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  • Trailing Stop order

    An order to buy / sell shares when the share price rises from its lowest price/falls from its future peak price by a specified number of pence. When buying, a Trailing Stop order is used to make an investment at a price which is relative to the lowest price of the share but only when an upward trend has been established. When selling, a Trailing Stop order is used to maximise the potential profit of a holding by selling relative to the peak price of the shares.

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