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Funding your trades

You can fund your trades in two different ways. 

Open a Macquarie Cash Management Acount

Opened by CMC Markets Invest on your behalf. 

Use a linked margin loan

Gear your share trading with a linked margin loan from Leveraged or St. George.

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Macquarie Cash Management Account

To gain access to Australia's Best Value Broker, you need to have a Macquarie Cash Management Account (Macquarie CMA). The Macquarie CMA is opened with your share trading account for the purpose of settling your share transactions and enables you to trade online using any of the CMC Markets Invest platforms. Keep your funds in your Macquarie CMA to quickly take advantage of market opportunities.

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Direct access to funds

You are in control. With your Macquarie CMA, you have direct access to your funds through Macquarie's secure banking portal Macquarie Online. Access is available on desktop and with Macquarie's Mobile Banking App.

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Funding your CMC Markets Invest Account

Have more questions about your Macquarie Cash Management Account? Read our Macquarie Cash Account FAQs.

Share Trading accounts applied for before 13 July 2020 will settle through an ANZ Cash Account. The ANZ Cash Account is an account opened through Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and is operated by CMC Markets Invest under your instructions. This account is for trading and settlement purposes only and enables you to trade online using any of the CMC Markets Invest platforms.

You can easily view and download your Cash Account transaction summary, transfer funds and more from the trading platforms.

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Gear your share trading with a linked margin loan

You can leverage your share trading and trade shares with us using a margin loan from any margin lending provider you choose. If your margin loan is with Leveraged or St.George, you can even take advantage of Australia’s lowest online brokerage.

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Link an existing margin loan to your new account

Already have a margin lender? No problem.

There’s no need to establish a new margin loan. We can execute trades over the phone using margin loans with any margin lender at our standard phone brokerage rates. When you open a margin lending linked account with us, just let us know your existing margin loan number and we’ll make sure your new share trading account is linked to it.

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Trading online

If you have a margin loan with Leveraged or St.George, you can link it to your online share trading account and take advantage of Australia’s lowest online brokerage rates – just $11 or 0.10%, whichever is the greater.

By linking your Leveraged or St.George Margin Loan you can execute share trades online – in real time as well as view your margin loan balance and holdings online. Unlike other brokers, we charge no additional fees for trading with a margin loan.

* CMC Markets Invest is not licensed to provide you with margin lending related services or advice. We may receive commission for referring margin lending customers to a particular margin lender. CMC Markets Invest may be entitled to an interest rate rebate of up to 1.00% of the referred customer’s margin loan from the relevant margin lender.

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