Exchange API Text Fields and Broadcasts

Overview

This topic describes Exchange API fields supported by the TOCOM Gateway.

API Text Fields

TOCOM Gateways populate the following API text fields:

API Fields
 

Field

 
 

Description

 
 

ex_client_s

 
 

Holds account information from the Customer Defaults window

 
 

exchange_info_s

 
 

Holds the account type and text from FFT2

 
   

customer_info_s

 
 

Holds the customer ID on Give Ups in FFT3

 
 

Exchange API Field Mapping

 

The following table shows X_TRADER® fields mapped to OM API fields:

Customer Default OM API Description Mandatory for Order Routing
Account#
ex_client_s
Trader Account in TT system Yes
FFT2 exchange_info_s: "TTOR" + text specified in FFT2
 
Free Text 
No
FFT3
customer_info_s
Give up account reference Give Up: Yes Non-Give Up: No
Account Type A1-A3, Agency; P1-P3, House; G1, Give Up Agency; G2, Give Up House Not sent to the Exchange. Note: Account types are configurable in hostinfo.cfg. No
Give Up
give_up_member
"OX." + Give Up ID For Give Up orders only

Algorithm Flag Support

TOCOM Gateway 7.18.12 and higher supports setting the Algorithm flag on byte 31 of exchange_info_s.  If you want to populate this flag, set Exchange 1 in the User's Gateway Login Attributes in TT User Setup to 3, 4, 5, or 6, where: 3= Order for HST Activity (Market Making strategy), 4= Order for HST Activity (Arbitrage strategy), 5=Order for HST Activity (Directional strategy), and 6=Order for HST Activity (Other strategies).  All other values will be ignored.