TECHNOLOGY

T7 Trading Architecture Release 6.1

Nodal Exchange is introducing T7 which is a powerful state-of-the-art trading platform which delivers ultra-low latency, robustness and safe handling of very high throughput via its cutting-edge technology. T7 also significantly reduces time-to-market for introducing new products and features and allows for a more flexible schedule for software updates. Additionally, the new trading architecture will enable trading participants to trade purely manually (point and click) via the offered Nodal trading application supported by CQG.

Overview and Functionality

Introduction to the T7 Trading Architecture (May 23, 2018)

This document provides a high-level overview of the new Nodal trading venue which is based on the T7 trading architecture. It also touches on the connectivity options and available technical interfaces.

T7 Release 6.1 - Functional Reference v.6.1.2 (April 30, 2018)

This document provides a detailed insight into the functional concepts of the T7 trading architecture.

T7 Release 6.1 - Functional and Interface Overview v.6.1.1 (April 25, 2018)

The document provides an overview of T7. It describes the major functional and system features, and provides a high-level description of the interface landscape.

Simulation

Simulation Calendar (June 4 2018)

Period from June 25 to August 10, 2018

Network Access

Nodal T7 – Network Access Guide v1.0 (June 8, 2018)

This document provides details on the network access options for T7 interfaces. It includes detailed technical background information, such as router equipment information and port numbers for the configuration of firewalls.

High-Frequency Trading (HFT)

Insights into Trading System Dynamics (March 2018)

The presentation informs about recent system enhancements and gives some remarks on future enhancements of the T7 trading architecture.

Market and Reference Data Interfaces

T7 Market and Reference Data Interfaces - Manual v.6.1.1 (May 23, 2018)

The document provides information relating to the market and reference data interfaces (EMDI, MDI, RDI and RDF) and contains a detailed description of the concepts and messages used by the interfaces.

T7 Market + Reference Data Interfaces - XML FAST Templates - FIXML schema files v.6.1.1 (May 23, 2018)

The package contains the XML FAST template files (FAST 1.1 and 1.2) and FIXML schema files for the T7 market and reference data interfaces (EMDI, MDI and RDI).

T7 Enhanced Order Book Interface - Manual v.6.1 (March 26, 2018)

The document provides information relating to the T7 Enhanced Order Book Interface (EOBI) and contains a detailed description of the concepts and messages used by the interfaces.

T7 Enhanced Order Book Interface - XML Representation v.6.1 (March 26, 2018)

The package contains the XML representation and the schema files for the T7 Enhanced Order Book Interface (EOBI).

Trading Interfaces

T7 Enhanced Trading Interface - Manual v1.2 (May 23, 2018)

The document provides information relating to the T7 Enhanced Trading Interface (ETI) and contains a detailed description of the concepts and the messages used by the interface for both the Cash and Derivatives Markets.

T7 Enhanced Trading Interface - Derivatives Message Reference v.6.1-D0002 (April 24, 2018)

This document provides a reference to all message formats for the Enhanced Trading Interface derivatives markets.

T7 Enhanced Trading Interface - XSD XML representation and layouts (May 23, 2018)

The package contains the XML representation and the schema files for the Enhanced Trading Interface (ETI) for both the Cash and Derivatives Markets.