Why should you trade international shares using Monex

18 January 2018  |  EDUCATION

Great selection of markets to choose from

The Monex trading platform provides access to over 50,000 listed securities across 12 Markets. By opening a trading account with Monex, you will gain exposure to various stock markets including:

Market Country Exchange Market Country Exchanage
USA New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Korea Korea Exchange (KRX)
Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Singapore Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX)
Tokyo Stock Exchange Malaysia Bursa Malaysia
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx)
Thailand Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)
China Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)
Shenzen Stock Exchange (SZSE)
Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX)
Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE)
Philippines Philippines Stock Exchange

All the above markets cover about 70% of world market value. If you have been worried that you’re suffering from a home country bias, or that your portfolio is not diversified enough, here is your solution!

Competitive Pricing

When it comes to share trading, brokerage costs are important, as high brokerage costs may add up in the long term and ultimately diminish your hard-earned returns! At Monex, we aim to resolve the issue that Australian investors face – High brokerage fees for international trading! Currently, if you were looking to access various international stock markets through a single broker, you could expect to pay 0.25-0.90%, with a minimum of $19.95 USD depending on the size of the order, and the market you are trading on. At Monex, brokerage starts at $9.99 USD and ranges between 0.10-0.30% depending on the market you trade on. Please refer to image below and Fees and Charges page for further details regarding brokerage costs.

Market Country Brokerage Fee *1 Minimum  Market Country Brokerage Fee *1 Minimum
USA 0.10% USD 9.99 Korea 0.30% KRW 25,000
Australia *2 0.132% AUD 21.95 Singapore 0.30% SGD 35
Japan 0.10% JPY 2,500 Thailand 0.30% THB 800
Hong Kong 0.10% HKD 88 or USD 12
or RMB 130  
Malaysia 0.30% MYR 100
China 0.30% RMB 130 or USD 18
or HKD 130
Indonesia 0.30% IDR 350,000
Taiwan 0.30% NTD 800 Philippines 0.30% PHP 1,000

  1. Commission is charged on each order executed on the same day basis. For all U.S. trades, any price and/or quantity change for partially filled order will be treated as a new order and charged accordingly.
  2. GST applied where applicable.

Powerful Order Types

At Monex, we provide various order types to help suit your style of trading. These include:

Market Order To buy or sell securities at the prevailing market price
Limit Order  To buy or sell a stock at a predetermined price
Sell Stop-Limit Order  To sell a stock once the market price drops to a pre-set 'Stop Price'
Two-way Sell Order To sell a stock at a target price when price goes up, or to stop loss at pre-set Stop Price when price goes down
Chain Order Enter a set of 2 orders, where the second order will be activated upon the full execution of the first order

Integrated Managed Account

Manage your investments across multiple markets all through one single account number, and multi-currency wallet.

Established Company with global footprints

Monex was founded in 1999 and was one of the Japan's first online stock brokers. Now, Monex Group is an online brokerage business with 3.7 million clients and 46 Billion USD under custody as a group – with over 830 employees through 13 offices worldwide! Quality service and client satisfaction are inherent in all we do. 

Monex Group

Risk Disclaimer: The information above is of general nature only and does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or investment needs. Prior to you make an investment decision, please make sure you carefully read and fully understand our Financial Services Guide, Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and other relevant documents that you can obtain from this website. Monex Securities Australia Pty Ltd (AFSL No. 363972; ABN 84 142 210 179) is the Financial services provider. Financial products trading carries risks and may not be suitable for all investors. You are strongly recommended to seek independent financial advice before making any investment decisions.


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