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How to Open a Forex Chart on MetaTrader 4 Platform

Once you have opened a demo account the next step is to open a Forex chart so as to start trading.

For this example lets start with a a blank screen on the MetaTrader 4 interface.


To open a new chart from the example below, click the “File” tab at the top left corner as shown below, then select the option “New Chart”.

Open New Forex Trading Chart on MetaTrader 4 Platform


After clicking "New Chart" a drop down menu will appear with a list of currency pairs that as a trader you can choose which to open. For example the first currency pair in the selection is the EURUSD, clicking EURUSD will open the chart for this currency pair.

Example of How to Open EURUSD Chart on MetaTrader 4 Platform


The following chart will then be opened on the trading platform as shown below.

How to Oepn a Forex Chart On MetaTrader 4 Platform Software



As a trader you can maximize the chart as shown below and you can then open trades from the charts or you can place technical analysis indicators to analyze the currency price movement.

How to Maximize Forex Trading Chart on MetaTrader 4 Workspace


This is how to open a new chart on the trading platform. You can open as many charts as possible and these will be arranged in the form of tabs and you can navigate using these tabs as shown below.

MetaTrader 4 Charts Tab on MT4 Forex Platform Software


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