Westpac Online Investing

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

An award-winning set of tools that will help you make the most of every trading opportunity.
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Essentials

Special introductory offer

Open an account and get one month’s FREE brokerage*

  • Low brokerage fees from $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value when you settle through a Westpac Cash Investment Account (whichever is greater)
  • Risk management with no-trigger-fee conditional orders
  • Customise your insights with our standard or dynamic platforms
  • 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 on settlement.


Managing your investment strategy should be seamless.

You should you feel like you have all of the tools on-hand to help you trade smarter.
With Westpac Online Investing you have direct access to:

  • Investment expertise with real-time tools and resources - independent news and research from experienced sources such as Morningstar, Reuters, BT, Westpac and more
  • Trade on the go - access your portfolio over the phone, via your tablet or online.
  • Fully-integrated account options, taking the complexity out of trading.
  • Borrow to invest- Increase your exposure to Australian Blue Chip securities with a Westpac Online Investment Loan
  • 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: One month’s FREE brokerage
    Only available to new Westpac Online Investing customers who open an account on or before 21 November 2014. Existing customers are not eligible. You will not be charged the first $50 (inc. GST) of brokerage on each contract note trade settled within 30 days of account opening (Introductory Period). This offer is for online trades in ASX-listed shares only (options and international equities excluded). We reserve the right to end the Introductory Period early on one business day’s notice in the event that a customer’s trading activities exceed reasonable limits determined by us in our discretion.  Once the Introductory Period has ended, the standard rates of brokerage will apply. 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

Charting and trading alerts

We offer a suite of tools to keep you informed. From customisable charting tools, to SMS and email trading alerts. 

  • Use our complimentary charting tools to identify trading opportunities.
  • Track share prices over time and against other stocks, Australian sector, commodity, FX rate or local or international indices;
  • SMS and email alerts – price/volume, company announcements, option price/volume and time alerts; you can create up to 25 alerts., package from  $11.


News  and  independent research

Receive the latest information on the shares you own as well as the latest market information, by subscribing to one of our three research packages.

  • Investor - receive a daily email containing information on how your shares are tracking, coupled with independent investment ideas, research, market updates, economic updates and videos from Morningstar.
  • Advanced - Subscribe to the ‘Advanced’ package and in addition you’ll also receive recommendations on the S&P/ASX 200, expanded company research and more.
  • Professional - Subscribe to the ‘Professional’ package and gain access to our Trader Pro (WebIRESS) professional trading platform.


Trading on the go

Access your portfolio and trade anywhere, anytime, with our trading platform. Use your phone, tablet or desktop to stay on top of your investments.

  • Actively trade in ASX shares, warrants and ETFs;
  • View and edit your watchlists and outstanding orders;
  • Access to live quotes, market depth, daily stock market report, news on market indices and exchange rates, company announcements, company news and charts;
  • choose from our standard platform or Trader Pro, with dynamic streaming data and a fully customisable design;
  • view your integrated cash account balances and settle trades with your integrated investment loan.
Things you should know
  • * Special introductory offer: One month’s FREE brokerage
    Only available to new Westpac Online Investing customers who open an account on or before 21 November 2014. Existing customers are not eligible. You will not be charged the first $50 (inc. GST) of brokerage on each contract note trade settled within 30 days of account opening (Introductory Period). This offer is for online trades in ASX-listed shares only (options and international equities excluded). We reserve the right to end the Introductory Period early on one business day’s notice in the event that a customer’s trading activities exceed reasonable limits determined by us in our discretion.  Once the Introductory Period has ended, the standard rates of brokerage will apply. 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.

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


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.


Settlement using any Australian bank account

  • $29.95 or 0.29% 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.

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!

Get quick solutions by:

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: One month’s FREE brokerage
    Only available to new Westpac Online Investing customers who open an account on or before 21 November 2014. Existing customers are not eligible. You will not be charged the first $50 (inc. GST) of brokerage on each contract note trade settled within 30 days of account opening (Introductory Period). This offer is for online trades in ASX-listed shares only (options and international equities excluded). We reserve the right to end the Introductory Period early on one business day’s notice in the event that a customer’s trading activities exceed reasonable limits determined by us in our discretion.  Once the Introductory Period has ended, the standard rates of brokerage will apply. 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.