Sydney, July 26, 2021 AEST (ABN Newswire) — Australia’s leading alternative exchange, the National Stock Exchange of Australia Ltd (NSXA), today welcomes the Marketech trading platform (www.marketech.com.au) as its Australia’s first online retail brokerage platform to provide direct market access to retail investors.
The partnership represents an important step in improving the liquidity of emerging Australian companies listed on the Tier 1 Approved Exchange, allowing active traders to have real-time visibility of the NSXA market via the Marketech platform.
In addition to being a unique technology solution, Marketech CEO Travis Clark says this is an important initiative to help provide a viable alternative for emerging small businesses to access capital to accelerate. their growth.
“NSXA plays an important role in the early-stage investment industry by providing the next generation of emerging Australian venture capital firms with access to much-needed capital. However, for investors it has been difficult to gain visibility and to access investment opportunities in these companies,” Mr. Clark said.
Partnership brings the NSXA investment universe to online retail investors, with an affordable, high-tech trading solution connected to the CHESS settlement process, something previously only available through brokers -advice.
CEO of NSXA’s parent company, John Karantzis, said: “NSXA has made a number of very significant technology upgrades over the last 12 months, with the connection to the Transaction Acceptance Service (TAS ) last November, enabling fully automated trading and settlement by novation on the NSX for the NSXA will benefit from direct market access, and we are delighted that Marketech is the first to be fully connected to the NSXA.
“The addition of the Marketech online trading platform will improve liquidity and is a further step towards our goal of becoming Australia’s leading emerging company and venture capital exchange,” Mr Karantzis said.
While the rise of millennials and new investors has garnered a lot of attention over the past 18 months, Marketech focuses on an overlooked segment of the market – active and serious traders, providing market leading trading tools and fairer fees for active investors.
“Giving investors greater access is at the core of Marketech’s mission,” Clark said. “We’re very focused on using technology to bring institutional-grade functionality to retail investors.”
Marketech has built a technology platform that caters only to serious traders looking for premium features.
“For too long, these merchants have had to either pay higher fees or accept substandard technology that is not fit for their purpose. Our technology and pricing structure is a game-changer for this growing group of active merchants. “, Mr. Clark said.
About Marketech (www.marketech.com.au)
Marketech has been building online market and trading platforms in Australia for 20 years, with a focus on empowering traders with access to industry-leading market data and tools. Marketech offers serious and active investors many of the high-end features that professional institutions rely on, thanks to an easy-to-use interface combined with a very low-cost brokerage.
About NSX Limited
NSX limited (ASX: NSX) through its wholly owned subsidiary National Stock Exchange of Australia Limited (NSXA) operates the Tier 1 Licensed stock exchange system for the listing of equity securities, corporate debt securities and investment plan units. The Company is also involved in trading and settlement activities.