What is the 'What if' calculator?

The 'What if' calculator is a tool exclusively available to CommSec Margin Lending clients to help you assess your risk before investing in the market.

Whether you are just starting up a margin loan or have an established loan, you can use it to simulate various scenarios to make better decisions when managing your investments. For instance, you can use the calculator to see how a simulated trade will affect your loan portfolio before deciding whether you want to proceed with the trade:

  • Trade (Buy/Sell)
  • Transfers (In/Out)
  • Cash (Top up/Drawdown)
  • Market Movements

To use the 'What if' calculator:
  • Log in to your account and navigate to Portfolio > Accounts > Select Margin Loan Account.
  • Under 'Useful Links' scroll towards the bottom of the page and click on the 'What If Calculator' link.
  • Select the transaction you would like to simulate
  • Complete the necessary details for the transaction you would like to assess
  • Click the 'Simulate' button

For more information on the 'What if' calculator, you can contact us.



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