How to buy Vanguard Australian Shares Index units

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Vanguard Group is a leading financial management company headquartered in the United States with products available on 18 global exchanges. Its Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF tracks the S&P/ASX 300 Index (VAS) – Australia's largest 300 companies by market capitalisation. VAS is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and has more than $4 billion in funds under management.

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Vanguard Australian Shares Index unit price

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$8

standard trade

Share Trading Account Offer

Competitive broker fees on Australian and international shares

  • Monthly fee: $0.00
  • Brokerage fee - standard trade: $8.00
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  • Support - After hours: Yes
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How to buy units in Vanguard Australian Shares Index

  1. Choose a unit trading platform. If you’re a beginner, our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You’ll need your ID, bank details and tax file number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You’ll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Find the units you want to buy. Search the platform and buy your units. It's that simple.
The value of your investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no indication of future results.

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Updated December 11th, 2019
Name Product Monthly fee Standard Brokerage Fee Margin trading - Online
IG Share Trading
$0
$8.00 or 0.1%
Yes
Special offer: Earn up to 10,000 Qantas Points when you start trading on a new IG Share Trading account. T&C applies.
Enjoy some of the lowest brokerage fees on the market when trading Australian shares, international shares, forex and CFDs, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
Saxo Capital Markets (Classic account)
$0
$6.99 or 0.1%
Yes
High quality, low-cost brokerage on global share trading.
Access up to 19,000 global stocks on 36 of the world’s major stock exchanges and enjoy some of the most competitive FX rates on the the market when you trade with Saxo Capital Markets.
SelfWealth Share Trading (Basic account)
$0
$9.50
No
Trade ASX-listed shares for a flat fee of $9.50, regardless of the trade size.
New customers receive free access to Community Insights with SelfWealth Premium for the first 90 days. Follow other investors and benchmark your portfolio performance.
Bell Direct Share Trading (Silver account)
$0
$15 for first 10 trades
Yes
Offer: For a limited time, get a custom deal based on your trading preferences when you switch to Bell Direct.
Bell Direct offers a one-second placement guarantee on market-to-limit ASX orders or your trade is free, plus enjoy extensive free research reports from top financial experts.
CMC Markets Stockbroking (Classic account)
$0
$11 or 0.1% for first 10 trades (for trade value up to $11,000)
Yes
Access a broad range of investment products from Australia and overseas.
Take advantage of IPOs and trade shares, warrants, options and CFDs listed across the ASX, SSX and Chi-X, and other major global exchanges, including US, Canada and UK markets.

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Vanguard Australian Shares Index overview

The Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF seeks to track the S&P/ASX 300 Index – Australia's largest 300 companies by market capitalisation. Vanguard Group is one of the world's biggest investment management companies, with products listed on 18 exchanges around the world. It offers more than 400 index-funds, ETFs and traditional managed funds.

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