X_TRADER®

7.17.50.39

Released: Feb 04, 2015 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?


  • Aggregator
    Aggregation has been added to X_TRADER® providing for the presentation and trading of like contracts on one trading interface, MD Trader®. This initial release supports aggregation of cash fixed income products and futures contracts with the same tick size. Please refer to Help Library for more details.

  • 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 Autospreader® SE 7.17.40.

  • Order Book Passing in MultiBroker
    Order Book Passing functionality has been released and is available in all environments..

  • Support for 64-bit version of Excel links
    X_TRADER® 7.17.45 and higher support 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


  • Aggregator
    Aggregation has been added to X_TRADER® providing for the presentation and trading of like contracts on one trading interface, MD Trader®. This initial release supports aggregation of cash fixed income products and futures contracts with the same tick size. Please refer to Help Library for more details.

  • 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 Autospreader® SE 7.17.40.

  • Order Book Passing in MultiBroker
    Order Book Passing functionality has been released and is available in all environments..

  • Support for 64-bit version of Excel links
    X_TRADER® 7.17.45 and higher support 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. Aggregator
    1. Aggregation has been added to X_TRADER® providing for the presentation and trading of like contracts on one trading interface, MD Trader®. This initial release supports aggregation of cash fixed income products and futures contracts with the same tick size. (Ref 229545)

  2. Autospreader
    1. Added support for managing Autospreader® orders in MD Trader® when the Autospreader® orders have been submitted through TTAPI. (Ref 229031)

    2. The quoting section in the Autospreader® Configuration window is now expanded by default. (Ref 229442)

  3. Customer Defaults
    1. Changed the admin control of disabling FFT3 fields so that FFT3 will remain open for exchanges which do not use FFT3 for clearing account information. (Ref 229877)

  4. Floating Depth Window
    1. Created a new standalone Depth Window component that displays either detailed or aggregated market depth for a specific contract. A floating version can be launched from Market Grid to display depth for the currently selected contract. (Ref 229687)

  5. Implieds
    1. Added support for implied prices on butterflies and condors for specific products on the ICE Gateway that have transitioned from the NYSE Liffe Gateway. (Ref 228570)

    2. Added support for implied pricing calculations for Euribor futures and spread contacts. (Ref 229279)

  6. Login
    1. Added SMS support for two-factor authentication. (Ref 229289)

  7. MD Trader
    1. Changed the hotkey function for depth refresh from typing R to typing Ctrl-Shift-R. (Ref 229534)

    2. Added "pin" functionality to floating MD Trader®, similar to the feature currently available in the floating Order Pane. (Ref 230039)

  8. Order Entry
    1. Configured Routing Rules so a user may name a routing rule "<Default>" and use that as the default Routing Rule. (Ref 229694)

    2. When working an internal staged order, we now automatically select the "<Default>" customer upon selecting a broker. (Ref 230150)

  9. Order Fill Handler
    1. Added support for price reasonability checks during the pre-open. (Ref 229301)

  10. Order Pane
    1. Search functionality has been added to the Account field for quicker seeding of OBO orders. (Ref 229273)

  11. Orders and Fills Window
    1. The P/A column in the fills pane will now indicate passive and aggressive orders on SGX. (Ref 230166)

  12. Wholesale Trades
    1. Added support for Liffe wholesale trades on ICE. (Ref 229035)

Fixes

  1. ADL GUI
    1. Fixed an issue where an ADL Designer will throw an exception if there exists an Instrument Block using an Autospreader® contract. (Ref 227746)

    2. Fixed an issue where the Average Block tracks only the original 10 inputs when it is copied. (Ref 229153)

  2. Algo Dashboard
    1. Fixed an issue where X_TRADER® could freeze when attempting to save a template of an algo that includes Excel links after changing parameters of that algo. (Ref 229145)

  3. Autospreader
    1. Fixed an issue where Autospreader® did not use the monitoring user name from the incoming order on an add and instead assumed the user is the monitoring user. (Ref 229238)

    2. Fixed an issue where tick settlement prices were not rounded off resulting in no synthetic depth being generated. (Ref 230325)

  4. Autotrader
    1. Fixed an issue where RTD links could freeze Autotrader. (Ref 230160)

  5. Fill Window
    1. Fixed an issue where the Fill Alert window would appear when confirming a fill. (Ref 229477)

  6. Implieds
    1. Added support in the TT ImpliedsEngine to handle invalid strategies sent by the exchange. (Ref 229760)

  7. Login
    1. Fixed an issue that caused X_TRADER® to crash when logging into individual gateways. (Ref 230010)

  8. Market Window
    1. Fixed an issue where all saved contracts would not always appear after opening a workspace. (Ref 229000)

    2. Fixed an issue where workspaces would not always load properly. (Ref 230344)

  9. MD Trader
    1. Fixed an issue where the average price display in MD Trader® would persist for Start Of Day (SOD) positions after they had been closed. (Ref 229169)

    2. Fixed an issue that on rare occasions X_TRADER® would crash when opening MD Trader®. (Ref 230318)

  10. Order Entry
    1. Fixed an issue where Order Pane Account field would not grant focus to the end of the account and would instead place focus on the entire account when clicked upon. (Ref 229435)

    2. Fixed an issue where customers selected in Customer List would override customers saved in Order Pane as part of saved workspaces. (Ref 229494)

    3. Fixed order routing gateway selection to comply with gateway flavors declared in Customer Defaults. (Ref 229506)

  11. Orders
    1. Fixed an issue where native MLM orders were routed to the Synthetic Strategy Engine. (Ref 230119)

  12. Orders and Fills Window
    1. Fixed an issue where the "Exp Date" column in OFW was sorting by name, not the actual date. (Ref 229605)

    2. Fixed an issue where filtering on the Workspace Time column could obscure orders. (Ref 229973)

  13. Restart/Recovery
    1. Fixed an issue where on rare occasions X_TRADER® would hang during the start up process. (Ref 230058)

  14. Spread Creation
    1. Fixed an issue where submitting multiple strategy re-creation requests at one time would fail and not all strategies would be re-created. (Ref 229867)

  15. Wholesale Trades
    1. Fixed an issue where the futures leg price of a covered strategy submitted as a Cross Order was not available for editing. (Ref 229744)

    2. Fixed an issue that caused a rare crash in Wholesale Order window when opening specific contracts. (Ref 230474)

Known Issues