How do I set a limit order on eToro?
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If the current price doesn’t meet your wish, you can set a limit order that a trade will be automatically executed at a selected target price instead of sitting hours in front of the computer’s screen.
To set a limit order, follow the simple instructions below:
1. Log into your eToro account and choose an instrument.
Click on ‘Trade’, and you will be taken to the Trade window.
2. Here, click on ‘TRADE’ and then select ‘Order’ from the drop-down menu:
3. Choose the rate at which it will execute and the amount of capital you want to invest in.
In case the market is closed, click on ‘RATE’ to set a limit order. Then choose the rate at which it will execute and the amount of money.
4. Select BUY or SELL position as your wish and set some parameters (Stop loss, Take profit, and Leverage). Then click ‘Set order’ to complete.
Once you complete, the cash amount allocated to the order will no longer be available for trading. A limit order will remain open until it is executed or you cancel it.
Please note that: sometimes, your trade will be executed not exactly at the target price but close to your target rate due to market conditions, especially during a high volatile market.
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