OHLC Chart

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DEFINITION of 'OHLC Chart'

Short for "Open, High, Low, Close chart." This is a securities chart that clearly shows the opening, high, low and closing prices for a security.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'OHLC Chart'

This type of chart is often used by technical analysts to spot trends and view stock movements, particularly on a shorter term basis.

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