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How to buy BetaShares British Pound units | A$17.17

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The BetaShares British Pound is an exchange traded fund listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Its last market close was $17.17 – an increase of 1.48% over the previous week. All prices are listed in Australian Dollars.

How to buy BetaShares British Pound units

  1. Compare online brokers. To invest in exchange traded funds (ETFs) listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to an ETF broker platform with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for the BetaShares British Pound. Find the ETF by name or ticker symbol: POU. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the BetaShares British Pound reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $17.17, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you've invested in the BetaShares British Pound. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

BetaShares British Pound price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$17.17

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1 month (2022-05-26) NAN
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1 year (2021-06-25) NAN
2 years (2020-06-26) NAN
3 years (2019-06-26) NAN
5 years (2017-06-23) NAN

How has coronavirus impacted the BetaShares British Pound unit price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, the BetaShares British Pound unit price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $17.17, which is 9.87% down on its pre-crash value of $19.05 and 9.73% down on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the unit price fell as low as $18.84.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of BetaShares British Pound units at the start of February 2020, those units would have been worth $1,029.20 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $892.50.

BetaShares British Pound unit price

Use our graph to track the performance of POU stocks over time.

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BetaShares British Pound unit price volatility

Over the last 12 months, the BetaShares British Pound's units have ranged in value from as little as $16.69 up to $18.5. A popular way to gauge an ETF's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while BetaShares British Pound's is 9.7. This would suggest that the BetaShares British Pound is significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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