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Sharesight20 top 20 trades on ASX & NZX - October 2018

by David Olsen, Content Manager, Sharesight

Welcome to the October 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 the Sharesight userbase during the current month, and dig a little deeper into the news behind these movements.

Let’s dive into October’s top trades.

Sharesight20ASX October 2018 Snapshot

Top20 ASX October2018

Afterpay Touch (ASX: APT) put in a strong month yet again to claim the top spot in October, followed by the Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF (ASX: VAS) (on the back of DRP trades) and Biotron Limited Limited (ASX: BIT). Some of the highlights in the top 20 include:

Afterpay Touch (ASX: APT)

Biotron Limited (ASX: BIX)

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC)

Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA)

Telstra Corporation (ASX: TLS)

Sharesight20NZX October 2018 Snapshot

Top20 NZX October 2018

A high number of dividend reinvestment plan ‘buy’ trades are seen in this month’s numbers for the NZX, particularly at the top of this month’s snapshot. Some of the highlights in the top 20 include:

a2 Milk Company (NZX: A2M)

Steel and Tube Holdings (NZX: STU)

Auckland International Airport (NZX: AIA)

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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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