We have everything you need for you to start trading, from expert advice, interactive platform and an array of investment portfolio options to help you on your trading journey. Get access to local and global stock market, shares, exchange-traded funds and more.

Select a suitable trade account

All brokerage and monthly fees are excluding VAT. Statutory fees apply on all trades.

Smart Account

Trade online in local shares,
ETFs and more.

Monthly fee
R75.00*

Brokerage
0.4% (min R120)

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Tax-Free Savings Account

Trade tax free in select local
exchange-traded funds.

Monthly fee
None**

Brokerage
0.2% (min R15)

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Exchange Traded Fund Account

Trade online in local
exchange-traded funds.

Monthly fee
None**

Brokerage
0.2% (min R60)

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World Trader Account

Trade online in
top global markets.

Monthly fee
See fee schedule

Brokerage
Refer to offshore fee schedule

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*Absa Premium and Private Banking customers enjoy a reduced monthly fee and brokerage rates. Statutory fees apply.

**R35 monthly fee charged every 60 days where no trades are conducted, unless annual or lifetime limits are reached (Tax Free Account).

Compare and choose a trading account that works for you

Check out the various benefits you’ll get with each of our products.

  Smart Account World Trader Account Tax-Free Savings Exchange Traded Fund Account Managed portfolios
JSE shares      
Exchange Traded Funds   Select ETFs  
Offshore shares      
Offshore ETFs        
Brokerage* 0.4% or min R120 As per fee schedule 0.2% or min R15.00 0.2% or min R60.00 0.40%
Monthly fee / inactivity fee* R75.00 - R35 per 60 inactive days R35 per 60 inactive days 0.60% - 0.80% annual management fee
Live prices  
Education  
Research  
Online and telephone access View-only access
Access to a dedicated portfolio manager        
Portfolio management fee        
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* Please note that fees and brokerages above do not include statutory charges or VAT.

Need more help

Call us on: 0860 05 04 03
+27(11) 225 8018 (International)

Email:
equities@absa.co.za