Positions and orders

Positions and orders

  • Positions tab: Displays the current balance of assets on TickTrader ECN account.
  • Orders tab: Displays pending orders awaiting activation.

Positions tab

On the Positions tab, you can view the current balance of assets on TickTrader ECN account. 

An asset is a parameter used to determine the volume of fiat or cryptocurrency owned by the customer. Assets are kept on the same-name TickTrader ECN account subaccounts. Subaccounts allow to maintain a separate record of each asset.

 Position parameters:

  • Asset Name: Asset (currency) name.
  • Asset Volume: Total asset volume: Locked Volume + Available Volume.
  • Locked Volume: Asset volume reserved to ensure the execution of pending orders.
  • Available Volume: Asset volume available for placing orders: Asset Volume – Locked Volume.
  • Asset Volume in X: Asset amount converted to the selected currency X.

Convert available volume to X: You can convert all assets to the selected currency. Since different assets can be stored on TickTrader ECN accounts, and the account currency is not specified, this feature allows you to estimate the total volume of assets expressed in one currency. The result of conversion is shown in the Asset Volume in X column.

The balance of corresponding assets for the selected trading instrument is displayed in the upper left of the chart next to the symbol name. To view all assets and go to the Assets tab, click Show all. 

Orders tab

On the Orders tab, you can view the list of placed pending orders.

Note: The full amount of asset intended for exchange is reserved to ensure a pending order execution.

 Pending order parameters:

  • Order ID: Unique transaction identification number.
  • Time: Time when the order was placed.
  • Type: Order type.
  • Symbol: Name of the financial instrument involved in the transaction.
  • Volume X: Volume of asset X (first asset in the currency pair) involved in the transaction.
  • Visible Volume. Order volume visible in the Depth of Market.
  • Volume Y: Volume of asset Y (second asset in the currency pair) involved in the transaction.
  • Rate X/Y: Exchange rate at which you want the order to be activated.
  • Limit Price. Limit price (only for StopLimit orders).
  • Commission: Commission charged for the execution of the order.
  • Locked Volume: Volume of asset X reserved for the pending order.
  • Expiration: Order expiration time. The order will be executed at the requested rate before the expiration time, or canceled.
  • Comment: User comment.

Filter orders. You can filter orders by asset or symbol. To filter orders by asset on the Orders tab, click the asset on the Assets tab. This will automatically create a filter with the following condition: the first or second currency in the currency pair is the one you clicked on the Assets tab.

How to modify a pending order

Click  in the last column of the table. 

You can modify the following order parameters:

  1. Rate X/Y: Exchange rate at which you want the order to be activated.
  2. Volume X: Volume of asset X (order volume).
  3. Visible Volume: Order volume visible in the Depth of Market. Select the checkbox and enter the Visible Volume value.
  4. Expiration Date: Order expiration time. If you set the expiration time, the order will be either executed at the requested rate until the time of expiry, or canceled. The Transaction type of expired orders in the transaction history is Expired. Select the checkbox and set the order expiration time.
  5. Comment: User comment.

How to delete a pending order

Click  in the last column of the table, and then click OK.

Tips and Tricks

  • The indicator next to the tab name shows the status of connection to the hub:

    Gray: Connection not established.
    Animated Gray: Connection in progress.
    Green: Connection established.
    Red: Connection failed.

  • You can select the number of displayed records in the drop-down list in the upper left of the tab.

  • To refresh the information, click Refresh.

  • To find information in the table, use the search field.

  • You can sort the table contents by a specific parameter by clicking the column name.


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