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Smarkets Python SDK - API clients and utility library

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Smarkets Streaming API Python client.

Compatible with Python 2.7, 3.5 and PyPy 1.9+.


Installing using source distribution

When you install smk-python-sdk using PyPI distribution there are no non-Python dependencies. All the Python dependencies will be fetched for you when you install smk-python-sdk.

PyPI page:

pip install smk-python-sdk

Getting Started

import logging

from smarkets.streaming_api.api import (
    SessionSettings, Session, StreamingAPIClient,

username = 'username'
password = 'password'

settings = SessionSettings(username, password) = ''

session = Session(settings)

client = StreamingAPIClient(session)



Registering callbacks

def login_response(message):
    print('eto.login_response', msg)

def global_callback(name, message):
    print(name, message.protobuf)

client.add_handler('eto.login_response', login_response)

Placing orders

from smarkets.streaming_api.api import SIDE_BID
from smarkets.streaming_api.seto import OrderCreate

def order_accepted(message):
    reference = message.order_accepted.reference
    order_id = message.order_accepted.order_id
        'ORDER_ACCEPTED: reference {} corresponding to order_id {}'.format(
            reference, order_id,

def order_rejected(message):
    reference = message.order_rejected.reference
    reason = message.order_rejected.reason
    print('ORDER_REJECTED with reference {} with reason {}'.format(reference, reason))

client.add_handler('seto.order_accepted', order_accepted)
client.add_handler('seto.order_rejected', order_rejected)

market_id = 100000
contract_id = 200000

order = OrderCreate()
order.quantity = 400000 # £40 payout
order.price = 2500 # 25.00%
order.side = SIDE_BID
order.market_id = market_id
order.contract_id = contract_id


Cancelling orders

from smarkets.streaming_api.seto import OrderCancel

order_id = ...  # received in seto.order_accepted message

def order_cancelled(message):
    order_id = message.order_cancelled.order_id
    reason = message.order_cancelled.reason
    print('ORDER_CANCELLED order_id {} with reason {}'.format(order_id, reason))

def order_cancel_rejected(message):
    order_id = message.order_cancel_rejected.order_id
    reason = message.order_cancel_rejected.reason
    print('ORDER_CANCEL_REJECTED: with order_id {} with reason {}'.format(order_id, reason))

client.add_handler('seto.order_cancelled', order_cancelled)
client.add_handler('seto.order_cancel_rejected', order_cancel_rejected)

cancel = OrderCancel()
cancel.order_id = order_id

Thread Safety

Functions and class members contained in this package are thread safe. Instance members are not thread safe.


GitHub repository:

Non-Python dependencies:

  • piqi
  • Google protocol buffers compiler and libraries

You can install Python dependencies by executing:

pip install -r requirements.txt

To build and install call:

python clean build install

Note: building the package does not fetch the most recent piqi files from their respective locations in In order to do so, you must call python clean, and then python build.


Copyright (C) Smarkets Limited <>

This module is released under the MIT License: (or see the LICENSE file)

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