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The share market

In a nutshell, the share market is a 'one stop shop' for anyone who wants to buy or sell shares.

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How share trading works

There's more to share trading than buying and selling. Find out about the steps involved.

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Having an investment strategy

It's important to have a clear, precise investment objective.

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How dividends work

Companies pay dividends to shareholders as a means of rewarding their investment in the company

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Managing risk and volatility

Risk management is one of the most important steps when establishing your investment strategy.

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How a margin loan works

A margin or investment loan is a form of gearing that lets you borrow money to invest in approved shares or managed funds, using your existing cash, shares or managed funds as security.

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What else can you invest in?

The share market allows investors to not only buy and sell shares in companies, but also a range of other investments.

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The power of gearing

Borrowing to invest using existing investments as security is called 'gearing'. It's a simple tool you can use to build your wealth.

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Initial Public Offering (IPO)

An Initial Public Offering (IPO or float) is a process whereby a company raises equity capital by offering shares to the public for the first time.

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