How to place an entry order

Below is a list of steps to complete an entry order, accompanied by a graphic that outlines how to complete the steps.
  2. 1. Open a new order window by selecting ‘New Trade’ or by clicking ‘Buy’ or ‘Sell’
  3. 2. Make sure you have selected ‘Entry Order’
  4. 3. Choose whether you wish to ‘Buy’ or ‘Sell’
  5. 4. Verify the instrument selected is the one that you wish to trade
  6. 5. Input the number of units you want to trade
  7. 6. Set your order instructions, such as ‘Stop Loss’ or ‘Take Profit’ 
  8. 7. Click ‘Submit’ to place the order
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Please note: If an order is successful and a trade is executed, the exchange rate obtained for the trade will correspond to the most current exchange rate maintained at the OANDA fxTrade servers and not necessarily be the rate you saw in the ‘BUY/SELL’ market order window. This is because the rate may change due to market conditions during the time it takes to process and confirm the order.

Read more about trading and orders here.

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