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System Overview Part 2 (B)

SECTION 2: SYSTEM OVERVIEW Part 2 (B)

REAL-TIME NEWS

The Real-time news is loaded by default, but can be opened by clicking View > News from the menu bar.

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Figure 18 - Selecting News from the View Menu

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Figure 19 - News Panel

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The news panel allows users to view real time news headlines, in the selected language. Users can click on the Language drop down list to select from:

  1. English
  2. Traditional Chinese  (繁體中文)
  3. Simplified Chinese (简体中文)
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Figure 20 - Expanded News Story

Users can retrieve the real time news report by double-clicking on the headline in the news panel.

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GLOSSARY

Time – date and time of news.

News – The headline of the actual news.

MENU BAR

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Figure 21 - Menu Bar

The Menu Bar provides the following four options:

  1. Connection:
    Users can Login or Logout from the Connection menu.
  2. Settings:
    Users can change the Preferences, Look and Feel, Layout and Password under the Settings menu.
  3. View:
    Users can select any information panels from the View menu.
  4. Help:
    Users can review the CIX Markets system version from the Help menu.

STATUS BAR

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Figure 22 - Status Bar

The status bar shows the following:

  1. Current time and date
  2. Login duration
  3. Effective margin
  4. Necessary margin
  5. Variation margin
  6. Floating profit/loss
  7. Balance
  8. Current margin percentage
  9. Connection indicator (green indicates a normal connection between the system and the server, while red indicates a connection failure between the system and the server).

LIMIT ORDER PANELS

LIMIT OPEN

Users can review limit open orders by clicking View > Limit Order from the menu bar. The Limit Order panel will show details of all effective limit open tickets.

Please refer to Section 7 for more details on Limit Open Orders.

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Figure 23 – Limit Order Panel – Limit Open Tab

Under the “Limit Open” tab, users  can:

 

  1. Click on the “Amend” button to amend a Limit Open order.
  2. Click on the “Cancel” button to cancel a Limit Open order.
  3. Click on the Right Arrow Button (more details) button to toggle the table view into detail mode.

GLOSSARY

Amend – Click on this button to amend the existing limit open order.

Product – The product of the limit open order.

B/S – This shows whether the existing limit open order was a buy order or a sell order.

Size – The total number of lots in the limit open order.

Limit Price – The limit execution

Stop Price – The stop execution price of the particular limit open order.

Stop Loss – The  price  for  stopping loss  of the  particular limit  open  order if the  “If

Done”  order is executed.

Take Profit – The  price  for taking  profit  of the  particular limit  open  if the  “If Done” order is executed.

Type – Type of the limit open order (Daily, GTF, GTC).

Status – The status of the limit order.

Cancel – Click on this button to cancel the existing limit open order.

LIMIT OPEN LOG

Users  can review the limit  open  order log by clicking  on the “Limit  Open  Log” tab on the Limit Order Panel.

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Figure 24 - Limit Order Panel - Limit Open Log Tab

Under the “Limit Open  Log” tab, users  can:

  1. Click on  the  “From” button to  choose  the  last  date  of a week  to  retrieve that week‟s limit open  log.
  2. Click on the “To” button to choose  from the last date of a week to retrieve that week‟s limit open  log.

GLOSSARY

Ticket No. – The ticket number of the limit settle order.

Create Date/Last Modified – The creation and last modified date of the limit settle order.

Execute Date – The execution date of the limit order.

Product – The product of the limit settle order.

B/S – This shows whether the limit settle order is/was a buy order or a sell order.

Size – The total number of lots in the limit settle order.

Limit Price – The limit execution price of a particular limit settle order.

Stop Price – The stop execution price of a particular limit settle order.

To Settle – This shows the information about a particular opened market order of which the limit settle order applies to.

Type – Type of the limit settle order (Daily, GTF, GTC).

Status/Remark – The status of the limit open order.

Note: The Modified date will only appear if users have amended that limit settle order ticket.

LIMIT SETTLE

Users  can review the limit settle  orders by clicking  on the “Limit  Open  Log” tab on the Limit Order Panel. Details of the effective limit settle tickets are shown on this panel. Please refer to Section 8 for more details on Limit Settle orders.

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Figure 25 - Limit Order Panel - Limit Settle Tab

Under the “Limit Settle Log” tab, users can either:

  1. Click on  the  “From” button to  choose  the first date of a week to retrieve that week‟s limit settle log.

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  1. Click on the “To” button to choose the last date  of a week  to retrieve that  week’s limit settle log.

GLOSSARY

Amend – Click on this button to amend the existing limit settle order.

Product – The product of the limit settle order.

B/S – This shows whether the existing settle order was a buy order or a sell order.

Size – The total number of lots in the limit settle order.

Limit Price – The limit execution price of the particular limit settle order.

Stop Price – The stop execution price of the particular limit settle order. To

Settle – The information of the corresponding opened position.

Status – The status of the limit settle order.

Cancel – Click on this button to cancel the existing limit settle order.

LIMIT SETTLE LOG

Users  can review the limit  settle  order log by clicking  on the “Limit  Settle Log” tab on the Limit Order Panel.

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Figure 26 - Limit Order Panel - Limit Settle Log Tab

Under the “Limit Settle Log” tab, users can either:

  1. Click on  the  “From” button to  choose  the first date of a week to retrieve that week‟s limit settle log.

OR

  1. Click on the “To” button to choose the last date  of a week  to retrieve that  week’s limit settle log.

GLOSSARY

Ticket No. – The ticket number of the limit open order.

Create Date/Last Modified – The creation and last modified date of the limit open order.

Execute Date – The execution date of the limit order.

Product – The product of the limit open order.

B/S – This shows whether the limit settle order is/was a buy order or a sell order.

Lot Size – The total number of lots in the limit open order.

Limit Price – The limit execution price of a particular limit open order.

Stop Price – The stop execution price of a particular limit open order.

Stop Loss – The stop loss price of the particular limit open order.

Take Profit – The take profit price of the particular limit open order.

Type – The duration type for the particular limit order (Daily, GTF, GTC).

Status/Remark – The status of the limit open order.

Note: The Modified date will only appear if users have amended that limit settle order ticket.

Users can review the limit settle orders by clicking on the “Limit Settle  Log” tab on the Limit Order Panel. Details of the effective limit settle tickets are shown on this panel. Please refer to Section 8 for more details on Limit Settle orders.