ThinkMarkets is granted a license by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission **(ASIC) under Australian Financial Services Licence **(AFSL) number 424700.
Client Money Handling
ThinkMarkets, client funds are initiated, monitored and dispersed in accordance with strict client financial rules, and no effort is spared in maintaining the integrity of the funds being traded on our platform. All client free margin* is held in trust accounts with top tier banks including in Australia’s largest bank, Commonwealth Bank and National Australia Bank and are separate from our own operating funds. The Finance team performs daily reconciliation of client assets and liabilities in accordance with our regulatory guidelines.
*Free Margin is the amount of funds not in use as margin requirements for holding open positions. For example, If you have equity of $1,000 on your account and the total margin requirements are $250, the free margin amount is $750.
ThinkMarkets is dedicated to protecting your privacy and safeguards your personal and financial information with maximum care. We employ leading security software and systems and have strict procedures in place to protect your information.
ThinkMarkets is a member of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), the approved Australian external dispute resolution scheme. See our Dispute Handling Policy section for more.
To view all associated legal documentation including our Financial Services Guide and Product Disclosure Statement, see our legal section.