Pulse offers a powerful combination of intelligent trading and analysis tools, fast order execution in an infinitely customisable platform – together with low brokerage and direct support – to deliver Australia’s best value trading service for active traders.

Serious traders understand its advantage.

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  • Real-time streaming data 
  • In-depth charting with 65+ indicators with 20 year+ history  
  • Sophisticated Order Management tool
  • Advanced order types including Stop/Trailing Stop Loss
  • Broker reporting (to see what stockbrokers are buying/selling)
  • Low brokerage from $13.95 per trade (Equities)
  • Linked cash account for seamless settlement

Products you can trade:

Serious traders need powerful features 

Options Price Quotation Tools

ETO Price Quotation Tools

Features Options quotes, calculators & summary tools

The biggest movers in the market by sector

Market Movers

Top 20 stocks getting traded


Analytical Watch Lists

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A Bar chart type shows you not only the daily price movement on a stock but the open price (indicated by the marker to the left) and close type (right marker).  Green denotes that there were more buyers than sellers for that day where red denotes the opposite.

Superior charting and analytics

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Broker Report

Find our what brokers are trading


Fully customisable workflow

Personalise your workflow to suit your unique strategy and style

More features 

Integrated price alerting
Set customisable alerts on stocks via watchlists, charts or trade and news tools, to help track stock movements and seize opportunities quickly.

Combined Depth & Course of Sales
See the market as it happens – the buyers, sellers, price and quantity purchased of every stock including where your order sits.

Right-click order placement
With a right click of your mouse, you can place trades from Watchlists, Holdings screens and more, for a fast, intuitive trading experience.

Multi-account & record keeping
Manage and execute all your account and record keeping in one place: holdings, cash balances and transactions.

Live company headlines
Stay informed of ASX, NSX and SIM VSE companies with live streaming headlines, announcements and newsfeed.

Excel real-time feeds (DDE)
Get live tick-by-tick streaming quotes from your OpenMarkets Pulse terminal to your own personal excel worksheet.

Pulse is designed to work on any Windows machine with the following requirements: 

Requirements Minimum Recommended
Operating System
  • Windows XP (SP3)
  • Windows Vista (not recommended)
  • Windows 7 32/64 bit (SP1)
  • Windows 8 32/64 bit
Processor 1 GHz 2 GHz+
Storage 500 MB 1 GB+
Internet Connection 1.5mb download speed or faster
Browser Internet Explorer version 8.0 or later with the latest service packs
Other CD/DVD ROM drive 

Apple Mac Users

To run Pulse on Apple Mac computers you’ll need to download a program called Parallels (Windows for Mac). Subscriptions cost around $100 per year. Visit www.parallels.com for more information.

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Software Fees

Pulse – Retail

Price per month (incl. GST)

Software license includes:
  • Live streaming ASX & NSX market data
  • ASX real-time royalties
  • ASX & NSX live news
$125 per month**FREE if you trade 45 times per quarter or to the value of $600 in brokerage. Otherwise fees will be debited from your linked cash account on a quarterly basis.

Pulse – Wholesale (Advisers)

Price per month (incl. GST)

Software license includes:
  • Live streaming ASX & NSX market data
  • ASX real-time royalties (Professional)
  • ASX & NSX live news
$242 per month**FREE if $500 per month in brokerage value to OpenMarkets is generated.
Optional Extras:
Dow Jones News $42 per month
AAP News $42 per month
Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) for excel Free

See Pulse in action for yourself! Click here to apply for a FREE 1 WEEK TRIAL today