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Sharesight20 October trading snapshot

by David Olsen, Digital Marketing Associate, Sharesight

A number of weeks ago we debuted the first Sharesight20 weekly trading snapshots, a weekly update of the top 20 shares traded by the Sharesight userbase on the ASX (#Sharesight20ASX) and the NZX (#Sharesight20NZX) over the past 7 days.

Today we launch the Sharesight20 monthly trading snapshot where we look at the top 20 trades on both the ASX and NZX markets among the Sharesight userbase during the current month and dig a little deeper into the news behind these movements.

Sharesight20ASX October snapshot

Sharesight20 October ASX trading snapshot

Sharesight20ASX October buys

Among the top 20 transactions by number of trades on the ASX during October (1st to 25th), we saw buy interest in Telstra Corporation (ASX: TLS), Woolworths Limited (ASX: WOW), Vanguard’s Australian Shares Index ETF (ASX: VAS) and Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL). Let’s dive into the news surrounding these movements:

Telstra

Woolworths

Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF

  • Trading ex-dividend October 2nd
  • Dividend Paid 17th October of $1.008811 per share

Aristocrat Leisure Limited

Sharesight20ASX October sells

Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN) and Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) had large sell-offs by the Sharesight userbase in October. Here’s some related news:

Mineral Resources

Rio Tinto

Sharesight20ASX October notable mention

Australian hotel chain Mantra group (ASX: MTR) attracted a significant quantity of both buy and sell activity this month, with a takeover bid launched by French hotel giant Accor (EPA: AC).

Mantra Group

Sharesight20NZX October snapshot

Sharesight20 October NZX trading snapshot

Sharesight20NZX October buys

On the New Zealand stock exchange in October we saw a bias towards buy trades in the Sharesight20NZX with Auckland International Airport Limited (NZE: AIA), Fletcher Building (NZE: FBU) and the NZ Top 50 index ETF (NZE: FNZ) topping the buys during the period.

Auckland International Airport Limited

Fletcher Building Limited

Sharesight20NZX October sells

Xero Limited (NZE: XRO) and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (NZE: FPH) saw marginally more sell activity than buy trades among the Sharesight userbase, with Rabobank Nederland (NZDE:RBOHA) redeeming its securities from the market (and seeing only sell trades recorded in Sharesight as a result).

Rabobank

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