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Exchange Restrictions

Order/Messaging Throughput

SGX imposes the following bandwidth recommendations:

  • 4 TPS = 256K
  • 12 TPS = 512 K
  • 20 TPS = 2 MB
  • 40 TPS = 3 MB
  • 60 TPS = 4 MB
  • 80 TPS = 5 MB
  • 100 TPS = 6 MB

SGX offers the following types of Order API throughput:

  • 4 TPS
  • 20 TPS

Based upon the type of ID received from the exchange, one of the following transaction restrictions will be enforced:

  • 4 transactions per order session during any given 1 second period
  • 20 transactions per order session during any given 1 second period

Example 4 TPS

The Successful Futures Trading Company has 2 order sessions. During any given 1 second period, the Successful Futures Trading Company can execute: (4 transactions) x (2 order sessions) = 8 transactions

Example 20 TPS

The Successful Futures Trading Company has 2 order sessions. During any given 1 second period, the Successful Futures Trading Company can execute: (20 transactions) x (2 order sessions) = 40 transactions

Trader Limitations

The exchange does not impose a limit on the number of traders that can connect, however; due to the transaction limits listed in Order/Messaging Throughput, TT recommends working with your TAM to load balance your gateways.