What is the difference between a market order and a limit order?
When you invest in shares, you have the option to submit a market order or a limit order to initiate a trade. These orders….
What is an ETF?
An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a managed investment fund that contains a basket of assets, which might include shares, bonds, commodities or more. So….
What is an IPO?
An initial public offering (IPO) can be one of the most exciting events on a stock exchange as a company opens itself up to….
What is a Stop Loss order?
Superhero investors can now use ‘stop loss’ orders to limit losses and minimise their downside risk. Let’s dive in now to discover what they….
When do I get paid my dividends?
Who is eligible to receive dividends? Any shareholder in a dividend-paying company – whether they own shares directly or via an exchange-traded fund (ETF)….
How does T+2 trading and settlement work?
If you’ve been investing or looking to, you may have come across T+2 trading and settlement. Commonly used across markets, it refers to how….
Your no-nonsense guide to common investing jargon
The share market can be a great place to build wealth but investment jargon can often leave first-time investors confused. For example, what exactly….
There are 11 investment sectors on the share market. This is what moves them.
We often talk about the ‘market’ as a whole but in reality it’s a sum of its different sectors. Each stock market sector groups….
What is dollar-cost averaging?
While no one knows for certain whether a share price will go up or down, dollar-cost averaging helps investors hedge their bets over time.….
How to use ETFs to diversify your portfolio
Diversification is when you spread your investment risk by buying across different asset classes, sectors and markets. The theory goes that this will make….