How do you display the Spread Value in MT5?

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.