Bell Direct for active traders

Discover why Bell Direct Direct is the most recommended broker by online investors.

Choosing Bell Direct

Choosing Bell Direct

Bell Direct has been designed with active traders in mind, so we understand what you need from your broker when you trade frequently.

When you trade often with us, you get price advantages and benefits. That's why Bell Direct is the most recommended online broker by online investors (net promoter and satisfaction scores from Investment Trends H1 2016 Online Trading Survey Report).

Why active traders choose us: 

  • Best online broker: Bell Direct has won the Smart Investor's 'Best Online Broker' award three years in row
  • Real research & insights: we've been voted No 1 for research, trading ideas & strategies and stock recommendations (Investment Trends' 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 online broking reports)
  • Excellent customer service: our email and telephone customer service has been constantly top rated by Investment Trends' 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 online broking reports
  • Financial stability: Bell Direct is Australian owned and backed by ASX listed Bell Financial Group (BFG), which includes Bell Potter Securities

Your active trader package with Bell Direct 

Competitive Pricing

Your first 10 trades per month:

  • $15 (up to $10,000)
  • $25 ($10,000+ to $25,000)
  • 0.1% ($25,000+)

Your 11th to 30th trades per month: $13 or 0.08%, whichever is greater

Your 31st trade onwards per month: $10 or 0.08%, whichever is greater

Live data

Static live data: FREE after 5 trades per month

Live streaming data: $27.50 per month
Access to real broker researchBell Potter sector and stock research reports
Access to trading ideas and trading tools

Daily emails with trading ideas from Recognia

Morningstar key measures & BuySell Signals

Access to portfolio strategy tools

Recognia Technical Insights

Recognia Strategy Builder
ChartingFully interactive HTML5 charting
Superior client serviceVoted No1 by frequent traders for client service since 2013

Live & dynamic data

When you're trading, every second counts. That's why live data is vital for frequent traders. 

Active traders can access Bell Direct's live and dynamic data streaming services at competitive pricing:

  • If you trade more than 5 times per month, our Gold Static Live data service is FREE. 
  • You also have the option to upgrade to our Platinum Live Streaming service to get dynamic data for $27.50/month. 

With Bell Direct Platinum Live Streaming service (Australia's first), price changes when they happen and your watchlist and portfolio are updated in real time.

Find out more about our Platinum Live service

New interactive charting

In a global first implementation, our new fully interactive HTML5 charting technology helps you visualise complex pricing data and technical indicators in a simple way.

These charting solutions allows you to directly manipulate the data displayed, annonate and draw, in a fully responsive layout on all your devices.

The features include:

  • Fully responsive layout
  • Panning and zooming of all chart data
  • Smart, dynamic X and Y axis labels when panning and zooming
  • On-the-fly backfilling of historical data when panning and zooming
  • Crosshair tracking and display of Open/High/Low/Close data points responding to mouse coordinate
  • Clear titles, well-placed labels, proper display of key dates and comparisons across multiple time zones and exchange holidays
Have a look at some examples of the new charting here

Simple account opening process

Joining Bell Direct is easy:

  1. Simply click here and fill in your details
  2. After you click ‘Finish’ you’ll receive an email from us with your personal login details to access our website
  3. To complete your online application, take a picture of your ID documents and your signed application form and email them to us
  4. We will open your trading account in 3 working days
Watch our video to find out more