To commence an Investment Datafeed from CommSec, please follow these steps:
NOTE: Investment Datafeeds are only available to users holding an Investment Adviser License or Comprehensive Adviser License.
Contact your BDM for more information on License Types.
PHASE ONE - REQUEST THE DATAFEED
Email CommSec to request the initiation of the Datafeed.
Send the below email to either:
email@example.com (for Cash)
firstname.lastname@example.org (for Equities)
To: [Email as per the above]
Subject: Datafeed Request
To whom it may concern
We would like to set up a datafeed to AdviserLogic for the below:
Adviser Code: [Adviser Code]
Licensee: [Licensee Name]
Please confirm when this has been initiated.
When the Datafeed is set up, you'll receive a reply from CommSec confirming this. The reply email will contain a 4 to 6 digit code for the Datafeed - make a note of this code.
PHASE TWO - LINKING THE COMMSEC FEED TO ADVISERLOGIC
1) Log in to your AdviserLogic account.
2) Go to Datafeeds:
3) Choose "Datafeed Codes" from the menu on the left:
4) Click "Add", and in the Window that appears, select “CommSec”
5) The page will update to display the necessary fields; enter the 6 digit Adviser Code (you'll find this in the confirmation email from CommSec):
That’s it! Your CommSec datafeed should then commence automatically within a few days.
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMMSEC DATAFEED
What information does this feed provide?
This Datafeed is split into two parts: the Cash Account data and the Equities data.
Investment Details: Unit Balance and Transactional Data, including purchases and redemptions that are transacted through CommSec.
For Cash Accounts:
Investment Details: Unit Balance and Transactional Data, including purchases, redemptions, and distributions that are transacted through CommSec.
Both parts of the Datafeed update daily.
What information is not available?
Insurance Policy Information
Corporate Actions, including Dividend/Distribution Transactional information for the Equities portion of the Datafeed.
Note: This means that Income for the equities linked to the datafeed cannot be supplied to AdviserLogic and will not be available.
What conflicts might it cause?
CommSec provides a Datafeed to Class. If a Class Datafeed is active to AdviserLogic, it may conflict with the CommSec Datafeed and cause duplication.