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Display symbol details in Market Watch

The Market Watch consists of four tabs: "Symbols", "Details", "Trading", and "Ticks". In the "Details" tab, you'll find various information such as "close price of the previous day", "today's high/low/open", "change in price from the previous day", and "current price".

Here we'll take a look at how to display the details for a symbol on the Market Watch in MetaTrader5 (MT5).(*1)

Related article: Display symbol details in Market Watch on mobile

(*1)MetaTrader4 (MT4) cannot display symbol details on the Market Watch.

Step 1

In the "Symbols" tab of the Market Watch, select the symbol for which you wish to check the details and click "Details".

Market Watch Market Watch

Step 2

The details for the selected symbol will be shown.

Details for the symbol Details for the symbol


Item name




Current bid price.


Bid High

The highest bid price for the current day.


Bid Low

The lowest bid price for the current day.



Current ask price.


Ask High

The highest ask price for the current day.


Ask Low

The lowest ask price for the current day.


Daily Change

Change from the previous day's close price.


Open Price

The open price for the current day.


Close Price

The close price for the previous day.



 : 2022.08.05


Last updated

 : 2023.09.07

Takayoshi Nakamaru

Manual production consultant, MBA

Takayoshi Nakamaru

Nakamaru is a manual production consultant at FINTECS, a company that specializes in creating manuals for their clients.
With a wide range of experience from fintech to entertainment, he presents what user-friendly manuals should be like.
He works with numerous large corporations as an external manual production project manager.

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Akira Takagi

Systems engineer, MetaTrader administrator

Akira Takagi

After graduating from Computer Science at the Uninove, Brazil, in 2014, he has worked on various systems development projects.
He participated as a developer in the launch of forex services in 2019. Since then, he has also been involved in the development of MetaTrader plugins and APIs. He is certified by MetaQuotes as a MetaTrader5 Administrator and active in consulting and advisory as well.

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