Stop Loss Order


Stop loss orders allow you to specify a price at which an existing position will be closed out by the platform if the market moves against you.

There are three stop loss instruction to choose from; Limit Price, At Market, Trailing Stop Loss

Limit price stop loss

  1. Complete the top of your order ticket; stock, quantity, instructions, expiry (see Market Order, Limit order and Expiry guide for further information).
  2. Expand the stop loss section
  3. Choose your instruction; Limit Price
  4. Enter the trigger price, this is the price at which you want your stop loss order triggered at, which is when your order will be submitted to the market.
  5. Enter your limit price, this is the price your order will be placed into the market at.
  6. Trigger volume is optional, this is the minimum volume which must trade at your trigger price in order for your stop loss to trigger.
  7. Enter your trading PIN
  8. Click Place Order to submit your order
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At market stop loss

  1. Complete the top of your order ticket; stock, quantity, instructions, expiry (see Market Order, Limit order and Expiry guide for further information).
  2. Expand the stop loss section
  3. Choose your instruction; At Market
  4. Enter the trigger price, this is the price at which you want your stop loss order triggered at, which is when your order will be submitted to the market.
  5. Trigger volume is optional, this is the minimum volume which must trade at your trigger price in order for your stop loss to trigger.
  6. Enter your trading PIN
  7. Click Place Order to submit your order
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