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Symbol Settings

The Bridge works based on “Signals”. A Signal is basically a decision to Buy or Sell with specific conditions.

The Bridge processes 4 types of Signals

  • Long Entry (LE)     : Equivalent to fresh Buy for creating Long position
  • Long Exit (LX)    : Equivalent to Sell for reducing/squareoff Long position
  • Short Entry (SE)    : Equivalent to fresh Sell for creating Short position
  • Short Exit (SX)    : Equivalent to Buy for reducing/squareoff Short position

Based on your Signal, and the settings provided under Symbol Settings, the Bridge places orders in API with complete parameters. The settings given in Bridge over-rides the values received in Signal, whenever available and matched.

Signal Source

It’s a legacy feature which can be ignored

Input Symbol

This should be same as the signal in your chart or other application such as Amibroker/MT4/Python

Instrument Name

Should be selected from drop-down. The Exchange value is taken automatically based on InstrumentName.

Entry Order Type
  • Applicable for LE/SE signals

Quantity

A)  Fixed Qty  :   A fixed integer qty will be used for all LE/SE/LX/SX signals
B)  Qty from SL  :   Calculates only for LE/SE signals. Risk is user defined points Eg. 3000. StopLoss is taken from Signal: eg. 2. RoundLotSize for EQ segment should be given as 1. Example: When signal received in SBIN with 3000 risk, 2 rs StopLoss and RoundLotSize= 1, Bridge will place order with quantity 1500. For LX/SX signals, qty is taken based on last sent LE/SE signal (regardless they are completed or not; Bridge does not checks for NetPos here). Qty= int(Risk/(StopLoss*RoundLotSize) )*RoundLotSize.
C)  Qty from Exposure  :     Exposure means the order value with which you want to take position. It’s calculated only for LE/SE signals. Exposure is user defined Eg. 10000. Price is taken from Signal: eg. 255.00. RoundLotSize for EQ segment should be given as 1. Example: When signal received in SBIN with 10000 exposure, at 255.00 price and RoundLotSize= 1, Bridge will place order with quantity 39. For LX/SX signals, qty is taken based on last sent LE/SE signal (regardless they are completed or not; Bridge not checks for NetPos here). Qty= int(Exposure/(Price*RoundLotSize) )*RoundLotSize

Max Open Position
  • Maximum allowed position for Long or Short trades.

Strategy Tag

only appliable for multi-strategy settings. The strategy tags provided through Application Settings -> Symbol Settings will be available here in drop-down.

Entry To

You can also set the time limit upto which Bridge will accept LE/SE. If you don’t want to take fresh trades after 3pm, you can set this in “Entry To” setting.

Delete All

Used to remove all symbol settings.

Exchange Symbol
Actual symbol for placing orders via API. Eg. NIFTY for Nifty index futures.
Expiry, Strike, Type
Applicable for derivatives.
Exit Order Type
Applicable for LX/SX signals
Product Type
Select from drag-drop
Max Profit/ MaxLoss
  • It squaresoff current position based on the Unrealized MTM received via API. Note that MaxProfit does not stops trading; if fresh signals are received, they will be processed.
    Important :   MaxOpenPosition/MaxProfit/MaxLoss may or may not work based on the functionality provided by your Broker API. For details see API Errors.

Entry From

You can set the time from which Trading will start, irrespective of your signals. For example, if you are trade intraday, and don’t want to trade in first 15 minutes after market open, you can change Entry From to 9:30 AM.

Square Off Time

If you want to squareoff all your positions at particular time, you can set Time Based SquareOff. This will squareoff all positions in MIS. or NRML. It will NOT squareoff your holdings.

Import/Export Symbols

You can import/export all symbols from csv file.

Show Full Log

Shows you very detailed log of all processing done by bridge