Buy limit order

A conditional trading order that indicates a security may be purchased only at the designated price or lower. Related: Sell limit order. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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buy limit order UK US noun [C]
STOCK MARKET an instruction to a broker to buy a particular amount of shares, bonds, etc., at or below a particular price
Compare SELL LIMIT ORDER(Cf. ↑sell limit order)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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