Desktop Broker gives you all the tools you need to manage trading on behalf of your clients.
Real broker research
When you trade with Desktop Broker, we give you access to the latest research from the Bell Financial Group.
- Bell Financial Group research
- BuySellSignals research
- Consensus research
- Key measures
- ASX company announcements
- Live business news
Investing in mFunds
Now you can invest in managed funds using the same platform as your shares, with your Desktop Broker account and mFund.
mFund is a new ASX service powered by CHESS settlement that allows you to buy and sell units in managed funds with the same security and reliability as any other ASX investments.
Portfolio Review Service
What advisers receive with the Bell Potter Online Portfolio Review Service:
- A full review of clients' portfolios, irrespective of what platform they trade on.
- A 48 hour turn around on all reviewed portfolios.
- Access to the knowledge of 3 of the industries finest experts, with access to Bell Potter's resources.
- A customised service; you won't have to deal with different people every time.
- A one off, flat review fee.
Multi client trading
No need to enter and place one trade at a time.
Action multiple trades in or out of a stock from one or all of your client accounts with just one order pad.
Orders go to market simultaneously giving the best chance of being executed around the same price.
Mobile access & trading
Make trades on-the-go, get stock quotes, track your clients' portfolios and view the latest research using your Smartphone.
Desktop Broker mobile trading is available on iPhones and Androids. It's web-based, so there's nothing to download and install.
You can also add our site to your mobile home screen for fast access on the go.
Desktop Broker can export transactional and historical data to a variety of portfolio software and SMSF platforms, helping you simplify your client administration and to keep track of your client’s portfolio performance.
Automated datafeeds are available for Xplan, Class Super, Praemium, BGL, Adviser Logic, Coin and Sharesight just to name a few.
Client access - view or trade
Trading or view only
As an added service to your clients, you can choose to give them access to the Desktop Broker client site. It's a streamlined version of the adviser site that enables them to log on, track their orders and view their portfolio. You can choose whether to allow clients to trade or just provide an overview of their account.
With the Desktop Broker client site, your clients can:
- Log on securely
- Track open orders
- View their order history
- Monitor their portfolio performance
- Create watchlists
- View the latest market information, company news and research
Customise brokerage for individual clients or individual trades. Set brokerage as a percentage, as a fixed dollar amount or on a cost-plus basis (our brokerage plus your fixed commission).
Free conditional orders
Don't miss that trade.
Desktop Broker offers FREE advanced conditional orders, where you can create pre-determined orders for equities, interest rate securities and warrants which will be placed onto the market once your trigger conditions are met.
Streamlined account opening
Save time and paperwork with our simple online application that makes setting up accounts for your clients quick and easy. A dedicated implementation team is available to make this process even simpler. We provide training to help you make the most of our online services and can assist with bulk client transfers.
We have a suite of reports available from the Desktop Broker website in both PDF and Excel formats. These include:
- Open orders
- Holding valuation
- Pending settlements
- Stock movements
Easy tax reporting
Our innovative and easy-to-read report is free and available for all client accounts that traded with Desktop Broker during the year.
The report includes details like:
- Your account summary
- Holdings valuation
- Direct Investment Account summary
- Transaction summary
- Brokerage and information services and
- Estimated dividend summary
Desktop Broker offers a number of options to settle trades;
- Direct debit – we settle trades via direct debit or direct credit to any nominated bank account
- Delivery vs. payment (DVP) – settlement with any margin lender, wrap platform or custodian
- Cash up front – a risk free vetted solution using a Macquarie Cash Management Account
Direct margin lending
With Desktop Broker you can gear a share portfolio by trading directly from a Direct Margin Lending account. This integrated solution enables you to place orders, settle your trades and earn a decent daily interest rate on your clients' cash.