Center of Gravity for trading in the channel

Published: 09.09.2014

Center of Gravity is the channel indicator that appears on the chart of the currency pair channel, consisting of 5 lines:

  • Blue line middle line of the channel
  • Green line internal borders of the channel
  • Yellow lines external borders of the channel

The distance between the internal and external borders are in direct dependence on the level of volatility. The higher the volatility is, the shorter the interval between boundaries.

Characteristics of Center of Gravity indicator
  • Platform: Metatrader4
  • Currency pairs: All pairs
  • Trading Time: Around the clock
  • Timeframe: Any, recommended H1 and higher
  • Recommended broker: Alpari

Center of Gravity indicator

Center of Gravity indicator is used in channel forex strategies and involves the use of two types of entry points:

1. Rebound from the border of the channel

Prices rebound from the lower border of the channel open a buy position, the first take profit set in the middle line of the channel, the second Take Profit at the top border of the channel. Stop Loss is placed below of the channel, at a distance corresponding to the spacing between the green and yellow lines:

Center of Gravity

2. Price crosses the center line of the channel

Signal for opening a long position is the price crossing the midline of the channel from the bottom up, to open a short position - from top to bottom. Take Profit and Stop Loss set at a level of internal boundaries of the channel.

Center of Gravity indicator has the disadvantage of repainting of the channel, which is especially pronounced at the younger Time Frames.

In the archives Center_of_Gravity.rar:

  • Center of Gravity.mq4
  • center of gravity.tpl

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  • dario
    Published: 29.01.2015 Reply to the message

    Hi, have an alert for this indicator? center of gravity.. thanks

    • sd
      Published: 09.01.2019 Reply to the message

      please send the alert

  • Ghalib
    Published: 23.01.2016 Reply to the message

    Thanks very much

  • Ricky
    Published: 27.01.2016 Reply to the message

    Sorry, but i could not see any Blue line, Yellow lines and the Green lines on my chart. Tf of 1H

  • PapaRomeo
    Published: 13.09.2017 Reply to the message

    I see only the middle line blue line....but the other two outer lines do not appear. What am I doing wrong?

  • Divyang
    Published: 15.09.2017 Reply to the message


    Thank You for the indicator. Even i cannot see any tubes or rainbow type lines in MT4 charts. Please help. Thank You

  • Sreekumar J
    Published: 11.10.2017 Reply to the message

    Looks like a good indicator. I am Getting Center Blue Line Only! Could You Please Explain How To Install The Indicator To Show All The 5 Lines? Please help.

    Thank you.

  • Juan
    Published: 13.06.2018 Reply to the message

    Hola, ¿tienes una alerta para este indicador? centro de gravedad ... gracias

  • Axel
    Published: 12.01.2019 Reply to the message

    very good indicator !

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