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How to buy Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF 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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IG Share Trading Offer

$0

monthly fee

$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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How to invest in the Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF

  1. Choose a share 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 ETF you want to invest in. Search the platform and buy your ETF 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 April 4th, 2020
Name Product Standard brokerage fee for ASX shares Standard brokerage for US shares Inactivity fee Currency conversion fee Markets
IG Share Trading
AUD 8 or
0.1%
USD 10 or
2 cents per share
$50 per quarter if you make fewer than three trades in that period.
0.50%
ASX shares
Global shares
Forex
CFDs
Margin trading
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.
SelfWealth Share Trading (Basic account)
AUD 9.5
N/A
$0
N/A
ASX shares
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)
AUD 15 or
0.1% for first 10 trades monthly
N/A
$0
N/A
ASX shares
mFunds
Invest in Australian shares, options and managed funds from the one account with no inactivity fee.
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)
AUD 11 or
0.1% for first 10 trades monthly
USD 19.95 for
up to $5000 shares
$15 per month if you make no trades in that period.
Up to 0.60%
ASX shares
Global shares
Forex
CFDs
Margin trading
Options trading
mFunds
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.
ANZ Share Investing
AUD 19.95
AUD 59
$0
0.60%
ASX shares
Global shares
Margin trading
Options trading
Earn 1 Qantas Point per AU$3 spent on brokerage fees on certain instruments.
Access Morningstar reports, company announcements and and live pricing via ANZ’s share investing platform. Available for desktop and mobile.
Westpac Online Investing Account
19.95 or 0.11%
USD $19.95 for trades up to USD $5,000, USD $29.95 for trades up to USD $10,000, 0.31% for trades above $10,000.
$63.50 per year on the global markets account
N/A
ASX shares
Global shares
Options trading
US shares
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Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF 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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