Open Positions and Orders
To view your open positions and order, select the arrows icon from the top bar. You will be able to view, amend and close positions from this window, whilst also being able to view the relevant charts, and the product information for the product.
When you have opened the Open Positions and Orders window, you can view each individual trade that makes up your position under the tab ‘Positions’ and will be able to see the aggregate position under ‘Aggregate Positions’. The ‘Orders’ tab will show all pending orders that you have open. You will be able to see the size and direction of your position, the product information (where you will also be able to access the charts) the market state, the Entry Price of your trade and the current price of the product.
You will also be able to view your Open P&L for that position. If trading on a CFD account you will notice that your P&L is displayed in the asset currency. This figure will then be converted back to your base currency. You will be able to change this to your account base currency by visiting the settings window.
When you open a trade, this will be displayed in the Open Positions and Orders window. The individual trades that a position consists of will be displayed under the ‘Positions’ Tab.
When in the Open Positions tab, you will be presented with five options by hovering your mouse over the specific row; access the product information by clicking the underlined product name, click ‘Details’ to view the trade details, click ‘Close’ to fully close the trade, click ‘Reduce’ to reduce your trade and click ‘Linked Orders’ to view, add or amend take profits or stop losses.
By selecting ‘Details’ you will be able to view all of the information related to that trade including the Trade ID, Execution Date/Time and Price etc.
By selecting ‘Close’, you will be presented with a closing deal ticket. All the fields have been completed for you, to close the position click ‘Close Positions’.
Alternatively you can reduce your trade down to ½ the minimum size. To reduce your position, select ‘Reduce’ from the Open Positions tab. This will allow you to input how much you would like to reduce your position by.
If you would like to add or amend any Stop Losses or Take Profits on your position, click ‘Linked Orders’ and you will be able to add or amend using the relevant fields.
If you open several trades for the same product, these will form an aggregate position. The Aggregate Positions tab displays the tally of these positions.
When in the Aggregated Positions tab, you will be presented with three options by hovering your mouse over the specific row; access the product information by clicking the underlined product name, click ‘Close’ to fully close the trade and click ‘Reduce’ to reduce your trade. You will not be able to view the individual trade details or the linked orders in the Aggregated Positions view.
Under the ‘Orders’ tab, you will be able to view, amend and cancel all of your pending opening orders. The information displayed by default is the entry price, current market price, the distance current market price is from the entry price and the levels of any linked take profits or stop losses.
When in the Orders tab, you will be presented with four options by hovering your mouse over the specific row; access the product information by clicking the underlined product name, click ‘Details’ to view the order details, click ‘Amend Order’ to amend your order including the stop loss and take profit details, click ‘Cancel Order’ to remove your order completely.
Once an order triggers and is filled, it will no longer be present in the ‘Orders’ tab. Only orders to open will be present in the ‘Orders’ tab; take profits and stop losses associated with a positions can be viewed in the ‘Positions’ tab.