Growing your financial knowledge
can also pay dividends
Share trading can be a good way to build wealth. As with all investments, growing your financial knowledge can also pay dividends but there are risks involved. Shares can decline in value and should generally be regarded as a long term investment.
What is a trading platfrom?
A trading platform lets you buy, sell and manage your share portfolio online.
What type of accounts can I trade with?
A margin loan lets you borrow money to invest in approved shares or managed funds, using existing cash, shares or managed funds as security.
What can I invest in?
When you buy shares, you’re buying a portion of ownership in a company. With over 2,200 companies currently listed on the ASX, there’s an extensive selection of Australian shares to invest in.
Options are a type of derivative security. Options are contracts that grant the right, but not the obligation to buy or sell an underlying asset at a set price on or before a certain date.
Exchange traded funds
EFTs are managed funds that are listed on the share market. You buy and sell units in the fund itself.
Initial public offering
An Initial Public Offering (IPO or float) is a process where a company raises equity by offering shares to the public for the first time. Through IPOs you can gain exposure to companies when they’re first introduced on the market.
A warrant is a structured product that is issued over an underlying instrument such as a share, index, currency or commodity. They can be a good way to diversify your portfolio.
What type of fees are associated with trading?
Internet or phone brokerage fees
Fees based on investment product
Options platform fees
Fees for premium tax tools