paper_trade

Toggle paper trade mode on and off. When paper trade mode is enabled, all orders are simulated and no real orders are placed.

This feature allows users to test Hummingbot and simulate trading strategies without risking any actual assets.

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>>>  paper_trade

Enable paper trading mode (Yes/No) ? >>> Yes

New configuration saved:
paper_trade_enabled: True

Enabling and Disabling

Paper trading mode can be enabled/disabled inside Hummingbot by doing paper_trade or config paper_trade_enabled.

Alternatively, you can edit the conf_global.yml file using a text editor and set paper_trade_enabled: value to true or false.

The top bar shows the status to indicate if paper trading mode is on or off.

Also shows a reminder that paper trade was enabled when doing a status or history command.

Account Balance

By default, the paper trade account has the following tokens and balances:

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paper_trade_account_balance:
- - USDT
  - 1000
- - ONE
  - 1000
- - USDQ
  - 1000
- - TUSD
  - 1000
- - ETH
  - 10
- - WETH
  - 10
- - USDC
  - 1000
- - DAI
  - 1000

Paper trade assets can be added in two ways:

  1. From the Hummingbot client run command config paper_trade_account_balance and enter values exactly as shown in the prompt.
  2. Edit conf_global.yml in the /conf or hummingbot_conf folder using a text editor. Strictly follow the same format above.

Warning

When adding balances, make sure to exit and restart Hummingbot for the changes to take effect.

Supported Connectors

  • Binance
  • Coinbase Pro
  • Huobi
  • Bamboo Relay
  • Radar Relay
  • Bittrex
  • Dolomite
  • Liquid
  • KuCoin
  • Kraken