OJSC Moscow Exchange MICEX-RTS

03/14/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/14/2019 07:15

Annual load testing of Moscow Exchange trading and clearing systems

Dear clients,

Moscow Exchange would like to inform you about public load testing scheduled for 30 March 2019 for FX, Derivatives and Equity markets.

The load testing will allow trade participants to measure performance and capacity of their systems as well as network bandwidth requirements as high transaction rates in order to plan the updates of own infrastructure to deal with 'bottlenecks'.

We invite all the trade participants to join the testing by connecting their software, including HFT systems, to the test trading session.

Please pay attention that load test on Equity market will be held on new version of trading system with separated trading and risk and clearing engines (similar to current FX platform). This version will be available only during public load test, date for production roll on will be announced later.

This version is already available for test on our test environment.

For Equites and FX market during load test will be used parameters from 14 March 2019, including instruments, risk parameters, users, permissions, allowed IP addresses e.t.c.

Testing schedule and capacity plan are attached to the mail, connectivity parameters for Equity market platform you can find on our web site.

If you would like to participate in testing, please email your request to [email protected] before 18:00 MSK on 27 March 2019. Your request should contain the following details:

  1. Contact person responsible for testing:
  2. For the Derivatives market:
  • Broker.
  • Login and clearing register used for testing.
  • IP address.
  1. For Securities and FX markets:
  • User IDs.
  • IP address in case if it's differ from current production setup

Testing schedule and capacity plan