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Chi-X warrants now available on nabtrade
We are pleased to announce that nabtrade customers can now access nearly 600 additional warrants following our agreement with Chi-X Australia to facilitate Chi-X’s warrant trading.
If warrant trading is already enabled on your account, you can transact ASX and Chi-X warrants immediately. However, before trading Chi-X warrants, it's important that you review:
If you’d like to enable warrants trading, log in and go to Admin > click Permissions > Apply for warrants trading and complete the steps.
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Shares, also known as stocks or equities, over time have outperformed most other asset classes and typically form a key part of both short and long term investment portfolios. Shares’ investment benefits may include capital growth, dividend income, tax friendly treatment of dividend income and the ability to build an investment portfolio with small transaction and no holding costs.
^ Investment Trends 2015 Second Half Australia Online Broking Report, based on a survey of 13,910 investors.
The main reason people buy and sell shares is to generate wealth through potential share price appreciation or income paid as dividends or both.
As with any investment, there are risks associated with trading shares. These risks can result in capital losses on your investment. Over the long-term, the Australian share market as a whole has gained in value and outperformed other asset classes including cash and bonds as shown in the table below.
|Asset Class||1 Year||5 Years||10 Years||20 Years|
|Australian Listed Property||27.0%||12.2%||2.0%||7.9%|
* Source - nab asset management
However, past performance does not guarantee future performance and for this reason, you as the investor should choose your investments carefully and monitor their performance so you can adjust your portfolio if required.
The ASX’s Australian Share Ownership Study shows that 6.7 million Australian’s, or 38 per cent, of the adult Australian population participated in the Australian share market in 2012. Share holdings were either direct via services like nabtrade or via managed funds. So share trading in Australia is a well-established and accepted way of investing to meet various financial objectives such as investing for retirement or short-term profits.
nabtrade provides educational material and links to resources at the following locations.
Products - Shares - click here
Getting Started in shares - PDF - 937KB
nabtrade YouTube channel - click here
nabtrade’s public Insights & Ideas section - click here
* Equity trades up to and including $5,000 are $14.95 (incl GST) per online trade. For trades over $5,000, brokerage is $19.95 (incl GST) per online trade (up to and including $20,000). Over this amount, brokerage of 0.11% of trade value per online trade applies. For more details on fees and charges refer to the nabtrade Financial Services Guide.