Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum

broker account

  1. K

    Type of Account needed for short selling trades

    Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has any advise on what type of account i would need to open to execute both Long and Short share trades? I've seen CFD accounts, but dont want to utilise a margin, just want to use my own money but to be able to make short share trades as well as long share trades...
  2. L

    Non-Resident Broker Account Australia

    Hi All, I was hoping you could help here, I did a quick search but was unable to find any recent information over the last 3-4 years. I am planning to manage funds on behalf of my mother in law, she is a non-resident for tax purposes (Taiwan) but has an Australian address and bank accounts...
  3. jono543

    Questions about choosing a broker

    Hi I’m new to investing and looking for some advice on where I should open an account. My history I’ve been in passively managed funds for long time. I’ve sold my house and come into some money that I want to trade using ETF's, I’ll be semi actively trading ETF’s with account balance in...
  4. C

    Capital Markets Elite Group anyone?

    Hi All Has anyone signed up to ? I am in the process of creating an account but would like to know if anyone has had any issues opening an account from Australia? Thanks Regards Cusack
  5. S

    Multiple accounts on one platform

    Hello, I have two accounts that I use for trading shares - SMSF and Personal. Currently using IG, and it's quite annoying needed to switch between the two accounts. Is there a platform that can allow for a single username login but have two different web trading pages for each account? Thanks
  6. M

    Forex/CFD broker account

    Hi, I'm looking at trading some Forex/CFD's and am currently analyzing brokers. One question I have is - what advantages/disadvantages are there if I my account funds are stored in non-AUD (e.g. USD). I expect to the majority of instruments (but not all) I'll be trading will be US based...
  7. Modest

    CMC Markets Stockbroking Account

    What is the general consensus on this account for trading ASX equities? My plan is to swing trade primarily, 2 - 3 trades per week most likely. Start off with 10k to play with. Good risk management and trading plan. I will primarily be using technical analysis with 20% of time going into...
  8. J

    Creating Australian broker account for non-residents

    Hi guys, Would anyone advise me how can I do that? I called few brokers and they claim its impossible to do this in case I'm a non-resident. Actually its possible but for equities only + high fees($100+ per phone trade only) like Sch*.com. But I'd like to trade options too. :p: What...