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Top share trading platforms for beginners

Top share trading platforms for beginners in 2023

Share trading can seem intimidating if you’re a new investor. Lots of charts and numbers can make you feel like you need to be a maths whiz to even get started. But share trading can be a good (albeit volatile) way to build your wealth over a long time. 

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Invest your way to the stars with these top trading platforms

Invest your way to the stars with these top trading platforms

Record low interest rates and the COVID pandemic have sparked a shift - an investment shift. Young Aussies across the country have been reassessing their investment strategies, with share trading and other forms of investing emerging as some of the hottest ways for many to grow their wealth.

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Share trading in 2021 why we re investing and where

Share Trading in 2021: Why we’re investing and where

The country has endured a financial rollercoaster lately, with massive job losses and the first recession in almost 30 years. But rather than see this as a reason to reign in spending, many Aussies chose to take the opportunity to build their financial future through share trading. One platform that noticed this uptick was social media network TradingView, which reported a 340% year-on-year growth and new users jumping from 30k in 2019 to 101k in 2020. Separate research from Investment Trends also shows that it’s younger Aussies who are shaking up the investment market: of Aussies who placed their first trade in the last 12 months, one in six were under the age of 25. Share trading has traditionally been a grey area for Aussies of all ages, which could be chalked up to a lack of education or little talk about it in the media. But with the rising number of younger Aussies now taking an interest in the investment world, share trading might be about to become the next big thing.

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