Trading tools

Investing online has never been easier with Standard Online Share Trading (operated by SBG Securities Proprietary Limited).

The following user-friendly tools and resources are available within our platform. These are at your disposal to guide your decisions and keep you in constant contact with both the latest market information and essential historical data.

Interactive charting

With this tool you can access share price data from as far back as 1994. It enbles you to perform detailed technical analysis on:

  • Shares
  • Local and international indices
  • Commodity prices
  • Currency prices
Price alerts

This tool alerts you, either via SMS or e-mail, about your favourite shares.
Alerts include:

  • Price thresholds (high and low)
  • SENS (Stock Exchange News Services) Announcements

Custom watch lists

This service, customised to your requirements, sends regular messages to help you track the performance of, including but not limited to:

  • Shares
  • Share installments
  • Warrants
  • Futures Contracts
  • Local indices
  • International indices
  • Exchange rates
  • Commodity prices
  • Exchange Traded Funds
Market research

Credible information and buy/sell ideas from top information suppliers to consider in your decision-making process:

  • Consensus Forecasts from Profile Media Group Proprietary Limited(PE, EY, DY, buy/sell recommendations and more)
  • Research reports from SBG Securities Proprietary Limited
  • Economic reports from The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited’s Global Markets Division

Live data*

Access comprehensive up-to-date information on a number of key factors on all listed shares:

  • Display market depth (with number of orders making up each level of depth)
  • Price history
  • History of the day's trades
  • Day’s high and low, 52-week high and low, dividend yield, PE ratios, earnings yield, etc
  • Ratios of key indices (PE, DY and EY)
*Certain of the services may be provided at an additional cost

Product filter

Whether basic or advanced, our product filter helps you to search through volumes of shares and other JSE listed products. It sorts by specific categories to locate those that meet your exact criteria.

Company information

Probe our database of comprehensive background information on listed companies, comprising inter alia:

  • A dividend history Annual financial results
  • Company directors
  • Directors’ dealings
  • Major shareholders
  • SENS Announcements
  • Company news
  • Holdings in companies
  • Company activities
  • Results calendars
  • Results summary

Market data*

Review essential information on several important market indicators and events, including:

  • Indices with EY, DY, PE and historic highs and lows
  • Most active shares
  • Gainers and losers
  • New 52-week highs and lows
  • Dividends payable and paid
  • Corporate actions diary
  • Events calendar
*Certain of the above services may be provided at an additional cost

News service

Source indispensable, hot-off-the-press information from two leading market news providers:

  • The Stock Exchange News Service (SENS)
  • Reuters

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