A limit order is a type of order that can be placed in the Forex market. This type of order is designed to put a limit on the amount that you are willing to pay for a transaction.

If you simply place a market order, you are going to get your order filled at what the price is in the market at that time. If the price is moving up quickly, you could pay a lot more than you expected by the time your order is filled. If you do not want to leave your order filling to chance, you could use a limit order. With a limit order, you are going to be able to specify the maximum amount of money that you are willing to pay for a particular transaction.

For example, let's say that you wanted to purchase the GBP/USD pair. When you look at the chart, the price is 1.4568. If you placed a market order, the price might have jumped up to 1.4588 by the time your order is filled. However, if you place a market order, you could specify that you want to purchase with a maximum of 1.4573. If the price is above 1.4573 by the time they fill your order, your order will not be placed.

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