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  • QWhat is trailing Stoploss order?

    Trailing Stoploss order allows you to place stoploss, which will be adjusted automatically as per the movement of stocks. This will be done by keeping a spread (above/ below) as it would have been defined while placing the order. Trailing stoploss helps you to reduce loss in case of any adverse market movement.

  • QHow it works?

    For example: You want to buy a stock at Rs. 100 and to reduce the loss you would want place stoploss order below Rs.2. To do so you can place buy order at Rs. 100 with a spread of Rs. 2.

    Order type : Buy Trailing stoploss order

    Stock Price : 100

    Buy Price : 100

    Spread : 2.00

    System will automatically calculate stoploss price : (100-2) = 98

    Once order is traded @ 100, the system will trail your stoploss order as per table given below

    Time 10:00 10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00 11:15 11:30 11:45
    Stock Price 100 101 102 101 102 103 102 101
    Trailing Stoploss order 98 99 100 100 100 101 101 101

  • QWhat is spread?
    Spread is the difference that you want to maintain between stoploss order trigger price and market price.
  • QWhat would happen if the market price goes up?

    If the market price goes up the Stoploss trigger price will increase. This will be done after maintaining the spread difference between stoploss trigger price and the market price.

  • QWhat if market goes down?
    If the market goes down the Stoploss order trigger price will not be affected, it will remain same. There will be no change in the stoploss order trigger price.
  • QWhat happens when price reaches stoploss trigger price?
    Once the price reaches the Stoploss order trigger price,, your position will get squared off at prevailing market price.
  • QWhat is the validity of Trailing Stoploss orders?
    The validity of the Trailing Stoploss orders is for a day only.
  • QIs Trailing Stoploss order available for all exchanges?
    Yes you can place the Trailing Stoploss order in both exchanges i.e. NSE / BSE.
  • QIs Trailing Stoploss order available for cash and futures segment?
    Yes, the Trailing Stoploss order available for cash and futures segment.
  • QCan I place sell orders with Trailing Stoploss orders?

    Yes, you can place sell orders with Trailing Stoploss orders

  • QWhat is the maximum possible spread?

    The maximum spread varies as per scrip LTP and cannot exceed the scrip’s day trading range.

  • QAre there any additional charges for Trailing Stoploss facility?

    The Trailing Stoploss facility is available to all online clients without any additional charges.

  • QWhat if I have to square off my position?

    To square off your position you need to first cancel Trailing Stoploss order to avoid a duplicate trade.

Disclaimer:Trailing Stoploss orders or Bracket orders which are intended to limit losses or book profits may not be sent to the Exchange due to a possibility of slow or delayed or incomplete/missing tick by tick price or any other such system/network requirement which is beyond our control. This may result in delay in processing or not processing buy or sell orders. In such cases KSL shall not be held responsible to compensate the client against the resultant loss (actual/notional).

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