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How to interpret the PE ratio
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How to interpret the P/E ratio

by Andrew Bird | Sep 21st 2021

The Price to Earnings ratio (P/E ratio) can can hide a number of subtleties, so it's important to understand what you're looking at when interpreting the data.

What is a capital dividend
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What is a capital dividend?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Sep 19th 2021

Keep reading to learn more about how capital dividends work, the advantages and disadvantages of capital dividends and how you can track them in Sharesight.

What are custodial vs. non-custodial investments
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What are custodial vs. non-custodial investments?

by Chris Stojcevski | Sep 16th 2021

We explain the purpose of a custodian, the difference between custodial and non-custodial investments, and the potential risks of these third-party investments.

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6 key metrics every dividend investor must track

by Prashant Mohan | Sep 13th 2021

This post explains what dividend investing is, 6 key metrics dividend investors should be tracking and how investors can track dividend stocks in Sharesight.

What is an ISA
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What is an ISA in the UK?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Sep 6th 2021

Keep reading to learn how ISAs work, including the benefits of investing with an ISA, what you can invest in and why you should track your ISA with Sharesight.

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Good returns start with quality, independent information

by Doug Morris | Aug 27th 2021

Self-directed investors need an automated solution that provides quality, independent information and actionable insights – not just vague stock data.

Why share registries aren-t enough
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Why share registries aren't enough

by Doug Morris | Aug 10th 2021

Investors often think they're seeing their whole portfolio picture by logging into their share registry. This is simply not the case.

What is a cumulative dividend
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What is a cumulative dividend?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | Jun 29th 2021

Keep reading to learn how cumulative dividends work, the pros and cons of receiving cumulative dividends and how to keep track of dividends with Sharesight.

ESG Social Factors
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Spotlight on the ‘S’ of ESG: The rise of social factors

by Jihan Diolosa | Jun 2nd 2021

In this article, we explore the meaning behind social factors, as well as the risks and challenges when assessing these issues as part of ESG investing.

What are short-term and long-term capital gains
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What are short-term vs long-term capital gains?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | May 28th 2021

This blog post explains the difference between short-term and long-term capital gains, and how Australian investors can use Sharesight to calculate their CGT.

What is diversification in investing
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What is diversification in investing?

by Stephanie Stefanovic | May 21st 2021

Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of diversification, different diversification strategies and how to track your diversification with Sharesight.

What is a listed investment company
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What is a Listed Investment Company (LIC)?

by Andrew Starke | Apr 23rd 2021

LICs are listed investment vehicles popular with Australian investors that are both easy to access and offer a number of advantages vs other investment funds.