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How to invest when the markets are closed using the EasyEquities widget

A Buy Instruction is created when a trade is placed outside of market hours or during an intra-day auction. Your buy instruction will be converted into a buy trade when the market opens on the next trading day or once the intra-day auction has ended.  

You can read more about Buy Instructions here.  

Here is a step by step guide on how to set up a Buy Instruction on your EasyEquities widget: 

  • Tap on Invest 
  • Search and select the investment you want to purchase to view the details of it 
  • Tap Buy 
  • Enter the amount you wish to purchase and tap Next 
  • Confirm the buy instruction by tapping  
  • Confirm Buy Instruction on the presented dialog 
  • Tap Confirm  
  • Tap Done 

Here are the steps you would need to take should you wish to cancel a Buy Instruction while it is still in a pending state:

  • Tap the Menu Icon on the top right of the screen 
  • Tap Pending Instructions to view a list of pending instructions 
  • To cancel a buy instruction, select an instruction 
  • Tap Cancel 
  • Confirm the cancellation on the presented dialog 
  • Tap Done

 Read more on Market open and close times here

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