Decades ago, trading of stocks needs to have physical location, floor traders and brokers and the process called gesticulation, for the trading to take place. Nowadays, floor traders and brokers have already been removed from such locations due to the increase of trading online. Internet share trading or internet share dealing means buying and selling of shares via the internet or the web. It is sometimes referred to as E-trading.
Internet trading has grown its popularity due to a number of beneficial results. With online trading, there is ease and convenience in the part of the traders as they do not have to leave home to participate in trading. Secondly, it makes the market more liquid. With the help of the web, anybody and different companies across the globe can be seen and participate in the market as long as they have an internet connection. Furthermore it increases transparency.
With the internet, you can now have access to the latest information regarding shares say, price of securities, which may be able to be of help in deciding whether it is time to sell, buy, or just stay put. The internet also has sites that cater to the different needs of the E traders. An example is GCI Financial, which offers easy account opening and funding options. It also allows traders to practice in trading with no risks and for free. Most of all it has no account fees, order fees or hidden fees. Computershare Investor Services is also another site that gives assistance to their trading needs. Trading is available on market hours and enables traders to buy or sell shares in the London Stock Exchange. Indeed the internet has been making people go a long way.