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Top 20 ASX trades by Sharesight users – October 2021

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | Oct 26th 2021

Welcome to the October 2021 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 led by Vanguard’s Australian Shares (ASX: VAS) and International Shares (ASX: VGS) ETFs. Sell trades were led by Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA), which has confirmed its plans to close its financial advice business; followed by Fortescue Metals (ASX: FMG), which has acquired a majority stake in a Dutch renewables business. Overall, it was a varied month for trades on the ASX, with the top 20 trades consisting of ETFs and stocks in the mining, banking, transportation and telco sectors, among others.

Top 20 ASX trades October 2021

Top20 ASX monthly October21

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

Fortescue Metals (ASX: FMG)


Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA)

Flight Centre (ASX: FLT)

Whitehaven Coal (ASX: WHC)

Woodside Petroleum (ASX: WPL)

Aussie Broadband (ASX: ABB)

Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS)

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Disclaimer: The above 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. Always check with your financial adviser or accountant to obtain the correct advice for your situation.