X_TRADER®

7.17.20.26

Released: Feb 26, 2014 File Size: 0
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Important Notes


This release includes work to allow users to comply with the recent German HFT Act. Please refer to Autotrader and ADL Requirements for the German HFT Act for more details.

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® 7.9.20 is included in this package of X_TRADER® 7.17.20. Please note X_STUDY® 7.9.20 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.

Why Should I Upgrade?

X_TRADER® 7.17.20 addresses critical issues found in the field along with significant enhancements to existing functionality. Some highlights include:

  1. Server-side OCOs
    This release moves management of OCO's onto the Synthetic SE for improved order execution.

  2. Eurex HFT support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.20 allows for the identification of automated orders for Eurex.

  3. Windows 8 support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.20 supports the Windows 8 operating system.


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

System Requirements

X_TRADER® 7.17.20 addresses critical issues found in the field along with significant enhancements to existing functionality. Some highlights include:

  1. Server-side OCOs
    This release moves management of OCO's onto the Synthetic SE for improved order execution.

  2. Eurex HFT support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.20 allows for the identification of automated orders for Eurex.

  3. Windows 8 support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.20 supports the Windows 8 operating system.


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. The message noting X_TRADER® is about to shut down following a long period of inactivity has been removed. (Ref 227115)

  2. Floating Order Entry
    1. Added the ability to have the Floating Order Entry window close after submitting an order. (Ref 227214)

  3. Order
    1. Management of OCO's has been taken off the X_TRADER® client and moved to Synthetic SE. Users must be connected to Synthetic SE 7.17.20 (or higher) in order to place OCO orders. (Ref 226993)

  4. Wholesale Trades
    1. The Wholesale Order window will not submit an order if it does not have a price. (Ref 225466)

    2. The right click context menu properties of 'Close window on submit' and 'Confirm order' have been made universal so setting the property once will carry through to every instance of newly opened Wholesale Order windows. (Ref 227065)

Fixes

  1. Autospreader
    1. Fixed an issue where Autospreader® risk positions were not properly updated when changing Autospreader® orders. (Ref 226565)

  2. Autotrader
    1. Fixed an issue where changes to an Autospreader® configuration were not saved to spreads launched in Autotrader. (Ref 226431)

  3. MD Trader
    1. Fixed an issue where embedded Time & Sales window's zoom setting is not saved in the workspace. (Ref 226332)

  4. Order Entry
    1. Fixed an issue where the broker would not always seed into Order Pane. (Ref 226976)

  5. Wholesale Trades
    1. Fixed an issue where rejected Wholesale Orders will display in the Audit Trail as INFO messages instead of as rejected orders. (Ref 227001)

    2. Fixed an issue where the wholesale order window may calculate incorrect leg quantities for strategy contracts. (Ref 227461)

Known Issues