Best Apps for Share Traders To Earn & Save Money

12 Mar, 2018

Most online share trading platforms in have websites that are optimised for mobiles, but some of them lack the convenience of an app. To save you the trouble of trawling through the Google Play and Apple’s App Store, below we’ve listed some useful apps for n share traders.

Apps That Allow Share Trading

1. IG Trading

The IG trading app grants access to a range of financial instruments from around the world, including shares, commodities and cryptocurrencies. Provided you have an IG trading account, you can:

  • Manage risk with a range of stop and limit orders
  • Trade shares and CFDs with direct market access
  • Edit watchlists to monitor your chosen markets
  • Apply a range of indicators and drawings for in-depth analysis
  • Split charts up to four times to compare timeframes
  • React instantly to live price movements by dealing directly through charts
  • Use real-time signals so you know when to buy and sell
  • Set up trading alerts and get notifications when they’re triggered
  • Stay abreast with our Reuters news feed
  • See what others are trading with sentiment indicators
  • Fund your account quickly and conveniently with PayPal
  • Develop your trading skills with IG Academy

2. nabtrade

The nabtrade app requires that you already have a nabtrade account. Once you’re set up with nabtrade, you can use the app to make trades wherever you are, with live prices and market data sent right to your phone.

Other features include:

  •  Buy or sell domestic & international securities from your mobile, including the use of contingent orders
  • Access live data refreshed at an interval of your choice including prices, market depth and charts for domestic securities
  • Create and edit watchlists
  • View cash funded Trading Account holdings, including price, profit/loss, news and depth
  • View your orders and order status
  • Get a quick view of the market with top ASX gainers and losers
  • Access charts, including customisable timescale and indicator overlays
  • View market news and announcements
  • Log in using the same details you use to access nabtrade (username and password)

3. OpenMarkets Equix Mobile

OpenMarkets have a mobile app that allows you trade a variety of assets, provided you have an OpenMarkets trading account. The app gives you:

  • Direct market access to ASX securities markets
  • The ability to trade Stocks, ETFs, Warrants, LICs, Hybrids and more
  • Portfolio valuation and performance tracking
  • Click-refresh live pricing across portfolio, watch lists and more
  • Order management tool to view/amend positions
  • Customisable dashboard and watchlists
  • Safe and secure trading authorisation with PIN and fingerprint support

4. St. George Directshares Mobile App

As long as you are set up with a St. George trading account, their mobile app gives you access to the following features:

  • Login to instantly view and manage your watchlists and portfolio
  • Trade a wide range of investment products including domestic, international shares, warrants, ETFs on the go
  • Keep up to date with ASX announcements and market news feed
  • Quick access to view live quotes and charts
  • View your order history, trade confirmations and current positions
  • Setup conditional orders while on the move

5. SelfWealth

Provided you have a SelfWealth trading account, the accompanying app allows you to track and manage your portfolio via your mobile device. Features include:

  • Buy and sell shares
  • View/amend orders
  • Trade purchase history
  • Cash transfer facility
  • Estimated earnings
  • Benchmarking
  • Performance analysis
  • Stock analysis