CommSec is an online financial broker operating in Australia. Since being founded at Sydney in 1995, it is operating as one of the highest profile stockbroker firms in Australia. It is a completely commissioned broker owned by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. It provides multiple services to its customers that may include cash management, margin lending, SMSF managed funds and online investing. Due to its active support, exclusive offers and priority given to the traders, many investors across the world rely on CommSec for effective trading.
Some of the exemplary features of the broker are mentioned below.
The regulating authorities looking upon any broker firm are the benchmark of safety and reliability of that broker. Regulated firms always follow a set of rules and guidelines that are mandatory to be followed.
CommSec is regulated by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia that owns its completely but does not guarantee it. Also being regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), it provides the complete security and safety to the customers especially the ones residing in Australia as ASIC acts as watchdog over the financial service providers in Australia.
To make the payments to the CommSec bank accounts there are two options available that are linking your banking account or using Bpay.
Linking the bank account is more recommended option. During the application process, one should link the Australian bank account with the trading account. This practice can help in easily depositing or withdrawing the funds automatically two days after the execution of the process.
One can also deposit the funds for trading via the Bpay. It also requires the clearance time of up to 2 business days. One should sort out the payment before time after the purchase order in order to avoid any mess on the settlement date that usually comes on the following second business day.
- Trading Instruments
CommSec provide multiple trading tools to its customers to trade efficiently. These tools may include CommSec Executive Series, Market Reports, Stock Recommendations, Stock Watchlists and Premium Ratings. Signing up with CommSec one can find every instrument required for the technical analysis and price determination of a product. These tools help one by providing expert opinion that always proves fruitful before investing any amount.
CommSec provides the customers an opportunity to choose between an individual account or a joint account, a trust account and a company account. It also offers the customers with self-managed super funds (SMSFs) that are allowance funds related to retirement purposes. It also offers a Commonwealth Direct Investment Account (CDIA) that provides the investors with the feasibility to trade and transfer funds anywhere and anytime that suits them.
CommSec offers trading margin loans to its customers to improve their trading profile and enhance the trading capacity to attract more customers. It allows the trading in share list that appears on the Australian Stock Exchange. It provides remarkably huge options of more than 2000 stocks. One can trade warrants, managed funds, fixed income securities and CFDs with CommSec. Keeping their interests aside, it can assist one in building an impressive trading profile.
To trade logically and technically, on should have better understanding of the concepts and the tools being used. CommSec provides a good collection of resource material to its customers. It provides market commentaries, podcasts that provide market reviews and interviews across the financial domain so that the customers can get through them to clear their queries. It also has a huge collection of webinars that teach the trading strategies and ideas for effective trading.
- Bonuses and promotions
Many broker firms offer welcome bonuses to their new customers to attract more and more people to invest with them. CommSec however does not offer any such bonuses or any promotion criteria to the customers.
Equipped with all the essential tools and techniques, CommSec provides a diversified and user-friendly platform to its customers where they can trade efficiently. One can also consult the team to get professional advice to draw out an exact analysis of the market conditions and prices and to avoid any loss.