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Version 1.0 DotEx International Limited ‘Exchange Plaza’, C-1, Block G, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East),
Version 1.0 DotEx International Limited ‘Exchange Plaza’, C-1, Block G, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East),
Version 1.0 DotEx International Limited ‘Exchange Plaza’, C-1, Block G, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East),

Version 1.0

Version 1.0 DotEx International Limited ‘Exchange Plaza’, C-1, Block G, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai

DotEx International Limited ‘Exchange Plaza’, C-1, Block G, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 51, Maharashtra. E-mail support – now@nse.co.in Website – www.nowonline.in Contact number – 1800 22 00 52 (Toll free)

Table of content 1. Login 3 2. Market Watch and Preferences 4 3. Order Book

Table of content

1. Login

3

2. Market Watch and Preferences

4

3. Order

Book

10

4. Trade

Book

11

5. Net Positions

11

6. Miscellaneous

12

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1. Login 1. How to logon to NOW? • After installing NOW package on your

1. Login

1.

How to logon to NOW?

After installing NOW package on your system, an icon named NOW will be placed on the desktop. You have to double click on the icon to start the application. After the application starts it prompts you for the login. You need to enter the login name and password in the respective fields provided. On first login attempt, it prompts you for password change and you need to change the password.

The password should be alphanumerical and should be 6 to 12 characters in length. And you should not be allowed to set the password same as last two passwords.

On entering wrong password 3 times, the login will be blocked. To reset the password, you have to request the ADMIN.

2.

How frequently do I need to change the password?

You need to change the login password and transaction password after every 14 days. Once 14 days completed, the system mandates the change password option. Once you change the password then only you are allowed for login.

3.

How can I download the scrip master?

In login dialog, there is an option for Scrip Download. You check the exchange segments for which you want to download the scrip master. Once you click on login button, in login sequence NOW will download the scrip master for the segments you selected. If you do not check any of the segments for scrip download, then trader will load the scrip master from existing file for that segment.

4.

How can I check the NOW connectivity to Server?

In NOW help menu, there is an option NOW Diagnostics, through which you can view the connectivity of trader with server at any point of time.

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2. Market Watch and Preferences 1. How can I create my portfolio or market watch

2.

Market Watch and Preferences

1.

How can I create my portfolio or market watch profile?

You can create portfolio or market watch from Market Watch Group settings dialog option under Market menu or you can call F4 key. In the dialog first you need to enter the group name and click on add group button. Then from Security options, you can select any of the security across exchange segments and say add. After adding the scrip, you can save the group clicking on “Save Groups” button.

The trader has the options to add derivative symbols at one shot. The various options present are:

- All future securities for the selected expiry

- All option securities for the selected expiry

- All underlying scrip for futures

While adding future symbols using above mentioned options you have to select the proper expiry.

You can also export the market watch groups to local system using Export option and import the same market watch groups in another terminal by using Import option, present in Market watch group settings.

2.

How can I add scrip to market watch profile from market watch?

You can add scrip to market watch from scrip bar which present on the top of the market watch. Once you call “CTRL+S” from market watch, the focus will be on scrip bar.

3.

How to search for a symbol on company name basis?

In

scrip bar, there is field which consists of all company names. Once you

type the company name the respective security symbol will be selected and you add it to market watch.

4.

Can I add same scrip multiple times in same market watch profile?

No. You cannot add same scrip more than once in a particular market watch. If you try to add the scrip in the same market watch, it will give you

message saying “Scrip already present” and the focus will be on that scrip in the market watch.

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5.

How many scrip I add in market watch?

You can add as many types of scrip you want to watch in market watch. There is no restriction on the number of scrip you can add to market watch.

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6. How can I set a blank line in market watch? • You can use

6.

How can I set a blank line in market watch?

You can use INSERT button or right click on market watch -> Actions -> Insert blank line option.

7.

What is “Load default order list” and “Set as default order list” stands for?

Once you add scrip to market watch you can arrange them in an order by drag and drop through mouse click or CTRL+X (Cut) and CTRL+V (Paste). To save this order you have to say CTRL+M or Set as default order list from right-click on market watch -> Actions. If you want to move back to the original order you can call Load default order list, which recalls the last saved order.

8.

How can I search scrip in market watch?

You can search scrip in market watch by typing the initial of the scrip and then pressing CTRL button. You can use CTRL for next scrip search and SHIFT+CTRL for previous scrip.

9.

How can I rearrange the columns in market watch profile?

If you right click on market watch profile header (where you can see all the labels like exchange, symbol, best buy rate, etc.) there is an option “Reposition Columns”. From this dialog, you can select the columns you want to keep in market watch and click on save button.

10.

How can I save the market watch profile?

Once you add any scrip in market watch you can go to market watch group settings -> Save Groups. And to save the order of scrip, you have to say CTRL+M or “Set as default order list”.

11.

How can I change the color and font settings in Market watch and other dialogs box?

If you right click on market watch there is an option “Show Market Watch Settings”. From this dialog you can set the color and font settings, default market watch group, snap quote or market depth dialog to display market depth.

The color and font settings in other dialogs box can be changed from Preferences -> Appearance dialog. You can set default settings across dialogs or different settings for different dialogs.

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12. What are all the different actions that I can do from market watch? •

12. What are all the different actions that I can do from market watch?

From market watch, you can view the rates for the scrip added. You can call market depth dialog (F6), order entry (F1/F2), Order Book (F3), Trade Book (F8), Alerts and Charts by selecting particular scrip in market watch.

The market depth dialog shows the best-five information and other trade statistics.

Order Entry is the screen from where you can place orders to the exchange. You can call this screen using F1/F2 or +/-, where F1/+ for Buy order entry and F2/- for Sell order entry.

In order book and trade book, you information.

can view the orders and trades

13. What is the difference between Snap Quote and Market Depth windows?

Market Depth dialog shows the market information for specific scrip, where as from snap quote dialog you can search and select the scrip.

14. Can I set default client id in order entry screen?

Yes. If you call CTRL+P in trader, the preferences dialog comes up. In this, you can select the order category. Under Miscellaneous items, there is an option Default client id, where you can check the button and enter the client id and say Apply. When you call the order entry dialog, this default client id will be selected automatically.

15. Can I set prefix for client id in order entry screen?

In preferences -> Order category, under Prefix, there is an option Client id, which you can check and enter the first initials of the client id and Apply. When you call the order entry by default this prefix will be selected and you need to enter the addition of client id.

16. How can I remove the prompt before order cancellation?

In preferences -> Order category, under order prompts, you can select the exchange segment and uncheck the cancel option. From here, if you want to set prompts you can check the respective selection (Fresh, Modify, Cancel).

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17. What is the product type? What different product types are available? • In NOW,

17.

What is the product type? What different product types are available?

In NOW, there are various product types. Before placing an order you can select this product tag and place the order in that product. The various products present in trader are NRML (Normal), CNC (Cash and Carry), and MIS (Margin Intraday Square-off).

18.

How can I set default product type?

In preferences -> Order category, under Default values from product type you can select the product type and apply. When you call the order entry dialog, the default product will be selected.

19.

Can I set default order type in NOW?

In preferences -> Order category, under Default values from Order type you can select the order type and apply. When you call the order entry dialog, the default order type will be selected.

20.

Can I set default order quantity in order entry dialog?

In preferences -> Order category, under Order Quantity you can select the default order quantity selection type and apply. There are two options.

o

Pick from market watch: When you set this option, the order entry dialog picks whatever the quantity available on the opposite side in the top best rate.

o

Set No. of market lots: Here you can define how much quantity the order entry dialog should pick by default. For derivatives it will be in no. of lots.

The default order quantity can be set at every exchange segment level.

23.

How to set the order quantity, order price and order value alerts?

At the trader level, you can set the limits for single order quantity, price and value limits. Whenever the single order field value exceeds these limits, it will give a prompt to submit the order or not. Quantity alerts should be in terms of lot size, price alert is based on the percentage of LTP.

24.

How to set the default focus on order price field in order entry?

In preferences -> Order category, under Miscellaneous from Focus, you can set the focus either on order quantity or order price in the order entry dialog.

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25. Can I submit the order on single click? • Yes. In preferences -> Order

25.

Can I submit the order on single click?

Yes. In preferences -> Order category, under Miscellaneous you can check “Single click to place order” and apply.

26.

What is the option “Enable Price range for order entry window” stands for?

When you check this option, while placing the order, the trader will check for the circuit limits (Daily Price Range) for the scrip. In normal scenario, if you place the order outside circuit limits the order will be freeze. So this option rules out the possibility of order freeze.

27.

What is “Pick Derivative market lot for cash scrip”?

If you want the order entry dialog to pick the derivative lot size for cash scrip order, you can set this.

28.

What is “Check for order quantity during modification of order”?

When you are modifying an open order, and simultaneously if partial quantity executed, then the modification request that you will be sending to exchange will be rejected. So in these cases, while modifying an order, you will receive a popup saying that “The order is updated. Continue Anyway?” If you say yes, the modify request will be sent to exchange otherwise the modification will be cancelled.

29.

Where can I check the indices values? Can I set my default index?

You can view the indices in index bar placed on the top of market watch. If you click on the IW button present on indices bar, you can view all the indices present and the respective values. By doing right click selecting any index and saying set as first index, you can set the selected index as default first index to view in index bar. At any point of time you can view two indices from index bar.

30.

Can I have any charts in NOW?

Yes. There are two types of charts available in NOW.

o

Intraday Graph, which depicts the intraday chart for selected scrip from market. This can be called from Intraday Chart option on right click menu on market watch.

o

OHLC Graph, also an intraday graph which depicts the charts based on VWAP at any point of time.

32.

Where can I see the exchange news messages in NOW?

You can view the exchange news messages in the Message bar -> News tab. The Message bar is located below the market watch.

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33. How can I check the scrip information for a particular symbol? • You can

33.

How can I check the scrip information for a particular symbol?

You can view the scrip properties / information of the selected scrip in market watch by calling SHIFT+F7 or right click menu -> Tools -> Scrip Properties.

34.

Is there any option to check the market statistics for a symbol?

Yes. You can view the hourly statistics for scrip using Hourly statistics option under Market menu. You can view Open, High, Low, Close, Volume and VWAP (Volume Weighted Average Price) for every one hour.

Also you can view the top-ten and bottom-ten scrip in terms of Trade Volume, Open Interest volume, Open Interest value and Percentage Change.

35.

How can I check the implied volatility for option security?

NOW has the feature of displaying live implied volatility for all option contracts. Also you can use option calculator (Right Click Menu on Market Watch -> Tools -> Option Calculator) to calculate the fair price of option and implied volatility.

36.

What is “Derivatives Chain”?

By selecting a derivative security and calling derivatives chain from market watch, will display all the derivative contracts (futures and options with all strikes across expiries) including underlying scrip. You can save this as a different market watch profile too.

37.

What is “Compare Scrip”? How it works?

The Compare scrip feature is for comparing scrip based on the different market data columns available. You can formulate the strategy using the scrip present in market watch, the market parameters and the arithmetic & logical operators. Once you formulate the strategy the live values for the same can be observed in Scrip comparison bar.

38.

What is “User Defined Column”? How can I add or delete it?

The User Defined column is a customized column which can be added in market watch with all the columns available in market watch and the arithmetic & logical operators. With the added column you can view the live values based on the broadcast.

39.

What is “Display Heat map” stands for?

Display Heat map is a feature to view the percentage change of all symbols present in specific market watch in ascending or descending order.

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3. Order Book 1. After placing an order, how can check the status of the

3.

Order Book

1.

After placing an order, how can check the status of the order?

Once you submitted the order from NOW the order will be validated by the internal risk management system and then it will be sent to exchange and the confirmation will be placed on trader. Various order status messages that can be observed under order book are as follows:

- Put Order Request Received (After order acknowledged by server)

- Validation Pending (Order is going through risk validations)

- Open Pending (Order sent to Exchange)

- Open (Order confirmed by exchange)

- Modify Validation Pending (Order modification is going through risk validation)

- Modify Pending (Order Modification request sent to exchange)

- Modified (Order Modification confirmed by exchange)

- Not Modified (Order Modification rejected by exchange)

- Cancel Pending (Order Cancel request sent to exchange)

- Cancelled (Order Cancellation confirmed by exchange)

- Not Cancelled (Order Cancellation rejected by exchange)

- Rejected (Order Rejected by exchange)

- Order Frozen (Order frozen at exchange)

- Lapsed (Order lapsed / expired at server level due to disconnectivity)

2.

When I call the order book selecting a particular symbol from market watch I want to view orders of that scrip only. How can I do this?

When you call the order book from market watch selecting scrip, the order book by default filters the orders for that scrip only. If you call F3 twice then the order book will display all the orders. If you want to view all order orders on single F3, you can check “Display orders without context” option present on the top of order book.

3.

Can I filter the orders for a particular symbol?

Yes. In NOW you can filter in order book, trade book and net positions by calling CTRL+F. You can filter across the columns present in the dialog.

4.

If the order status is rejected, what is the rejection reason?

If the order got rejected, the respective rejection reason will be displayed in the rejection reason column in the completed orders part in the order book.

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4. Trade Book 1. What is position conversion? • Position conversion is to conversion of

4.

Trade Book

1.

What is position conversion?

Position conversion is to conversion of trade from one product to another. If you placed the order in MIS (For Intraday) product instead of CNC (For Delivery) and if the order got executed, then you can convert the trade from MIS to CNC.

5.

Net Positions

1.

How can I check my positions? Can I have my carry forward positions of derivatives?

You can view the positions in Net Position dialog (ALT+F6). You can filter the positions by clicking on Change Filter button and then selecting the filter level.

By default the net position displays Day-wise positions. By selecting the Net-wise option, you can view the carry forward positions and day-wise positions.

2.

How to check the Mark-to-Market values on my positions?

In net position dialog, you can view the live MTM value for every position and also the net MTM will be shown at the bottom of the dialog.

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6. Miscellaneous 1. How can I do batch order entry? Can I place baskets? •

6. Miscellaneous

1.

How can I do batch order entry? Can I place baskets?

You can place the basket orders using Normal Basket (CTRL+B) option. You can prepare a basket with symbols across exchange segments and with different account ids. You can select all the order parameters, add to the basket and click on the place button to place the basket. Once after you place the basket the place button will be disabled. You can click on reset button or say F5 to enable the place button.

You can save the basket using Create Basket option to excel, csv or txt format. You can also update the order parameters from the file and can import in trader using Browse option.

2.

What is Spread order entry?

NOW has the spread order entry feature for derivative scrip through which you can place spread, two leg and three leg orders. All spread orders are IOC (Immediate or Cancel) order.

- Spread Order: Using spread order you can buy (sell) the current month (near month / far month) expiry and sell (buy) the near month (far month / current month) expiry by mentioning the spread that you are expecting out of the trade.

- Two leg and three leg orders: In these orders, you need to mention the order quantity and price for each leg selected.

The spread order information and status is displayed in Spread Order report.

3.

How can I do exercise in options?

You can exercise the options from Ex/Del option present under orders and trades menu. You can select the respective fields and submit the exercise order to exchange.

4.

How to view my DP holdings?

The DP holdings can be viewed in View DP holdings options present under Surveillance -> Holdings. You have to select the respective account id and click on get holdings, to get holdings details.

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5. Where can I check the cash margin utilized?   • The risk limits can

5.

Where can I check the cash margin utilized?

 

The risk limits can be viewed from RMS view limits option present under Surveillance -> RMS Limits. You can view the cash margin available / ledger balance, the exposure limits and the margin utilized.

6.

How to generate trade report?

 

The trade report can be generated from View report option present under Masters -> Report Generation. You have to select the exchange segment, client id and the respective report format. You have to mention the file location from Browse button and on clicking on Generate report; the trade report will be generated in the mentioned location.

7.

What are all the messages that I can see in Message bar?

 

In Message bar, there are different tabs. In Session tab, all the session messages such as login sequence, orders and trades log and other events information. In Orders / Trades tab, only the orders and trades log will be shown. The News tab updates the live news messages across exchanges. The messages tab displays all the messages received from ADMIN.

8.

How

can

I

download

the

previous

session

orders

and

trades

log

messages?

 

The log messages display the messages in between the login session. If you re-login to the trader you will not get the previous orders and trades messages. You can retrieve the same from server using “Get log messages” option from file menu.

9.

How can I set a security alert?

 

From market watch right click menu you can call the set security alert dialog through which you can set index alerts and security alerts based on market data.

10.

How to save the data from NOW dialogs?

 

Across all NOW dialogs, there is an option “Write to excel” through which you can export all the data in the respective dialogs to an excel sheet.

11.

Can I send any message to the ADMIN? How to send that?

 

Yes. You can send the message to ADMIN / Branch ADMIN / Super ADMIN using the Messaging feature present under Tools menu. You can type the message, select the respective entity and send the message.

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