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Symbol

An object with selected symbol properties

Properties:

Symbol.SymbolName
string
Symbol name (of a currency pair) 
Symbol.ProfitCurrency
string
Profit currency name
Symbol.Description
string
Symbol description
Symbol.SwapLong
double
Payment for transferring an open buy position (Buy) to the next day for 1 lot
Symbol.SwapShort
double
Payment for transferring an open sell position (Sell) to the next day for 1 lot
Symbol.StopLevel
int
Minimum distance in points from the level of the placed order (pending or stop order) to the current market price
Symbol.Digits
int
Number of decimal places (precision)
 
Symbol.Point
double
Point size of the current instrument
Symbol.GapLevel
int
Gap level. Distance inside the price gap, expressed in points, above which orders of all types are executed at the first quote after the price gap, and not at the order price.
Symbol.CalculationType
string
Calculation type: forex / forex-non-leverage / cfd / index
Symbol.MarginCurrency
string
Collateral currency name
Symbol.ContractSize
int
Contract size (financial instrument parameter)
Symbol.Percentage
double
Collateral Percentage
Symbol.SymbolGroupId
int
Symbol group identifier
Symbol.Commission
double
Size of the deal commission
Symbol.TradeForbidden
short
Parameter whether trading on this symbol is prohibited
0 - false
1 - true
Symbol.Quote
Latest bid and ask quotes and their server time
Symbol.MarketState
int
Market condition (opened or closed)
Opened = 0,
Closed = 1
Symbol.Spread
int
Spread. Difference between the buying (Ask) and selling (Bid) prices in points


Example:

//-------------------------------------------------
// record information about the symbol to the file
//-------------------------------------------------
string line="";
line = "Symbol: " + Symbol.SymbolName + Environment.NewLine +
" Quote.Time = " + Symbol.Quote.Time.ToString("dd.MM.yyyy HH:mm:ss:fff") + Environment.NewLine +
" Quote.Bid = " + Symbol.Quote.Bid.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" Quote.Ask = " + Symbol.Quote.Ask.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" CalculationType = " + Symbol.CalculationType.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" Commission = " + Symbol.Commission.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" ContractSize = " + Symbol.ContractSize.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" Digits = " + Symbol.Digits.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" GapLevel = " + Symbol.GapLevel.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" MarginCurrency = " + Symbol.MarginCurrency.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" Percentage = " + Symbol.Percentage.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" ProfitCurrency = " + Symbol.ProfitCurrency.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" Spread = " + Symbol.Spread.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" StopLevel = " + Symbol.StopLevel.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" SwapLong = " + Symbol.SwapLong.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" SwapShort = " + Symbol.SwapShort.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" SymbolGroupId = " + Symbol.SymbolGroupId.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" TradeForbidden = " + Symbol.TradeForbidden.ToString() + Environment.NewLine +
" Point = " + Symbol.Point.ToString() + Environment.NewLine;

using (StreamWriter sw = new StreamWriter(mOnStartLog, true))
sw.WriteLine(line);



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