NAB, CBA, Woodside most bought stocks during market crash

Many of the top 20 most-purchased stocks and ETFs final thirty day period were being also amongst the most sold.

The most-purchased and most-sold securities through the current market crash suggest Australian investors are wholly torn on no matter whether the inventory current market is on the verge of a restoration or in the early levels of a bear current market.

A current market crash can be equally a risky time to invest in stocks (if rates drop for a lengthy time) and a great possibility to spend in good quality organizations at low cost rates.

In accordance to the listing of most-purchased and most-sold shares and ETFs final thirty day period on portfolio tracker Sharesight, Australians see a strong circumstance for equally sides of the argument.

Many of the top-purchased organizations also featured in the most-sold listing, demonstrating investors are split on no matter whether enterprise rates will maintain falling or before long start off to increase.

In truth, the two most-purchased securities in March were being the Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF (ASX:VAS) followed by the BetaShares Australian Equities Strong Bear Hedge Fund (ASX:BBOZ).

VAS tracks the 300 most important organizations on the ASX by current market capitalisation, so consumers were being possible scooping up what they observed as a bargain price before the rebound.

At the similar time, contrarian investors were being betting that stocks would go on falling for some time to occur by investing in BBOZ, a hedged ETF that delivers returns as the inventory current market falls.

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BetaShares Australia two hundred ETF (ASX:A200) and BetaShares US Strong Bear ETF (BBUS) featured on equally the most-purchased and most-sold listing.

In the meantime, top-purchased stocks NAB, CBA, Woodside Petroleum, BHP and Afterpay, Westpac, Macquarie, ANZ, CSL and Telstra were being also the most sold.

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Even though investors equally actively purchased and sold bear current market ETFs in March, investors look to be a little extra bullish than bearish on the current market.

The BetaShares Australian Equities Strong Bear Hedge Fund (ASX:BBOZ) and BetaShares US Strong Bear ETF (BBUS) topped the listing of most-sold securities along with hard-strike BNPL inventory Afterpay.

Stocks that only appeared on the most-sold listing involve a2 Milk Organization, Appen and EML Payments.

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