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System Overview Part 2 (C)

SECTION 2: SYSTEM OVERVIEW Part 2 (C)

TRADING LOG PANELS

TRADING JOURNAL

Users  can review their  daily  trading history on the “Trading Journal” panel,  which  can be opened by clicking View > Trading Journal from the menu bar.

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Figure 27 - Selecting Trading Journal from the View Menu

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Figure 28 - Trading Journal Panel

Both open and settled positions of the current trading day will be displayed in this panel.

Users can click on the Right Arrow Button  (To Detail Mode) button to toggle the table view to detail mode.

HISTORICAL TRADING LOG

Users can review their trading history on the “Historical Trading Log” panel,  which  can be opened by clicking View > Historical Trading Log from the menu bar.

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Figure 29 - Selecting Historical Trading Log from the View Menu

Histories of both buy and sell orders during the selected period will be displayed in this panel.

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Figure 30 - Historical Trading Log Panel

To use the historical trading log, users need to:

  1. Click on the “From” button and choose the starting date of the interested period.
  2. Click on the “To” button and choose the ending date of the interested period.
  3. Click on the “Refresh” button after selected the dates to display the log records.
  4. Click on the Right Arrow Button (To Detail Mode) button to toggle the table view to detail mode.

GLOSSARY

Execute Date – The date and time of the transaction.

Product – The product that an order has been placed on.

B/S – This shows whether the order was a buy order or a sell order on that particular product.

Size – The number of lots that was placed on that particular currency pair.

Price – The execution price of the transaction.

To Settle – For a settled Position, this indicates the information of the corresponding open position.

P/L – The realised profit/loss of the settled position.

Type – This indicates whether the transaction is an open or settle order.

Status – Status of the order.

Order No. (Detail Mode) – Order number.

Ticket No. (Detail Mode) – Ticket number for the corresponding record.

Create Date (Detail Mode) – The date and time of which the order was created.

Execute Type (Detail Mode) – The type of execution of the order.

CLOSED POSITION

Users  can review their  daily  settlements on the “Closed Position” panel,  which  can be opened by clicking View > Closed Position from the menu bar.

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Figure 31 - Selecting Closed Position from the View Menu

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Figure 32 - Closed Position Panel

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 (more details) button to toggle the table view into detail mode.

GLOSSARY

Settle Date – The settle date of the closed position.

Product – Name of the settled product.

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

Size – The number of lots that was settled on that particular order.

Settle Price – The price used for the closed position.

Open Date – The date on which the corresponding position was opened.

Open Price – The open price of the corresponding position.

P/L – The realised profit/loss of the closed position.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Recent  system  news  and  announcements are displayed in the “Announcement” Panel, which can be opened by clicking View > Announcement from the menu bar.

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Figure 33 - Selecting Announcement from the View Menu

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Figure 34 - Announcement Panel

PORTFOLIO SUMMARY PANEL

A summary of all outstanding positions are shown on the “Portfolio Summary” panel, which can be opened by clicking View > Portfolio Summary from the menu bar.

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Figure 35 - Selecting Portfolio Summary from the View Menu

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Figure 36 - PortfolioSummaryPanel

GLOSSARY

Product – The product occurring in the Open Positions.

B/S – This shows whether a particular order was a buy order or a sell order.

Size – The total number of lots outstanding for a particular product.

Average Price – The average execution price of all the orders for a particular product.

Floating P/L – The floating profit/loss for a particular product.

PRODUCT FACTS

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Figure 37 - Selecting Product Facts from the View Menu

From the Product Facts panel, users can view information such as contract sizes, the necessary margins and whether or not there are interest swaps on the products.

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Figure 38 - Product Facts Panel

Users  need  to select  a date  by  clicking  on  the  “Server  Trade  Date”  button to get  the information for the date they want.

GLOSSARY

Effective Date – The effective date of the product that the buy/sell interest applies to.

Expiry Date (CFD only) – The expiry date of the CFD product.

Currency – The product that the buy/sell interest applies to.

Closing Price – The closing price on the “Server  Trade  Date”.

Contract Size – Size of one lot.

Margin – Margin requirement of the product.

Hedge Margin/Pair – Hedge margin requirement (per pair) of the product.

Buy Interest – The interest that applies to a Buy order of a particular product.

Sell Interest – The interest that applies to a Sell order of a particular product.

Interest Type – The type of interest, whether it is a swap or interest rate.

WORLD CLOCK

In the bottom right of the system, users can view the current time and date of the server and see how long a user has been logged in for.

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Figure 39 - Clock Area

Users can also view the time of other major cities in the world for better reference.

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Figure 40 - Word Clocks

Clicking on the Date/Time in the bottom right will bring up the world clock panel.

PIP CALCULATOR

Users can calculate the Pip Value for different products to check the actual amount they will get per pip using the Pip Calculator. The pip calculator can be opened by clicking View > Pip Calculator from the menu bar.

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Figure 41 - Selecting Pip Calculator from the View Menu

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Figure 42 -Pip Calculator

To calculate the amount they will get per tick, users need to:

  1. Select the Product.
  2. Select the Lot size.

This will display the Pip Value for the product, for a given Lot Size.

However, if users would like to know how many pips it would take to make a certain profit or vice versa, users can:

  1. Click on the Down Arrow  “To Detail Mode”  button.
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Figure 43 - Pip Calculator (Detail Mode)

  1. Select either the P/L or Pips radio box and enter the expected profit or pip difference.

The  Pip  calculator  will  now  calculate  the  expected  profit/loss  for  a  particular  pip difference or the pip difference required to make a particular profit/loss.