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Is it just me that find OST Beta not very user friendly? White spaces and blank rows all over the screen, info scattered top and bottom left and right. To do a trade have to scroll up down look left ... See more...
Is it just me that find OST Beta not very user friendly? White spaces and blank rows all over the screen, info scattered top and bottom left and right. To do a trade have to scroll up down look left right for confirm buttons, reviews. I really REALLY hope they will keep the old screens. Was/is compact , all info in one glance, etc. 
I got through around 1pm, thank you.
Hello @vurt,   Can I kindly ask that you forward your ID number and contact details to [email protected] with the subject line "call back request" so that we can urgently get one of our... See more...
Hello @vurt,   Can I kindly ask that you forward your ID number and contact details to [email protected] with the subject line "call back request" so that we can urgently get one of our consultants to call you back.   Kind Regards, Mandy
I've been trying a lot to get through today but seems like they are constantly experiencing high call volumes?!  No one is answering.
Hello,i like to know more about this product that Standard bank is offering, and the reviews on it Like how does it work ? How do i tranfer money out of the account after the investment is gone?  
Facelift for the sake of aesthetics is never a good idea - if it does not include a paradigm shift in practicality, useability and innovation! The current site may not be pretty, but it is functional... See more...
Facelift for the sake of aesthetics is never a good idea - if it does not include a paradigm shift in practicality, useability and innovation! The current site may not be pretty, but it is functional and sensible and concise. We do not want to scroll around trying to find functionality - if we want to do sightseeing, we will use our trading profits to tour the Alps or someplace . . . . That brings me to the investors main and only purpose - to make profits - and if your site hampers them in any way, they will go someplace else. I fully agree with the comment above and may I ask that you keep the current site available for people who uses the site as a means to a purpose and not as a destination.
Last saw some talk activity on this share way back - it was a darling then,  now they have gone to the market for funds  - almost like a GOV SOE  - does one just sell the NPL's or go for the share at... See more...
Last saw some talk activity on this share way back - it was a darling then,  now they have gone to the market for funds  - almost like a GOV SOE  - does one just sell the NPL's or go for the share at R 20 ?? Feels like catching falling knives.    
How do I stop the bank from posting statements which charges me every month?
    In this month's podcast, we discuss the global landscape now that Boris Johnson is in power, and the impact this may have on South African investors. We also dig into Shoprite's results and... See more...
    In this month's podcast, we discuss the global landscape now that Boris Johnson is in power, and the impact this may have on South African investors. We also dig into Shoprite's results and Simon gives us a rundown of what went wrong. We end off with a tackle of an alarmist tweet around the health of Woolworths and Simon shares his opinion on whether investors should be worried or not.   Listen now:       Or watch now    
In times of economic uncertainty, taking investments offshore as a means of diversifying makes sense for a discerning investor.   However, going offshore is something many tend to believe ... See more...
In times of economic uncertainty, taking investments offshore as a means of diversifying makes sense for a discerning investor.   However, going offshore is something many tend to believe is limited to the ultra-rich and affluent. There’s also a misconception that offshore investing is all about buying property in London or a summer villa in the south of France. But this isn’t the case. Technology has made offshore investment a lot more accessible to investors who don’t have large amounts of capital to invest. Despite this, many myths about investing, as well as psychological barriers, still abound.   In this Power Hour session, Sandesh Ganasee from Standard Bank Webtrader talks about the pros and cons of going offshore, the biases at play when investors focus on local investments and some of the things investors must take into consideration when they decide to go offshore. He also covers the benefits of using ETFs as a vehicle to invest offshore when you do not have the time to delve into individual offshore stocks. He also looks at local ETFs that investors can use to gain offshore exposure and explore the importance of rand-hedging, especially in times of volatile currency moves.   Watch now    
On the app why when I add a beneficiary it say it is on there CDI they can't load that beneficiary......??
I am trying to work out how various ratios are derived - and this question pertains to the D:E ratio.  On the SBK site, the D:E ratio is given as: (LT Liab - Int Free Loans + STLoan / ODraft)  /  Tot... See more...
I am trying to work out how various ratios are derived - and this question pertains to the D:E ratio.  On the SBK site, the D:E ratio is given as: (LT Liab - Int Free Loans + STLoan / ODraft)  /  Tot SH Int.   To test the equation I checked the balance sheet listed on the SBK site for Woolies, and the D:E result was correct - if I assumend that the Int Free Loans was 0.  But for Anglo American, I cannot get my equation to match the SBK result (I have checked the SBK balance sheet values against Anglos glossy results): ergo - either SBK has the D:E value wrong, or there is some sort of Int Free Loan, for Anglo around the 1250 mill mark.   I am giving SBK the benefit of the doubt here, since the Woolies D:E value is correct.   Can anyone let me know what or where one might find an Interest Free Loan value in the balance sheet - on the few I have checked there is no row or entry for any Int Free Loan.  Could this be called something else?   I am not an accountant and have an extremely simple understanding of balance sheets.
You shouldn't speculate but invest.... You can never know where your luck lies and Steinhoff could bounce back.... So just let them be.
Yea nah i think you have answered me. Thank you. How long have you been investing?
Do you mean that you want to know what % you own of a company?  If so, then look at the Share page, look at the shares in issue (I guess) and then divide your share ownership, by shares in issue as a... See more...
Do you mean that you want to know what % you own of a company?  If so, then look at the Share page, look at the shares in issue (I guess) and then divide your share ownership, by shares in issue as a %.  That would give you a rough idea......or are you asking something else?
Hi,   I would like to know if I can place stop loss levels & take profit levels on OST platform(s), particularly for for ungeared investing/trading?   I'm considering changing my broker even thou... See more...
Hi,   I would like to know if I can place stop loss levels & take profit levels on OST platform(s), particularly for for ungeared investing/trading?   I'm considering changing my broker even though they have the lowest brokerage fees and no montly fees but the broker isn't interest in adding stop loss/take profit functions and those are more important to me than "cheaper' fees.
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Standard Online Share Trading (OST) is pleased to announce that you now have access to our state-of-the-art trading and charting platform. Your ViewPoint Basic package includes 15 minute ... See more...
Standard Online Share Trading (OST) is pleased to announce that you now have access to our state-of-the-art trading and charting platform. Your ViewPoint Basic package includes 15 minute delayed pricing and comes at no additional cost you. What is ViewPoint?   ViewPoint is a low-bandwidth, web-based market data and trading platform that you can launch from the OST platform. Through the interactive ViewPoint, you can keep an eye on the market, are equipped to make more informed decisions using the advanced data tools, while trading multiple asset classes. ViewPoint makes trading easy and personalised for anyone, regardless of your experience in the market   What does ViewPoint have to offer?   Built on state-of-the-art technology to keep you connected to financial markets, ViewPoint’s basic package features include: Easy Login from anywhere(no plugins) Widget-based design allowing full customisation Market data feed Rich tools at your fingertips Powerful search puts information quickly within reach World-class charting Dynamic alerts based on news, process and trades Seamless intergration enabling efficient order handling and real-time compliance Try ViewPoint   Follow these easy steps to Launch ViewPoint now. 1. Login to Standard Online Share Trading 2. Click on the ViewPoint tab. 3. Click Launch.   Video:  Getting started on ViewPoint.   If you would like to view live prices you may upgrade from the ViewPoint Basic package on the ViewPoint tab as follows:   • Live Level 1 Depth – R 175 per month or • Live Level 5 Depth – R 195 per month.   If you are currently subscribed to ViewPoint Basic package, as of May 2019 you will no longer be billed.   Should you experience any issues please contact us on 0860 121 161 / +27 11 415 5000 (intl.) or email [email protected]   * Offer applies only to the ViewPoint Basic package.        
        Standard Online Share Trading is pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Biznews to offer you discounted access to their Premium news platform and Standard Online Share T... See more...
        Standard Online Share Trading is pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Biznews to offer you discounted access to their Premium news platform and Standard Online Share Trading at a discount, with the first month on both platforms completely free! As an existing OST client, once you sign up with BizNews you will have have access to all the Biznews Premium perks as well as receive a discount on your monthly OST admin fee. The OST montly fee  will be R70 and you get access to Biznews for a discounted £4.50 a month.   What OST has to offer: A dynamic trading and portfolio management tool with ViewPoint platform (free with delayed prices) A variety of investment and trading instruments, from equities to CFDs, Futures and Exchange Traded Products A tax-free investment account at no extra cost to you Weekly technical analysis insights through webinars Monthly webinars with industry experts looking at markets and investment themes Access to world-class insight from our top-rated equity research team Face-to-face seminars and workshops Risk management tools such as Stop losses, automatic close out and price alerts Access to Market data The BizNews offering: Full access to the Wall Street Journal Members-only WhatsApp group Regular investment webinars and recordings   Remember, you can cancel this anytime! For more info, please contact [email protected] If you want to learn more about Biznews Premium, click here. To take advantage of this offering, click here.    

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