Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum


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    Transferring portfolio

    My husband and I are 12 months into our investing journey. We hold two ETF's with a full-service broker and DCA them both. We feel much more confident now that we could manage our portfolio ourselves and are considering transferring to an online broker due to the high fees of our current...
  2. System

    PBH - Pointsbet Holdings

    PointsBet is a corporate bookmaker with operations in Australia and New Jersey (United States). PointsBet has developed a scalable cloud-based wagering Platform through which it offers its Clients innovative sports and racing wagering products. PointsBet commenced developing its scalable...
  3. X

    Can you keep shares forever?

    The share price of my share dropped and it’s saying I have available balance of this much which is less than what I had originally.. is it possible I don’t sell them and hold onto them until the share prices rises forever as long as the company is still running?
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    Virgin trader

    Hi all im a investor vigin and im so confused. I have 5k i wanna break up over 10 shares and looking either short term or long term . Any suggestions . Im look at worley and pilbara minera atm in the asx only please help
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    Will there always be someone selling shares?

    Let’s say the market rate is at 1.20 & I set the purchase price to be that.. will there always be someone willing the sell? also, since a lot of people probably are buying too, does it go accordingly to who places the orders first gets it? When you want to sell say 10k of shares & only can...
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    Off Market Transfer From Overseas

    Hi everyone, First time poster, so I hope I am asking this in the right place. My partner's father has some stocks in Sweden, which he himself inherited from his parents. He would like to transfer them to my partner in Australia. He looked at selling them and sending the money but I believe...
  7. Zaxon

    Shares are already leveraged

    Most companies have debt that they use to grow their business faster than if they had to save up the cash. So essentially, when you're buying shares, you're mostly buying an already leveraged asset. If you then take out a LOC or margin loan, you're leveraging and already leveraged asset. Does...
  8. Tl9998

    Best place to invest house deposit

    hello all, Thank you for all of the great replies in the long term section about investing into super! I have another question: I have $15,000 in a term deposit doing 2.45% and matures in December this year. I’ll make a total of $300. Looking to put this into a share portfolio until I’m...
  9. Tl9998

    Superannuation for 27 year old

    hello everyone, It has been a long while since I have posted on here (4 years) and I continue to be an avid investor and saver. I have a question. I recently made an either good or bad decision with transferring my inheritance $40,000 into my superannuation fund (now total of $52,300). I have...
  10. Mr_D

    Totally new to trading

    Hi guys, I’ve been wanting to get into serious trading for a while and now finally ready to start. I plan to do day trading on the asx and eventually make a good living from it. Is there anyone on here that does day trading, lives in Perth and could offer some help and mentoring ?
  11. S

    Shares ownership

    I hope someone can answer my noob question. I bought some shares in a Australian Proprietary Company. The owner told me he only wanted to sell 30% of the shares and keep 70% for himself. But due to needing more capital he was forced to sell another 20%. Now he has never paid for these shares...
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    Share Trading Account?

    I'm looking to open a share trading account for ONLINE trading... Was looking at Comsec or CMC markets. Basically I will open an account with them and put money in it. I don't care if they don't pay any interest though that would be a bonus. I will trade infrequently so I would assume I will...
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    Finding a stock broker/brokerage website

    Title says it all really, I'm about to start investing on ASX and can't decide between different brokers. I don't want to pay a premium on brokerage that offer advice as i already have my share investments planned but at the same time i don't know it all, currently i'm leading towards Commsec...
  14. B

    Absolute beginner - want to start in shares

    Hi all, As stated above I am looking at investing with shares. This is something I've been interested in for a few months. I've done a subsequent amount of reading on the topic and decided to start doing some dry runs on ASX. I have an account with CommSec to help me out a bit and I thought...
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    How to find shares in a certain range?

    for example, if I want to find all shares whose prices are between $1-$10 in ASX. thanks, yahoo screener does not include ASX.
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    Trading broker to buy either Infratil shares or bonds?

    Hi I am a complete newbie in the stockmarket. I would like to invest 5k dollars in Infratil, a NZ company that invests in infrastructure, retirement and energy. I was told to go through a broker...I've looked around and have no clue where to start. I do not have a Commonwealth or NAB bank...
  17. M

    Why do you choose commodities instead of shares?

    Hi Everyone, I'm still chipping away at my investment journey and am curious as to why some choose commodities over shares or currency. Interested to here from traders and their experiences.
  18. G

    Beginner, shares or rental house?

    hi i'm a beginner and still learning about how things work. i know that shares are generally better in returns than real estate, but i'm unclear. generally speaking, if my sister and i purchase a unit and rent it out to help pay it off (250k purchase price, 130k deposit, 120k loan), won't i...
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    Shares or Property?

    Which do you think is a better investment, shares or property? My mum keeps telling me that property is the best and l keep saying shares. She sais the bank will always lend you more for property whereas for shares they won't. She has done very well out of property so l guess she just...
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    Where to learn about tax with shares?

    hi everyone i have just turned 18 and starting to invest in the stock market but i have no knowledge about tax at all and i do not have a tax agent to ask. Could anyone give me a few tips how tax works with shares and to tax agents cost much to book an apportionment and discuss this? thanks!