Do you (or anyone else) know how leverage is determined in the backtester/optimizer?
I ask because i did an extensive optimization of Cumulative MA EA over 10 years, the account-leverage i choose during MT4 setup was 1:100 (Alpari NZ)
Now when the extensive optimization was finished (After 2 months) i demo-forward tested on a 1:100 account and a 1:500 Account, but the 1:100 account was pretty fast blown.
I found out by demo-forward testing with another EA (that is able to show account leverage) that it shows 1:500, but i had chosen 1:100 during setup.
So it seems that my EA is optimized with a 1:500 leverage in stead of 1:100 leverage that i intended.
So i want to do a new optimization but need to know that it optimizes at 1:100 Leverage for sure, is there a solid way to set or determine the leverage for optimization ?
Thanks in advance.