For a full list of fees and charges, please refer to our Financial Services Guide

Australian Shares

Trade Execution

Brokerage fee amount by transaction value

Trade online and settle your trade to a CDIA1 or CommSec Margin Loan1

$10.00 (Up to and including $1,000)

$19.95 (Over $1,000 up to $10,000 (inclusive))

$29.95 (Over $10,000 up to $25,000 (inclusive))

0.12% (Over $25,000)

Trade online and settle into a bank account of your choice

$29.95 (Up to and including $9,999.99)

0.31% ($10,000 and above)

Share Trades over the Phone2

$59.95 (Up to and including $10,000)

0.52% (Over $10,000 up to $25,000 (inclusive))

0.49% (Over $25,000 up to $1,000,000 (inclusive))

0.11% (Over $1,000,000)

CommSec Share Packs online3

$66 per pack of 6 stock (equates to $11 per stock4)

CommSec Share Packs over the phone3

$181.50 per pack of 6 stock (equates to $30.25 per stock4)

Trades requiring settlement through a third party5

$99.95 (Up to and including $15,000)

0.66% (Over $15,000)

One Off Trades

$66.00 (Up to and including $10,000)

0.66% (Over $10,000)

Deceased Estates

$81.90 (Up to and including $15,000)

0.54% (Over $15,000)


 

To be eligible, you must trade online, be CHESS Participant Sponsored with CommSec and settle your trades through either a Commonwealth Direct Investment Account (CDIA) or a CommSec Margin Loan.

Brokerage charged (shares, warrants and listed managed investments): Brokerage at these rates applies each time you buy or sell a stock, warrant or listed managed investment.

Normal brokerage will apply when a stock acquired through CommSec Share Packs is subsequently sold.

Amount per share will be noted as brokerage on each confirmation issued. There will be no substitution should a stock have a trading halt placed on it.

Includes third party Margin Lending, and where the Commonwealth Bank exercises its rights under the loan Terms and Conditions.

International Shares

Markets

Brokerage Fee

Other Costs

North America

 

  • New York Stock Exchange
  • NASDAQ
  • American Stock Exchange
  • Includes equities, foreign denominated bonds and managed funds

USD $19.95 for trades up to USD $5,000

USD $29.95 for trades up to USD $10,000

0.31% for trades above USD $10,0001

US Exchange Traded Options

USD $65.00 or 0.75%, whichever is greater1

USD $1.10 per contract applies to US Option trades

Canada

USD $39.95 or 0.40%, whichever is greater1

0.15% execution fee

Asia Pacific

 

  • Japan
  • Hong Kong

USD $39.95 or 0.40%, whichever is greater12

Taxes and market fees put through at cost

  • Indonesia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand

USD $39.95 or 0.40%, whichever is greater12

Taxes and market fees put through at cost

Europe and Middle East

 

  • London Stock Exchange (LSE)

USD $39.95 or 0.40%, whichever is greater12

A stamp duty of 50 basis points may apply to buy trades executed on the LSE

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

USD $39.95 or 0.40%, whichever is greater12

Taxes and market fees put through at cost

For all limit and market orders which are not fully executed in the same trading day, normal brokerage will be charged for the total portion executed per day. Brokerage charges may be converted and applied in the local currency. This may result in variances in the US dollar equivalent brokerage applied.

May be subject to additional local exchange fees

Foreign Exchange

Fee Type

Amount (USD)

FX Rate3

0.60%

For trades in currencies to which certain restrictions apply, currency must first be transferred from USD and will incur a small additional spread. Alternatively trades can be settled in USD.

Other International Account Fees

Exchange fees and other regulatory fees also apply. Exchange fees may be different for each exchange you trade on.

Fee Type

Amount (USD)

Custody fee for inactive accounts4

$25.00 per year

Posted trade confirmation fee

$1.80 per trade confirmation

Posted statement fee

$1.80 per statement

4 Custody fees are charged to accounts defined as inactive; that is, accounts holding a security position for a calendar year (1 January to 31 December) without generating a trade, or margin interest of USD $100 or more. Systematic reinvestment activity in mutual funds and/or exchange activity in mutual funds will be considered as a trade. However, dividend reinvestment activity is not considered a trade.

Margin Lending

Margin Lending Interest Rates

Rate Term

Interest Paid in Advance

Interest Paid Monthly in Arrears

Variable

-

6.63%

3 months

6.69%

6.83%

6 months

6.64%

6.78%

9 months

6.59%

6.73%

1 year

6.49%

6.63%

2 years

6.65%

6.79%

3 years

6.94%

7.08%

5 years

7.24%

7.38%

Interest Rates are subject to change without notice. All rates are indicative only. Other fixed terms & firm rates available on application. Find out more about our Variable and Fixed Rate Loans here

Brokerage Rates

Trade Execution

Brokerage fee by transaction value1

Above minimum by transaction value (flat)1

Trade online

$10.00 (up to and including $1,000)

$19.95 (Over $1,000 up to $10,000 (inclusive))

$29.95 (Over $10,000 up to $25,000 (inclusive))

0.12% (Over $25,000)

Trade over the phone

$59.95 (up to and including $10,000)

0.52% (Over $10,000 up to $25,000 (inclusive))

0.49% (Over $25,000 up to $1,000,000 (inclusive))

0.11% (Over $1,000,000)

1 All of the above brokerage rates are on a per trade basis and include GST

Application Fee

Type of Application Fee

Fee Amount

Application fee for individual and company applicants

$0

Trust deed investigation fee

minimum $200

Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) Registration Fee (Government fee payable when the Security Interest is registered, or registration is amended)

Amount of government fee (if applicable)

Account Maintenance Fee

Account Maintenance Fee Type

Fee Amount

Account Keeping Fee

$0

Printing and postage of contract notes (Electronic contract notes are free of charge)

$1.95

Dishonour Fee

$30

Rebooking Fee

$25

Off Market Transfer Fee

$54

Paper Statement Fee. We make electronic statements available to all borrowers free of charge. If you request to receive paper statements or we send you paper statements due to your e-mail address being invalid, unable to receive e-mails or not provided to us, this charge will apply.

$1.95 per statement.

Additional Statement Fee. We may charge this fee if you request an additional statement or a reprint of a loan statement.

$10 per statement.

Government tax or duty

Amount of government tax or duty

Account Closure Fee

Account Closure Fee Type

Fee Amount

Early repayment adjustment and administrative fee on fixed rate loans

Depends on amount of loan and interest rate movements

Cash

Interest Rates - Accounts opened / migrated on or after 1 November 2012

All rates displayed in the table below are per annum.

Balance

Linked to CommSec Trading Account

SMSF*

$500,000 or more

1.75% p.a.

1.50% p.a.

$250,000 - $499,999

1.50% p.a.

1.50% p.a.

$100,000 - $249,999

1.30% p.a.

1.50% p.a.

$50,000 - $99,999

0.80% p.a.

1.50% p.a.

$20,000 - $49,999

0.50% p.a.

1.50% p.a.

$10,000 - $19,999

0.25% p.a.

1.50% p.a.

$0 - $9,999

0.00% p.a.

0.00% p.a.

For interest rates applicable to the Standard Access CDIA, please refer to Rates and Fees.

*Option only available for self-managed superfunds (SMSF), that elect the SMSF CDIA option at account opening or have requested to switch onto the SMSF option

Interest Rates - Accounts opened on or before 31 October 2012#

All rates displayed in the table below are per annum.

Balance

Accounts opened on or before 31 October 2012#

$500,000 or more

1.00% p.a.

$250,000 - $499,999

1.00% p.a.

$100,000 - $249,999

0.35% p.a.

$50,000 - $99,999

0.35% p.a.

$20,000 - $49,999

0.15% p.a.

$10,000 - $19,999

0.15% p.a.

$0 - $9,999

0.15% p.a.

#Interest rates for existing account holders only - no longer available for sale

Withdrawal Fees

For accounts opened / migrated on or after 1 November 2012:

- CDIA accounts linked to CommSec Trading Account option allows for unlimited fee-free electronic withdrawals plus 2 fee-free assisted withdrawals each month
- SMSF CDIA option allows for unlimited fee free electronic withdrawals and assisted withdrawals each month

For accounts opened on or before 31 October 2012: please refer to your Offer Confirmation Letter (available on NetBank) or for Standard Access (CDIA) accounts, please refer to Rates and Fees.

Other Fees and Charges

For a complete list of potential fees and charges that may apply, please read the Transaction, Savings and Investment Terms and Conditions

Fees and rates are subject to change.

Derivatives

Exchange Traded Options

Trade Execution

Minimum*

Above Minimum* (flat)

Internet (also charged upon exercise or assignment of the option)

$34.95 up to $10,000 in premium

0.35% (above $10,000)

Phone (also charged upon exercise or assignment of the option)

$54.60 up to $10,000 in premium

0.54% (above $10,000)

*All of the above brokerage rates are on a per trade basis and include GST

Other fees and charges

Amount

Option fail fee per day

$100

Late settlement fee

$100

Equity fail fee per day (assignment and exercise)

$100

Rebooking fee

$27.50

ETO ASX Clear fees per contract

Amount per contract1

Equity Option Contract (Open/Close)

$0.13 (GST exclusive)

Equity Option Contract (Exercise/Assignment)

$0.05 (GST exclusive)

Index Option Contract (Open/Close)

$0.45 (GST exclusive)

Index Option Contract (Exercise/Assignment)

$0.35 (GST exclusive)

1ASX Clear fees have been set out on a GST exclusive basis as the total GST may be rounded in accordance with the GST law.

Fees and rates are subject to change

CFDs

Market

Currency

Minimum Commission

Commission Rate

Australia

AUD

AUD 10.00

0.10%

UK

GBP

GBP 15.00

0.10%

USA

USD

USD 15.00

2.5 cents per share

France

EUR

EUR 15.00

0.10%

The Netherlands

EUR

EUR 15.00

0.10%

Spain

EUR

EUR 15.00

0.10%

Germany

EUR

EUR 15.00

0.10%

Italy

EUR

EUR 15.00

0.10%

Switzerland

CHF

CHF 15.00

0.10%

Canada

CAD

CAD 15.00

4.0 cents per share

Singapore

SGD

SGD 50.00

0.20%

Hong Kong

HKD

HKD 160.00

0.40%

Japan

JPY

JPY 2400.00

0.10%

CFDs over FX, commodities and indices do not attract a commission, the cost of trading is included in the spread that is offered. CommSec offers competitive spreads on a range of instruments. Please review our Contract Details for minimum spreads.

The ASX data feed fee is $75 for professional users. You can turn off ASX data feed at any time from the account area of the platform. Select data feeds and then deselect the ASX feed. If you have any questions, please contact us on 1300 307 853 or +61 2 9115 2990 (from outside Australia).

For a complete list of potential fees and charges that may apply to your account, please read our Financial Services Guide (PDF).

 

Please note: Effective from 1 July 2015, the fee for ASX data feed will increase by $5 to $70 per month for professional users. You can turn off ASX data feed at any time from the account area of the platform. Select data feeds and then deselect the ASX feed. If you have any questions, please contact us on 1300 307 853 or +61 2 9115 2990 (from outside Australia).

Other Fees

Description

Fee*

WebIRESS Software fee1

A royalty and software fee charged for clients who use our trading platform at a maximum of AUD$40.70 per month (inc. GST)

Platform data fee1,2

An ASX royalty fee charged at 2.53 cents per minute between 9.30 am and 5.00 pm on weekdays, up to a maximum of AUD$41.25 per month (inc. GST) for live ASX equity prices. Only the software fee is charged if eight or more confirmations are generated for the month. No software fee or data fee is charged if 16 or more contracts are generated for the month. No fees are payable if you elect not to log on to the trading platform during the month

Printing and postage of contract notes

$1.95

Issuer sponsored sale fee3

Up to $10.00 in addition to brokerage

Reprinting and postage of account statements 

$10.00 per statement 

Reprinting and postage of CHESS statement

$16.50 per stock

Fail fee – buy or option

$100.00 per day

Fail fee – sell

$100.00 per day or 0.1%, whichever is greater

Late settlement fee – Buy or Short Sell

$100

SRN query, rebooking fee

$25.00

Off market transfer fee

$54.00 per transfer

Cheque dishonour fee

$54.00

*All of the above fees include GST

No software fee or data fee is charged if 16 or more contract notes are generated for the month. No fees are payable if a client has not logged onto the trading platform during the month.
No data fee is charged if eight (8) or more contract notes are generated for the month
Sale of shares not CHESS sponsored with CommSec may incur an additional brokerage charge to cover administration costs.

Fees and rates are subject to change

 

Disclaimer

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