Sharenet's history stretches back to 1988 when the company was founded to fill a gap in the South African financial marketplace - namely, to provide real-time JSE share prices to the public on a subscription basis. In the decades that followed Sharenet invested heavily in its technology infrastructure, motivated by a vision to provide traders and investors, both individuals and institutions, with all the online tools they needed to invest successfully on the South African and international stock markets.
Sharenet's commitment to technology and product innovation continues today, and in addition to its reputation for excellent customer service the company is well known as a trusted provider of:
Sharenet gives site visitors and subscribers access to a wide variety of market data, from spots and major moves to historical SENS and cryptocurrencies.
Traders and investors can choose from a range of data, research and technical analysis tools. MySharenet is the company's entry level value-packed data subscription, while Sharenet Analytics gives premium subscribers access to probably the most powerful and innovative JSE research and analysis resource in the world.
Securities Trading - Sharenet Securities offers traders an intuitive and innovative proprietary platform on which to trade JSE listed shares and was voted an SA Top-5 broker in the Intellidex 2017 annual awards. As of 2018 clients are also able to trade international equities and take advantage of managed share portfolios.
CFDs Trading - Sharenet CFDs is built on IG's internationally acclaimed platform and gives clients leveraged exposure to an extensive array of financial instruments at very low fees. It was awarded 'Top-3 CFD provider in SA' in the 2017 industry-wide Intellidex poll.
Trading Workshops - Sharenet has on offer a selection of workshops presented by seasoned traders, designed to give clients exposure to the tools and disciplines they need to trade equities and forex successfully.
Views Articles - Sharenet Views' bevy of freelance writers produce an impressive variety of original and insightful articles on topics relating to trading and investing advice as well as market trends and individual stock profiles.
Sharenet Wealth is the newest string to Sharenet's bow but draws extensively on the company's 30 years' experience of operating in the South African financial markets. Wealth clients receive a completely independent assessment and personalised plan designed to meet their specific wealth requirements, everything from medical aid to estate planning.
IR Services for Listed Companies - For JSE listed companies Sharenet's Investor Relations offering is a necessary and valuable PR service that gives current and prospective investors easy access up-to-date company market data.
Never content with the status quo, Sharenet is actively expanding its product and services offering via internal R&D, company acquisitions and synergy partnerships.
In 2016 Sharenet evolved further by becoming The Sharenet Group of Companies (PTY) Ltd, with the stated vision of opening up the South African investment market to international investors and international markets to South African investors.
As Sharenet continues to grow the company will keep exploring innovative ways to improve and increase investment and trading opportunities for its clients.
The company's strap line - 'Your key to investing' - succinctly expresses Sharenet's operating philosophy, namely the creation of investing opportunities through innovation and financial intelligence.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded top 10 broker of 2016.
Sharenet CFDs - Awarded top 5 CFD provider of 2016.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded top 5 broker of 2017.
Sharenet CFDs - Awarded top 3 CFD provider of 2017.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded 2nd top online broker of 2018.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded 3rd people's choice of 2018.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded 5th SA's top broker of 2018.
Sharenet CFDs - Awarded 2nd top CFD provider of 2018.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded 4th top online broker of 2019.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded 4th SA's top broker of 2019.
Sharenet Securities - Awarded 6th people's choice of 2019.
Sharenet CFDs - Awarded 5th top CFD provider of 2019.
Awarded top 10 broker of 2016.
Awarded top 5 CFD provider of 2016.
Awarded top 5 broker of 2017.
Awarded top 3 CFD provider of 2017.
Awarded 2nd top online broker of 2018.
Awarded 3rd people's choice of 2018.
Awarded 5th SA's top broker of 2018.
Awarded 2nd top CFD provider of 2018.
Awarded 4th top online broker of 2019.
Awarded 4th SA's top broker of 2019.
Awarded 6th people's choice of 2019.
Awarded 5th top CFD provider of 2019.