Online Share Trading Awards 2021

Kudos to the 2021 winners of Mozo Experts Choice Awards for Online Share Trading. This year’s awards compared more than 76 share trading platforms from over 29 providers to pinpoint the best options for casual, regular and active traders in this booming industry.

Mozo Experts Choice Awards 2021 Badge

What are the Mozo Experts Choice Awards?

Now in their seventh year, the Mozo Experts Choice Awards are a place where we highlight the products out in the market that we believe offer great value to Australians.

For the 2021 online share trading awards, we analysed 76 share trading platforms from 29 online share trading providers.

“Whether you’re an experienced trader or you’re dabbling in the world of investing for the first time, finding a top online platform or app with the best value brokerage costs is an absolute must.”

“Luckily the Mozo Experts’ have done all the hard work for you, analysing over 70 share trading platforms that could help set you off on the right foot if you’re on the hunt for a place to buy and sell shares.” said Mozo Experts Choice Award judge, Peter Marshall.

For details on how we crunched the numbers and determined our winners see our 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Awards Online Share Trading methodology report.

 

Casual ASX Trader

For the Casual ASX Trader award, our Experts assessed the pricing structures of 73 platforms, and determined the leading options for making smaller and infrequent trades on publicly listed companies on the ASX. Those crowned winners were...

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CMC Markets

Classic

OpenTrader logo

OpenTrader

Investor

Saxo Markets logo

Saxo Markets

Classic

SelfWealth logo

SelfWealth

Classic

Superhero logo

Superhero

Live Account

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ThinkMarkets

Share Trading

  

Casual US Trader

From the 33 platforms assessed, the Casual US Trader award recognises the lowest cost platforms for making smaller trades on US exchanges for Australia based traders. Our Experts’ calculations use the same trading volumes as the Casual ASX category, but additionally take into account foreign exchange margins on moving funds to US settlement accounts. Those who stood out from the crowd were...

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CMC Markets

Classic

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Interactive Brokers

Non-Pro

  

Casual ETF Trader

This award considers the lowest cost platforms for investors interested in the convenience of Exchange Traded Funds. In addition to brokerage costs it considers any ongoing fees including potential dormancy charges, as well as any ETF trading discounts. Those who shone in this category were...

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CommSec

CommSec Pocket

OpenTrader logo

OpenTrader

Investor

Saxo Markets logo

Saxo Markets

Classic

Superhero logo

Superhero

Live Account

ThinkMarkets logo

ThinkMarkets

Share Trading

 

Regular Trader

As trading frequency increases, so do the brokerage costs and need for greater information to make the smartest moves when trading online. We awarded three platforms for this category in 2021, and the winners were...

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Bank of Queensland

Live Data

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CMC Markets

Active Investor

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nabtrade

Silver

  

Active Trader

This award had our Experts analyse access to international markets, advanced trading tools and greater trade frequency and volumes. The winners that proved to be the top contenders in this category were...

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CMC Markets

Premium Trader

 

Exceptional Share Trading App

Our Mozo Experts recognise that more Australian investors are using mobile apps to conduct their trades and manage their portfolios, which is why they analysed a number of apps suitable for casual or regular traders. The two that took out this award were...

 

Commsec App

 

Westpac Online Investing Mobile App

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the Judging Criteria for the awards?

Operating since 2014, the Mozo Experts Choice Awards recognise products that deliver exceptional value or benefits to consumers.

See our methodology report for more detailed information on how we performed product comparisons and determined the final winners for the Online Share Trading awards for 2020.

Did you compare all share trading platforms in the market for these awards?

We​ ​aim​ ​to​ ​include​ ​most​ online share trading ​providers​ ​in​ ​the​ ​market​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Mozo Experts​ ​Choice​ ​Awards.​ ​However,​ ​not​ ​every​ share trading ​product​ ​on​ ​the market​ ​will​ ​be​ ​included​ ​in​ ​our​ ​review. Any​ online share trading product​ ​we​ ​review​ ​must​ ​be​ ​available​ ​in​ ​the​ ​market​ ​at the​ ​time​ ​of​ ​our​ ​analysis​ ​and​ ​any​ ​offers​ ​included​ ​must​ ​be​ ​available​ ​to​ ​the general​ ​public​ ​on​ ​the​ ​provider’s​ ​website.

Who are the Mozo experts?

The Mozo Experts Choice Awards are overseen by AJ Duncanson and Peter Marshall. AJ is Mozo’s Data Director. He is a data scientist and actuary, and has worked in financial services and product comparison for over 30 years. Peter has been in the industry even longer, and as Research Manager he leads the team of analysts that gather information and compare products every day, and that perform all the analysis behind the Mozo Experts Choice Awards.

I work for an online share trading platform, how do we promote our win?

Please get in touch with us to discuss by emailing or phoning our account management team on 02 9037 4368.