Cryptocurrency is getting a lot of attention at the moment. I'm not exactly sure why but my guess is some people like Elon Musk and Matt Damon can talk about anything and it'd suddenly be more popular.
While tax season may be well underway, it seems as though not everyone is lodging their returns correctly, as the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released some advice for Australians new to share trading and investing.
Plenty has been written about the new trends which have sprung up over the past year and a half, but in the financial realm, it’s hard to look past the meteoric rise in popularity of investing during the COVID-19 period.
From homemade sourdough to home workouts, Australians have embraced plenty of new hobbies over the past 17 months, but new research has also revealed the ongoing popularity of another pandemic passion: investing.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced that it is conducting a review of environmentally focused investment funds. The regulator expressed its concerns over potential ‘greenwashing’, as demand for more ethical and environmentally friendly investments grows.
A new generation of investors has flocked to the share market over the past year, looking for a home for their savings that isn’t producing negligible returns. But while share trading can be a great way to build your wealth, it’s not always easy to take the first step.To help, we’ve compiled a list of share trading platforms that are exceptional in their own right, but could also cater to the needs of beginners particularly well. That means low brokerage fees, easy-to-navigate apps, and plenty of tools and resources to make your foray into share trading as smooth as possible. As always, there are risks involved in share trading, so make sure you do your research before diving in.