The spread in financial markets is the difference between a product's ask price and its bid price.
To display the spread value in MT5:
Right-click on the market watch window and click on columns
From the options displayed,
Click on “spread”
The spread value for each currency pair will be shown on the market watch window.
To show the spread on the chart in MetaTrader 5:
Right-click on the current chart to open the options.
Click on properties to open the chart setup window.
Select the “show” tab.
Check the “show bid price line” and “show ask price line” respectively.
Click “ok” to save changes.
The bid and ask price line will be seen on the chart as shown in the figure below.
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