Copy new position as market order.

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kally
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Copy new position as market order.

Post by kally » Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:21 pm

My trading system is working with limit orders in CFD's, but I need to copy the trades to futures. I think I cannot use the offset function for this, because the offset changes daily. What I would like is that as soon as the CFD is taking position, that a market order for futures is sent to IB. Is this possible?

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Re: Copy new position as market order.

Post by board_admin » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:02 pm

You could use the sync mode for this (attach ib_position_sync) instead of copy mode (ib_order_copy) and link this MT symbol to the IB contract.

But there is a problem: The syncmode makes only sense, when you run it exclusively, so no ib_order_copy running from
any other MT running.

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