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Entry Limit Indices Trading Orders: Buy Entry Limit and Sell Entry Limit - Entry Indices Trading Order in Indices and Limit Indices Trading Order in Indices

Limit order definition - Entry limit is an order to buy or sell a Indices at a certain indices price which is a retracement level where indices price is predicted to pullback to before resuming the original Indices trend. Indices traders use them to buy or sell at better market indices price. These types of orders are available in most online trading platforms, for our example we will use the MT4 indices trading platform.

 

An entry indices trading order of this type can be used to buy below the indices trading market level (up indices trading trend market retracement) or sell above the indices trading market level (down indices trading trend Indices trading market retracement).

 

Buy limit - When buying, your entry buy limit is executed when the indices trading market falls to your set indices price. (retraces down)

 

Sell limit - When selling, your entry sell limit is executed when the indices trading market rises to your set indices price. (retraces up)

 

Entry orders are placed by indices traders when they expect indices price to bounce back after reaching this level.

  • Entry Buy Limit Indices Trading Order
    buy at a level below the current market level.
  • Entry Sell Limit Indices Trading Order
    sell at a level above the current market level.

 

 

Buy Entry Limit Example

In the indices trading example that is explained as shown below, the buy limit indices trading order was placed to buy at a indices price below the current market indices price. Point B is the point at which it was set.

Limit Buy Order Entry Placed to Buy Below the Current Market Indices Price

Limit buy order entry placed to buy below the current market indices price

 

 

The indices trading price then retraced and went down to hit the buy entry limit, and afterwards indices price continued to move upwards in the direction of the original Indices upward indices trading trend. When the limit buy order was hit it changed to a buy.

Indices Price Hits Buy Limit Indices Trading Order, Order Now Changes to a Buy

Indices Price hits buy limit, order now changes to a buy

 

 

Sell Entry Limit Indices Trading Order

In the indices trading example that is explained as shown below a the sell entry limit was placed to sell at a indices price above the current market indices price. This is the level for the indices price retracement.

entry limit sell order placed to sell above the current market indices price

Entry limit sell order placed to sell above the current market indices price

 

 

The indices trading price then rallied, went up to hit the sell entry limit, and afterwards indices price continued to move downwards in the direction of the original Indices downward trend.

Indices Price Hits Sell Limit Indices Trading Order, Order Now Changes to a Sell

Indices Price hits sell limit, order now changes to a sell


When indices trading quote hit the set level the order changed to a sell, this is therefore a nice method to buy or sell at a better indices price after a retracement.

 

 

Setting Buy and Sell Limit Indices Trading Orders on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

To set up these Indices trading orders on the MT4 indices trading platform, Right click on Indices chart>> Select "Trading">> Then Select "New">> Then on the popup window that appears (shown below), under the label "Type" select the option of "pending" instead of "market execution">> Under the pending indices trading order options select the pending indices trading order type: For This trade select either "Buy Limit Indices Trading Order" or "Sell Limit Indices Trading Order" depending on whether you want to place a pending buy or sell.

Setting Buy and Sell Limit Indices Trading Orders on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

Setting Buy and Sell Limit Indices Trading Orders on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

 

Sometimes, setting the point value to place your trade can be tricky, setting to far might mean your entry market limit not getting executed, the best tool to use is Fibonacci retracement indicator and use the 38.2 % retracement levels. This retracement level is watched by many indices traders and entry orders tend to crowd at this level, therefore the best odds to catch a trade would be presented by using the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level.

 

Fibonacci Retracement Tutorial - Indices Trading Fibonacci Retracement Tutorial

 

Tip: In Indices online trading, If you want to set a good take profit level (not retracement level, take profit level) for your trades you can use the Fibonacci expansion 100% level for the best take profit area. To Read more on Indices Trading Fibonacci Retracement and Fibonacci expansion use the right navigation menu section Technical Analysis.

 

Indices Trading Fibonacci Expansion Tool Tutorial - Indices Trading Fibonacci Expansion Tool Tutorial

 

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