On February 1, 2011, the partnership agreement between MetaQuotes Software Corp. and the global news publisher International Business Times (IBTimes) has come into force. The companies have agreed on the integration of the IBTimes news feed into MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 platforms. "Together with our partners, we want to offer more comprehensive services to our clients. Now, purchasing the MetaTrader platform, they also receive the IB Times news feeder and can immediately start broadcasting financial news to their traders", - said Renat Fatkhullin, CEO of MetaQuotes Software Corp. Thus the agreement eliminates one of the problems brokers meet when starting a new business, and facilitates the launch of the new platform. The partnership also has benefits for IB Times. The new agreement with MetaQuotes Software provides the company with access to the market of MetaTrader platforms. "We are happy to be entering into this partnership agreement. Now brokers have an easy and convenient way to subscribe to our newsletters, and we can efficiently broadcast our information to thousands of traders all over the world. As fo traders, the IBTimes FX newswire service was designed with the retail traders in mind. We aim to eliminate the "noise" by writing only the more important and relevant news for the retail forex trader. Moreover, our news is short and concise, succinct in nature. Long phrases are replaced by short bullet points. Long articles are replaced by well structured articles broken down into bullet points with categories such as "News, Background, Analysis and Quotes". This allows traders to grasp the core message of the news in the shortest possible time. We believe that traders are facing an information overload and our newswire stands out in this aspect among all other competitors. IBTimes is the only established media organisation to provide highly effective newswire service to keep forex traders informed about market moving events and news in the most efficient and easy to read format. Moreover, we cover all economic indicators and market moving events in real time with over 600 news items a day." - Dev Pragad, Global Operations Director of IB Times. IB Times is one of the world's leading publishers of financial information. The company produces essential financial news and analytics which help bring clarity and simplicity to global markets. Now as-it-happens news and insightful analysis are available in the MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 terminals. Your broker does not yet provide news from IB Times? Request this service and get timely information about financial news from the world's markets in your terminal!