Donchian Channels

Platform: Trading Station
Type: Indicators

The Donchian Channel indicator is used to identify price breakouts above or below recent price history. The indicator plots recent high and low price boundaries. Any time the current price breaks above or below that boundary a trading opportunity may exist.

The Donchian Channel strategy was made famous by the Turtle Traders during the 1980’s.

This indicator was developed on FXCodebase*.

Donchian Channels


Number of periods: Number of periods used to calculate the Donchian Channel

Show close or high/low: Select the source data used to plot the outer limits of the Donchian Channel, either close price or candlestick high/low


This Indicator is only compatible with FXCM Trading Station Desktop software. Additionally, an FXCM account is required (including free FXCM demo accounts).

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