X_TRADER®

7.17.40.23

Released: Jul 15, 2014 File Size: 0
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Important Notes


To take full advantage of order book sharing in X_TRADER® 7.17, users are strongly encouraged to have all members of their shared order book on X_TRADER® 7.17.In order to view orders in X_TRADER® 7.12 that have been submitted on X_TRADER® 7.17, the orders must be submitted with an account that is mapped in Guardian for all users who wish to view the order or the submitted orders must be entered using the new On Behalf Of Orders functionality included in X_TRADER® 7.17. Please refer to On Behalf Of Orders for more details.

X_STUDY® 7.9.x is included in this package of X_TRADER® 7.17.40. Please note X_STUDY® 7.9.x requires FMDS 7.6.0 or higher.

Significant changes have been made to the Autospreader® configuration window since 7.12.x and this includes the deprecation of properties that may be involved in your Autospreader® strategies. Please refer to Autospreader Features and Parameter Changes in X_TRADER® 7.17 for more details.

A synthetic spread using a Custom Pricing Model (CPM) in the configuration will be treated as a non-tradeable spread when launched on an Autospreader® SE build earlier than 7.17.30.

Why Should I Upgrade?


  • TT Analytics Block
    The TT Analytics Block in ADL® will allow users to incorporate technical studies available in X_STUDY® and leverage historical data stored on an FMDS. Algo Strategy Engine (Algo SE) 7.17.40 or higher is required.

  • Enhanced fixed income yield calculations
    Calculations for trading in yield with the Custom Pricing Model may be performed on Algo Strategy Engine (Algo SE) 7.17.40 and Austospreader® SE 7.17.40.

  • Order Book Passing in Multibroker in Beta
    Order Book Passing functionality has been added to Multibroker for Beta testing.

  • Support for 64-bit version of Excel links
    This package includes X_TRADER® API 7.17.40 which supports RTD links to 64-bit versions of Microsoft Excel.

  • TT strongly encourages all customers to upgrade to this new version.

    System Requirements


  • TT Analytics Block
    The TT Analytics Block in ADL® will allow users to incorporate technical studies available in X_STUDY® and leverage historical data stored on an FMDS. Algo Strategy Engine (Algo SE) 7.17.40 or higher is required.

  • Enhanced fixed income yield calculations
    Calculations for trading in yield with the Custom Pricing Model may be performed on Algo Strategy Engine (Algo SE) 7.17.40 and Austospreader® SE 7.17.40.

  • Order Book Passing in Multibroker in Beta
    Order Book Passing functionality has been added to Multibroker for Beta testing.

  • Support for 64-bit version of Excel links
    This package includes X_TRADER® API 7.17.40 which supports RTD links to 64-bit versions of Microsoft Excel.

  • TT strongly encourages all customers to upgrade to this new version.

    Installation Notes

    When upgrading from existing versions, TT strongly recommends making a backup of your workspaces in a separate location.
    1. X_TRADER® 7.17.x supports workspaces from previous versions of X_TRADER® 7.17.x, 7.12.x and 7.11.x.

    2. X_TRADER® 7.17.x supports upgrades from previous versions of X_TRADER® 7.17.x, 7.12.x and 7.11.x.

    3. If your current software is older than X_TRADER® 7.11.x, TT recommends uninstalling your existing old software and performing a clean install.

    Enhancements

    1. Autospreader
      1. Freeze, Dynamic Payup Ticks and Do Not Hedge functionality has been added back to Autospreader. (Ref 228377)

    2. Floating Depth Window
      1. The floating depth window in the order change form will abide by the global property for "Depth Window" in the Floating Windows section in the General tab of Global Properties. (Ref 228588)

    3. Login
      1. Added support for email-based 2-factor authentication in conjunction with TT User Setup 7.17.30. (Ref 228636)

    4. Orders
      1. (Beta) Added ability to pass working orders to other user groups within Multibroker environments without the need to share an order book. Order Passing is currently in Beta. Please contact your Account Manager or local TAM if you would like to participate in the Beta. (Ref 228718)

    5. Orders and Fills Window
      1. Improved the performance of OFW when large bursts of fills enter the book. (Ref 228308)

    6. Properties
      1. Enhanced the file location dialog to allow users to enter folder locations more easily. (Ref 228489)

    7. User Management
      1. Added support to allow or prevent routing orders using Autotrader, Autospreader® Desktop, and X_TRADER® API as configured in TT User Setup 7.17.30 (or higher). (Ref 228001)

    8. Wholesale Trades
      1. When Auto RFQ has been enabled on one Wholesale Order window, the feature should be enabled on newly opened instances of the Wholesale Order widow. (Ref 228537)

    Fixes

    1. Autospreader
      1. Fixed an issue where the Autospreader® configuration window incorrectly invalidates a mathematically-valid custom spread formula. (Ref 228728)

    2. Common
      1. Fixed an issue where X_TRADER® could crash when attempts were made to move three or more MD Traders that were linked together. (Ref 228761)

    3. Contract-Handler
      1. Fixed an issue where recreating a strategy failed if one of the legs is a strategy contract. (Ref 228670)

      2. Fixed an issue where EPIQ could be blank. (Ref 228809)

    4. Market Window
      1. Fixed an issue where the "View My Orders Only" feature would not always work immediately after loading a workspace. (Ref 228854)

    5. MD Trader
      1. Fixed an issue where the deletion of a manual fill would not remove the manual fill price from average price highlighting in MD Trader. (Ref 228452)

      2. Fixed an issue where the filter on MD Trader® would not reset when a new Autospreader® contract was dragged and dropped into it. (Ref 228539)

    6. Order Book
      1. Fixed an issue where the use of the Customer List window to change the customer on an order would not change the customer on the order. (Ref 228378)

    7. Orders and Fills Window
      1. Fixed and issue where the confirmation window would not reflect changes that are made to working orders. (Ref 226492)

      2. Fixed an issue where the Inquire Block and Vola Order dialogue did not seed the correct exchange. (Ref 228913)

    8. Risk Management
      1. Fixed an issue where the Risk Parameters window would not update correctly when filtered and a risk update is pushed from TT User Setup. (Ref 228600)

    9. Saved Orders
      1. Fixed an issue where the Saved Order file location would not save correctly after being changed. (Ref 228516)

    10. Yield
      1. Fixed an issue where dates entered in the yield calculation engine may not be recognized when using some language settings on the local operating system. (Ref 228146)

    Known Issues

      1. When a synthetic order is submitted and passed to a user in a different passing group, if the order is completely filled while the second user is the caretaker and the second user logs off and logs back on, the parent order quantity of the filled order may show as doubled in X_TRADER. (Ref 228921)