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    HI All,

    I’ve been trying to find help on this but can’t seem to locate.. hopefully it’s an easy one.

    I’m in the Re-Tester section of Strategy Quant and in the Spread settings. For GBPJPY right now I’m seeing a spread of 47 currently.

    I know I should put in an average but is it 47 that I put into the settings or should it be 4? I’m aware that its 4.7 pips but it’s 47 points..  is the spread expecting points or pips?

    How do I ensure I’m using the correct setting?

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    the spread is set as number of pips not points. So considering the quotes you show you should set 4.7 (pips) spread in SQX

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    my advice – dont set the exact value you see now in the platfrom – because of changes in the spread, widening in the evening or in the volatility times – set always some higher value – something like 1.5-2x times higher – i use for GBPJPY spread as 6 pips

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