X_TRADER®

7.17.35.15

Released: May 16, 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® 7.9.35 is included in this package of X_TRADER® 7.17.35. Please note X_STUDY® 7.9.20 and higher 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.

X_TRADER® 7.17.35 includes a new ImpliedConfig.cfg file. No action is required if you are using Autospreader® SE 7.17.35 in conjunction. Otherwise, please make sure that the same copy of the ImpliedConfig.cfg is placed in [c:\tt\config\] folder on both Autospreader® SE and X_TRADER.

Why Should I Upgrade?


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

  • Eurex HFT support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.35 allows for the identification of automated orders for Eurex.

  • Windows 8 support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.35 supports the Windows 8 operating system.

  • Enhanced fixed income trading analytics
    Trading in yield has been enhanced and may be configured on the advanced tab of MD Trader® properties.


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

    System Requirements


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

  • Eurex HFT support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.35 allows for the identification of automated orders for Eurex.

  • Windows 8 support
    X_TRADER® 7.17.35 supports the Windows 8 operating system.

  • Enhanced fixed income trading analytics
    Trading in yield has been enhanced and may be configured on the advanced tab of MD Trader® properties.


  • 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. Alerts Manager
      1. Enhanced Alerts Manager to notify users when an order has been rejected. (Ref 228139)

    2. Autospreader
      1. Advanced Slop functionality has been added back for Autospreader. (Ref 228264)

    3. Error Handling
      1. Suppressed order and fill timeout error processing for FIX GW orders. (Ref 228300)

    4. Login
      1. Added a check box option to don't show a warning message if some selected gateways are down upon login. (Ref 228352)

    5. MD Trader
      1. Added a property to configure the background color of MD Trader® globally as well as locally. (Ref 228037)

    6. Orders and Fills Window
      1. Modified the behavior of the Orders Pane to only display downloaded synthetic fills if X_TRADER® also has at least one child fill. (Ref 228203)

    7. Wholesale Trades
      1. Added support for cross orders on CME. This requires CME GW 7.17.45. (Ref 221570)

      2. Added support for cross orders on ICE. This requires ICE GW 7.17.45. (Ref 225185)

      3. Leg prices are no longer reported for Wholesale Orders on Eurex. (Ref 228265)

      4. The Wholesale Order window will populate Customer Default fields when a customer is selected. (Ref 228277)

      5. The Wholesale Order window provides a suggested quantity for each leg on many strategies. At times, the suggested quantity may not reflect the quantity required and users may now alter the quantity of any leg involved in a wholesale trade. (Ref 228288)

      6. The Wholesale Order window will close when the Esc button is pressed on the keyboard. (Ref 228382)

      7. Changing a quantity button on the Wholesale Order Window will be universal for new windows. (Ref 228384)

    Fixes

    1. Common
      1. Fixed an issue where multiple instances of X_TRADER® could be opened on a single operating system as this would degrade performance. (Ref 228226)

    2. Contract-Handler
      1. Fixed an issue that could cause X_TRADER® to lag when a large number of spreads are created at the same time. (Ref 228141)

      2. Fixed an issue where the LTP, High and Low for synthetic spreads could be incorrect. (Ref 228221)

      3. Fixed an issue where the order buttons of MD Trader® could be missing after re-opening a workspace. (Ref 228227)

    3. Fill Window
      1. Fixed an issue where deleted fills could cause the Fill window to crash. (Ref 228180)

      2. Removed Synthetic SE Parent order fills from the Fills Alert dialog. (Ref 228318)

    4. Market Explorer
      1. Fixed an issue where multiple contracts could not be dragged and dropped into Market Grid at the same time. (Ref 228233)

    5. Market Window
      1. Fixed an issue where the display of market data in Call + Put display mode of Market Grid could corrupt data. (Ref 228243)

    6. MD Trader
      1. Fixed an issue where changes made to the global properties of MD Trader® would not change the property for instances of MD Trader® that were already open. (Ref 228215)

      2. Fixed an issue where the routing gateway flavor would not always save in a workspace. (Ref 228278)

      3. Fixed an issue where clicking the Liquidate button on MD Trader® could crash X_TRADER. (Ref 228315)

    7. Order Fill Handler
      1. Fixed an issue where repeated randomization of slices for a Time Sliced order could result in a slice with a quantity of zero. (Ref 227520)

    8. Wholesale Trades
      1. Fixed an issue where Prof trades would be rejected when submitted with a non conventional tick format. (Ref 228179)

      2. Fixed an issue in the calculation of suggested leg prices for Guaranteed Cross orders. (Ref 228463)

      3. Leg prices are no longer provided for the legs of wholesale orders other than Guaranteed Cross orders. (Ref 228492)

      4. Fixed an issue in the Wholesale order window where the number of futures in a volatility trade would always round down when the calculated quantity is not a whole number. (Ref 228499)

    Known Issues