CQG rolls out new version of desktop platform

Maria Nikolova

CQG Desktop Version 5.1 offers a raft of enhancements, including displaying volume profile on HOT and adding the ability to modify iceberg visibility of working orders.

Provider of high-performance trading, market data, and technical analysis tools CQG has announced the release of version 5.1 of its desktop platform.

The latest version of the solution is equipped with a series of enhancements concerning charting, quotes and trading.

Regarding trading, users of the platform can now view volume profile on HOT. In the HOT widget, go to the task menu and select “Show Volume Profile (session)”. In CQG IC, this setting is called Total Volume Column with additional settings for day or session. In CQG Desktop session volume has been implemented.

Traders also get the ability to modify iceberg visibility of working orders. When traders have a working iceberg order, they can now modify the visible size from the Modify order dialog.

There are also column filters for accounts widgets and the platform now features a parked orders widget.

Regarding quotes, users of the platform can see yesterday’s open, high, and low columns in QSS/SST.

In terms of charting enhancements, Williams %R, Hull and Keltner channel studies have been added.

Let’s recall that, earlier this year CQG announced the rollout of version 4.10 of the platform. That version added a widget called “Positions by Commodity” which displays positions grouped by commodity with columns for each month/year contract. This makes it easy for curve traders or anyone holding positions for a commodity across different months to see their positions.

Further, traders got the ability to recenter all HOTs quickly. Whenever traders have more than one HOT on a page, a button will appear in the left bar to center all of the HOTs on the page. Additionally, CTRL + click on any HOT reset button will reset all HOTs on the page.

In addition, traders can enter text to create a row as a separator to help visually separate symbols in the QSS and SST. When in symbol entry, use an apostrophe ‘ to tell the system you want to display text instead of a symbol. Then right-click and select a color to highlight the cell for additional highlight.

Read this next

Executive Moves

YourBourse hires 3 executives to transform development procedures

“Valter, Maria, and Sergey bring decades of experience in the FX industry to our company and I’m very excited how they will enable our ambitious growth plans.”

Technology

Baton adds OCC to collateral management network

“For the FCM community, this translates into ensuring money isn’t being left on the table. Our FCM clients are already using the Baton platform to move tens of billions of dollars of collateral every week.”

Retail FX

eToro buys US rival Gatsby to expand zero-fee trading offering

Israeli social trading and multi-asset brokerage company eToro has secured the regulatory nod to acquire no-fee trading app Gatsby as it aims to expand its business in the US.

Executive Moves

Genesis Global snatches CMO Jason Jhonson from metaverse company

The hire of Jhonson follows the announcement that Genesis raised $20 million in fresh funding from US banking giants, Bank of America, BNY Mellon and Citi.

Digital Assets

Celsius subsidiary GK8 integrates with Polygon while looking for new owner

“This integration affords our customers more agility in managing their crypto assets, which is key to creating new revenue streams.”

Digital Assets

BDO Italia audits Tether reserves to release monthly attestation

World’s largest stablecoin issuer, Tether has switched the accounting firm that audits the massive reserves that back its USDT token to BDO Italia, the 5th largest accounting firm in the world.

Retail FX

Libertex bags multi-year sponsorship deal with FC Bayern

Indication Investments Ltd, the operator of FX retail brand Libertex, has secured a lucrative sponsorship deal with German soccer giant FC Bayern.

Institutional FX

PrimeXM reports lower volumes for July as summer lull bites

PrimeXM has reported weaker trading volumes for July 2022, in line with other institutional and retail platforms that saw the activity of their clients dropped compared to a month earlier.

Retail FX

FCA warns of ATFX Global Trading / ATFXcoin

In its latest clampdown against the specific type of ‘clone fraud’, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned local investors to watch out for a company called ATFX Global Trading / ATFXcoin.

<