JS API Reference

Welcome to the Highcharts Stock JS (highstock) Options Reference

These pages outline the chart configuration options, and the methods and properties of Highcharts objects.

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A candlestick chart is a style of financial chart used to describe price movements over time.

In TypeScript the type option must always be set.

Configuration options for the series are given in three levels:

  1. Options for all series in a chart are defined in the plotOptions.series object.
  2. Options for all candlestick series are defined in plotOptions.candlestick.
  3. Options for one single series are given in the series instance array.
Highcharts.chart('container', {
    plotOptions: {
        series: {
            // general options for all series
        candlestick: {
            // shared options for all candlestick series
    series: [{
        // specific options for this series instance
        type: 'candlestick'