CMC Markets Stockbroking, the Australian brokerage unit of CMC Markets, announced on Monday that it has expanded the offering on its platform. By launching International share trading and Exchange Trade Options (ETO) features on its platform, investors now have access to international markets including US, Europe, Canada, and Asia.
With the addition of the international share trading feature, investors can now trade an extra 19,000 instruments through the broker. The new instruments include Equities, International ETFs, and American depository receipts.
The broker has streamlined its offering so these can be accessed through one account. The instruments are all accessible through CMC Markets’ Pro, its standard platforms, and mobile apps. On the company’s Pro platform, the ETO feature provides strategy analytics modules, margin calculations, and multi-leg options orders on single tickets.
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Commenting on the new launch of features, Andy Rogers, Director of Stockbroking, from CMC markets said: “The ability to offer domestic and international shares, on the same platform alongside ETFs, Options, mFunds and thousands of other products makes our platforms even more compelling for traders and investors.”
“With significant uptake of our stockbroking platforms this year, enhancing the products and features available is key to our success and reinforces our promise and strategy to continue to provide a market-leading solution for our clients.”
Aussie investors can now trade Google, Netflix and Amazon shares on CMC Markets
Rogers believes the International shares, which will include the likes of Google, Netflix, and Amazon, will be a popular feature. Specifically, Rogers noted: “by opening up international markets to our clients, we’re providing seamless access to the some of the largest markets globally including Europe, Asia, and the US, significantly increasing the trading opportunities available.
“Accessing the broader market ensures clients can take advantage of trading major global brands like the tech giants in the US; enabling them to diversify their portfolio and protect their portfolios against major events in the local Australian market.”