Share trading

Managing your investment strategy should be seamless. Share trading with Westpac Online Investing provides all the tools on-hand to help you trade smarter.
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*

  • 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: One month’s FREE brokerage
    Only available to new Westpac Online Investing customers who open an account on or before 31 December 2016. 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 email and push notification 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;
  • Capture potential trading opportunities with unlimited free customised alerts; email and push notification alerts – price, volume, company announcements, and ex-dividend alerts.

Updated 23 September 2015


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 31 December 2016. 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.

Rates & 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)
  • 1.75% p.a. variable rate on your full balance
  • 0.50% 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 $500,000^^ 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
  • ^ Trade online from $19.95 or 0.11% of the trade value (whichever is greater) when you settle through a Westpac Cash Investment Account, Westpac Online Investing Loan, or DIY Super Working Account. Please refer to the FSG for full brokerage rates. The Westpac Cash Investment Account and Online Banking are issued by Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233713. Conditions, fees and charges apply. Read the Terms and Conditions before deciding.

    ^^ Lending criteria applies.

    # You will not be charged the first $50 (inc. GST) of brokerage on each contract note for trades settled within 60 days of account opening, up to a total value of $1,000 (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 31 December 2016. The free brokerage offer is not applicable to any existing accounts, only a new integrated Westpac Online Investment Loan account. 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. 

    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.

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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.

How to apply

Settlement account

Integrated Westpac Cash Investment Account

Open a new account purpose-built for trading. Earn variable interest (currently 1.75% p.a.)

 Any Australian bank Account

Use your own existing account from any Australian bank

Share Trades 

 $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value*

 $29.95 or 0.29% of trade value*

Live Pricing 

 Free

 Free

Setup Fees 

 $0

 $0

Monthly Costs 

 $0

 $0

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Things you should know
  • *Trade online from $19.95 or 0.11% of the trade value (whichever is greater) when you settle through a Westpac Cash Investment Account or DIY Super Working Account. Please refer to the FSG for full brokerage rates. The Westpac Cash Investment Account and Online Banking are issued by  Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233713.  Conditions, fees and charges apply.  Read the Terms and Conditions before deciding.