Other fees may apply. Please see the CommSec Financial Services Guide. Get started. Open a CommSec Share Trading Account. Buy and sell shares using a CommSec Share Trading Account with our cash account - with it you can seamlessly settle trades, transact and earn interest. Buy and sell shares using a CommSec Share Trading Account with your existing bank account. Frequently asked questions. Shares held with another broker. For the transfer to be successful the name and address registered on your issuer holdings must match your CommSec account. Your request will be completed within 72 hours. Shares held with the share registry To transfer shares held with the share registry into your CommSec Trading Account you need to complete an Issuer Sponsored Holdings to CHESS Sponsorship Transfer Form. Your request will be completed within approximately 48 to 72 hours of receipt. When you have bought and sold shares on the same day and the next trading day, your payment may be partially or wholly offset. For more information refer to the New Client Guide.