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Master Geek

#112181 29-Nov-2012 10:12
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ASB Securities and Direct Broking are the only services I've found, has anyone here tried both and have a preference or are there any other services I should look at?

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Master Geek

  #724557 29-Nov-2012 10:26
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I've used both (ASB securities and Direct Broking) and had no issues at all with either.
I currently stick with DirectBroking but can't think of any particular reason for choosing them over ASB.

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Uber Geek

  #724643 29-Nov-2012 13:12
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Directbroking for NZ and OptionsXpress for US. Both of these work fine for me.

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Uber Geek

  #724649 29-Nov-2012 13:21
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RickD: ASB Securities and Direct Broking are the only services I've found, has anyone here tried both and have a preference or are there any other services I should look at?

I find ASBs good for NZ and AUs shares, and I think their fees are slightly less.
For US trades I use National banks one, which I guess is now ANZ. 

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  #724670 29-Nov-2012 13:57
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I use CommSec for AU and NZ securities. I have an ASB Securities account too but I have a bunch of free brokerage with CommSec, and as I am based in AU, it's easier to manage.

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Ultimate Geek

  #724677 29-Nov-2012 14:17
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ASB has always worked fine for me as well. Never had a reason to try another but as mentioned they are best for NZ and AU exchanges

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