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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Please ensure you fully understand the risks involved. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Please ensure you fully understand the risks involved.

Shares trading
Shares trading

What are the most traded shares in Australia?

Discover the most traded shares in Australia. See the most popular stocks for investors and traders on our share trading and CFD accounts.

Start trading today. For account opening enquiries call 1800 601 799 between 9am and 6pm (AEDT) weekdays, or email newaccounts.au@ig.com.

Contact us: 1800 601 799

Start trading today. For account opening enquiries call 1800 601 799 between 9am and 6pm (AEDT) weekdays, or email newaccounts.au@ig.com.

Contact us: 1800 601 799

Discover our most traded stocks on share trading

  • Most dealt shares in Australia
  • Most bought shares in Australia
  • Most sold shares in Australia

When you deal shares, you buy and own the stock and become a shareholder in the company. Here are the most traded global shares on our share trading platform from Australian clients in the previous week (Monday to Friday). Most traded includes both buy and sell trades.

Rank Shares Ticker Percentage of all trades
1 NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) 10,57%
2 Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) 3,82%
3 GameStop Corp (All Sessions) GameStop Corp (All Sessions) 3,67%
4 DroneShield Limited DroneShield Limited 1,85%
5 Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Sh AE SOXS-US 1,60%
6 Pilbara Minerals Limited Pilbara Minerals Limited 1,28%
7 Apple Inc (All Sessions) Apple Inc (All Sessions) 0,99%
8 Fortescue Ltd Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 0,96%
9 BHP Group Limited (ASX) BHP Group Limited (ASX) 0,89%
10 Advanced Micro Devices Inc (All Sessions) Advanced Micro Devices Inc (All Sessions) 0,76%

When you buy shares with share trading, you buy and own the stock and become a shareholder in the company. Here are the most bought shares on our share dealing platform in the previous week (Monday to Friday all hours).

Rank Shares Ticker Percentage of all trades
1 Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) 3,53%
2 NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) NVDA-US 2,53%
3 DroneShield Limited DRO-AU 1,95%
4 Zip Company Limited Zip Company Limited 1,84%
5 Apple Inc (All Sessions) Apple Inc (All Sessions) 1,62%
6 GameStop Corp (All Sessions) GameStop Corp (All Sessions) 1,14%
7 Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Sh AE SOXS-US 1,07%
8 Palantir Technologies Inc (All Sessions) Palantir Technologies Inc 1,07%
9 Pilbara Minerals Limited Pilbara Minerals Limited 0,99%
10 CleanSpark Inc (All Sessions) CleanSpark Inc (All Sessions) 0,88%

When you sell shares with share trading, you are selling your existing shareholding in that company. Here are the most sold shares on our platform most sold by our clients in Australia during regular trading hours. This data may be valuable for those wishing to short share CFDs as well.

Rank Shares Ticker Percentage of all trades
1 NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) 7,34%
2 Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) TSLA-US 3,70%
3 GameStop Corp (All Sessions) GameStop Corp (All Sessions) 2,65%
4 DroneShield Limited DRO-AU 1,89%
5 Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Sh AE Direxion Shares ETF Trust - Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Sh AE 1,39%
6 Apple Inc (All Sessions) Apple Inc (All Sessions) 1,24%
7 Pilbara Minerals Limited Pilbara Minerals Limited 1,16%
8 Zip Company Limited Zip Company Limited 0,88%
9 Advanced Micro Devices Inc (All Sessions) Advanced Micro Devices Inc (All Sessions) 0,78%
10 Fortescue Ltd Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 0,74%

Discover our most traded stocks on CFDs

  • Most traded shares in Australia
  • Most long (buy) positions
  • Most short (sell) positions

When you trade shares with CFDs, you speculate on the price of the stock. You can go long or short but you never own the underlying asset. Here are the most traded shares on Australian CFD trading accounts in the previous week (Monday to Friday). Most traded includes both long and short positions.

Rank Shares Ticker Percentage of all trades
1 NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) NVDA-US 8,26%
2 Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) 7,21%
3 GameStop Corp (All Sessions) GameStop Corp (All Sessions) 2,76%
4 Pilbara Minerals Limited Pilbara Minerals Limited 2,68%
5 DroneShield Limited DroneShield Limited 2,32%
6 BHP Group Limited (ASX) BHP Group Limited (ASX) 1,69%
7 Zip Company Limited Zip Company Limited 1,69%
8 Fortescue Ltd FMG-AU 1,61%
9 Apple Inc (All Sessions) Apple Inc (All Sessions) 1,59%
10 Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited 1,35%

When you buy (go long) on shares with CFDs, you speculate on the price of the stock rising. You’ll never own the underlying company share. Here are the trades with the most long positions on our Australian CFD platforms in the past week (from Monday to Friday all hours).

Rank Shares Ticker Percentage of all trades
1 NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) NVDA-US 10,91%
2 Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) 8,70%
3 Zip Company Limited Zip Company Limited 5,35%
4 Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited 3,64%
5 Apple Inc (All Sessions) Apple Inc (All Sessions) 2,78%
6 Life360 Inc Life360 Inc 2,64%
7 Pilbara Minerals Limited Pilbara Minerals Limited 2,57%
8 DroneShield Limited DroneShield Limited 2,42%
9 Commonwealth Bank of Australia Commonwealth Bank of Australia 2,35%
10 Chalice Mining Limited Chalice Mining Limited 2,21%

When you trade shares with CFDs, you speculate on the price of the stock. You can go long or short but you never own the underlying asset. Here are the most traded shares on Australian CFD trading accounts in the previous week (Monday to Friday). Most traded includes both long and short positions.

Rank Shares Ticker Percentage of all trades
1 NVIDIA Corp (All Sessions) NVDA-US 9,37%
2 Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) Tesla Motors Inc (All Sessions) 8,70%
3 GameStop Corp (All Sessions) GameStop Corp (All Sessions) 3,50%
4 Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited 3,48%
5 BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF 3,47%
6 Zip Company Limited Zip Company Limited 2,11%
7 Apple Inc (All Sessions) Apple Inc (All Sessions) 2,10%
8 Commonwealth Bank of Australia Commonwealth Bank of Australia 1,85%
9 Pilbara Minerals Limited Pilbara Minerals Limited 1,63%
10 DroneShield Limited DroneShield Limited 1,58%

Why trade or invest in shares with us?

$0 on US shares

Buy and sell US and UK shares with no commission with an IG share trading account1

$5 on Aussie shares

Pay from just $5 commission, or 0.05%, on all domestic shares if you've traded shares three or more times in the previous month2

Trade from one account

Trade wherever you are, whenever you want, all from the one award winning platform and app3

Award-winning provider

Established internationally and locally, we have won Canstar's 5-Star Rating for Casual Investor, Active Investor and Trader categories in 20234

Support around the clock

We're on hand to help around the clock. Get the support you need, no matter the time, from our real human support team.5

Extended hours

Trade pre- and post-market with our extended hours on key US shares – including Apple, Amazon and Facebook

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Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 17,000 global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

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With 48 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

How to get started with share trading or investing

Deposit funds into an IG account, and it’s safeguarded:

  1. Learn more about trading or investing in shares
  2. Choose your shares with market research and analysis
  3. Create an account to trade or invest in shares
  4. Take steps to manage your risk
  5. Open and monitor your first position

Open a share trading account in minutes

It’s free to open an account and there’s no obligation to fund or trade.

Open a share trading account in minutes

It’s free to open an account and there’s no obligation to fund or trade.

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1 Other fees and charges apply.
2 If Australian-listed, there is a standard rate of A$8 or 0.1% (whichever is higher) for 0-2 trades in the previous month. 3+ trades in the previous month = A$5 or 0.05%.
3 Best Finance App, Best Multi-Platform Provider and Best Platform for the Active Trader as awarded at the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2024.
4 Awarded Canstar's 5-Star Rating for the Casual Investor, Active Investor and Trader categories in 2023.
5 24 hours a day except on Saturdays from 7am to 5pm (AEST) or 8am to 6pm (AEDT).