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Why is there a difference in the LTP on the marketwatch and the chart?

The difference occurs when Heiken Ashi (HA) charts are opened. Even though they look like candle charts, they behave differently. In a candle chart - Open, High, Low, Close is the actual OHLC for that time period. In a Heiken Ashi chart - the OHLC is calculated as follows:

HA-Close = (Open(0) + High(0) + Low(0) + Close(0)) / 4

HA-Open = (HA-Open(-1) + HA-Close(-1)) / 2

HA-High = Maximum of the High(0), HA-Open(0) or HA-Close(0)

HA-Low = Minimum of the Low(0), HA-Open(0) or HA-Close(0)

Since the price shown on the Heiken-Ashi charts are different from the LTP, the trade from charts feature isn't available for Heiken-Ashi charts.

How to revert this?

To revert, switch from Heiken Ashi chart to candlestick chart, follow the steps below:

In TradingView-

  1. Click on the Candlestick symbol.
  2. Click on Candles .

In ChartIQ-

  1. Click on Display .
  2. Click on Candle .