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Essentials

The tools you need to manage your investment strategy

  • Trade online from $19.95 or 0.11% of trade value (whichever is greater)^ with a Westpac Cash Investment Account
  • Access over 2,200 Australian shares, ETFs, bonds and more
  • Manage your investments on the go with the Westpac Online Investing app
  • Get solutions for your technical questions with our premium support


 

News and independent research

We offer a choice of three research packages to suit your requirements.

Free risk management tools

Manage your strategy without having to continually monitor the market, with our free conditional orders.

Charting and trading alerts

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

Active Trader Advantage

Don't miss investment opportunities waiting for funds to settle. With Active Trader Advantage we will offset your trades as you go.


News & 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.

Research packages:

Investor - Complimentary to all Westpac Online Investing customers, the 'Investor' package offers 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.

Free risk management tools

Manage your portfolio risk and maximise your profit potential, with our free conditional orders. Simply set the criteria for your trade and we'll watch the market and place your order when your conditions are met.

  • Choose from six conditional order types - falling sell, rising sell, trailing sell, rising buy, falling buy and trailing buy - and pay nothing to trigger your orders;
  • Receive email and SMS notifications when orders are triggered;
  • Your orders can be cancelled at any time and remain active for up to 12 months; and
  • You can set the price, volume and time of day for your conditional order trades.


If you already have a Westpac Online Investing Account, log in and subscribe now for conditional orders.

Charting and trading alerts

Charting

Use our complimentary charting tools to identify trading opportunities. Display as much or as little information as you like - charts are customisable to suit your needs.

  • Track share prices over time and against other stocks, Australian sector, commodity, FX rate or local or international indices;
  • Customise your timeframes by selecting the exact week, month or year you wish to analyse;
  • Explore the data further with a range of indicators and overlays;
  • Display charts to suit your preferences - mountain, line chart, candlestick, open high/low close, or % change; and
  • Charts are inbuilt components of the platform when you open a Westpac Online Investing account.

Trading alerts

If you don't have the time to continually monitor the market, subscribe to our email and push notification alerts.

  • Choose from a range of alert types – price, volume, company announcements, and ex-dividend alerts;
  • Capture potential trading opportunities with unlimited free customised alerts; and
  • It's easy to subscribe, manage and cancel your alerts via the Westpac Online Investing website or via our mobile app.

Active Trader Advantage

As an active investor, you need the ability to jump on market opportunities as soon as they arise. With Active Trader Advantage we help you do this.

  • Where you may buy and sell trades with the same settlement date, subject to subsequent trades being made, we will offset the respective amounts on the settlement date;
  • We offer the option to offset buy and sell trades over different days ('contra') of the settlement period; and
  • 'Buy' trades can be settled via direct debit or BPay - terms and conditions apply.

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.


You don't need to be tied to your desk to manage your investments. Use our free Westpac Online Investing App to manage your portfolio, and more.

  • 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.



Integrated cash management

By linking your Westpac Online Investing Account to our Westpac Cash Investment Account, you can enjoy low brokerage rates, starting from $19.95 or 0.11% (whichever is greater)^.
 

  • Earn interest on your cash balance plus bonus interest if you settle three or more ASX trades via your linked Westpac Online Investing Account within one calendar month;
  • Access funds in your Westpac Cash Investment Account quickly and easily so you can take advantage of market opportunities; and
  • Pay nothing to establish the account, no minimum balance is required, enjoy no monthly account servicing fees and free electronic transactions**.


If you already have a Westpac Online Investing Account, log in and convert your settlement option to the Cash Investment Account.

 

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)
  • Earn interest on your cash balance
  • 0.50% p.a. variable bonus interest if you settle 3 or more ASX trades per month
  • No set-up or account service fees
  • Free electronic transactions
  • Free dividend direction service
  • Integrated with your Westpac Online Banking

 

Variable Interest Rate – tiered

A variable interest rate applies to the entire balance of your Westpac Cash Investment Account. This interest rate is tiered, meaning that the particular variable rate that applies to your account will depend on the amount of your account balance.

 

Westpac Cash Investment Account Balance Variable interest rate
> $250,000

1.50% p.a.

$100,000.01 - $250,000

1.30% p.a.

$50,000.01 - $100,000

0.80% p.a.

$20,000.01 - $50,000

0.50% p.a.

$10,000.01 - $20,000

0.25% p.a.

$0 - $10,000

0.15% p.a.


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.

Settlement account

Integrated Westpac Cash Investment Account

Open a new account purpose-built for trading. 

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

Westpac Securities Limited and Australian Investment Exchange Limited Financial Services Guides (PDF 138KB)


** Fees and charges not related to your Westpac Online Investing account may still apply. For full details, please refer to the Westpac Cash Investment Account Terms and Conditions (PDF 243KB).


^ 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 (PDF 138KB) 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.

 

More about Westpac Online Investing

Share trading with Westpac Online Investing is a service provided 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") (PDF 138KB), 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 (PDF 138KB).

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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