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Common Tasks in the Contract Session Price Window

Publishing Contract Session Prices

You use the Contract Session Price window to update the open, close, and settlement prices for a contract. Of these prices, the open price is from the current session and the close and settlement prices are from the previous session.

Warning: In an MPF environment, X_RISK clients can only manually publish settlements when directly logged onto the MPF Price Server

To update contract session prices:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the icon. The Contract Session Prices window displays.
  2. Enter the product information using one of the following methods:
    • Click the button and use the Using the Instrument Explorer.
    • Drag-and-drop an instrument from the Market Explorer window.
    • Manually enter the Exchange, Product Type, Product, and Instrument.
  3. Enter any new prices that you wish to publish.
  4. Click the Publish button.

    Note: Before prices are published, a price reasonability check is performed for each price entered. You will receive an error if the price entered fails the reasonability check.

You successfully published contract session prices.

Deleting Contract Session Prices

You can delete any contract session price if it is no longer needed.

To delete a contract session price:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the icon. The Contract Session Prices window displays.
  2. Select the row(s) you wish to delete, and right-click. The context menu displays.
  3. Click Remove Row(s). The Delete Confirmation dialog box appears.
  4. Click Yes. The contract session price is removed.
  5. Click the Publish button to save your changes.

You successfully deleted a contract session price.

Using the Instrument Explorer

The Instrument Explorer allows you to quickly locate and select both exchange listed and locally defined instruments. The instruments available will automatically update depending on the Exchange, Product Type, and Product selected.

Note: To further filter the results, enter text in the Search text box located at the top of each column.

To select a contract using the Instrument Explorer:

  1. From the Exchange column, click to select an exchange.
  2. From the Product Type column, click to select a product type.
  3. From the Product Column, click to select a product.
  4. From the Instrumentcolumn, click to select an instrument.
  5. Click OK.

You successfully selected a contract using the Instrument Explorer.