Test Trading Overview
The Game Server of SPIMEX offers an opportunity for any interested company to practice and get ready for trades held or to be held at the SPIMEX Derivatives Market. Operationally the Game Server fully mirrors the real trading system of the SPIMEX Derivatives Market and the clearing system associated therewith. Test Trading Participants are able to become friendly with both of them.
The Game Server is intended to be used by the current and prospective members of the SPIMEX Derivatives Market as well as developers of brokerage systems and other software applications used by the trading system of the Derivatives Market. Access to the SPIMEX Game Server is free of charge.
Test Trading Participant Registration
To join the SPIMEX test trading a company shall fill in a Test Trading Participant Application and send it to the following e-mail address (). Please note that only legal entities may be registered as Test Trading Participants.
SPIMEX will inform the applicant whether it has been registered or not by sending the relevant notice to the e-mail address provided by the applicant. If the company’s registration has gone successfully, SPIMEX will also forward to it identifing codes for getting access to the Game Server.
How to connect to the Test and Training (Game) Trade Server
You may connect to the Game Server of the SPIMEX Derivatives Section by using:
- a workplace of a Trading Participant of the SPIMEX Derivatives Section.
- third-party software via the SPIMEX protobuf Protocol.
- third-party software via the SPIMEX FIX v4.4. Protocol.
Technical aspects of the connection procedure are described in:
- the SPIMEX Trading System Workplace User Manual (for Option 1);
- the relevant User Guide;
- the Specifications of the SPIMEX FIX 4.4 Protocol and the relevant User Guide (applicable to connection to the Game Server via the SPIMEX FIX v4.4 Protocol) (for Option 3).
To be connected to the test trading system please call at: +7 (495) 380-0410
SPIMEX Technical Support contacts:
To get access to a game server of the Clearing System, please use your Clearing Member workplace. To be connected to the test clearing system please turn to: www.sdco.ru
Test Trading Working Hours
Test Trading is held from 12:00 till 22:00 Moscow time every business day. The relevant Clearing session with regard to test trades is held (and reports being sent out by e-mail) on the next business day from 9:00 till 11:30 Moscow time.
Please note that at present no delivery of crude oil is envisaged under test trades in the SPIMEX crude oil futures made during SPIMEX Test Trading.