Market Watch

Market Watch

The screens in this article are based on the Android operating system. iOS screens may differ slightly.

Market Watch displays real-time Bid and Ask quotes for selected trading instruments. From this screen you can go to placing orders, analyzing charts and quotes history and viewing the Depth of Market (Level 2). When the price goes up, price values are highlighted in green, when down — in red.

Display modes

To select the display mode of quotes, tap  > Display Mode.

  • Simple mode: The minimum information about quotes is displayed: Bid price change (if the heat map is enabled), last sale (in landscape mode), current Bid and Ask prices.
  • Extended mode: Extended information about quotes is displayed: spread, Bid price change in points and percent (if the heat map is enabled), last sale (in landscape mode), current Bid and Ask prices, today's lowest (L) and highest (H) prices.
  • Table mode: In table mode, each cell contains the following information: current Bid and Ask prices, Bid price change in points and percent, last sale (time stamp, price, volume).

Heat map

Heat map is a graphical representation of the change in the prices of financial instruments in which the intensity of color corresponds to the Bid price change value.

To display the heat map of symbols, tap More  and select the Heatmap check box.

Color intensity on the daily heat map is based on the Bid price change value since the opening of the D1 bar. The greater the ratio of the current Bid price to the Open Bid price in percent, the more intense the symbol background color. The current value of the Bid price change in points and percent is displayed under the symbol name. If this value is positive, that is, the price has increased since the opening of the D1 bar, then the symbol background color is green, if the price has decreased, the background color is red. If there were no price changes, the background color is light green.

Add and remove symbols

Some symbols in Market Watch may be hidden by default.

To remove a symbol from the list, swipe right on it, and then tap Delete .

You can see the full list of symbols and decide which ones you want to show or hide.

To manage symbols in Market Watch, take the following steps:

  1. Tap Select Symbols .

  2. On the Select Symbols screen, you can add and remove symbols from Market Watch using the toggle switch .

    You can also use the following features:

    • Tap Filter  to use the search feature. Search results are displayed for all, selected (displayed) or marked symbols. The symbol is marked with an asterisk * and is displayed on the Marked tab if there are open orders or positions for the symbol.
    • To change the order in which symbols are displayed, tap Reorder Symbols . Tap and hold  on the left of a symbol, drag the symbol, and then lift your finger. On the Reorder Symbols screen, you can also remove a symbol by tapping .

    • To reset the default list of symbols, tap Reset to Default .
    • Securities (groups of trading instruments) are displayed along the top of the symbol list. Tap a security to see the symbols that it includes.

  3. Tap Save to save the list of symbols you selected. 

Symbol properties

To view detailed symbol properties, tap and hold the symbol. Or swipe left on the symbol, and then tap Properties .

  • Contract size: The number of units of the underlying asset in one contract.
  • Price precision: The number of digits after the decimal point in the price quote.
  • Currency precision X: Decimal precision of the first asset in the currency pair. (Currency precision affects the rounding accuracy in calculations.)
  • Currency precision Y: Decimal precision of the second asset in the currency pair.
  • Tradeable: Trade for this symbol is allowed: Yes or No.
  • Max. trade volume: Maximum allowable order size.
  • Min. trade volume: Minimum allowable order size.
  • Trade volume step: Order volume step.
  • Slippage Control: Maximum allowable slippage value in points.
  • Taker fee: Fee charged for a market, Stop, IOC Limit or Limit order with hidden volume.
  • Maker fee: Fee charged for a Limit order (except IOC Limit and Limit with hidden volume).
  • Commission type: Commission calculation type: Money, Points or Percent. On ECN accounts, commission is only calculated in Percent.
  • Commission charge method: One Way or Round Turn. On ECN accounts, commission is charged only once, when one asset is exchanged for another (One Way).
  • Trading session status: Status of the current trading session for the symbol: Open or Closed.

To email symbol properties, tap , and then select the application you want to use.

Go to other application screens

To go to the New Order screen, tap the symbol line.

To go to the Chart screen, swipe left on the symbol, and then tap Chart .

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