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Check your exposure

In MetaTrader5 (MT5), you can check your exposure (ratio of your assets vulnerable to price fluctuation risk). You can check your exposure with your portfolio by trade volume, ratio, and currency from the "Exposure" tab in the MT5 Toolbox. Here we'll take a look at how to check your exposure on MT5.

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Step 1

Click the "Exposure" tab in the Toolbox. You can check your current exposure.

Current exposure Current exposure


Item name




Assets you are holding.



Trade volume in the base currency.



Rate of the asset in the currency of the account.



Exposure in the currency of the account.



Exposure is shown as bar graphs in blue for long positions and in red for short positions.


Pie chart

Exposure is shown as a pie chart. It can be displayed in long or short positions.

Step 2

To switch the pie chart between long and short positions, right-click in the Toolbox, hover the pointer over "Diagram", and select the position you wish to show. To hide the chart, select "Hide".

Switch the pie chart between long and short Switch the pie chart between long and short

Step 3

To create an exposure report, hover the pointer over "Report" and select the file format (HTML or XLSX).

Exposure report Exposure report



 : 2022.09.07


Last updated

 : 2022.09.20


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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