Open Interest (ОІ)

Modified on Fri, 06 Oct 2023 at 12:54 PM

This indicator shows the total number of open short and long positions for the contract held by all market participants for this instrument.

Note: The open interest is broadcast online only in the Russian market, and only for futures. Foreign stock exchanges cannot configure it on a real time basis because not all of them submit OI data online. Some stock exchanges submit this data based on trading session results, e. g. Chicago Stock Exchange. Some stock exchanges do not submit OI at all.

Indicator view on the chart.

To add and set up this indicator, open the settings window.


Filter - enables you to set a filter

Filter color - display filter values in the desired color


Use alerts - enable/disable alerts

Alert File - select an alert sound file

Required change - changes to the OI value for alert triggering

Font Color - select the text color

Background - select the background color


Panel – selection of the indicator position on the chart: 

  • Value:

  • Show zero values;

  • Show value;

  • Scale;

  • Color;

  • Visual type:

  • Line 

  • Histogram

  • Hash

  • Block

  • Cross

  • Square

  • Dots

  • Up arrow

  • Down arrow

  • Only Value On Axis

  • Hide

  • Line style:

  • Solid;

  • Dash;

  • Dot;

  • Dash Dot;

  • Dash Dot Dot;

  • Width;

  • Draw Above Price;

  • Ignore By Alerts;

  • OI

    • Show value;

    • Visible;

    • Scale;

    • Up candle color;

    • Down candle color;

    • Candle Border;

    • Mode:

      • Candles;

      • Bars;

    • Draw Above Price;

    • Ignore By Alerts;


Mode - select the display mode of the indicator

  • By Bar - calculating the values for each bar separately

  • Session - values are reset after each start of the session

  • Cumulative - values are calculated over the entire period available for calculations

Minimize Mode - enable a more compact display for the By Bar mode.

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