Paper Trading Mode¶
This feature allows users to test Hummingbot and simulate trading strategies without risking any actual assets. An exchange account, Ethereum wallet and Ethereum address is also not required when using this feature.
Enabling and Disabling¶
Paper trading mode can be enabled/disabled inside Hummingbot by doing
config paper_trade_enabled. The command
paper_trade can also be used but only before creating or importing a strategy config file.
Alternatively, you can edit the
conf_global.yml file using a text editor and set
paper_trade_enabled: value to
The top bar shows the status to indicate if paper trading mode is on or off.
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
Add more paper trade assets by editing
conf_global.yml using a text editor. Strictly follow the same format above.
When adding balances, make sure to exit and restart Hummingbot for the changes to take effect.