X_TRADER®

7.17.47.6

Released: Oct 17, 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.

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
    X_TRADER® 7.17.45 supports RTD links to 64-bit versions of Microsoft Excel in conjunction with X_TRADER® API 7.17.40.

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
    X_TRADER® 7.17.45 supports RTD links to 64-bit versions of Microsoft Excel in conjunction with X_TRADER® API 7.17.40.

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. General
    1. Added advanced trading in yield functionality for Canadian bond futures on the Montreal Exchange. (Ref 229508)

  2. ADL GUI
    1. Users may now turn off Error Checking in ADL for a more responsive experience. (Ref 229483)

  3. Autospreader
    1. Added support for leaning on Indicative Prices when using Autospreader®. (Ref 229498)

  4. Wholesale Trades
    1. Added support for LSE Cross Orders so both buyside and sellside orders may be entered from the same ticket. (Ref 229577)

Fixes

  1. ADL GUI
    1. Reduced the compilation time of algos - the reduction is more noticeable with larger algos. (Ref 229471)

  2. Autospreader
    1. Fixed an issue where Autospreader® configurations could fail to launch when managed by an Order Ticket Algo (OTA). (Ref 229420)

    2. Fixed an issue that could create stale orders when executing Autospreader® Reload orders. (Ref 229437)

    3. Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, some spreads were not available to trade on Autospreader® Strategy Engine. (Ref 229502)

  3. Orders and Fills Window
    1. Fixed an issue where the customer account, or Default account, would not seed in Order Book when accepting Block orders. (Ref 229547)

  4. Wholesale Trades
    1. Fixed an issue where the customer could inadvertently change in the Wholesale Order Window. (Ref 229474)

Known Issues

  1. Support for the calculation of implied prices for the first three monthly contracts in Euribor futures on The Intercontinental Exchange has been deferred to X_TRADER® 7.17.50.

  2. Support for the calculation of implied prices for butterfly contracts constituting the first three contracts on The Intercontinental Exchange has been deferred to X_TRADER® 7.17.50.