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Sharesight20 top 20 trades on ASX & NZX - August 2018

by David Olsen, Content Manager, Sharesight

Welcome to the August 2018 edition of the Sharesight20 monthly trading snapshot (click here for last month’s Sharesight20), where we look at the top 20 trades on both the ASX and NZX markets among Sharesight users during the current month, and dig a little deeper into the news behind these movements.

Let’s dive into August’s top trades.

Sharesight20ASX August 2018 Snapshot

Most traded ASX shares August 2018

Afterpay Touch (ASX: APT) put in a strong month after reporting strong growth figures to claim top spot in August, Telstra (ASX: TLS) was the most heavily sold down share in second overall. We also saw all but 1 (ASX: VGS) of the 4 ETFs that made it into July’s Sharesight20ASX slide out of this snapshot. Some of the other highlights include:

Afterpay Touch (ASX: APT)

Telstra Corporation (ASX: TLS)

Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA)

BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP)

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC)

National Australia Bank (ASX: NAB)

Sharesight20NZX August 2018 Snapshot

Most traded NZX shares August 2018

Again we see strong interest in NZX based ETFs, as we see the NZ Top 50 Fund (NZX: FNZ) and the US 500 Fund (NZX: USF) take out the top 2 places this month.

a2 Milk Company (NZX: A2M)

Pushpay Holdings (NZX: PPH)

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Important Disclaimer. We do not provide tax or investment advice. The buying of shares can be complex and varies by country. You should seek tax and investment advice specific to your situation before acting on any of the information in this article.


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