London Stock Exchange

Trading Basics

London Stock Exchange

The UK main stock exchange.

Other Trading Basics

Alerts

Where the broker or a third party sends a notification to a trader that a securities price has hit a certain preset condition.

A useful tool that allows traders to go make a cup of tea.

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Cash or Spot Market

Also known as a spot market, cash markets are different to futures contracts, as commodities are traded immediately for cash at the current market price.

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