Dividend Yield

Trading Basics

Dividend Yield

The amount an investor generates annually as a percentage from their investment in a share. Calculated by dividing the dividend payment per share by the share price.

Other Trading Basics

Broker

Provides access to the financial markets for traders.

Brokers come in all shapes and sizes.

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After-Hours Dealing

After-hours trading involves buying or selling securities outside of specified trading hours.

However, trading after hours may offer less liquidity, as fewer traders are operating at these times and spread betting firms may offer wider spreads as fluctuations can occur during these times.

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