Sharesight20 top 20 trades on ASX & NZX - October 2019
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Welcome to the October 2019 edition of the Sharesight20 monthly trading snapshot (click here for August 2019’s Sharesight20, we skipped September), where we look at the top 20 trades on both the ASX and NZX made by Sharesight users during October, and dig a little deeper into the news behind these movements.
Let’s dive into October’s top trades.
Sharesight20 top 20 ASX trades October 2019!
Where usually we would see a specific company’s stock in first place, such as Afterpay Touch (ASX: APT), this month’s Sharesight20ASX 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)
Australia’s Afterpay names ex-Treasury Secretary Summers to U.S. advisory board
Afterpay quiet on pay deal for former US Treasury Secretary
ASIC probing Afterpay’s appointment of its former senior executive
Regulation risks hit Afterpay’s business model
‘Leave it to the market’: Afterpay dismisses analyst warnings
Afterpay founder resigns as millions of shares become tradeable
Afterpay shares tumble: is the buy-now, pay-later party over?
Afterpay denies being a sitting duck for regulators
Zip Co Limited (ASX: Z1P)
Are Zip Co and FlexiGroup experiencing the US China trade war heat?
Uber’s local CMO Steve Brennen is the new Chief Customer Officer At Zip Co
The Zip Co share price just hit a record high
Nearmap Limited (ASX: NEA)
Nearmap and OpenSolar create a one-stop product for solar installers to sell, map and design their next project
Morgans begins Aerometrex IPO - a possible Nearmap rival
Architectus adopts aerial 3D imagery to frame new projects
Scale of Perth’s urban development revealed with 3D modelling
WiseTech Global (ASX: WTC)
Big month for WiseTech after a short seller raid on the stock.
Wise-wreck: the multibillion-dollar strike against an Australian tech giant
J Capital Research accuses WiseTech of inflating profits
WiseTech tests the wisdom of the ASX
WiseTech backers unconvinced by short seller ‘hit job’
WiseTech is expensive compared to Microsoft
Short seller makes more claims vs WiseTech
‘Self-serving and misleading claims’: WiseTech chief fires back against short seller but rules out legal action
JCap attack just a hiccup: WiseTech
The woman at the centre of the WiseTech maelstrom
Splitit (ASX: SPT)
Divido partners with Splitit for POS finance
Splitit share price up on blockbuster deal with online retail giant Shopify
Recurring B2B payments solution offered by Splitit
Sharesight20 top 20 NZX trades October 2019
The NZX Sharesight20 snapshot for October is dominated by exchange traded funds (ETFs) of various flavours. Some of the company stocks featuring in this NZX top 20 snapshot include:
The a2 Milk Company (NZX: A2M)
a2 Milk shares continue to fall while Fonterra rises on FY19 results
a2 Milk shares: key broker upgrades stock from sell to hold
Afterpay, a2 Milk among ‘offshore growers’ achieving global success
Has the a2 Milk share price bottomed?
Can the a2 Milk share price continue to grow amid China’s emerging competition?
Are these 2 ASX baby formula shares the next a2 Milk?
Fletcher Building (NZX: FBU)
A big month for Fletcher Building due to the New Zealand International Convention Centre fire:
Convention Centre fire: What blaze means for Fletcher Building, SkyCity
SkyCity fire ‘absolutely devastating’: fire tore through almost finished convention centre
Fletcher Building, SkyCity shares recover after early fall, insurance questions clarified
Fletcher Building, SkyCity and a small fire in your KiwiSaver fund
Livestream: SkyCity and Fletcher Building press conference
SkyCity and Fletcher Building share prices down on Auckland complex fire
Market ponders future for a post-fire Fletcher Building
Continuous Disclosure: Why Fletcher Building rallied while its Auckland project burned
Auckland International Airport (NZX: AIA)
Cathay Pacific lands one of most advanced planes in Auckland
Air NZ’s Auckland to New York non-stop flights: What you need to know
Air NZ´s plan for Auckland Airport carpark flops
Passengers evacuated from Auckland Airport after sprinkler knocked
Jetstar flight involved in emergency at Auckland Airport
American Airlines announces direct flights from DFW to New Zealand
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