Share trading platforms for beginners

Compare the share trading platforms that are suitable for beginner investors.

By   |   Verified by David Boyd   |   Updated 17 Jan 2023

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Comparing share trading platforms for beginners

eToro

On website

eToro Service ARSN 637 489 466 promoted by eToro AUS Capital Limited ACN 612 791 803 AFSL 491139. Capital at risk. Other fees apply. See PDS and TMD

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eToro

Brokerage Fee

$0.00

Tradable Assets

Commodities, Crypto, Forex, Shares

Tradable Indices

AUS200, HKG50, JPN225, NSDQ100, SPX500, UK100, and more

Signup Bonus

None

Highlights

  • Invest in a wide selection of shares, crypto, ETFs, and a number of other assets.
  • Set up a demo account so you can practice trading.
  • Trade like a pro with eToro's copy trading function.
Superhero

On website

Brokerage Fee

$0.00

Tradable Assets

ETFs, Shares

Tradable Indices

ASX, NASDAQ, NYSE

Signup Bonus

Sign up & fund your account with A$100 or more and receive US$10 of Tesla stocks on Superhero. T&Cs apply.

Highlights

  • Trade shares and ETFs listed on the ASX and US markets.
  • User-friendly, mobile-first trading experience.
  • Earn Qantas points on eligible trades and transfers.
Stake

On website

Brokerage Fee

$0.00

Tradable Assets

ETFs, Shares

Tradable Indices

ASX, Chi-X, NASDAQ, NYSE

Signup Bonus

Get $10 when you fund Stake AUS or a FREE US stock when you fund Stake Wall Street. Do both, get both rewards.

Highlights

  • Sign up and fund your account to get a free share worth up to US $150.
  • Invest in shares and ETFs listed on the ASX and US markets.
  • Excellent mobile app and web interface.
Pearler

On website

Brokerage Fee

$9.50

Tradable Assets

ETFs, Shares

Tradable Indices

ASX, NASDAQ, NYSE

Signup Bonus

First investment brokerage free

Highlights

  • Take advantage of dollar cost averaging with automated recurring buys.
  • Invest in shares, ETFs, and funds listed on the ASX and US markets.
  • Learn from a community of investors who share their tips and experiences.
Sharesies

Sharesies

Brokerage Fee

0.5%

Tradable Assets

ETFs, Shares

Tradable Indices

ASX, CBOE, NASDAQ, NYSE, NZX

Signup Bonus

None

Highlights

  • Invest in shares and ETFs listed on the ASX, NZ, and US markets.
  • Auto-invest makes it easy to invest regularly and dollar cost average over time.
  • Beautifully designed with new investors in mind.