these accounts. Strangely when I go to a demo CFD account the data downloads no problem at all.

Has anyone seen a problem here? If you are using an MT4 spread betting account I'd love to hear from you.

If the dat isn't there is there another source of historical data I can use?

Cheers,

 

Ed

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OK, but if I click on the MT4 CFD Demo account and try the same thing - double click on 5 minute (loads 2048) then click download it sets off on its merry way and  I get 5 minute data back to 2017

 

ive logged a query with IG and they are looking into it. The chap over the phone wasn’t making much sense to me and I don’t know why the CFD and SB would be different?

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Hi Guys, I've just registered for a MT4 spread bet acccount. I'm just wondering what kind of margins to expect as the position sizing is a bit different to the regular MT trading. I believe you are bidding £1 per 0.00010 of currency and than  you choose the volume. In my demo account I have 8 positions opened all with volume of 0.5 and my margin requirements are £76???  Would that be the same under the new EU legislation in a live account?

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