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How do share markets work?

How do share markets work?

There are many asset classes you can invest in, and shares are just one type that you might find in an investment portfolio. But what are shares, and how do they work?


What are shares?

Shares (also known as stocks or equities) are a portion of ownership in a company. Shares are generally issued in a company, when a company wants to raise money to help expand or fund its operations.


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