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  1. 1. ICDX J-Trader 8.0 User Guide 29 Jan
  2. 2. ICDX J-Trader 8.0 Application User Guide Contents 1. Get Started  Starting the program  Config 2. Login  Change Your Password 3. J-Trader Screens  Main Screen  Connectivity Screen  Messages Screen 4. Settings  Display  General  Trading  Sounds  Contract  Reflector 5. Window Trading Screen  Hot Quotes  Matrix  Position  Reports  Accounts 6. Hot quotes  Adding New Contract  Configuring Hot Quotes screen  Hot quotes coloumns  Trading Matrix screen 7. Properties windows trade  Trading quote display window  Trading order window  Confirmation window 8. Viewing status  Amend an order  Recap 9. Position 10. Trading reflectors 11. Reports
  3. 3. 1. Get Started  Starting the program Install J-Trader 8.0 client application on your desktop.Double click J-trader icon, The program will start the J-trader login screen is displayed.  Config To configure, click settings the network settings window appears. field explanation Strategy creator Fill this with the strategy creator address port number that given by icdx system Host Add this host number of the server ip address that given by icdx system Port Add this port number of the server ip address that given by icdx system Price proxy Add price proxy number of the server ip address that given by icdx system Address Price proxy Add this port number of the server ip address that given by icdx system port
  4. 4. 2. Login To login the J-trader 8.0 Enter user name & password to log in. field explanation User name Enter your login ID 4 digits alphabets then 4 digits numberic Password Enter your password 4 digits alphabets then 4 digits numberic.  Change your password How to change the password ; 1. click dialog box appears 2. Enter your new password in both the new password and confirm fields. 3. click ok 3. J-Trader Screen When you have successfully logged on to J-trader and opened a trading windows, as expalained in Logging In to J-Trader, you have different screens :  Main Screen The main screen of J-Trader, from where you can select windows, configure J-Trader appearance and behaviour, log off and more.
  5. 5. Fields explanation Default desktop Lists the desktop available, with the currently selected desktop highlighted in yellow About Gives J-Trader installation information, such version & buid number Settings Gives a screen for configuring Exit Closes J-Trader Host Traffic lights indicating the connection status of the host Price feed Indicating price feed  Green = connected  Yellow = connecting  Grey = disconnected Links Opens links to customer defined websites Tools Gives a menu for displaying orders in a ticker style layout, creating Calculating strategies, listings orders, & submitting multiple orders To exchanges in a bath file New Creates a new trading window for currently selected desktop Tile Horizontal Aligns windows horizontally Tile vertical Aligns windows vertically Minimize all Iconises all open windows  Connectivity screen Screen for checking your server connections.  Messages screen Screen for connection messages, alerts and request for quotes (RFQs)
  6. 6. 4. Settings Click the button settings ; And appears window ; Fields Explanation Display  Colours used different kinds of price and indicating price changes tab  The display of fractions/decimals  Miscellaneous display settings  The default font to be used for all screens  Which screens you want to appear in front of others. General  Properties of alerts tab  Settings effecting the tick bar  A checkbox for forcing messages to appear in front of other screens and dialog boxes  Checkboxes for controlling which kinds of log you want created  Shortcut keys, namely keys on your keyboard you assign to commonly permormed tasks:eg, pressing F3 for the instrument tree. Trading Trades & how you enter them tab Sound tab Properties for sounds instruments Contract Properties (such as default contract type) for exchanges, instruments & quoted instruments tab Reflector Icdx reflectors system tab When you have made your changes, remember to click apply (save and keep window open), ok (save and close window) or cancel (quit without saving changes).
  7. 7. 5. Window trading screen Before you start trading open a window trading from main screen click New button to appear new window ; The display new window : Select the tab you want to trade from, you can select any tab with a trade button. Tab Explanation Hot quotes a screen from where you can trade multiple instruments, including strategies, you can view market depth by:  Double clicking on contract  Click reflector, which opens a reflector screen. Matrix A screen for trading calendar spreads Status This screen is like an order book: you use it to check the status of all orders (working & filled) in the currently selected account Position To View the overall position & margins for a trader account Reports To view all transaction a trader account Accounts To view the various account field dropdown list, & specifying by default account. 6. Hot quotes To trade using the hot quotes screen, select the contract you want to trade ;  Adding new contract Click add to expand product you want to show that given from the exchange .
  8. 8. Click will show (All>ICDX>Product>Contracts) and to collapse it. Select the items you want by double clicking. You can also select highlighted items by pressing the spacebar. To remove a contract, highlight it then click remove, up or down.  Configuring Hot quotes screen Change the display font click the rigt side button will appear window like this When you have made your changes, remember to click apply (save and keep window open), ok (save and close window) or cancel (quit without saving changes).  Hot quotes coloumns Right click in the grid of the hot quotes screen and click on select coloumns to choose from the following coloumns; Field Explanation Bid price The price coloumns are: Bid volume  Best bid in the market
  9. 9. Offer price  Best offer in the market Offer volume  Last traded price : price of the last trade for this contract Last trade price  The volume coloumns are the aggregated volumes for the bid price,offer Last tradees volume price,last traded price respectively Low price Lowest/highest prices High price Opening price Initial price of this instrument at the start of current trading day or trading session Closing price final price of this instrument at the start of current trading day or trading session Total traded volume Aggregated volumes of all trades during current trading day or trading session Change (last closing) Difference between the previous day’s closing price & last traded price Contract status Status of the exchange,(normal, suspended, closed, pre-open) fast-market Position How long or short the position is in a particular contract month Settlement Yesterday’s daily settlement price  Trading Matrix screen You can trade calendar spreads in J-Trader, you matrix screen, In trading window select matrix tab, click commodity (bottom left corner) to choose the exchange and the instrument, click contracts to select the contract dates
  10. 10. 7. Properties windows trade  Trading quote display window  Trading order window Press trade button & will show new window to create order :
  11. 11.  Confirmation window 8. Viewing status To view all activity trading we can see in status screen
  12. 12.  Amend an order  Recap Block orders you want to recap then click Recap button & will appear new window recap Press button print to print all data, or save to file (press export or csv export button)
  13. 13. 9. Position By right clicking in the positions choose columns ; Field Explanation Net position Net position for the contract Buys Number of lots bought Sell Number of lots sold Average price Average price position for buys or sells only at the start of day, the average Buys or sells price reflects ydsp Last traded price Last price at which the contract traded Open profit & loss Current position, the average price of the net position against the last traded price Cumulative profit & Net closed position calculated against the last traded price loss Total profit & loss Complete position, cumulative p/l + open p/l Commission Total paid for trades Currency Currency of the contract Margin per lot Margin required per lot % p/l burn rate Ratio of p/l to SODNLV %open position Ratio of required position margin to (SODNLV + p/l) exposure Buying power (SODNLV +/- p&l) less position margin required express as: remaining  A percentage Cash buying power  An actual amount Remaining Compare with equity Net position change Difference between SOD position & current net position on day
  14. 14. Margin paid Total margin to paid Equity SODNLV +/- p/l Fills All filled orders Order ID Unique ID for this order Lots Fill volume lots Price Price at which the trade was filled Date/time filled Time stamp trade was filled 10. Trading reflectors The reflector is a price ladder screen from which you can trade the full depth of market for a contract, including inside prices(price without volume that are between the bid and offer) to trade with reflector. 12. Reports To view all trade by filled history click reports then search date & window will appears like this ;