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Sharesight20 top 20 trades on ASX – May 2021

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | May 24th 2021

Welcome to the May 2021 edition of the Sharesight20ASX monthly trading snapshot, where we look at the top 20 trades Sharesight users made on the ASX during the month.

In this Sharesight20ASX snapshot, buy trades were overwhelmingly led by Vanguard ETFs, including the Australian Shares Index (ASX: VAS), Diversified High Growth (ASX: VDHG) and International Shares (ASX: VGS). Meanwhile, sell trades were led by a2 Milk (ASX: A2M), closely followed by Afterpay (ASX: APT), both of which saw declining share prices throughout May.

Sharesight20 top 20 ASX trades May 2021

Top20 ASX monthly trades May21

Let’s look at the news behind some of the key stocks in this month’s snapshot:

Appen (ASX: APX)

Zip Co (ASX: Z1P)

Afterpay (ASX: APT)

EML Payments (ASX: EML)




Kogan (ASX: KGN)

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