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Why was my buy order executed WAY higher?


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I am doing spread betting, retail. Before market opened, I placed buy order @ 240  , market opened ~ 380 and that is roughly the price my order was executed that. Why did it do that? I placed it at a specific price for a reason. I understand it can be not exactly the price, but 380 vs 240??

I there anything I can do to prevent it from happening again?

Thanks.

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