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cTrader Risk Management

View realized and unrealized P&L, A-Book exposure and B-Book risk in real-time, all details are visible for the whole environment, per group, per instrument, per asset and per client for effective risk management for any broker offering online margin trading

Risk Management for Brokers

Brokers offering the cTrader platform will be able to provide their dealing and RTO department with a full featured risk management solution, which is part of the all-inclusive cBroker platform. From cBroker you can view exposure, open positions and pending orders in real-time, change margin requirements, liquidity feeds and any other related settings on-the-fly.

Make use of a carefully designed trading platform solution with a variety of practical settings associated risk management.

Change all settings in real-time for taking immediate action.
No server restart and no waiting for the weekend is needed.

Dynamic Leverage

In cBroker you can create unlimited dynamic leverage profiles, where you can define multiple tiers of volume, which when reached, dynamically reduces leverage to increase margin requirements for the range of exposure which falls within a tier. Each Symbol in each Group can have it’s own Dynamic Leverage profile assigned for ultimate granularity. Two settings are available to decide what happens when exposure is decreased, margin can either be released proportionately or it can be recalculated for all open positions.

Liquidity Feeds

Integrate and manage multiple liquidity price feeds which can be connected to your cServer simultaneously to switch either Quote or Trade connection on the fly. Easily manage backup feeds for redundancy, risk management or access separate sources for different range of markets. Liquidity feeds can be selected on a per symbol basis.

B-Book Execution Settings

Choose how internalized orders are executed in your environment. Reduce the risk of arbitrage by setting an execution delay range on B-Book orders, a setting which can be applied on a per group, per symbol basis. Decide on the method used to fill internal orders, the options available are:

Full Access

The trader has no limitation on their trading account.

Close Only

The trader can only close positions, and can’t increase existing or create new positions.

Trading Disabled

The trader can sign into the platform in a view only mode, no trading actions can be performed.

Real-time risk reporting enables you to view all exposures, open positions
and pending orders from a single unified broker management platform.

Price Filters

A combination of price filters exists to reduce order rejections, protect traders from false pending orders triggers, prevent off-market quotes and arbitrage situations on B-Book.

Negative Spread Filter

Filter out quotes coming from your liquidity feed which are out of context with the rest of the market. Quotes which fall outside of the specified
tolerance will be dropped.

Stale Quote Filter

Apply a timeout range which when reached will filter out old quotes to prevent traders being able to trade
on prices that are no longer valid.

Quote Throttling

Prevent LPs from spamming your clients with quotes by throttling using a predefined interval. Too many quotes can affect platform performance due to bandwidth congestion and application load.

Margin Calculation Types

A combination of price filters exist to to reduce order rejections, protect traders from false pending orders triggers, prevent off market quotes and arbitrage situations on B-Book.


This calculation type will use margin according to the greatest value of required margin of the long and short positions for each symbol.


This calculation type will net off the required margin of the long and short positions for each symbol.


This calculation type will calculation type sum together the margin requirements of long and short positions for each symbol.

Custom Trading Sessions

Trading sessions can be configured separately for each symbol, those settings could be reflective of your LP or data providers schedule or according to your own risk and business management needs.

The settings are as simple as adjusting the session start and end times for each day and identify a session break from a session close. Trading session information is delivered to users inside the cTrader platforms.

Trading Modes

Different trading modes are available for each symbol, these are Full Access (which allows normal trading), Close Only, Disabled (with execution of pending orders) and Fully Disabled.

Modify your symbol’s trading mode instantly at any time based on your operational needs which may require suspending trading or phasing out specific symbols. It’s also possible to enable and disable short selling for any symbol you offer.