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The following This topic describes the order types are supported by CME Globex for futures and options markets .Click the order type in the table for a description and examples of each type.including:

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The above order types can be used in conjunction with an Order Type Qualifier.

For message-level details for the following order types, see iLink Order Types.

Video Overview

For a video overview, watch the iLink Order Entry module of CME Globex 101.

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Limit Order

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Limit orders allow the buyer to define the maximum purchase price for buying an instrument and the seller to define the minimum sale price for selling an instrument.

Any portion of the order that can be matched is immediately executed. Limit orders submitted for buying an instrument are executed at or below the limit price. Limit orders submitted for selling an instrument are executed at or above the limit price. A limit order remains on the book until the order is either executed, cancelled, or expires.

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Protection Functionality for Market and Stop Orders

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Stop Order - Futures Only

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Stop orders with protection prevent stop orders from being executed at extreme prices. A stop order with protection is activated when the market trades at or through the stop trigger price and can only be executed within the protection range limit. The order enters the order book as a market order with the protection price limit equal to the trigger price plus or minus the pre-defined protection point range. Protection point values usually equal half of the Non-reviewable range. Refer to www.cmegroup.com for a list of the Non-reviewable range per product. For bid orders, protection points are added to the trigger price to calculate the protection price limit. For offer orders, protection points are subtracted from the trigger price.

CME Globex matches the order at all price levels between the trigger price and the protection price limits. If the order is not completely executed, the remaining quantity is then placed in the order book at the protection price limit.

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Example: Bid

The following example illustrates how the client interacts with CME to process a stop order with protection bid.

  1. The client sends in a new Stop With Protection order to CME Globex.Bidding 10 ESM1, Stop order, 133000 Trigger Price.
  2. A trade occurs at the trigger price of 133000. The order is activated and CME responds with an execution report – order confirmation (Notification that order was triggered).
  3. Trigger Price 133000, Protection Points  300
  4. Protection Price Limit 133000 + 300 = 133300
  5. CME Globex sends an Execution Report - Partial Fill. 2-Lot @ 133025.
  6. CME Globex sends an Execution Report - Partial Fill. 3-Lot @ 133200.
  7. CME Globex sends an Execution Report - Partial Fill. 2-Lot @ 133225.
  8. Next Best Offer = 133375. This value exceeds the protection price limit of 133300. CME Globex places the remaining quantity on the order book at a protection price limit of 133300.
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Example: Offer

The following example illustrates how the client interacts with CME Globex to process a stop order with protection offer.

  1. The client sends a New Stop With Protection order to CME Globex.
  2. Offering 10 ESM1, Stop order ,133000 Trigger Price.
  3. A trade occurs at the trigger price of 133000. The client's order is activated and CME responds with an execution report - order confirmation (Notification that order was triggered).
  4. Trigger Price 133000, Protection Points 300
  5. Protection Price Limit 133000 – 300 = 132700
  6. CME Globex sends an Execution Report - Partial Fill. 2-Lot @ 132900.
  7. CME Globex sends an Execution Report - Partial Fill. 3-Lot @ 132850.
  8. CME Globex sends an Execution Report - Partial Fill.  3-Lot @ 132800.
  9. Next Best Bid = 132675. This value is below the protection price limit. CME Globex places the remaining quantity on the order book at a protection price limit of 132700.

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