Author Topic: Limit vs Market orders  (Read 2134 times)

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Offline ngenko01

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You can place market orders and limit orders, and they get automatically matched. Try it, it is easy.

thanks for your responsiveness.

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You can place market orders and limit orders, and they get automatically matched. Try it, it is easy.

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Hi all,

as I understand the bitshares api, we can only make limit orders. The counterpart has to meet exactly my order to be executed.
That's why if I have a a limit order to sell one BTC at 100 000 usd on the market, and then, someone places a buy order for this price (for a very low amount), the market will show a very high transaction.

Is there a way to execute market transactions on bitshares market (even if it's dangerous, I understand) ?

Thanks for your support.