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Name Type Required Description
_id string Yes strategy id, unique across the platform
name string Yes strategy human-readable name
description string Yes longer strategy human-readable description
positionLifecycle string Yes position detection mode. Allowed values are netting (single position per strategy per symbol) and hedging (multiple positions per strategy per symbol)
skipPendingOrders boolean flag indicating that pending orders should not be copied. Default is to copy pending orders
connectionId string Yes id of the MetaApi account providing the strategy
commissionScheme CommissionScheme commission scheme allowed by this strategy. By default monthly billing period with no commission is being used
platformCommissionRate number Yes commission rate the platform charges for strategy copying, applied to commissions charged by provider. This commission applies only to accounts not managed directly by provider. Should be fraction of 1
maxTradeRisk number optional max risk per trade, expressed as a fraction of 1. If trade has a SL, the trade size will be adjusted to match the risk limit. If not, the trade SL will be applied according to the risk limit
reverse boolean flag indicating that the strategy should be copied in a reverse direction
reduceCorrelations string optional setting indicating whether to enable automatic trade correlation reduction. Possible settings are not specified (disable correlation risk restrictions), by-strategy (limit correlations for a specific strategy) or by-account (limit correlations for a specific account)
stopOutRisk StrategyStopOut optional stop out setting. All trading will be terminated and positions closed once equity drawdown reaches this value
symbolFilter StrategySymbolF... optional symbol filter which can be used to copy only specific symbols or exclude some symbols from copying
newsFilter StrategyNewsFilter optional news risk filter configuration. Experimental feature
riskLimits Array<StrategyR...> optional strategy risk limits. You can configure trading to be stopped once total drawdown generated during specific period is exceeded. Can be specified either for balance or equity drawdown
maxStopLoss StrategyMaxSto... optional stop loss value restriction
maxLeverage number optional setting indicating maxumum leverage allowed when opening a new positions. Any trade which results in a higher leverage will be discarded
symbolMapping Array<SymbolM...> defines how symbol name should be changed when trading (e.g. when broker uses symbol names with unusual suffixes). By default this setting is disabled and the trades are copied using signal source symbol name
tradeSizeScaling StrategyTrade... Trade size scaling settings. By default the trade size on strategy subscriber side will be scaled according to balance to preserve risk.
magicFilter StrategyMagicF... optional magic (expert id) filter
timeSettings StrategyTimeSe... settings to manage copying timeframe and position lifetime. Default is to copy position within 1 minute from being opened at source and let the position to live for up to 90 days
equityCurveFilter StrategyEquity... filter which permits the trades only if account equity is greater than balance moving average
copyStopLoss boolean flag indicating whether stop loss should be copied. Default is to copy stop loss.
copyTakeProfit boolean flag indicating whether take profit should be copied. Default is to copy take profit.
minTradeVolume number Minimum trade volume to copy. Trade signals with a smaller volume will not be copied
maxTradeVolume number Maximum trade volume to copy. Trade signals with a larger volume will be copied with maximum volume instead


  "_id": "AeRF",
  "name": "Test strategy",
  "description": "Some useful description about your strategy",
  "positionLifecycle": "netting",
  "skipPendingOrders": true,
  "connectionId": "105646d8-8c97-4d4d-9b74-413bd66cd4ed",
  "commissionScheme": {
    "type": "flat-fee",
    "billingPeriod": "week",
    "commissionRate": 1
  "platformCommissionRate": 1,
  "maxTradeRisk": 0.4,
  "reverse": true,
  "reduceCorrelations": "by-strategy",
  "stopOutRisk": {
    "value": 0.4,
    "startTime": "2020-08-24T00:00:00.000Z"
  "symbolFilter": {
    "included": [
  "newsFilter": {
    "calendarNewsFilter": {
      "priorities": [
      "closePositionTimeGapInMinutes": 10,
      "openPositionPrecedingTimeGapInMinutes": 20,
      "openPositionFollowingTimeGapInMinutes": 20
  "riskLimits": [
      "type": "daily",
      "applyTo": "balance",
      "maxRisk": 0.4,
      "closePositions": true,
      "startTime": "2020-08-24T00:00:00.000Z"
  "maxStopLoss": {
    "value": 150,
    "units": "pips"
  "maxLeverage": 50,
  "symbolMapping": [
      "to": "EURUSD",
      "from": "EURUSD.m"
  "tradeSizeScalingMode": "none",
  "magicFilter": {
    "included": [
  "timeSettings": {
    "lifetimeInHours": 10,
    "openingIntervalInMinutes": 10