Demo Trading

With demo trading (simulated live trading), you can view sample pages and place mock trades. Demo trading can be particularly helpful for new CQG IC users.

A limited set of symbols is available in demo mode.

To see if your system is in demo mode

1.   Open a trading application.

2.   Click the Setup button. If in demo mode, a check mark appears next to that menu option, like this:

 

In demo mode when you log on to trade, the system automatically logs you on with a demo account.

To move from demo to live trading

When you’re ready to trade on your live account, you can exit demo trading mode. Make sure you’re logged off trading.

1.   Click the Setup button.

2.   Click Demo Trading to remove the check mark.

3.   Click the Setup button again.

4.   Click Connection Preference.

5.   Type the gateway address: www.cqgtrader.com.

6.   Click OK.

In live mode when you log on to trade, you are prompted for your user name and password.

Commodities available for demo trading

This list may change at any time without notice.

Symbol

Description

Exchange

TYA

US 10-Year Treasury Note

CBOT/Globex

USA

US Treasury Bond

CBOT/Globex

YM

Dow Jones $5 Mini

CBOT/Globex

ZCE

Corn

CBOT/Globex

ZLE

Soybean Oil

CBOT/Globex

ZSE

Soybeans

CBOT/Globex

ZWA

Wheat

CBOT/Globex

GCE

Gold

COMEX/Globex (COMEXG)

SIE

Silver

COMEX/Globex (COMEXG)

DA6

Australian Dollar

Globex

EDA

Eurodollar 3-Month LIBOR

Globex

ENQ

E-mini NASDAQ 100 Index

Globex

EP

E-mini S&P 500 Index

Globex

EU6

EuroFX

Globex

GLE

Live Cattle

Globex

HE

Lean Hogs

Globex

JY6

Japanese Yen

Globex

M6A

E-micro AUD/USD

Globex

M6B

E-micro GBP/USD

Globex

M6E

E-micro EUR/USD

Globex

EO3

3-Month EONIA Swap Index

ICE Europe

EON

EONIA (1-month)

ICE Europe

H

Medium Gilt

ICE Europe

LED

3-Month Eurodollar

ICE Europe

LGS

Short Gilt

ICE Europe

QBA

5-Year Euro Swapnote

ICE Europe

QE

Euribor 3-Month Pit

ICE Europe

QE2

Euribor Mid-Curve 2-Year

ICE Europe

QEA

Euribor 3-Month

ICE Europe

QEO

Mid-Curve 1-Year

ICE Europe

QFA

FTSE 100 Index

ICE Europe

QGA

Long Gilt

ICE Europe

QLA

10-Year Euro Swapnote

ICE Europe

QNA

E-Month Euroswiss

ICE Europe

QS

Short Sterling 3-Month Pit

ICE Europe

QS2

Short Sterling Mid-Curve 2-Year

ICE Europe

QSA

Short Sterling 3-Month

ICE Europe

QSO

Short Sterling Mid-Curve 1-Year

ICE Europe

TWS

2-Year Euro Swapnote

ICE Europe

DXE

Dollar Index

ICE U.S.

TFE

Russell 2000 Index Mini ($100)

ICE U.S.

CLE

Crude Oil

NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG)

RBE

NY Harbor RBOB Gasoline

NYMEX/Globex (NYMEXG)

MJNK

Mini Nikkei 225

Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE)

FSR

OAO Sberbank Rossii Monthly

Russian Trading System (RTS)

GSB

Soybeans

Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)

TGD

Gold

Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)

JGB

Tokyo 10-Year JGB

Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)