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Interactive Brokers "Broker" function issue

  • Hi there!

    I am trying to connect to IB TWS and retrieve positions and balances.

    However, the IB script just returns "0.0" for both Value and Cash, which is incorrect. My script:

    import backtrader as bt
    cerebro = bt.Cerebro()
    ibstore = bt.stores.IBStore(port=7496, clientId=123,timeout=180,reconnect=3) = ibstore.getbroker()  # or cerebro.setbroker(...)

    What am I missing? How can I fix this to display the correct values and cash positions, instead of "0.0"?

    Thank you!

  • administrators

    cerebro is not running, which means there is no communication with the broker. Anything other than 0.0 would be a surprise.

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