Staff member
Nov 30, 2008
MetaTrader 5 Build 2615 has been released yesterday and is now available from brokers' servers. It introduces some important changes to trading symbol properties, new MQL5 features, and new Strategy Tester settings among other things:
  • Trading symbols can now have new properties: Sector, Industry, and Country. Also added respective SymbolInfoString() and SymbolInfoInteger() properties to access these parameters via MQL5.
  • Updated interface of the Signals and Market services.
  • Fixed calculation of potential profit/loss with stop-loss and take-profit chart levels.
  • Fixed errors with calculation of synthetic instruments.
  • Fixed Data Window representation of built-in Fractals indicator.
  • Fixed how platform toolbars' icons look on HiDPI displays.
  • Fixed position volume adjustment when copying trades.
  • Added MathClassify() function to classify floating point numbers.
  • Improved internal memory allocation mechanism.
  • Optimized performance of History* functions for working with tick history.
  • Fixed various errors in WebRequest() function.
  • OpenCL now checks whether device supports double numbers (vs. floating numbers).
  • Improved performance of AccountInfoDouble() function with ACCOUNT_EQUITY and ACCOUNT_BALANCE parameters.
  • Fixed ChartApplyTemplate() function.
  • Fixed ChartSetInteger() with CHART_BRING_TO_TOP parameter.
  • Alglib standard library now supports Conjugate method for complex number calculation.
  • Improved code profiler.
  • Optimized backtesting via MQL5 Cloud Network.
  • Added Complex Criterion max optimization parameter to Strategy Tester. It seeks to optimize five parameters simultaneously (number of deals, drawdown, recovery factor, expected payoff, and Sharpe ratio).
  • Fixed calculation of custom commission in Strategy Tester.
  • Improved smart code editing capabilities in MetaEditor.
  • Fixed some other minor bugs and errors.
MetaQuotes' forum announcement thread:
If you find a bug or some undocumented feature in the new build, please post about it here.