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As the world’s largest economy, the United States is home to the biggest stock exchanges in terms of the number of listed companies and market capitalisation. 

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the NASDAQ are the two main stock exchanges, which are bellwethers for markets around the world.

For investors looking to diversify their portfolio, the US stock markets can provide a wide range of industries – financials, healthcare, information technology, energy, telecommunication services, consumer discretionary and consumer staples – to choose from.

The US remains the most coveted market for companies seeking public listing due to the massive amount of investor interest and activity in the country.

Diversify your portfolio

Whether you are looking for fast-moving and rapid-rising technology companies or steady-growth players, the US markets have a deep pool of companies and industries that can enhance your investment portfolio.

Home to some of the world’s largest companies such as technology giants including Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft, the US stock markets provide investment opportunities not found in other markets. 

Expand your investment reach and access 70% of the world’s stock market capitalisation, through one platform

Access deep liquidity

The fact that the US hosts many of the world’s largest companies also means their stock markets have deep liquidity, which means there are constant opportunities to invest in a wide range of industries.

With the massive amount of inventions – new products, technologies and services – generated in the US, its markets attract a constant flow of investment money from across the globe.

Trading the US markets, you will also have access to Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) which may not be available in your home country markets.

Leading companies and investment opportunities in the US

Here are some of the leading US companies you can invest in:

  • Information Technology – Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft
  • Healthcare – Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Merck & Co
  • Financials - Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup
  • Consumer Staples – Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola
  • Consumer Discretionary – Home Depot, ComCast, Walt Disney, McDonald’s

Investing in U.S. stock markets

While investing in US stocks is an attractive proposition for those wanting to diversify their portfolio, access to the US stock markets may not be that easy, particularly if you are a non-US resident. However, with the advent of the internet and online trading platforms, you can now easily buy and sell US shares if your stock broker offers this service.

Why invest in U.S. stock market?

  • Biggest stock market in the world
  • Deep market liquidity and trading volume
  • Great diversification - offers a huge variety of companies and ADRs
  • World's largest number of ETFs - over 1,400
  • Free from capital gains taxes (only apply to non-U.S. persons)
  • Strict and effective laws and regulations

To invest in the US Stock Exchanges, you can use the Monex Securities Australia multi-market platform. This easy to use platform gives you access to more than 50,000 listed securities in 12 global markets including the US, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. 

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Access to over 50,000 listed securities with low brokerage worldwide.

High level personalised service

High-level personalised service

Dedicated Relationship Manager to assist with any research or enquiries on international markets.

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Established in 1999 as Japan's first online broker and now over 12 offices with over US$40 billion in assets worldwide.

Powerful Order Types

Powerful Order Types

We provide a collection of powerful online trading order types to fit your trading strategy. Simply pre-set your orders and let our system do the work for you.

Integrated Account Management

Integrated Account Management

Manage your investments across markets under one account number.

Multi-market Watchlist

Multi-Market Watchlist

Watchlist is a perfect tool to help you keep a close eye on your investments in international share markets. Add stocks from 12 international stock markets into one watchlist.

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Why trade in international share markets with Monex?

When you do international share trading with Monex, you get all this and much more...

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We give access to exchange listed securities in 12 international stock trading markets across Asia and the United States, which covers around 70% of world market value.

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You can trade a wide range of international share trading markets at a low cost.

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Account Updates

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Simply place all instructions over an Internet browser. No need to download any software or apps.

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Market Basic (Data Source: WFE JUNE 2019)

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

  • Market Capitalization: $24.2 (USD Trillion) 
  • No. of Listed Companies: 2,335

The NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ)

  • Market Capitalization: $11.6. (USD Trillion) 
  • No. of Listed Companies: 3,080

Exchange Trading Hours

Market U.S. Time  Australia Time (AEST Summer) Australia Time (AEST Winter)
Pre-Open (NASDAQ) 4:00 am – 9:30 am 8:00 pm – 1:30 am 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Normal Trading 9:30 am – 4:00 pm 1:30 am – 8:00 am 11:30 pm – 6:00 am
After-hours (NASDAQ) 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 6:00 am – 10:00 am