About us

About us

Based out of Auckland, New Zealand, we bring an institutional trading experience to the retail market.

BlackBull Markets and IBKR

Here are some of the benefits for NZ investors using BlackBull Markets:
  • Kiwi owned and operated business (office in downtown Auckland)
  • Your account funds stay secure in NZ with our tier 1 banking partners
  • Quicker turnaround times with local account setup and account funding
  • We are regulated across multiple geographical regions, providing more client protection
  • Around-the-clock local support staff and expertise 24 hours a day, immediate response  (phone, live chat, and email)

Behind the BlackBull Markets process for Share Trading investments

You’ve set up your share trading account with BlackBull Markets and have started investing.

We’re revealing what happens when you place a buy or sell order via the share trading app with BlackBull Markets.

Just like all of the mainstream share trading platforms in New Zealand, the team at BlackBull has entered into a relationship with a partner network. BlackBull Markets are working with Interactive Brokers. They are a US-based registered broker-dealer who acts as our execution partner. They have infrastructure and partnerships in place all across the globe to provide access to global markets.

When you fund your account and place your order in New Zealand with BlackBull Markets, the order instantaneously goes to Interactive Brokers (IBKR) to go to market in its respective jurisdiction.

As soon as IBKR takes the order to its respective market, it is now in the open market, ready to be executed. You see all of this in real-time on the BlackBull Markets app.

IBKR is regulated across multiple geographical regions. BlackBull Markets is additionally regulated across multiple geographical regions. Black Bull Group Limited (trading name: BlackBull Markets) is a company registered and incorporated in New Zealand (NZBN 9429041417799) located at Level 20, 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010. Black Bull Group Limited is a registered Financial Services Provider (FSP403326) and holds a Derivative Issuer Licence issued by the Financial Markets Authority. Black Bull Group UK Limited is registered in the United Kingdom, Company Number - 9556804. Payment clearing services provided by: BlackBull Group UK Limited (Company Number - 9556804) Address - 483 Green Lanes, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, N13 48S. BBG Limited is incorporated and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of Seychelles. These protections help to keep your investments safe if something happens to either IBKR or BlackBull Markets.

IBKR places your order on the respective market whenever the market is open, and this includes extended trading hours where available. Investors in the United States major exchanges can generally start trading at 4:00 a.m. EST, but the majority of extended trading occurs between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. EST. Similarly, investors may trade until 8:00 p.m. after the stock exchanges close, but the majority of extended trading occurs before 6:30 p.m EST. You have control of how and when you want your order to be executed, based on your chosen order type and the amount of time you want it to be available on the market. As soon as your order is executed and filled, you will see it within your portfolio.

Why BlackBull Markets Share Trading?

There are several reasons for retail investors to trade shares with BlackBull Markets.

Support a local Kiwi business

We keep it local. As a proudly owned and operated New Zealand business, we care about supporting the local economy. The BlackBull Markets head office is based right in the heart of downtown Auckland. We have an established brand in the financial services sector and have an award-winning track record - for the third consecutive year, BlackBull Markets has been listed on the Deloitte Fast 50 Index as one of the fastest growing businesses in New Zealand. We focus on providing NZ consumers with the best investment experience in the market.

Keep your money secure in NZ

Unlike many of our competitors, we have direct relationships with top tier banking partners including ANZ, where client funds are held in segregated client accounts. Your funds are not sent or held offshore. Our client accounts are approved right here in New Zealand with our own in-house operations team. Our share trading services are part of a multi-regulated group that is licensed and based in New Zealand. Our group company financials are independently audited annually to provide assurance and transparency to consumers. This also providers a better experience to our clients as we are able to provide quicker turnaround times when funding or withdrawing from your investment account.

Around the clock personalised support

We promote our culture globally through the interaction our clients have with our friendly in-house customer support team and dedicated account managers who are always happy to answer your questions or have a friendly chat about your account. No matter how big or small your support requirements are, our team are always happy to assist. You can pick up the phone and give us a call, start a live chat on our website, or send us an email at any time of the day or night - as long as the markets are open our team are here to help.

Why partner with IBKR?

In order for us to gain access to share trading markets all over the globe, we needed a clearing broker in each of those jurisdictions. Interactive Brokers (IBKR) is our clearing broker for share trading, meaning they take the trade to market. Our relationship with them allows us to be your broker for your global trading and investing needs. Your relationship is with us, your local Kiwi broker, offering our world-class support.
If you have any questions or require anything at all, please email support@blackbullmarkets.com. We are available 24/7 and would love to assist.

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