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Chinese video and livestreaming platform Kuaishou has now listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. To buy shares in Kuaishou from Australia, you'll need to open an international brokerage account.
What we know about the Kuaishou IPO
Kuaishou shares started trading on February 5 on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) after raising 41.28 billion Hong Kong dollars ($5.32 billion) in the IPO.
How to buy shares in Kuaishou
Once Kuaishou goes public, you'll need a brokerage account to invest. Consider opening a brokerage account today so you're ready as soon as the stock hits the market.
- Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Kuaishou. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy immediately with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Kuaishou reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Kuaishou, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kuaishou. 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.
How do similar companies perform?
It's impossible to predict how any stock will perform — and IPOs can be particularly volatile. But evaluating the performance of companies like Kuaishou can be useful in determining how the market is performing and whether now is a good time to invest in this industry.
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