Dear All, I am planning on opening trading account(s) under which I intend trading Australian/US Stocks (equity,index and ETFs), CFDs domestic/international, Currencies, e-mini Futures, gold/oil and Options. While there are a fair few of the local brokers to chose from, ranging from the big players like Commsec, Macquarie, eTrade to many other small boutique ones. Some of them claim to trade all the above mentioned instruments + Options too.
There are many who deal in CFDs - IG, CMC, CityIndex, MF Global... Many for stock and currencies. I have not been very happy with the Options brokers in Australia. OptionsXpress have stopped trading in Aus markets. Recommendations?
I have personal accounts with CityIndex( for CFDs), OptionsXpress and ThinkorSwim (for US stock and options).
I now would want to set trading accounts for my SMSF and family trusts. With the many brokers available, I would like to debate over the best brokers available in Australia before I set up new accounts for the many instruments I intend trading.