How to handle acquisition values for internal transfers via API

Developer Blog

In order to simplify things and make this method (CreateInternalInstrumentTransferOrders) less error prone we have removed the two properties AcquisitionValue and AcquisitionValueAccountCurrency. Instead we calculate these from their corresponding price-properties: AcquisitionPrice and AcquisitionPriceAccountCurrency. But don’t worry, we will not make any breaking changes for you but instead deprecate these properties in the API method in […]

Currency exchange in relationship to trading in different instruments

Bricknode Blog

Time to address a hot topic regarding currency exchange in relationship to trading of various financial instrument types. There is no right or wrong here and there are many ways to do it, I will simply try to describe a few valid options in this article. Ultimately it comes down to how the end customer, […]

Complete financial management of financial advisors

Bricknode Blog

The objective of the financial advisor site within Bricknode Broker is that it should be used as a complete financial management system for financial advisors who are tied agents to the financial intermediary who licenses Bricknode Broker. For this article I will call it the Financial Advisor GUI (Graphical User Interface). The goal of this […]

New API release including AutoGiro Orders

Developer Blog

Many of our customers use Autogiro to automatically collect cash and send cash to end customers and they also use RecurringOrderTemplates to work with recurring savings. Until now it has been difficult to retrieve the generated AutoGiroOrders to check on the resulting orders but now we have just published this new API method which you […]

We are speeding up the release rate of new API functionality

Developer Blog

Our customers are adopting the use of our API faster than ever which makes us extremely happy! Even though we think our API is rather extensive we are developing new functionality at record pace and we also found a way of making new API releases disconnected from our other releases while moving towards full CI/CD. […]

How Untie launched their offering of preference shares with systems and back office operations from Bricknode

Bricknode Blog

Untie is a customer of Bricknode who offers savings and loan products to companies and consumers. During 2019 Untie decided to offer a public investment product by issuing preference shares and was able to assemble this service by using multiple building blocks from Bricknode. The requirements were as follows. The requirements Integration On its current website […]

Use JSON to work with complex data in custom fields

Developer Blog

Many times when we extend the use of Bricknode Financial Systems (BFS) by building applications on top of it using the API we end up with the need for more property fields. BFS has a lot of dedicated fields but when we need more we can use Custom Fields! Every object in BFS has Custom […]

The great new feature called KycDate

Bricknode Blog

With release 2.23 of Bricknode Financial Systems we just added a new native field for Legal Entities called KycDate. KYC is short for “Know Your Customer” and if you are operating a regulated financial service company chances are that you have to do a lot of work around this topic. Now, why is a simple […]

Our API progress in release 2.23 of BFS

Developer Blog

Time for a short update for developers! In release 2.23 of Bricknode Financial Systems, which is scheduled for launch before the end of January we have so far done the following things. Accounts For accounts we have added the property IsLocked in all methods to enable you to use this when creating, reading and updating […]

The difference between cash assets and currencies

Developer Blog

One thing that might be difficult to separate conceptually when working with financial API’s like the BFS API is the difference between cash and currencies. Cash is an asset class just like stocks, bonds etc. while currencies are the object that describes which type the cash is. Just like a stock can be a common […]