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Top 20 ASX trades by Sharesight users – February 2023

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | Feb 27th 2023

Welcome to the February 2023 edition of Sharesight’s monthly ASX trading snapshot, where we look at the top 20 trades Sharesight users made on the ASX during the month.

In this snapshot, buy trades were strongly led by Vanguard’s Australian Shares Index ETF (ASX: VAS). In terms of individual stocks, buy and sell trades were led by Whitehaven Coal (ASX: WHC), which announced record profit in its half-year financial results. Trades were followed by Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA), which also posted strong earnings results amid rising interest rates. It was a mining-heavy month overall, with 9 of the top 20 trades belonging to stocks in the mining sector.

Top 20 ASX trades February 2023

Top20 ASX monthly Feb23

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

Whitehaven Coal (ASX: WHC)

Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA)

  • Interest rate rises propel CBA profit to AU$5.15 billion
  • CBA share price on watch following strong earnings results and AU$1 billion share buy-back
  • Share price sinks 6% amid concerns the bank’s net interest margin has peaked

Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS)


Westpac (ASX: WBC)

Woodside Energy (ASX: WDS)


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