OptionsCity rolls out new version of trading platform Metro

OptionsCity has just released a new version of its low-latency options trading platform, Metro 6.1.

The upgraded solution offers improved efficiency of data processing for an enhanced user experience. In this version, the company implemented Volatility Curve Dimension for additional modeling functionality and a redesigned Order Ticket. In general, Metro 6.1 offers better server/client reliability and performance.

What’s New in Metro 6.1?

  • Enhanced efficiency of data processing on the client;
  • Support for CME Market Segment Gateways and Drop Copy 4.0;
  • Market data aggregation to combine data and positions in products across multiple exchanges;
  • Implemented Volatility Curve Dimension for additional modeling functionality.

6_1_Order_Ticket_2Order Ticket

  • Larger font size in both price and quantity fields;
  • Compacted grid and relocated total greeks to save space;
  • Order Type based display for Stop and Market orders;
  • Redesigned date/time in force chooser;
  • Ability to route orders to a Freeway algorithm;
  • Revamped mini ticket when Options disabled.

Trade Sheets

  • Thanks to changes to font size, the Trade Sheets now allow more flexibility and adapt to high density resolution screens;
  • Configuration will allow for spinners to be side by side rather than top and bottom to increase the size of the buttons.

Virtual Market Data Prov6_1_VMDPider

  • Market Data

Use a single instrument to monitor data from multiple products;

Aggregated Volume across instruments;

Best of values for market data statistics such as High and Low.

  • Order Routing

Virtual instrument automatically selects exchange with best bid or offer and highest quantity when prices are equal;

Order automatically entered in the exchange listed instrument;

  • Integrated Functionality

Virtual instrument acts like any other instrument in Metro;

Can be used as an underlying for theoretical pricing;

Can be used in an mission type, allowing users to run a single mission across multiple exchanges.

You can find out more about OptionsCity’s Metro 6.1 by clicking here.

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