Westpac Online Investing

Invest in shares, options, warrants, ETFs, managed funds, IPOs and more, both locally and overseas, with competitive brokerage rates.

Special intro offer. Trade in 30 plus global markets. Tools and research.
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Essentials

Special introductory offer

Get up to $600 free brokerage. Max $50 free brokerage per trade. Online ASX trades only. Conditions apply.

  • Trading ideas that are relevant to you - when you open an account with us, we'll send you a Daily Share Tracker report with the latest insights on the shares you own, as well as investment ideas and key market information from Morningstar
  • Keep trading shares while your funds settle - with Westpac Trader Advantage, where multiple trades are offset through settlement, with the difference either debited or credited to any Australian bank account.
  • Trade on the go - access your portfolio over the phone, via your tablet or online.
  • Competitively priced trading - from $19.95, or 0.11% of the trade value (whichever is greater).
  • Trade in over 30 global markets - Trade shares, options, warrants, ETFs. View the most recent Financial Services Guides and supplements.
  • Borrow to invest- Increase your exposure to Australian Blue Chip securities with a Westpac Online Investment Loan
  • Independent news and research from experienced sources such as Morningstar, Reuters, BT, Westpac and more.

Flexible trading options

  • Customise your platform, information sources and devices via mobile, tablet, desktop, or over the phone.
  • Free live pricing - see market movements in real time, without ASX fees
  • Conditional Orders - Ensure you never miss the trade and price you want.
Things you should know
  • Special introductory offer. Get up to $600 free brokerage.
    Only available to new Westpac Online Investing customers who open an account. Existing customers are not eligible. You will not be charged the first $50 (inc. GST) of brokerage on each contract note for your first 12 trades settled within 60 days of account opening, up to a total value of $600 (inc. GST). This offer is for online trades in ASX-listed shares only (options and international equities excluded). This offer is valid for new accounts opened by 30 April 2014. We reserve the right to terminate this offer or amend these terms and conditions at any time without notice. This offer is not redeemable for cash and is not transferable. Our normal terms and conditions apply unless otherwise specified here.

    More about Westpac Online Investing
    Share trading through Westpac Securities Limited ABN 39 087 924 221, AFSL 233723 ("Westpac Securities") is a service provided by Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 ("the Participant"), a Participant of the ASX Group and Chi-X Australia.

    The Participant is not authorised to carry on business in any jurisdiction other than Australia. Accordingly, the information contained in this website is directed to and available for Australian residents only.

    Know your risk and check the details
    Investment in securities and derivatives involves risk. Share prices rise and fall. The payment of dividends and the return of capital are not guaranteed. This information has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular individual.

    For this reason, you should consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice.

    You should also read the Financial Services Guide ("FSG"), which provides you with the services the Participant and Westpac Securities can provide. In addition, you should read all relevant Product Disclosure Statements or disclosure documents. You can access the FSG via westpac.com.au/onlineinvesting.

    Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 tries to ensure that the information provided is complete and correct but readers are advised to check any important item(s) with us before making any decisions.

Features

Competitively priced trading

Settle to an integrated Westpac Cash Investment Account:

  • Trade online from $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value (whichever is greater)
  • 2.50% p.a. variable rate on your full balance
  • 0.90% p.a. variable bonus interest if you settle 3 or more ASX trade per month
  • No set-up or account service fees
  • Free electronic transactions
  • Access your account 24/7 via Online Banking

 

Settle to an integrated Westpac Investment Loan Account: 

  • Trade online from $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value (whichever is greater)
  • Receive preferential variable and fixed rates on your investment loan
  • Borrow up to $250,000 using the 100 ASX-listed shares or a range of Exchange Traded Funds or Managed Funds as security
  • 24/7 access, flexible repayments and no application, establishment or transaction fees.

 

Or link to any Australian bank account of your choice and pay $29.95 or 0.15% of trade value.

Intuitive charts

Allowing you to personalise indicators, make quick and easy comparisons, select timeframes and forecast returns.

Conditional trading and alerts

Stay informed via email or SMS alerts or take advantage of conditional trading with stop loss; profit trigger and volume trigger orders.

Company search

Use over 120 indicators, divided yield and price/earnings ratio to find precisely the stocks you're interested in.

Free investment information on shares and share trading

From Westpac's college of financial education, the Davidson Institute.

Settle your trades to any Australian bank account.

Get a great rate on your full balance with an integrated Westpac Cash Investment account or enjoy the freedom to select any other Australian bank account you wish, including your mortgage offset account.

Things you should know
  • Special introductory offer. Get up to $600 free brokerage.
    Only available to new Westpac Online Investing customers who open an account. Existing customers are not eligible. You will not be charged the first $50 (inc. GST) of brokerage on each contract note for your first 12 trades settled within 60 days of account opening, up to a total value of $600 (inc. GST). This offer is for online trades in ASX-listed shares only (options and international equities excluded). This offer is valid for new accounts opened by 30 April 2014. We reserve the right to terminate this offer or amend these terms and conditions at any time without notice. This offer is not redeemable for cash and is not transferable. Our normal terms and conditions apply unless otherwise specified here.

    More about Westpac Online Investing
    Share trading through Westpac Securities Limited ABN 39 087 924 221, AFSL 233723 ("Westpac Securities") is a service provided by Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 ("the Participant"), a Participant of the ASX Group and Chi-X Australia.

    The Participant is not authorised to carry on business in any jurisdiction other than Australia. Accordingly, the information contained in this website is directed to and available for Australian residents only.

    Know your risk and check the details
    Investment in securities and derivatives involves risk. Share prices rise and fall. The payment of dividends and the return of capital are not guaranteed. This information has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular individual.

    For this reason, you should consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice.

    You should also read the Financial Services Guide ("FSG"), which provides you with the services the Participant and Westpac Securities can provide. In addition, you should read all relevant Product Disclosure Statements or disclosure documents. You can access the FSG via westpac.com.au/onlineinvesting.

    Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 tries to ensure that the information provided is complete and correct but readers are advised to check any important item(s) with us before making any decisions.

Fees

No set-up fee applies to Westpac Online Investing. Settlement fees vary depending on trade value and settlement account.

Settlement using an integrated Westpac Cash Investment Account:

  • $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value, whichever is greater (excludes ETOs and Global Markets).


Settlement using an integrated Westpac Online Investment Loan Account

  • $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value, whichever is greater (excludes ETOs and Global Markets).


Settlement using any Australian bank account

  • $29.95 or 0.15% of trade value, whichever is greater (excludes ETOs and Global Markets).


More about our fees and charges when you trade with us

You can find out more about our fees and charges by referring to the brokerage tables.

Like to compare?

 Westpac Online InvestingCommSecE*TRADE
Cheapest available online brokerage rate $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value, whichever is greater$19.95 up to $10k trade value
$29.95 up to $25k trade value
0.12% of trade value above $25k trade value
1st trade per month:
$19.95 up to $5k trade value
$24.95 up to $10k trade value
$29.95 up to $28k trade value
Subsequent trades:
$19.95 up to $18k trade value, then 0.11% of trade value
Brokerage for a $15k trade$19.95$29.95$29.95
Live pricingNo chargeNo charge$19.95 per quarter unless you execute at least 1 trade every 3 months
or have a total account value of at least $10k

Information in this table is current as at 21 December 2012 and uses the lowest brokerage rate available for an online ASX trade settling to an integrated cash account. Please refer to the Financial Services Guides of the relevant provider for the latest pricing.
 
Comparison information taken from: CommSec Financial Services Guide, issue date 2 July 2012, E*TRADE Australia Securities Limited Financial Services Guide, issue date December 2010 and the Rates & Fees (Other) page on the E*TRADE Securities Australia website.

Things you should know
  • More about Westpac Online Investing
    Share trading through Westpac Securities Limited ABN 39 087 924 221, AFSL 233723 ("Westpac Securities") is a service provided by Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 ("the Participant"), a Participant of the ASX Group and Chi-X Australia.

    The Participant is not authorised to carry on business in any jurisdiction other than Australia. Accordingly, the information contained in this website is directed to and available for Australian residents only.

    Know your risk and check the details
    Investment in securities and derivatives involves risk. Share prices rise and fall. The payment of dividends and the return of capital are not guaranteed. This information has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular individual.

    For this reason, you should consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice.

    You should also read the Financial Services Guide ("FSG"), which provides you with the services the Participant and Westpac Securities can provide. In addition, you should read all relevant Product Disclosure Statements or disclosure documents. You can access the FSG via westpac.com.au/onlineinvesting.

    Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 tries to ensure that the information provided is complete and correct but readers are advised to check any important item(s) with us before making any decisions.

Support

Personal support on call

Whether it's help placing an order, using a tool, or a technical question, just ask!

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Things you should know
  • Online investing through Westpac Securities Limited ABN 39 087 924 221 AFSL 233723 is a service provided by Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930 AFSL 241400, a Participant of the ASX Group and Chi-X Australia.

SMSF

Share trading and your SMSF

As a DIY Super investor, control of your finances is at your fingertips.
But with such access to funds comes greater responsibility to turn that control into sustained results.

When share trading with Westpac, you get:

  • Diversity in platforms - standard or Trader Pro, the latter with
  • dynamic streaming charts
  • Flexibility in where you settle trades - to any Australian bank account
  • Mobility in choosing when and how to trade - desktop, tablet, mobile 
  • or over the phone.

The edge to keep ahead

A variety of market and information sources, plus powerful charting and
SMS/email alerts give you the edge to keep ahead:

  • Buy/hold/sell analysis - on over 200 ASX stocks from Morningstar.
  • News and research - from Westpac, BT, Morningstar, Boardroom Radio,
  • Finance News Network and more.
  • Free investment courses - from Westpac's college of financial education the Davidson Institute.
Things you should know
  • Special introductory offer. Get up to $600 free brokerage.
    Only available to new Westpac Online Investing customers who open an account. Existing customers are not eligible. You will not be charged the first $50 (inc. GST) of brokerage on each contract note for your first 12 trades settled within 60 days of account opening, up to a total value of $600 (inc. GST). This offer is for online trades in ASX-listed shares only (options and international equities excluded). This offer is valid for new accounts opened by 30 April 2014. We reserve the right to terminate this offer or amend these terms and conditions at any time without notice. This offer is not redeemable for cash and is not transferable. Our normal terms and conditions apply unless otherwise specified here.

    More about Westpac Online Investing
    Share trading through Westpac Securities Limited ABN 39 087 924 221, AFSL 233723 ("Westpac Securities") is a service provided by Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 ("the Participant"), a Participant of the ASX Group and Chi-X Australia.

    The Participant is not authorised to carry on business in any jurisdiction other than Australia. Accordingly, the information contained in this website is directed to and available for Australian residents only.

    Know your risk and check the details
    Investment in securities and derivatives involves risk. Share prices rise and fall. The payment of dividends and the return of capital are not guaranteed. This information has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular individual.

    For this reason, you should consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice.

    You should also read the Financial Services Guide ("FSG"), which provides you with the services the Participant and Westpac Securities can provide. In addition, you should read all relevant Product Disclosure Statements or disclosure documents. You can access the FSG via westpac.com.au/onlineinvesting.

    Australian Investment Exchange Ltd ABN 71 076 515 930, AFSL 241400 tries to ensure that the information provided is complete and correct but readers are advised to check any important item(s) with us before making any decisions.