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Contract Specification

Contract Specification

contract_specification

This message window allows to view securities contract specifications. The main parameters are grouped in table with following fields:

  • Spread – difference between Bid and Ask prices in points;
  • Digits – the amount of digits after decimal point in the price representation;
  • Stops level – minimum distance to the current price in points at which Stop Loss and Take Profit orders can be placed;
  • Pendings are good till cancel – forced closing of pending orders at the end of a session. "Yes" means that pending orders will not be closed forcedly;
  • Contract size – one-lot price in deposit currency;
  • Tick price – the size of minimal price change in quote currency;
  • Tick size – minimal symbol price change interval in points;
  • Profit calculation mode – accepted profit calculation technique (Forex, CFD, Futures);
  • Swap type – rollover calculation type (in points, in deposit currency, or in per cents);
  • Swap long – rollover size for a long position;
  • Swap short – rollover size for a short position;
  • Margin calculation mode – accepted free margin calculation technique (Forex, CFD, Futures)
  • Margin hedge – size of margin for hedged positions.

The symbol specification window can be called by pressing of "Properties" button in the Market Watch window or the "Symbol properties" of the "Tester – Settings" window.