Hope everyone is well and safe.
I have been using the practice account to good effect and building knowledge each day returning some good results which are always a good thing.
Just hoping for a bit of guidance if possible -
On the practice account orders are bought and sold instantly I predominantly trade in indices and commodities as I haven’t mastered FX yet. On the “real” account are they processed the same way instant buy and sell?
I had an odd incident today first time since I have been using the practice account where I placed a sell order on the FTSE and the market dropped below my marker which would normally equal a profit for me, however, this time the further it dropped the more I actually lost which would make sense on a buy order but not a sell? Is that a bug or can that be explained it’s never happened before and all previous experience with working on indices that scenario has netted me a healthy reward?