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Sharesight20 top 20 trades on ASX & NZX - May 2020

by David Olsen, Senior Marketing Manager — Content/SEO, Sharesight | May 28th 2020
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 financial adviser or accountant to obtain the correct advice for your situation.

Welcome to the May 2020 edition of the Sharesight20 monthly trading snapshot, where we look at the top 20 trades on both the ASX and NZX made by Sharesight users during the month. In May we saw a return to growth stocks and index based ETFs as interest in bear themed ETFs fell away.

Here’s May’s top ASX and NZX trades.

Sharesight20 top 20 ASX trades May 2020

Top20 ASX trades Sharesight May 2020

In May’s Sharesight20ASX snapshot the crown for the most traded stock again went to S&P ASX 300 index tracking ETF Vanguard Australian Shares (ASX: VAS) with investor confidence continuing to rebound. Interest in the two bear themed ETFs we first saw in March (ASX: BBOZ) & (ASX: BBUS) continued to fall away, with only the BetaShares Aust Strong Bear ETF remaining in our 20 this month.

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

Webjet Limited (ASX:WEB)

Afterpay Limited (ASX: APT)

Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG)

Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA)

Flight Centre (ASX: FLT)

Sharesight20 top 20 NZX trades May 2020

Top20 NZX trades Sharesight May 2020 Travel stocks all placed highly in our snapshot of the NZX this month, with a mixture of growth opportunities and value on offer.

Auckland International Airport (NZX: AIA)

Air New Zealand (NZX: AIR)

Kathmandu Holdings Limited (NZX: KMD)

Sharesight20 Snapshots for 2019

Have you seen our Sharesight20 top 20 trades data for the 2019 calendar year across exchanges in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA yet? You can read our 2019 Sharesight20 updates here:

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