MetaQuotes Research: 86% Prioritize Ultra-Low Latencies Below 4ms

by Tareq Sikder
  • Users, with 86%, prefer automated systems, while only 12% utilize hosting services for signal copying.
  • The study reveals that 75% of the top trading servers are in just three countries.
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In a recent research initiative, MetaQuotes conducted a comprehensive analysis focused on traders utilizing virtual servers for automated trading. The study centered on users of MetaTrader VPS, a virtual hosting service designed for continuous trading with minimal network delays. The results have been presented in visually informative infographics, offering valuable insights into the user audience and their preferences.

Research Sheds Light on Traders Leveraging Virtual Servers

One key finding of the research pertains to the network latency between the virtual machine and the broker's server. An overwhelming 86% of traders express a clear preference for ultra-low latencies, not exceeding 4 milliseconds. This emphasis on high-speed connections is driven by the need for predictable and stable operation of algorithms running on virtual machines, minimizing the risk of price changes occurring before orders reach the server.

Traders' preference on latency
Traders' preference on latency

Another significant aspect of the study delves into the purposes for which traders utilize VPS. Surprisingly, trading robots emerged as more than seven times more popular than trading signal subscriptions. The data revealed that 86% of users leverage automated systems on virtual machines, while only 12% use hosting services for copying signals.

Virtual hosting usage
Virtual hosting usage

Geographical insights from the study unveiled that 75% of the most popular trading servers are concentrated in just three countries. Additionally, an intriguing revelation surfaces concerning the geographical distribution of traders utilizing VPS, with the top three countries located on different continents.

MetaQuotes Unveils Beta Version of MetaTrader 5

Finance Magnates reported that MetaQuotes has introduced updates to its MetaTrader 5 trading platform, unveiling a beta version with advanced features. The beta build 3770 includes an AI-powered coding assistant, integrated with Copilot, aiding developers in efficient code creation. This version also introduces Book or Cancel Orders (BOC), restricting orders to the Depth of Market for passive trading.

Enhanced support for Open Neural Network Exchange machine learning models is a highlight, allowing direct viewing in MetaEditor or specialized Netron viewer. The web terminal now displays balance transactions in 24 languages. MetaQuotes planned a public beta test before the final build release. The update addresses security, display errors, and trading report creation issues.

In a recent research initiative, MetaQuotes conducted a comprehensive analysis focused on traders utilizing virtual servers for automated trading. The study centered on users of MetaTrader VPS, a virtual hosting service designed for continuous trading with minimal network delays. The results have been presented in visually informative infographics, offering valuable insights into the user audience and their preferences.

Research Sheds Light on Traders Leveraging Virtual Servers

One key finding of the research pertains to the network latency between the virtual machine and the broker's server. An overwhelming 86% of traders express a clear preference for ultra-low latencies, not exceeding 4 milliseconds. This emphasis on high-speed connections is driven by the need for predictable and stable operation of algorithms running on virtual machines, minimizing the risk of price changes occurring before orders reach the server.

Traders' preference on latency
Traders' preference on latency

Another significant aspect of the study delves into the purposes for which traders utilize VPS. Surprisingly, trading robots emerged as more than seven times more popular than trading signal subscriptions. The data revealed that 86% of users leverage automated systems on virtual machines, while only 12% use hosting services for copying signals.

Virtual hosting usage
Virtual hosting usage

Geographical insights from the study unveiled that 75% of the most popular trading servers are concentrated in just three countries. Additionally, an intriguing revelation surfaces concerning the geographical distribution of traders utilizing VPS, with the top three countries located on different continents.

MetaQuotes Unveils Beta Version of MetaTrader 5

Finance Magnates reported that MetaQuotes has introduced updates to its MetaTrader 5 trading platform, unveiling a beta version with advanced features. The beta build 3770 includes an AI-powered coding assistant, integrated with Copilot, aiding developers in efficient code creation. This version also introduces Book or Cancel Orders (BOC), restricting orders to the Depth of Market for passive trading.

Enhanced support for Open Neural Network Exchange machine learning models is a highlight, allowing direct viewing in MetaEditor or specialized Netron viewer. The web terminal now displays balance transactions in 24 languages. MetaQuotes planned a public beta test before the final build release. The update addresses security, display errors, and trading report creation issues.

About the Author: Tareq Sikder
Tareq Sikder
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About the Author: Tareq Sikder
A Forex technical analyst and writer who has been engaged in financial writing for 12 years.
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