Beware the Hidden Risks with Zero Brokerage Platforms

Sharecafe article published 19/2/2021.

We have welcomed in the Year of the Ox, a time the Chinese believe bestows rewards on those who work hard. But, in preparation for this auspicious time, let’s first ensure that the investments that we shareholders have worked hard to build are as safe as we think they are. Even if we choose risky assets, like direct shares, to invest in.

One of the most critical issues for the growing army of individual share traders is to ensure that their trading platform works in their favour, not against them. Very surprisingly, many don’t. And here’s why.

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