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Check trade history report

In MetaTrader5 (MT5)'s trade history report, you can check your past trade history, deposits/withdrawals, positions, trading results, and more. You can use these reports for your tax return as well. Here we'll take an in-depth look at the trade history reports in MT5.

Related article: Save and print trade history report

Step 1

Open the trade history report that you saved.

Trade history report Trade history report

Number

Item name

Descriptions

1

Positions

Closed orders.

2

Orders

Order history. The order history is displayed separately by entry and exit. So when you are holding positions, you can check the order history for the entry as well.

3

Deals

Execution and deposit/withdrawal history. The execution history is displayed separately by entry and exit. So if you are holding positions, you can check the execution history for the entry as well.

4

Open Positions

History of pending orders.

5

Balance

Account balance available for withdrawal.

6

Credit Facility

The amount of trading funds provided by the forex broker. Credits are for trading and cannot be withdrawn.

7

Floating P/L

Total amount of floating (unrealized) profit/loss.

8

Equity

The amount of money available for trades. It shows the total amount of balance and credit, plus or minus the floating P/L if there are open trades.

9

Free Margin

The amount of equity minus margin.

10

Margin

The amount of money required to hold positions.

11

Margin Level

The percentage of equity to margin.

Trade history report Trade history report

Number

Item name

Descriptions

1

Total Net Profit

Total amount of gross profit and gross loss.
Total net profit = gross profit + gross loss

2

Gross Profit

Total amount of profit.

3

Gross Loss

Total amount of loss.

4

Profit Factor

The ratio of gross profit to gross loss.
Profit factor = gross profit ÷ gross loss

5

Expected Payoff

The ratio of average profit per trade.
Expected payoff = total net profit ÷ number of trades

6

Recovery Factor

The index that quantifies the expected return (profit) relative to risk (loss).
Recovery factor = total net profit ÷ balance drawdown maximal

7

Sharpe Ratio

The index that quantifies the profit efficiency.
Sharpe ratio = average holding period return - (1 + risk-free rate) ÷ standard deviation of holding period return

8

Balance Drawdown Absolute

Difference between the initial and lowest balances during the period.
Balance drawdown absolute = initial balance - lowest balance

9

Balance Drawdown Maximal

Maximum decrease in the balance in currency and as a percentage.

10

Balance Drawdown Relative

Maximum decrease in the balance as a percentage and in currency.

11

Total Trades

Total number of trades on a round-trip basis.

12

Short Trades (won %) /
Long Trades (won %)

"Short Trades (won %)" shows the number of buy trades that resulted in profit and their percentage. "Long Trades (won %)" shows the number of sell trades that resulted in profit and their percentage.

13

Profit Trades (% of total) /
Loss Trades (% of total)

"Profit Trades (% of total)" shows the number of profitable trades and their percentage. "Loss Trades (% of total)" shows the number of losing trades and their percentage.

14

Largest profit trade /
Largest loss trade

"Largest profit trade" is the profit of the largest profitable trade. "Largest loss trade" is the loss of the largest losing trade.

15

Average profit trade /
Average loss trade

"Average profit trade" is the average profit of the profitable trades. "Average loss trade" is the average loss of the losing trades.

16

Maximum consecutive wins ($) /
Maximum consecutive losses ($)

"Maximum consecutive wins ($)" shows the maximum number of consecutive wins and their total profit. "Maximum consecutive losses ($)" shows the maximum number of consecutive losses and their total loss.

17

Maximum consecutive profit (count) /
Maximum consecutive loss (count)

"Maximum consecutive profit (count)" shows the maximum total profit of consecutive wins and their number of trades. "Maximum consecutive loss (count)" shows the maximum total loss of consecutive losses and their number of trades.

18

Average consecutive wins /
Average consecutive losses

"Average consecutive wins" shows the average number or trades in a winning streak. "Average consecutive losses" shows the average number of trades in a losing streak.


Date

Created

 : 2022.09.21

Update

Last updated

 : 2022.09.21

Writer

Takayoshi Nakamaru

Manual production consultant, MBA

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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.

【Business information】
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Supervisor

Akira Takagi

Systems engineer, MetaTrader administrator

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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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