Limits

The risk management parameters are configured through the Limits window. To display this window, from the main menu, select Tables → Limits. Columns in a table can be hidden, moved, and resized.

Column

Description

Account

Account number for which the limits will be taken into account. If an account number is not specified, then the limits will apply to all accounts.

Ticker

The abbreviated name of the instrument for which the limits will be taken into account. If an instrument is not specified, then the limits will apply to all instruments.

Max. position size

Maximum position size for an instrument.

Daily loss

Maximum daily loss, upon reaching which a trade will be blocked.

Max. drawdown

Maximum drawdown, upon reaching which a trade will be blocked.

Total trades per day

Maximum number of transactions that can be made during the day.

Losing trades per day

Maximum number of losing trades that can be made during the day.

Losing trades in a row

Maximum number of losing trades in a row that could be completed during the day.

Status

Status that indicates whether trading is allowed or prohibited due to limits being exceeded.

To configure the limits, click the Configure limits button.

1 — List of configured limits.

2 — Buttons for adding, sorting and deleting limits.

3 — Window with settings of limits parameters.

4 — Set password button — setting a password to access the settings.

Specifying the instrument and/or trading account is not necessary. If an instrument and/or trading account is not specified, then limits will be applied to all accounts and/or instruments.

The reset time is the time when the collected statistics on completed transactions will be reset to zero, and trading will be unlocked in the event of blocking, and the accounting of transactions will start over again.

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