CQG rolls out new version of desktop platform

Version 5.8 of CQG’s desktop platform offers enhancements to the hedge management system.

Provider of high-performance trading, market data, and technical analysis tools CQG has released a new version of its desktop platform. Version 5.8 of the solution offers a raft of enhancements.

With regards to trading, the improvements include:
Center mouse button will recenter the HOT price scale in Chrome; Added preference to center the HOT price scale after x seconds.

Regarding OTC/HMS (hedge management system), the enhancements are: Ability to create both bid and offer side;
HTA pricing type;
Ability to add time columns to hedge account balances.

Let’s recall that, in version 5.5 of the platform, the key trading enhancements concerned the HOT (hybrid order ticket) widget. Volume of the last trade became an option on the HOT. To make use of this feature, go to the widget task menu and click the checkbox to show the last traded volume.

The preceding version (5.4) of the CQG desktop platform added more partner widgets, such as CME Group Commentary and CME Group Research widgets. These, as well as widgets from other partners, can be accessed in the App Store widget group.

Also, traders can now right-click on a working or filled order on the chart to get order actions. Right-click menus have been added to: Options grid, Positions widget, orders on chart.

With the release of version 5.4 of the platform, traders also got access to global crosshairs. From the pointer tools toolbar, click the link icon beneath the Cursor pointer tool. This will activate crosshairs on all charts.

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