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Orders and Trades

How is APIBridge different than Trading Terminal?

APIBridge is unconventional and innovative. You can call it Algo Terminal. It is different in many aspects from traditional trading terminal which you see everywhere around. LE-LX-SE-SX vs Buy-Sell While conventional trading platforms work on only buy and sell;…

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. In the message window, you can see all messages upto millisecond time stamp. We want you to see what’s happening at millisecond level (1/1000th of a…

Why APIBridge shows different Net Positions

The Net Positions tab shows all Net Positions created via orders placed only from Bridge. The Bridge maintains in your local computer the Net Positions, based on order status returned from API. This tab also shows your Equity Margin, as returned from the Broker API….

Why don’t I see all Orders in Order History

Orders which are completed (filled) are considered as trades. You will find these in Trade History. All other order types – Rejected, Open, Pending, Cancelled will show up in Order History

Which columns in Trade History are working?

Trade History shows you all details about an order which are important for system trading. It has additional details like ID, Strategy Tag (Stag), Signal Type (SigType), Cumulative PnL and Holding Time. Columns marked with * are in beta mode Please note, trade history…

Qty Multiplier for scale-out or position sizing

Consider this problem: you may be trading in 100 different symbols, all with different quantities. You can specify the quantity in APIBridge->Symbol Setting. However, if you want to scale-in to positions, it will be difficult to code all quantities in your strategy…

Exiting Bracket Orders and Cover Orders

As we all know, APIBridge works on Signals. Signals are of 4 types: Long Entry (LE), Long Exit (LX), Short Entry (SE), Short Exit (SX). Cover Order (CO) and Bracket Order (BO) are special type of multi-orders which contain both entry and exit. CO places a stop loss to…

Broker did not respond – Order not placed

What if I place order with wrong values? If you give wrong orders parameters, broker api may not place your orders. In this case, you will get error message from Broker API:- Status not returned- invalid order parameters- Order rejected. For example, if expiry is…