I'm just getting started with share trading, how do I place an order?

Last Updated: 15 May 2018

This depends on the type of service you want to use at ASB Securities:

If you are share trading online and wish to place an online order, please log on to the ASB Securities website, click the Place an Order page which will take you through the steps to place an order. Otherwise you can call our share trading team on 0800 272 732 and someone will step you through the process.

If you are a telephone client, please call us on 0800 272 732 between 7am and 6pm (NZ time), Monday to Friday and we’ll be happy to help you.

What do I need to place my order to buy or sell a share?

To place an order to buy New Zealand or Australian shares online, you will need to log in to through the ASB Securities website, have sufficient funds in your Cash Management Account (CMA) to cover the purchase and then enter your order through the Place an Order page. 

To place a sell order online or over the phone for the New Zealand market, you’ll need your valid Faster Identification Number (FIN).To place a sell order for the Australian market, online or over the phone, for shares purchased through ASB Securities or transferred into your ASB Securities account, simply log in or give us a call – there are no other details required.

Find out more information in our guide to placing your first online order.

To place all other orders, please phone us on 0800 272 732.

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