How to backtest
We offer 2 variants of "continuous futures data": back-adjusted and not. Discover how we do the future rollover and how we build the historical series.
Testing a trading system or Expert Advisor (EA) could be time consuming, but thanks to the Strategy Tester tool on MetaTrader, you can test a trading system using historical price data from several years ago without having to test it real time. It is called “backtesting”
Many traders are asking us how to start with backtesting. That’s why we decided to write a quick guide to help you all get started, explaining how to backtest an Expert Advisor in Metatrader 4 through a quick how-to on using the Strategy Tester