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Aussie etf investors hit 2 million whats luring people

Aussie ETF investors hit 2 million: What’s luring people?

Aussie investors are eating up ETFs (exchange-traded funds) with more than 2 million currently invested in ETFs for the first time according to fund manager Betashares. And it isn’t likely to stop there, with the fund manager finding that an additional 310,000 can be expected to enter into the market over the coming years.

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Cheap stock brokers

Cheapest Stock Brokers in February

Investing in shares usually means getting a broker or signing up to a brokerage platform that  make trades on your behalf. When choosing a broker or platform, low  fees and commissions can make a big difference in the long run. That’s because the amount you end up paying in fees over time can be quite substantial. It's important to keep this in mind since most growth in shares or dividend reinvestment plans happens over the long term. 

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Market cap what is it and how does it work

Market Cap: What is it and how does it work?

If you’ve been involved in stocks for any amount of time, it’s likely that you’ve come across market caps. In fact, the market caps of some of the biggest companies on Wall Street are over 1 Trillion, with the largest market cap at over 2 Trillion (for contrast, Australia’s GDP is 1.553 trillion USD). 

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How can aussies invest in us shares

How can Aussies invest in US shares?

Are you an Australian investor looking to trade shares in the US shares? It’s not hard to see why you’d be interested—McDonald's, Apple, Coca-Cola, and a hundred other recognisable brands all trade on the American stock market. Not only that but getting access to the world's biggest stock markets can help you to diversify your portfolio. 

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Is $500 enough to get started when investing in shares?

Getting started with investing can seem a bit overwhelming, especially when you don’t even know where to begin. Not only that, but it can sometimes feel like you need to have loads of money to even think about starting—but is that true? 

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Top 5 chess sponsored share trading platforms in 2023

Top 5 CHESS-sponsored share trading platforms in 2023

While custodial model platforms – which typically hold shares on your behalf – can help to reduce the financial barrier to entry for share traders, some prefer the added security of CHESS-sponsored shares, held under their own HIN. 

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