stock broker


Stock brokers act on behalf of their individual or institutional clients in order to buy and sell stocks and other securities. They are in close contact with their clients and ensure that what they buy or sell through the stock exchange market is according to their clients' wishes. Stock brokers undertake analyst research to make recommendations to their clients and expand their client base through various methods.

Alternative label

  • stockbrokers

  • stocks and shares broker

  • stockbroking dealers

  • stockbroking dealer

  • securities brokers

  • institutional stock brokers

  • stockbroker

  • institutional stock broker

  • stocks and shares brokers

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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