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    cTrader Forex News Manager

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    Why suffer from big losses. The cTrader Forex News Release Manager provides signals to pause your robots (x) minutes before, during and after a news release together with an option to auto-close open positions. If you automate your trading using technical indicators then you need this.
    Type: cTrader cBot
    Current version: 1.2.0
    Requires: Windows 10
    Published: 30 August 2016
    Page last updated: 06 April 2021

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    Why suffer from big losses. The cTrader News Release Manager provides signals to pause your robots (x) minutes before, during and after a news release. If you automate your trading using technical indicators then you need this.


    Why do you need to use a Forex News Manager Robot?

    One of the greatest features of the foreign exchange market is that it is open 24 hours a day. This allows investors from around the world to trade during normal business hours, after work or even in the middle of the night. However, not all times are created equal. Although there is always a market for these most liquid asset classes, there are times when price action is consistently volatile and periods when it is muted. 


    If your automated strategy is based on technical indicators then you are gambling during major news releases.

    Here is an example on a 15-minute chart, if the technical indicators would have signalled long it would have blown my stops, but luckily I had sell signals, but this also would have caused me problems as my robots would still be signalling a sell and opened a new short position at the bottom of the spike.

    By avoiding a major news release you bypass all the price spikes.


    cTrader Major News Event


    To get it to work you simply download the news file from MyFxBook in CSV format.

    You can download the CSV file from the more tab as shown below:




    Watch the News Release Manager Video

    The video has been uploaded to 1080p High Quality, so do not forget to set your U-Tube video quality to 1080p HD.


    cTrader News Manager Video


    Additional Information On How to Configure This Robot

    If you require more information to help you set up the News Release Manager cBot just follow the link below.

    Visit the News Manager Support Page


    cTrader News Manager Parameters


    Pause All Symbols

    If this is set to true, it will set a signal to pause all your currency pairs instances that you have running on your cBot, if it is set to false, it will set a signal to only pause the currency pairs in the list you provide that relate to the news even that is about to happen. An example would be that you have EUR, GBP, CHF in the "Currency List to Manage" and a news event happens that is only EUR related then only your currency pair symbols with EUR will be managed.


    Email Message Example: This is the type of email you will get before a news event happens.



    You can pause all robot instances before a news release or just those that the news release related to, so a United States news release will affect all currency pairs with USD or Indices that are the US, to make sure the news files have loaded correctly, just run the robot and in the log file, you will see the following.





    How to Integrate with your Automated Strategy (cBot)

    If you have downloaded the News Release Manager to be used with your own robots then you can easily manage your trading through our client module plugin, just click on the link below to download the example files.


    Do You Need Some Extra Help?

    If you are really stuck or just need us to integrate the news event manager into your own trading system them we can do this for a one-off fee.


    Product Help & Support

    If you need help with installation and getting started with this trading system then please visit the product support page first.


    How To Install

    First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to automatically install it onto the platform.


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