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International shares

Applications for ANZ Share Investing accounts are no longer available.

ANZ Share Investing accounts will be transitioning to CMC Markets Invest. It is anticipated that this will occur later this year.

 

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Go global with your investments

 

ANZ Share Investing's global reach gives you access to some of the worlds's major economies, helping you diversify and strengthen your portfolio. Complement your knowledge of big name brands with our international news, charting and research - so you can invest with confidence.

ANZ Share Investing's global reach gives you access to some of the world's major economies, helping you diversify and strengthen your portfolio.

We'll take care of currency conversions for you. And you'll be able to manage all of your Australian and International shares in one place, from your desktop or mobile.


International market access

We make it easy for you to invest in a number of international share markets.

 

USA

  • NASDAQ
  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • NYSE Amex Equities (previously known as AMEX)

 

Asia

  • Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX)
  • Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE)
  • Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)
  • New Zealand Exchange (NZ)

 

Europe

  • London Stock Exchange (LSE)
  • EURONEXT Paris (PAR)
  • EURONEXT Brussels (BRU)
  • EURONEXT Amsterdam (AMS)
  • SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB)
  • Bolsa de Madrid (Spain)
  • Nasdaq Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Nasdaq Copenhagen (Denmark)

 

Canada

  • Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)
  • TSX Ventures Exchange (formerly known as VSE)

 


Key considerations

Benefits

  • Diversification and industry range
    International markets can open up opportunities to invest in industries that are less common or unavailable in the Australian market. 
  • Capital gains
    International shares have potential to provide capital gains. If you buy shares at a certain price and then sell later at a higher price, you can make a profit.
  • Dividends
    If your international shares pay dividends, you’ll receive regular payments which are a percentage of company profits.
  • Liquidity
    International shares can have high liquidity, meaning there's usually demand and supply on the market and they’re easily traded.

Risks

  • Currency risk
    International shares are converted to and from the local currency (foreign exchange fees apply) when you buy and sell, so movements in currency could enhance or reduce our returns.
  • Political and regulatory risk
    International shares can be vulnerable to the political climate, and any economic and regulatory changes, in the countries you invest in.
  • Market Risk
    Shares can drop in value, meaning you will make a loss if you sell your shares at a lower price than what you purchased them for.
  • Tax laws
    Income from foreign investments is treated differently to Australian investments, so you may need professional tax advice.
  • Dividend Risk
    Dividends are not guaranteed and a company may decide to reduce or even stop paying dividends at any time. 

Contact us

  

1300 658 355

Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm (Sydney/Melbourne time)

  

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The ANZ Share Investing service is provided by CMC Markets Stockbroking Limited ABN 69 081 002 851 AFSL 246381 (CMC Markets Stockbroking), a Participant of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Group), Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) and Cboe Australia (Cboe) at the request of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited ABN 11 005 357 522 (ANZ). Disclosure documents relating to ANZ Share Investing products and services are available on anzshareinvesting.com.au or by calling us on 1300 658 355. ANZ is the issuer of the ANZ Cash Investment Account and ANZ V2 PLUS Account. The obligations of CMC Markets Stockbroking are not guaranteed by ANZ. CMC Markets Stockbroking and ANZ are not representatives of each other.

The ANZ Share Investment Loan is provided by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited ABN 11 005 357 522, AFSL 234527 ("ANZ").

An ANZ Share Investment Loan is subject to investment risks, including possible losses in income, capital invested and additional liability for the loan. We therefore strongly advise you talk to your financial planner, tax adviser and/or stockbroker and ensure you understand the risks, the specific tax implications as well as the legal and financial ramifications of a share investment loan.

ANZ does not give personal advice about the ANZ Share Investment Loan or it's tax implications. This information is of a general nature and has been prepared without taking account of your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to your objectives, financial situation and needs. ANZ recommends that you read the ANZ Share Investment Loan Product Disclosure Statement and the ANZ Investment Lending Terms and Conditions which are available at anzshareinvesting.com.au or by calling the Client Services Team on 1800 639 330 between 8.00am and 6.00pm (Sydney/Melbourne time) during ASX trading days before deciding whether to acquire, or to continue to hold the product.

All ANZ Share Investment Loan applications are subject to ANZ’s credit approval criteria. Fees and charges apply and are available here or by calling the Client Services Team on 1800 639 330 between 8.00am and 6.00pm (Sydney/Melbourne time) during ASX trading days.

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