Buy and sell investments
Info about placing orders, order types, and investments available.
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Buy investmentsPlace orders in companies and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on Sharesies.
Sell investmentsYou can place market or limit sell orders in Australian, NZ, or US investments.
Price notificationsYou can receive a notification when an investment on your Watchlist or in your Portfolio reaches a price you set.
WatchlistSave a company or fund to your Watchlist to keep track of investments you’re interested in.
NZX market depthQuickly see if there are NZ shares available at the price you want to buy at, or if there are buyers at the price you want to sell at.
Market conduct rulesAs an investor, you have an obligation to know about and understand certain investing rules.
Info about placing and managing your orders.
Types of ordersSome orders on the Sharesies platform give you more control over the price you pay or receive for shares.
Limit ordersA limit order gives you more control to buy or sell shares at a specific price, or better!
Stop loss and trigger buy ordersStop loss and trigger buy orders lets you set the price at which your buy or sell order for a US investment gets sent to the market.
Order processing timesFind out what affects order processing time, how long different orders stay on market, and about T+2 settlement.
Cancel an orderLearn when (and how) you can cancel different types of orders through the Sharesies platform.
Partially filled ordersAn order might partially fill, or not fill all at once. You can usually cancel a partially filled order.
Reasons an order might be rejected or cancelledSometimes an order in a company or exchange-traded fund (ETF) may be rejected or cancelled.
What you can invest inYou can invest in a range of companies and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on US, Australian, and New Zealand exchanges.
American depositary receipts (ADRs)American depositary receipts (ADRs) give investors opportunity to invest in foreign companies that aren’t directly listed on a US exchange.
Investment requestsWe’re often able to add companies or funds to Sharesies based on certain criteria.
List of US investments with extended hoursIf you've opted in to extended US trading hours, you’ll be able to place extended-hours orders for the following investments.
US partnership investmentsAfter Thursday 7 December 2023, US partnership investments will no longer be available on Sharesies.