About HotCopper

Welcome to HotCopper. We are Australia's largest stock trading and investment internet discussion forum with over 250,000 registered members. We provide a FREE forum for enthusiastic investors to comment on a range of topics including:

  • Listed Companies and IPOs
  • Stocks To Buy and Sell
  • Share Market Trading
  • Futures, Derivatives, Managed Funds and Foreign Currency Trading
  • ASX Stock Markets
  • Foreign Stock Markets
  • Politics, Sport, Betting etc.

Stock Market Forum

HotCopper has over 250,000 registered members, and more than 200,000 unique visitors every month and a huge 21 million monthly page impressions. The majority of our members are enthusiastic Australian investors and share market traders. We also provide the latest in Australian finance news, market caps , ASX listed company announcements and prices.


HotCopper maintains an ASIC RG 162 compliant IDS (Internet Discussion Site) and ensures the privacy of our members. Please visit www.asic.gov.au for further information on the ASIC guidelines for Internet Discussion Sites. See below for further information on our policies.


  • HotCopper takes your privacy seriously. Our Privacy Policy explains how HotCopper treats personal information.
  • Members must agree to the Terms of Use including the member Code of Conduct before joining HotCopper.
  • Informal User Posting Guidelines are also provided to give members some clear examples of acceptable and unacceptable posting behaviour.

Please also note that members must post carefully when criticising a company, or public figure. This can be done in a factual, non emotive way, but posters making defamatory comments are subject to harsh suspensions as they put HotCopper at risk of litigation. Our defamation guide is available here.

Advertising and Sponsorship

We ask all of our members to support our sponsors as they help us make this site possible. If you wish to advertise on HotCopper please visit our Advertising page.

If you see an advert for something that interests you, or receive an email from us, please have a look at what our advertiser has to offer and consider purchasing their products. If our advertisers get good results they will continue to advertise with us, and we can continue improving HotCopper for you. If you know of anyone who might be able to benefit from exposure on Australia's number one stock market forum then please point them in our direction.

By supporting our advertisers, you support HotCopper.

If you have further questions please visit our Help & Support pages.

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