Setting up MT4 Data: AxiTrader in Optuma
This article will take you through the process of setting up Optuma to use real-time FX data (including Bitcoin) sourced from AxiTrader MT4. You do not need an AxiTrader account to connect to their data.
Before you configure Optuma to use MT4 data, please ensure that you have the following:
- Optuma with an active subscription. If you do not have an active subscription please contact the sales team.
With Optuma open, left-click the Data menu and select the Configure Data Providers option.
In the window displayed, locate the MT4 option, left-click it and select Next.
In the window displayed, set the Source to Axicorp MT4 Server.
NOTE: leave the username and password fields blank.
Click the Next button to continue.
In the window displayed, left-click the AxicorpFX exchange, then click the > button to move it to the Selected Exchanges list on the right side of the window.
Once the exchange has been added to the right-hand side, click the Apply button.
Opening a chart using the AxiTrader MT4 data feed.
To open a chart press F3 on your keyboard (or go to New > Single Chart > Bar Chart). The Security Selection window will open.
The AxicorpFX Exchange will appear from which you can select the required pairs:
Open the required chart and you will have access to intraday time frames:
For more information on opening a chart in Optuma, click here.
Note: If after configuring the connection with AxiTrader and you are unable to display a chart, i.e. the chart is blank, please restart Optuma and try to open again.