Order durations


Duration refers to the length of time that your order is active. You choose the duration and if your order is not filled within that timeframe, your order is cancelled. Each choice is outlined below with the code that you would enter when you place your order.

If you want your order to be active… Use code… Which means…
until the current trading day ends DAY good until the end of the trading day
for a specific time GTD good till date
until the order is filled or cancelled GTC good till cancelled
(maximum 90 days)
Not applicable for Canadian multi-leg order
for the current trading day as well as in both pre-and post-market hours GTEM good till extended market hours
until it is filled completely FOK fill or kill
until all or part of the order is filled immediately. Any portion not filled will be cancelled. IOC immediate or cancel