How to Buy Stocks on the JSE
Invest in the JSE today without commission with FxPro or eToro, two award-winning brokers.
FxPro (FxPro.com) is a global broker, winner of 60+ awards including "Best MetaTrader Broker" in 2020 and "Best FX Provider" three times in a row. Trade 250+ instruments across a wide range of asset classes on MT4/5 or cTrader. FxPro accepts all Expert Advisors and even provides an EA back-testing service.
- Risk warning: 79.78% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs and Spread Betting work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
- Markets: Forex (CFD), Cryptos (CFD)*, Stocks (CFD), Indices (CFD), Metals (CFD), Energy (CFD), Commodities (CFD)* Availability subject to regulation.
- Platforms: MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5, cTrader, Copy trading
- Regulators: Bahamas, Cyprus, South Africa, UK
- Incorporated: 2006
To get broad exposure to the JSE, you could invest in the JSE Top 40 Index through FxPro.com. The JSE Top 40 Index is a basket of shares that tracks the performance of the largest JSE-listed companies by market value. The index is weighted towards basic resources, mining as well as the personal & household goods sectors. Together, these sectors account for approximately half of the index's market capitalization.
FxPro is an international broker regulated by the FSCA under authorisation number 45052. Enjoy tight spreads and low margin requirements across other global benchmarks, shares, currencies, metals and energies. FxPro supports the popular MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5 and cTrader platforms. Over the years, FxPro has won over 40 awards commending the quality of its service, execution and platform. Visit FxPro.com for more information.
Alternatively, you could invest in JSE-listed companies directly. These include Naspers, mining giants Anglo American and BHP Group Plc or financial services players such as Standard Bank Group and Firstrand Limited. Open an account with eToro.com to buy shares in these companies or trade CFDs on their share price without commission.
eToro is an international broker with a unique social trading platform. Trade thousands of instruments from its in-house platform, including shares, indices, commodities, Forex and ETFs. Unlike most brokers, it allows you to chose between trading CFDs on shares or buying the shares outright. eToro is regulated in the UK, Cyprus and Australia. Visit eToro.com for the full list of shares.
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