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Help in understanding why bet was stopped out. Doesn't appear to be caused by spread widening.


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Hello,

Please note this took place using a demo account, so no real money was lost. However, I would like to understand the reason.

I recently placed a bet on Uber Technologies (All Session) on 10th March.

1. Buy @ 5743 with stop @ 5505

On the 11th March at 20:37 I moved the stop to break even @ 5743 when current (bid) price was 5923. The trade was stopped out at 22:27 when the bid price on the 1 minute chart was 5908.

My question is, why? I can understand the spread widening, but there doesn't appear to be any logical reason the the bet being stopped out at 22:27 when looking at the charts/price.

Appreciate any guidance for the possible reasons this may occur.

Many thanks

Udlr

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