OpenMarkets clients first to access NSX via mobile trading app

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OpenMarkets Australia, a digital investing platform with more than 30,000 accounts, is the first to offer clients the ability to invest into companies listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSX) on-the-go via their mobile app OpenMarkets Equix. The Equix mobile app is now available on Apple and Android devices, opening-up Australia’s second largest stock exchange to […]

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OpenMarkets launches new web and mobile ASX trading platform, Equix

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OpenMarkets Australia, a digital ASX trading platform with more than 30,000 retail and intermediary trading accounts, has launched a new trading platform, OpenMarkets Equix. Available in web and mobile format, Equix is designed to meet the needs of the self-directed investor and financial advisers wanting fast, responsive, low-cost online tools for trading and investing in […]

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OpenMarkets announces agreement with Agility Applications to support growth agenda

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Digital trading platform OpenMarkets has announced an agreement with Agility Applications (Agility) to provide a suite of technology solutions and services centred around comprehensive data management infrastructure, APIs and middleware. Agility, which is part of the HUB24 group, provides a broad range of market-leading data integration, technology solutions and delivery services to brokers and wealth […]

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OpenMarkets appoints Chief Technology Officer

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Australia’s most connected digital stockbroker OpenMarkets has announced the appointment of Dr Robert Lang to the new role of Chief Technology Officer, bolstering its strong IT team. Dr Lang – who was CEO of Auggd, a leading provider of augmented and virtual reality platforms and solutions before taking this role – brings impressive credentials to […]

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OpenMarkets adopts Bloomberg EMSX for Global Equity Liquidity and Execution Services

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Digital brokerage platform OpenMarkets has taken a crucial step to open up its platform to overseas investors after integrating with Bloomberg’s global multi-asset trading platform, Execution Management System (EMSX). The agreement with Bloomberg, announced yesterday by OpenMarkets Chief Executive Officer Mr Andrea Marani, will provide OpenMarkets access to the largest community of buy-side traders and portfolio […]

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The ETF landscape of the future

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Australian investors continue to pour money into ETFs, with September breaking yet more records in terms of inflows and total ETF market cap. In this article, OpenMarkets examines the stellar rise of ETFs since humble beginnings, and looks at some of the next generation ETFs emerging in Australia and overseas. Financial advisers, brokers and investors […]

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The future of options strategies

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Although the Australian options market as we know it commenced operations in February 1976, options of some form have been around for many hundreds of years. However, new margining requirements will potentially impact the future of options trading in Australia. In this article, OpenMarkets examines options trading – past, present and future. The Australian Options […]

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The importance of Pre-open Pricing

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Managing an orderly market and ensuring that share prices cannot be manipulated are essential to the smooth operation of securities exchanges globally. In Australia, the securities exchanges operate from 10:00am through to 4:00pm, however there are periods before and after during which buy and sell orders can be placed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). […]

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Margin lending – the basics

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Margin lending is a form of gearing whereby investors borrow money to invest in shares, exchange traded products (ETPs) and managed funds. There are good reasons to use margin loans, but it is not without its risks. In this article, OpenMarkets examines the basics of margin lending – what it is, how it works, the […]

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Client first – ethics in the post FOFA world

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For most people, the concept of acting in a client’s best interests, the requirement to behave fairly and ethically in the provision of financial advice, is indisputable. OpenMarkets examines the ethics that underpin the provision of advice and execution in listed securities. Ethics can be defined as a system of moral principles, the rules of […]

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