Sharesight users' top trades in US, ASX and NZX stocks – December 2022
Welcome to the December 2022 edition of Sharesight’s monthly trading snapshot, where we look at the top buy and sell trades by Sharesight users over the month. This month we have combined the snapshots for US stocks (including the Nasdaq, NYSE and AMEX), the ASX and NZX, providing a short summary of the key events for each market. For a more detailed look at the market-moving news behind Sharesight users’ most-traded stocks in 2022, see our yearly trading snapshots for US stocks, the ASX and NZX.
In December’s US snapshot, trades were strongly led by Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA), which suffered steep losses throughout December, continuing on a downward trend that has lost the stock US$600 billion in market capitalisation since the beginning of 2022. Trades were followed by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), which has also been on a downward trend, with analysts citing concerns over retail spending softness.
In December’s ASX snapshot, buy trades were strongly led by Vanguard’s Australian Shares Index ETF (ASX: VAS). In terms of individual stocks, buy trades were led by Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS), which saw its share price rise on a positive lithium price update. At the same time, sell trades were led by BHP (ASX: BHP), which is expected to soon take over OZ Minerals (ASX: OZL).
In December’s NZX snapshot, trades were strongly led by the Smartshares US 500 ETF (NZX: USF). In terms of individual stocks, trades were led by The Warehouse Group (NZX: WHS), which experienced a slight decrease in its share price since the beginning of the month. Trades were followed by Ryman Healthcare (NZX: RYM), which saw its share price plummet in December as rate hikes caused investors to dump retirement stocks.
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