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Sharesight20 top 20 trades on ASX & NZX - August 2019

by David Olsen, Senior Marketing Manager — Content/SEO, Sharesight | Aug 29th 2019
Disclaimer: The below article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a product recommendation, or taxation or financial advice and should not be relied upon as such. Please check with your adviser or accountant to obtain the correct advice for your situation.

Welcome to the August 2019 edition of the Sharesight20 monthly trading snapshot (click here for July 2019’s Sharesight20), where we look at the top 20 trades on both the ASX and NZX made by Sharesight users during August, and dig a little deeper into the news behind these movements.

Let’s dive into August’s top trades.

Sharesight20 top 20 ASX trades August 2019

Top20 ASX trades August 2019

After a couple of months where Afterpay Touch (ASX: APT) was the most traded share, this month the crown went to ASX 200 index tracking ETF Vanguard Australian Shares (ASX: VAS). Some of the highlights in this month’s top 20 ASX trades include:

Afterpay Touch (ASX: APT)

Appen Limited (ASX: APX)

Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA)

Rural Funds Group (ASX: RFF)

Telstra (ASX: TLS)

Sharesight20 top 20 NZX trades August 2019

Top20 NZX trades August 2019

The NZX Sharesight20 snapshot for August saw the return of Sharesight user favourite The a2 Milk Company to the top spot driven by interest around annual result announcements from the company. Some of the company stocks featuring in the NZX top 20 include:

The a2 Milk Company (NZX: A2M)

Napier Port Holdings (NZX: NPH)

PGG Wrightson (NZX: PGW)

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