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Question

What is the difference between a Stop Order and a Trailing Order?

Answer

The difference between a Stop Order and Trailing Stop Order is that a Stop Order will execute a trade only when your specific stop price is reached or passed where as a Trailing Stop Order tracks the price of a share and executes only when the price is within a dynamic dealing band relative to the share's lowest/peak price.

You can find out more on the specifics of Stop Orders and Trailing Stop Orders by viewing the Demos on Order Types section of our website.

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