Bonds and Notes  [SOLVED]

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Bonds and Notes  [SOLVED]

Postby 3 » 05 Feb 2007

Greetings,

A long time ago I remember postings about not being able to correctly display the 30 Year US Bonds and 10 Year US Notes in their correct 1/32 and one half of 1/3 formats,and the MC folks said this would soon be fixed.

Over the weekend I upgraded to the latest beta from the older so-called stable version from last spring.

I am unable to get these contracts to display correctly.

Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance.

Below are the official descriptions from the CBOT for reference.


30 Year US Bonds [ZB]

Tick Size
Minimum price fluctuations shall be in multiples of one thirty-second (1/32) point per 100 points ($31.25 per contract) except for intermonth spreads, where minimum price fluctuations shall be in multiples of one-fourth of one-thirty-second point per 100 points ($7.8125 per contract). Par shall be on the basis of 100 points. Contracts shall not be made on any other price basis.

Price Quote
Points ($1,000) and thirty-seconds of a point; for example, 80-16 equals 80 16/32


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10 Year US Treasury Notes [ZN]

Tick Size
Minimum price fluctuations shall be in multiples of one-half of one thirty-second (1/32) point per 100 points ($15.625 rounded up to the nearest cent per contract) except for intermonth spreads, where minimum price fluctuations shall be in multiples of one-fourth of one thirty-second point per 100 points ($7.8125 per contract). Par shall be on the basis of 100 points. Contracts shall not be made on any other price basis.

Price Quote
Points ($1,000) and one half of 1/32 of a point; i.e., 84-16 equals 84 16/32, 84-165 equals 84 16.5/32

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Postby ax » 06 Feb 2007

This capability is something I too have been hopefully waiting for.

Thanks for the latest beta and all the massive improvements

ax

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Postby Kate » 07 Feb 2007

The fractional scale will be implemented in the 2.1 version.

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Postby dupl » 17 Apr 2008

What do I have to do?

1. The ECBOT didnt exist in MC for eSignal (ECBT) Treasury Bonds, so I created this.
2. But now, which Symbols settings should I use, for correct plotting?
3. I want to plot more than one symbol in a chart. (e.g. Bid, Ask, Trades)

Thanks

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Postby Marina Pashkova » 17 Apr 2008

Hi dupl,

What are the symbols?

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Postby dupl » 18 Apr 2008

ZB 30 YEAR US TREASURY BOND
ZN 10 YEAR US TREASURY NOTE
ZF 5 YEAR US TREASURY NOTE
ZT 2 YEAR US TREASURY NOTE

The eSignal symbol (ZB) I set in Custom Settings to 1/1000, so I have aprice of e.g.: 116.250
This should be duly?

But in ECBOT Exchange Settings of IB Data Source the symbol ZB, if I use the Exchange Settings, has 1/10000, why? Which are the criterion for this Exchange Settings?

Thanks


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