Share trading is the buying and selling of shares in a company with the aim of making a profit. With share trading, profits come from increases in the value of company shares and the payment of dividends to shareholders, and these are based on company performance.
Choose from an extensive selection of Australian shares. There are over 2200 companies listed on the ASX, covering most sectors of the Australian economy including financial services, industrials and healthcare. Use the integrated technical and fundamental research available on our share trading platform to identify opportunities and build a diversified investment portfolio.
We were the first accredited broker to offer our clients shares through the Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX). Via the SSX, CMC Markets Stockbroking clients have the opportunity to invest in growth-oriented companies across Australia and Asia. Note that trading SSX shares is limited to phone trading.
When you buy or sell shares, warrants, ETFs and other listed instruments through a CMC Markets share trading account, you enter a contract to exchange the legal ownership of those instruments for money – this exchange is called 'settlement'. In today’s market, standard settlement occurs two business days (T+2) after a trade takes place.
*CANSTAR Online Share Trading Best Value Australia 2011-2016. CANSTAR Online Share Trading Outstanding Value Australia, Casual Investor 2011-2016. CANSTAR Online Share Trading Outstanding Value Australia, Active Investor 2013** By own client satisfaction. Investment Trends 2016 First Half Online Broking Report, based on a survey of over 15,000 investors/traders.
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