CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. The vast majority of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs.
You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Shares
 
FAQs

Visit our FAQ page to find the answers to the most commonly asked questions, including how to create an account, explaining ETFs, and providing useful links, forms, and tables.

FAQs
Shares

Start investing in Australian shares the smart way. Discover ThinkTrader today.

Download App
Learn To Trade
 
Indicators & Chart Patterns

Deepen your knowledge of technical analysis indicators and hone your skills as a trader.

Find your detailed guides here
Trading Glossary

From beginners to experts, all traders need to know a wide range of technical terms. Let us be your guide.

Learn More
Knowledge Base

No matter your experience level, download our free trading guides and develop your skills.

Learn More
Learn To Trade

Trade smarter: boost your skills with our training resources.

Create a live account
Market Analysis
 
Market News

All the latest market news, with regular insights and analysis from our in-house experts

Learn More
Economic Calendar

Make sure you are ahead of every market move with our constantly updated economic calendar.

Learn More
Technical Analysis

Harness past market data to forecast price direction and anticipate market moves.

Learn More
Live Webinars

Boost your investing knowledge with our live, interactive webinars delivered by industry experts.

Register now
Market Analysis

Harness the market intelligence you need to build your trading strategies.

Create a live account
Partnership
 
Money Manager

Increase your income and get compensated for your trading knowledge with ThinkInvest, putting you in control.

Learn More
API Trading

Create your own trading platform or data tools with our cutting-edge APIs.

Learn More
Introducing Broker

ThinkMarkets ensures high levels of client satisfaction with high client retention and conversion rates.

Learn More
White Label

We supply everything you need to create your own brand in the Forex industry.

Learn More
Regional Representatives

Partner with ThinkMarkets today to access full consulting services, promotional materials and your own budgets.

Learn More
Partnership

Plug into the next-gen platforms and the trades your clients want.

Create a live account
About ThinkMarkets
 
About Us

Find out more about ThinkMarkets, an established, multi-award winning global broker you can trust.

Learn More
Negative Balance Protection

Trade with peace of mind. Never lose more than what you deposited, no matter what the market conditions.

Learn More
Trading Infrastructure

When it comes to the speed we execute your trades, no expense is spared. Find out more.

Learn More
ThinkMarkets News

Keep up to date with our latest company news and announcements.

Learn More
Contact Us

Our multilingual support team is here for you 24/5.

Learn More
About ThinkMarkets

Global presence, local expertise - find out what sets us apart.

Create a live account
search
Create account

25. Interpretation and defined terms

 

25. Interpretation and defined terms

 

     25.1 In these Terms, unless the context otherwise requires:

 

          25.1.1 a clause is a reference to a clause of these Terms;

 

          25.1.2 a reference to a statute, statutory provision, subordinate legislation, regulation, or rules of any regulator in any applicable jurisdiction shall be construed as referring to such legislation, regulation and rules as amended and in force from time to time and to any legislation which re-enacts or consolidates (with or without modification) any such legislation;

 

          25.1.3 any time or date will be to the time and date in Melbourne, Australia;

 

          25.1.4 a reference to one gender shall include a reference to the other genders; and

 

          25.1.5 any words following the terms “include”, “including”, “in particular” or any similar expression shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the sense of the words, description, definition, phrase or term preceding those terms.

 

     25.2 Clause headings shall not affect the interpretation of these Terms.

 

     25.3 A reference to a “person” includes a natural person, corporate or unincorporated body (whether or not having separate legal personality) and that person's personal Representatives, successors and permitted assigns.

 

     25.4 In these Terms, capitalised words and expressions shall have the following meanings:

 

Account means your account with us;

 

Account Holder means the person named as the account holder;

 

Account Security Information means Account numbers, passwords and other security information provided to you from time to time to enable you to access the Trading Platform and required by us to identify you for the purposes of you trading with us under the Agreement;

 

Agreement means these Terms and Conditions, together with any amendments thereto;

 

ASIC means the Australian Securities and Investments Commission;

 

Associated Company means any holding company or subsidiary company (as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) of ours, and any other subsidiary company of any such holding company;

 

Australian Tax Resident means a Person who is a resident of Australia for the purposes of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth).

 

Business Day means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or any day which is a public holiday in Victoria, Australia;

 

Confirmation means the confirmation note we send you on execution or partial execution of a Transaction;

 

Currency means a form of money which is tradeable on the foreign exchange market;

 

Currency Conversion means the sale or purchase of Currency in accordance with your Instructions;

 

Custodian means the custodian appointed by us or our Service Providers from time to time;

 

Exchange means an official stock exchange whether in the USA, Australia or overseas;

 

Fees and Charges means a fee and/or charge as set out on the Website and or within our mobile app;

 

Force Majeure means any delay or interruptions in fulfilling our obligations under these terms and conditions if the circumstances are beyond our reasonable control or the control of any Service Provider. This includes problems with your telecommunications services, internet service provider, computer hardware and/or software, or difficulties in sending or receiving emails;

 

General Advice has the meaning given under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) as varied from time to time;

 

Information means information and data periodically provided by us and Service Providers, including but not limited to data derived from the manipulation of any part of the information. This may include Account information, market information, news, updates, analyses, notifications, data and research materials relating to financial Services and products.

 

Instructions means your instructions to us to arrange to execute Transactions.

 

Law means the statutes, regulations and general law of the Commonwealth of Australia, and of Victoria, Australia, and includes the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and Corporations Regulations 2001 as varied from time to time.

 

Licensee means Sanlam Private Wealth Pty Ltd, Australian Financial Services Licensee 337927.

 

Listed Entity means a company whose shares are traded on an Exchange.

 

Mobile Application means ThinkTrader mobile application available for download and use in Android or iOS format  or another format that becomes available for mobile applications

 

Internet means the interconnected system of networks that connects computers around the world, and includes any online trading platform provided by us;

 

Representatives is as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) as varied from time to time;

 

Related Entity is as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) as varied from time to time;

 

Retail Client has the meaning given to it by the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) as varied from time to time;

 

Rules means the operating rules of an Exchange.

 

Securities means securities as defined in section 761A of the Corporations Act 2001 that are listed on an Exchange, whether within Australia or overseas, and includes a fractional interest in a Security.

 

Transactions means the sale or purchase of Securities, whether within Australia or overseas, by us on your behalf and in accordance with your Instructions.

 

Terms means this document titled ’Client Terms and Conditions’;

 

Website means www.thinkmarkets.com;

 

Wholesale Client has the same meaning as in section 761G of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) but does not include a Sophisticated Investor

Back to top