Do I need to have funds in my account before I place a buy order? 18 June 2020 11:59 Updated Follow Yes, funds must be available in the cash account before place a buy order only. You will not be able to submit an order if you do not have sufficient funds in your account. More Information minimum parcel size What is the buffer calculation on a buy order? Related articles Can orders be changed or cancelled? Will I get charged for changed orders? What is the minimum trade value I can buy? How to deposit money to my SelfWealth account? How to Use Free Trades Do the referral trades expire?