CommSec.com.au – Online Share Trading
By John D • Filed In: Investing
CommSec (www.commsec.com.au) is one of the most popular and widely used online share trading platforms in Australia.
There are many companies that offer online share trading facilities. In Australia it is worth checking ComSec, Bell Direct and E*Trade. Both allow users to join online and start trading as soon as the sign up data verified by mail.
ComSec (or CommSec) is a brand name for Commonwealth Securities Ltd, the share trading division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. ComSec account comes with two bank accounts – one for share trading and another for cash management purposes, with a high interest rate – all accessible from commsec.com.au. The bank provides a free charge card to have immediate access to funds. The facility provides market research functionality online, including market watch, historical graphs and access to companies’ stock market announcements.
The minimum trading amount is $500 + $19.95 brokerage fee carged when you buy or sell shares.Trading can be done through a secure website, over the phone or using a specially created iPhone application that offers full functionality of online trading, anywhere you have access to mobile internet network.
For beginners, share trading can be an overwhelming experience, but the right tools make the journey so much easier and so much more enjoyable.
iPhone Trading Platform
On CommSec iPhone Edition you can:
- Check the latest market movements
- View your holdings
- View the latest stock prices
- View company details, news, announcements and charts
- View the Daily Stock Market Report
- View your Watchlists
- View your outstanding, executed and cancelled orders
- Buy and sell stocks
- View market depth
You may also like to read about CommSec Direct Funds. For any other information, contact your accountant, visit CommSec’s website or use the contact details provided below.
Commonwealth Securities can be contacted on
Address: Locked Bag 22 Australia Square NSW 1215
Phone: 13 15 19 or +61 2 8223 7014 and
Service Availability: Most of the services reviewed by "Aus Business Review" are provided by Australian based companies and organisations and available in different Australian states and territories. These include New South Wales (Sydney, Newcastle), Queensland (Brisbane, Gold Coast), South Australia (Adelaide), Victoria (Melbourne, Ballarat), Western Australia (Perth, Albany, Mandurah, Bunbury, Port Hedland, Kalgoorlie), Northern Territory (Darwin, Alice Springs), Australian Capital Territory (Canberra) and Tasmania (Hobart).
Looking For More Information?
The review "CommSec.com.au – Online Share Trading" was last updated on 21/9/09.