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Active vs. passive investing-2
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Active vs. passive investing

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Oct 19th 2022

What are the differences between active and passive investing, and does one offer a higher guarantee of success than the other? Keep reading to learn more.

ETFs vs. stocks
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ETFs vs. stocks

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Oct 13th 2022

Stocks and ETFs can both be a valuable addition to an investor’s portfolio, however it’s important to understand the pros and cons of these two asset types.

Constructing a diversified portfolio
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Investment strategy: Portfolio construction and diversification

by Apoorva Pokharna | Oct 10th 2022

In this second video of our series "Investment Technology Journey for Self-directed Investors", we explain what a diversified portfolio might look like.

Australia-Top brokers for stocks and ETFs (1)
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Top brokers Aussies use to invest in stocks and ETFs

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Sep 30th 2022

We take a look at the most popular brokers among Sharesight users in FY21/22, focusing on investments in stocks and ETFs.

Understanding the market Investor-Tech
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Understanding the market: Investment research, advice and analysis

by Apoorva Pokharna | Sep 28th 2022

Along with some of our partners, we discuss current market conditions and how technology can assist investors in making more informed and strategic decisions.

What is impact investing
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What is impact investing?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Sep 19th 2022

Impact investing is an increasingly popular trend that allows investors to make a positive social and environmental impact through their investments.

Aussie investors top brokers and countries for international trades
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Top countries and brokers Aussies use to invest in global markets

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 31st 2022

Looking at data from our userbase, we delve into Aussie investors' favourite global markets and stocks, plus the brokers they use for international trades.

navigating market volatility
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How to navigate market volatility with Sharesight and Stockfox

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 23rd 2022

Learn how to navigate volatile markets by connecting Sharesight's portfolio tracker with share market advice app, Stockfox.

Creating a balanced share portfolio
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How to create a balanced share portfolio

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 15th 2022

A balanced investment portfolio strikes a balance between risk and return. Keep reading to learn how to balance your portfolio, plus some of the benefits.

Tracking your portfolio in a market correction2
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Market corrections: Tracking your portfolio when stocks are down

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Aug 10th 2022

We look at the impact of the 2022 market correction on Australian investors' assets, using data from our partner Otivo, as well as from Sharesight's userbase.

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Volatile markets: 3 mistakes investors should avoid

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Jul 29th 2022

Volatile markets may make investors nervous, but they can also create lucrative opportunities for savvy investors, provided they avoid a few common pitfalls.

Calculating capital gains tax on shares in NZ
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Calculating taxable gains on share trading in New Zealand

by David Olsen | Jul 26th 2022

While no general capital gains tax applies in New Zealand, a tax on gains made may apply to NZ investors who trade in equity or foreign debt investments.