Australian Share Market

The Australian share market is big. It’s $1.5 trillion big. And it continues to move daily. The ASX houses some of the world’s leading resource, finance and technology companies. Companies like BHP Billiton Ltd [ASX:BHP], Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd [ASX:CBA] and CSL Ltd [ASX:CSL].

That’s not to say you can’t find smaller growth opportunities as well. These are the stocks that could make you rich in a matter of months.

Here, we’ll bring you the breaking news from all the corners of the Australian share market. Want know now if the market is overvalued? Curious which stocks look good and which ones you should avoid?

You’ll find all the answers here.

The risk of not knowing the latest Australian Share Market news

We believe the Australian share market is an amazing place to invest your money. However, doing so blindly can lead to unnecessary mistakes. We’re big advocators of investing in what you know. That’s why we aim to give you important details in bit size chunks.

We’ll tell you what’s been talked about in the mainstream media, and everything else they’ve missed.

Sometimes it’s good to hold cash. Sometimes it’s wise to hold stocks. Whether you’re an investing novice or a stock market genius, we strive to help you become a better investor.

You own stocks you don’t know about

Even if you don’t think you own Aussie shares, you probably already do. In Australia, everyone who has super owns some Australian shares. That’s why we believe it’s important to stay up to date, even if you don’t have any active investments.

Even if you’re not thinking about investing immediately, here we’ll keep you in the loop so that, when you do decide to jump in, you’ll know exactly what to do.


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