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MT5 Indices Trading Chart Time Frames: Periodicity on Stock Indexes Charts in MT5

Periodicity is commonly referred to as Indices Trading Chart Time Frames by many stock indexes traders. On the MT5 stock indexes trading platform.


The button below is used to select the periodicity or indices chart time frame to trade with. This button can be accessed on the MT5 stock indexes trading platform as shown below.

Indices Trading Chart Time Frames



MT5 Indices Trading Chart Time Frame Indices Trading Charts

On the MetaTrader 5 stock indexes trading platform these indices chart time frames are:


  1. 1 Minute Chart Time Frame - M1

  2. 5 Minute Chart Time Frame - M5

  3. 15 Minutes Chart Time Frame - M15

  4. 30 Minutes Chart Time Frame - M30

  5. 1 Hour Chart Time Frame - H1

  6. 4 Hours Chart Time Frame - H4

  7. Daily Chart Time Frame - D1

  8. Weekly Chart Time Frame - W1

  9. Monthly Chart Time Frame - MN


How To Know Which Indices Trading Chart Time Frame You are Using

A common question especially if you are new to indices trading would be how to identify which indices chart time frame you are using on your MT5 stock indexes trading platform:


There are various methods of knowing which MetaTrader 5 indices chart time frame you are using as Shown below:


Use the above Menu as Shown above

In the above stock indexes trading example once you select the periodicity button under the charts menu, then the list of stock indexes MetaTrader 5 indices chart time frames is shown and the stock indexes chart time frame that is currently selected, the one that you are using will be highlighted with a different color, on our above example this is the 1 Hour(H1) indices chart time frame, whose Icon on the left is highlighted in light blue.


How to Use Periodicity Toolbar - MetaTrader 5 Indices Trading Chart Change Chart Time Frame

This MetaTrader 5 periodicity MetaTrader 5 toolbar is by default located at the top of the MT5 stock indexes trading platform and has all the stock indexes chart time frames marked as shown below. The stock indexes trading chart timeframe that a indices trader is using will be marked differently from the other indices chart time frames, the selected indices chart time frame will be “indented” as shown below:

MetaTrader 5 Indices Trading Chart Change Chart Time Frame


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Use the information displayed at the top left corner to get MetaTrader 5 Indices Trading Chart Time Frame

At the top left corner of the MetaTrader 5 stock indexes trading chart, the MetaTrader 5 indices chart time frame is displayed as shown below:


1 Hour MetaTrader 5 Indices Trading Chart Time Frame


1 Hour Indices Trading Chart Time Frame on MT5



15 Minutes MetaTrader 5 Indices Trading Chart Time Frame


15 Minutes Indices Trading Chart Time Frame on MT5


When you open a stock indices chart you can then use the above three methods to know which periodicity -indices chart time frame you are trading with.


You can also use the tabs, if you are trading many stock indices charts. To view this tab, Go to “View Menu” then Select “Charts Bar”. The following MT5 bar will appear that you can use to navigate and it indicates the indices trading instrument as well as the stock indexes chart time frame.

MetaTrader 5 Indices Trading Charts Bar For Showing Indices Trading Charts and Indices Trading Chart Time Frames on MT5

Navigation tabs on MT5 stock indexes trading platform workspace.

 

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