People are coming back to the sharemarket in droves - with new investor's sniffing out profits from Australia's biggest corporate groups.
If current property prices are eluding your investment dreams why not consider online trading - by building an investment portfolio and buying and selling investment shares?
Stock traders are turning to smartphones and tablets for all their online trading needs. Paying bills, streaming video content and sending emails are also popular uses.
Stockbrokers don't work for free…which is why every time you make a trade via a broker, such as buying or selling stock in a company that's listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), you will pay a fee to the stockbroker. These are commonly known as brokerage fees, and they turn out to be one of the most important factors determining whether you make or lose money on your share trading portfolios.
It’s now possible to buy and sell shares online, via online broking companies. Find out about it all here.
Find out how live pricing compares to delayed pricing and why one might suit your trading activity better!
Despite the well-known “two-speed” nature of the Australian economy, there are plenty of Australians who enter the new financial year to 30 June 2012 with plenty of confidence - and some spare cash to invest. Volatility in Australian and global stock markets has kept many investors on the sidelines, with a big jump in investments going into “safe havens” like term deposits.
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