In this article we would mlike to describe how to operate with new VIP FIX API Lock Arbitrage Software.

Interface

VIP Lock Arbitrage Software Interface

Fast Feed management


For fast feed management, click right mouse button on “Fast connection” field and select one of available options:

VIP Lock Arbitrage Software Fast Feed Management

  • Connect – you can connect feeder;
  • Disconnect – disconnect feeder;
  • Edit – edit feeder details;
  • Log – check feeder connection log.

Fast Feed Log

If you press “Edit” – you can enter information for one feeder (IP:port) from  feeder list,  provided by our company for free  or check ‘Fix Data Provider” and use your own FIX API  account for feed. 

Fast Feed for vip lock arbitrage

FIX API Connections management


If you press right mouse button on “Fix Connections” field you select one of available options:

Lock arbitrage fix api connection management

  • Add- add new FIX API connection;
  • Edit – edit available and selected FIX API connection;
  • Remove - remove available and selected FIX API connection;
  • View log – view log for selected FIX API connection;

lock arbitrage fix connection log

In log window you can open: “Market Data” tab, “Orders” tab and “Trading” tab.

When you press “Add” button you can add new FIX API connection. You should request FIX API credentials from your broker.

Lock arbitrage add new fix api account

You need to fill in the “Connection name” field –you can use any name, and select connector name from the FIX API connectors list. If you do not find your connector – contact us.

Then fill in the “Market data connection parameters” tab

lock arbitrage fix: market data

and “Trading connection parameters” tab

lock arbitrage fix: trading tab

You can also Import/Export your settings.
Manage Symbols subscription – you need to select all symbols which you want to use

lock arbitrage software fix symbols

You can add symbols one by one – use + button
Or load from .sym file and check only needed symbols.

lock arbitrage connected symbols

.sym file for each broker is located in folder C:\Program Files (x86)\BJF Trading Group\FIX Locking Arbitrage\Fix symbols

 

lock arbitrage .sym folder location

Lock Pairs management


If you press right mouse button on “Locking pairs” field you select one of available options:

lock arbitrage lock management

  • Add – add new Lock pair;
  • Edit – edit available and selected lock pair;
  • Remove -remove available and selected lock pair;
  • Import instruments – import all instruments with settings for selected lock pair;
  • Export instruments - export all instruments with settings for selected lock pair.

When you press “Add” button you can create new lock pair from available FIX API connections

Lock arbitrage lock settings

You need to select Connection right and left side, specify orders type for each side and for Open and Close position.
If Lock connection window, you can also specify TTL for PrimeXM broker only, create additional mapping for CFDs / Indexes if your broker has different symbol mane than symbol name on our fast feed. For example: GDAXI=DAX where: GDAXI – name on of feed, DAX- your broker’s name. You can also adjust days and time when software should close all open locks to avoid SWAP or for other reason.
You can also adjust offset recalculation parameters: Interval and period.
After you adjust all parameter for lock pair, you can press ‘Ok” and software ask you to create default symbol list with default parameters for new Lock pair.

lock arbitrage symbols list

You can press “Ok”, if you want to use default symbols with default settings or press “No” and add symbols by yourself.

Arbitrgae Settings

vip lock arbitrage settings

  • Enable – You can enable or disable trading instrument;
  • Name – Trading instrument (symbol) name;
  • Digits- number of digits for current symbol;
  • Lot size 1 / Lot size 2 – lot size;
  • S/L – the distance (in pips) for new order StopLoss value from the order open price (if less then freeze level the freeze level value will be used) 
  • T/P – the distance (in pips) for new order TakeProfit  value from the order open price (if less then freeze level the freeze level value will be used)
  • Minimal profit – if it is possible, after the breakeven point was crossed, the order stoploss will be modified (if possibility exists) to breakeven price +(-) this value (in pips)  to fix you guaranteed profit.  After that the order stoploss will be trailed with Trailing step size (if it zero no trailing will be performed) .
  • Trail step – trailing step;
  • Order life time – maximal order lifetime;
  • Trade pause- minimal pause between orders;
  • Slippage 1/ Slippage 2 – allowed slippage (for IOC and FOK orders only) ;
  • Diff to open 1 / Diff to open 2 – price difference between slow broker and fast feed for order opening;
  • Max spread slow / Max spread fast – max allowed spread on slow/fast broker for order opening;
  • Bid offset 1,2 / Ask Offset 1,2 – constant price difference offset between slow broker and fast feed;
  • Offset Cal -  you can activate offset automated calculation for each symbol separately. We recommend to use only for CFDs and Indexes;
  • Side Slow 1/ Side Slow 2- trade direction (buy/ Sell) for slow broker 1/2;


Not adjustable, statistical parameters:

  • Current Buy diff 1,2 / Current sell diff 1, 2 – current price difference between slow broker and fast feed;
  • Max diff 1, 2 – maximal historical price difference between slow broker and fast feed;
  • Spread slow 1, 2 – spread on slow broker;
  • Spread fast -  spread on fast broker.

 

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