Online Trading involves trading financial instruments in the market using computers and electronic systems. Traders can buy and sell financial securities like stocks, bonds, derivatives, CFDs, etc. via an exchange or over-the -counter.

Prior to the introduction of online trading, most of the trading was carried out physically, wherein traders had to either call the brokers or visit the exchange to trade securities. However, with the invention of “The Internet” and introduction of advancements like one-click ordering, discount brokerages, high speed trading and algorithms, modern trading is refined without much hassle; and useful tools & more data are available to retail traders to analyze security prices.

We try to understand the various facets of online trading in South Africa. We will be also taking a brief overview on how one can start trading online.

What Instruments can you Trade online in South Africa

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