Retail investors aplenty amid COVID-19

THE number of new accounts in the Australian stock market has more than tripled over recent weeks, as retail investors jumped on energy stocks, buoyed by consumer confidence.

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The Australian corporate watchdog ASIC warned retail investors to be wary of short-term ‘day-trading,' specifically in oil stocks, last month, after watching them lose nearly $430 million over

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