CQG Trader

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CQG Trader is an electronic trading platform offered by CQG. CQG Trader is an execution platform for traders who do not require technical analysis tools. CQG Trader offers real-time quotes, trading, and order management.[1]

Customizable Trading Applications[edit]

  • DOMTrader: Provides market transparency and intermarket and multi-market trading.
  • Order Ticket: Includes buy and sell buttons and enhanced visibility of the net change and volume.
  • Quote Board: Displays the open, high, low, and close values.

CQG News[edit]

  • Displays headlines with varying font sizes, highlighting the most current news releases.
  • Keyword search allows traders to browse news releases based on their trading needs.
  • Traders can adjust CQG News preferences to display the story pane, timeline, and recent headlines in scroll mode; to adjust color schemes; and to highlight keyword searches.
  • Available services include Dow Jones Newswires, The Hightower Report, MarketG2 News, Market News International, and Need to Know News.


Additional Features[edit]

  • The platform can be white-labeled.
  • Traders interested in FX can trade non-even amounts of currency and easily manage orders and positions using large-quantity abbreviations.
  • DOM ladder compression is available for thinly-traded electronic markets.
  • Fills executed outside the CQG Hosted Exchange Gateways, such as pit trades, can be entered in the Orders and Reports window.
  • Net open trade equity for related futures and options positions can be displayed.
  • The application is available in the following languages:
    • English
    • Chinese
    • Japanese
    • Russian
    • Turkish


  1. CQG Trader. CQG.
  2. CQG News. CQG.