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Other Investment Options

Expand your investing horizons with access to a whole range of ASX listed products

Explore your investment options

With your HSBC Online Share Trading Account, take advantage of a broader spectrum of investment opportunities. Give yourself more leverage into markets, position yourself to take advantage of movements, or look to protect your portfolio.


If you're looking for greater exposure in an asset class, you can trade in Warrants as easily as you trade shares. Warrants are issued to achieve higher leverage to underlying shares, indices, currencies, commodities and listed managed investments such as Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). 

Interest rate securities

Interest Rate Securities are debt investments that offer you the opportunity to lend capital to a company, financial institution or government. In return, you receive regular interest payments (either a fixed or floating rate of return) and the return of capital at maturity. There are three main types of Interest Rate Securities traded on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX): Australian Government Bonds, Corporate Bonds and Hybrid Securities.


There are three types of Hybrids

Convertible Notes

Take the opportunity to invest in Convertible Notes and profit from a company's growth. A convertible note is essentially a loan to a new business that at a triggered event will be repaid in shares.

Preference Shares

When you invest in a Preference Share, as a holder, you rank ahead of holders of ordinary shares for the payment of dividends and recovery of capital.

Capital notes

Capital notes are debt securities that have equity-like features attached.

Enjoy competitive brokerage

  • $19.95 or 0.11%, whichever is greater Online
  • $60 or 0.2%, whichever is greater over the phone

Exchange Traded Options

Exchange Traded Options (ETOs), or simply Options, are a derivative security that allow you to take a position in the market. Options can be used to gain exposure to the performance of an underlying share or index for a fraction of the normal cost. By investing in Options, you can:

  • Position yourself for rising and falling markets

    Options can generate wealth from rising and falling markets.

  • Add protection

    With a put option, you can protect shares against a potential fall in share prices.

  • Enjoy additional income generation

    Writing call options against shares you already own can generate additional income upfront from the premium.

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Applicants must be Australian residents for taxation purposes and must be 18 years or over. 

View HSBC Online Share Trading fees and charges.

HSBC Online Share Trading is a service provided by Third Party Platform Pty Ltd ("TPP") ABN 74 121 227 905 AFSL No. 314341, a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Bell Financial Group Ltd (ASX:BFG), at the request of HSBC Bank Australia Limited ABN 48 006 434 162 AFSL 232595 ("HSBC"). TPP is a Participant of the ASX Limited Group and a Trading Participant of Chi-X. For a copy of the terms and conditions relating to the HSBC Online Share Trading service and the Financial Services Guide for TPP, or if you would like one to be sent to you contact us on 1300 782 811 or + 613 8663 2766. For HSBC Online Share Trading account fees and charges. Applicants must be Australian residents for taxation purposes and must be 18 years of age or over. Neither TPP nor HSBC are representatives of each other. To the extent permitted by law, HSBC will not guarantee or otherwise support TPP's obligations under the contracts or agreements connected with the HSBC Online Share Trading service. HSBC receives a commission from TPP for each client referral provided to TPP. TPP and HSBC do not provide investment advice in relation to HSBC Online Share Trading. You should consider your own financial situation, particular needs and investment objectives before acting on any of the information available on this website. HSBC does not guarantee or accept liability for any products offered by TPP.