Book Building

Trading Basics

Book Building

When a new share is issued book building is the process institutions go through to gauge demand and therefore price.

This goes on before the share is available to trade on the exchange.

Other Trading Basics

Commission

A charge levied on a client to place trades in certain asset types. FX and CFD trading attracts commission.

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Asset Classes

Types of asset that have similar characteristics.

There are four broad classes: Equities, Foreign Exchange, Debt and Commodities.

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