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FAQs for Positional Trading with APIBridge

Does APIBridge support positional trading?Yes. Rather APIBridge supports all order/product types which are provided by your broker. How to get started with positional trading?In APIBridge, from templates on top, select Positional Trading Tempates. It has general...

What are the Signal Settings other than Signal Rules

Signal Rules help you avoid wrong order placement through strategy/button misfire. APIBridge allows deep level of control on how to process your Signals. However you can manage Signal Rules by clicking on top Application Settings ->Signal Settings. Signal SourceIf the...

How to setup VPS on MAC or mobile?

You can setup algo on any device – including all components like APIBridge, TradingView, Amibroker etc. This requires two steps – first to setup algo on a Windows VPS, and second to use the virtual private server on your MAC or mobile. In order to setup a...

Notifications – Telegram, Email and Sound

You can setup notifications in APIBridge for signal received and order placed. Although there are currently three types of notifications are available: Sound notification, Telegram Notifications and Email Notifications. Notifications can be particularly helpful to...

Amibroker with APIBridge multiple accounts

For various reasons, you may like to run multiple instances of APIBridge on same computer. Each instance gives you full power with different logins.  For example, you may like to trade at same -time in 5 family accounts. This can be easily done via...

How do I setup algo for multiple strategies?

APIBridge allows you to trade in multiple strategies in same stock or different stocks. For example, you can trade in NIFTY in 5-minute time frame and 15-minute time under different strategies. The positions of both strategies will be maintained separately. Further,...

Signal with same params is ignored

If you see this message, it means the APIBridge just saved you from a duplicate trade! As per the Signal Rules, the APIBridge avoids consecutive order placement with repeated values. However, if you purposely want to send repeated orders with exactly same params, you...

Tell me about latency in full detail

Are you an intraday trader cautious about trading super-fast? Even before we answer your question – the more important question is – what’s the importance of latency in your trading. Importance of Latency in TradingLatency for overall algo...

How fast is order placement? What is the latency?

Super-fast order placement is the best part of APIBridge, and makes it stand apart from any other algo software. We proudly claim that it is the fastest software available to Indian retail traders for system based trading. In APIBridge message window, you can see all...

What are Templates and how do they work?

A template is the complete “set of settings” from APIBridge. A template contains Symbol settings, Entry ,Exit and Square off time from UI Settings, API credentials and Signal Settings. You can add notes about each template by clicking Edit (for future...

Position not found

Errors: Long Position not found, Short Position not found APIBridge has smart risk management which avoids strategy misfire. If you see this message, it means your Signal Settings are turned on. Go To Application Settings-> Signal Settings You will see this rule...

Symbol Settings not found

If you see this message, it means your Symbol Settings are wrong. The Bridge needs some essential information for order placement. INPUT SYMBOL: this should be same as your chart symbol in TradingView, Amibroker, MT4 etc. If you accidentally add a character, or do not...

Known Bugs

Here are the list of Known Bugs in APIBridge. We are working to resolve them 🙂 (Category- Advanced) Qty from SL: when you send exit signal – SX – is not placing order if sent with ” 0 “ stop loss and generating error “error divide by zero” – ideally it should take qty...

Broker API Connection

The Bridge connects with Broker API for functionality such as order placement, order management and trade management. In such cases some of the Bridge features may not function, or malfunction, based on the Broker API. Also you can see API errors under the Error tab...

What are Full Logs, Application Logs and API Logs

The Bridge maintains logs at different levels for convenience and audit. You can find following five tabs for filtered logs on main window – All, Trading, Connectivity, Error, External Modules. All: This tab shows most relevant messages for user of all type. It...

What are Modes – Paper Trading, PoupUp, Default

Paper Trading Mode allows you to test the functionality of APIBridge, before live trading. Click here to see how paper trading is different from live trading. Pop-up mode is helpful if you want to confirm trades before they are sent to the broker. Based on the signal...

How to set trade timings Entry From and Entry To

Entry From: You can set the time from which Trading will start, irrespective of your signals. For example, if you are trade intraday, and don’t want to trade in first 15 minutes after market open, you can change Entry From to 9:30 AM. If any signal is received...

How to Import/Export Symbol Settings?

Import/Export Symbols: You can import/export all symbols from csv file. See video below for correct process. STEP 1: Fill 2 or 3 rows of symbol settings which you are sure of working properly STEP2: Export symbols to see the format of file STEP3: Add symbols in the...

Quantity from Exposure – Calculate Dynamically

Quantity from Exposure (Qty from Exposure) : Exposure means the order value with which you want to take position. Also you can calculate it only for LE/SE signals. Also for LX/SX signals, qty is taken based on last sent LE/SE signal (regardless they are completed or...

Quantity from Stoploss | Calculate Dynamically

Quantity from Stoploss (Qty from SL) : Calculated only for LE/SE signals. For LX/SX signals, we take qty based on last LE/SE signal send (regardless they are complete or not; Bridge does not checks for NetPos here)->RoundLotSize: for EQ segment should be give as...

What are Risk Management Settings?

APIBridge allows Risk Management at 3 different levels Preventing Strategy misfire through Signal RulesCapping Max Loss/Max Profit per trade, and Capping Max Open Position per stock. Also Time-based squareoff for intraday tradersMaxOrderPerMinute, MaxTradesPerDay,...

What are Symbol Settings?

Symbol Settings is the default tab in APIBridge. It allows you to add rows of Symbols in which your strategy will trade. Symbol Settings -> Input Symbol: This should be same as the symbol in your chart or other application such as...

What are Signal Rules or Signal Settings

Signal Rules help you avoid wrong order placement through strategy/button misfire. APIBridge allows deep level of control on how to process your Signals. You can manage Signal Rules by clicking on top Application Settings ->Signal Settings. Strategy Misfire...