The value of investments can fall as well as rise, and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
|Your trade causes the price of an asset to move||You are unable to close your position in time|
|You own a large amount of an asset that you wish to sell. The influx of offers on the market causes the price of your asset down, and by the time you have completed your transaction you are selling at a loss to when you first decided to trade.||You own an asset that you wish to sell, but there aren’t many buyers in the market. Instead of selling your asset immediately at the current market price, you are forced to wait until you can find a willing buyer – and in that time, the market price of your asset drops, forcing you to realise a loss.|