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Which Asian markets should be on your radar?

16 May 2018  |  Trading Ideas

You’ve probably heard a lot about ‘Asian Tigers’ over the years, both the literal ones and the political ones. You may not have paid much attention, because it seemed removed from your daily activities. But now that you’re getting into offshore trading, the term has a lot more significance. Trading in Asia...
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The biggest stock shocks this year so far

9 May 2018  |  News

We’ve just completed the first quarter of 2018, and it seems like a good time to take stock of share performances. Australians are starting to show an increasing interest in investing overseas, so it’s crucial to keep an eye on those markets. They may seem far away but with portfolios diversifying...
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Spotify and Dropbox – The Next Unicorns to Go Public

2 May 2018  |  News

The U.S. stock market in the past decade has shifted much of its focus to the technology sector. Tech ‘unicorns’ - start-ups with valuations of over $US 1 billion – have attracted the interest of many investors and are dominating news headlines. Think about companies such as Facebook, Twitter...
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5 Tips to Become a Successful International Equities Shares Trader

25 April 2018  |  Education

“Are you interested in trading the international stock markets? This is an activity which can grow and diversify your portfolio of investments and give you a greater chance to grow your wealth in the future. But before you get started...
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APAC firms are more likely to embrace emerging tech

18 April 2018  |  Trading Ideas

“Digital transformation reimagines how organisations bring people, data and processes together to create value for their customers.” – Ralph Hunter, President of Microsoft Asia, Emerging technologies have played a large part in the digital transformation...
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Things you need to know prior to investing offshore

11 April 2018  |  Education

Looking to increase your portfolio diversification and uplift your potential returns? Investing internationally is often seen as a great way to achieve these goals. Diversification benefits occur when a portfolio is made up of low correlated assets across various markets and sectors...
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Aussie Tech finds success in offshore markets

4 April 2018  |  News

Atlassian Inc. (NASDAQ: TEAM) is a Sydney-based tech company that develops and sells cloud-based collaboration software for teams of all sizes. It was founded by two classmates from The University of New South Wales in 2002. Since then, it has become a pillar of success for ...
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Why you should be investing in Asia

28 March 2018  |  Trading Ideas

Once you've decided to start investing in international shares, you have two key decisions to make. One, you need to find an effective, expedient, affordable way to execute and manage your portfolio. Fortunately, here at Monex Australia, we've already provided a way for you...
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What is Monex Australia's association with Monex Japan?

28 March 2018  |  Education

If you've spent any time in the international securities space, you may have heard of Monex Inc. Japan. The company was founded by Oki Matsumoto in 1999 as a partnership with Sony Corporation. Monex has grown into the third largest online broker in Japan, a nation known for its vibrant securities...
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The Cost of Trading Internationally

2 March 2018  |  Education

If you are an Australian investor, the process of purchasing international securities can often be difficult and expensive. This is due to the nature of Australian stock brokers - many Australian investors will typically use their domestic stock broker to gain access to international markets, where...
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What is diversification and how does it work

28 February 2018  |  Education

Diversification is a measure investors take to minimize the risk exposure on their investments. In this article you'll learn: How to minimize risk, How to diversify, How to classify stocks, What is a P/E ratio, Your profile as an investor, How to design and optimize your portfolio...
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Monex Securities Australia to shake-up online broking industry

15 January 2018  |  News 

Monex Securities Australia (part of the Monex Group, Inc.) is set to shake-up the Australian online broking industry when it opens its doors to Australian investors today. Monex Group, one of the leading online broking companies in Japan, has set its sights on the Australian market...
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What is the "Home Country Bias" and why this is slowing many Australian investors down


In the year 2017, the EWA, an ETF which tracks the performance of Australia’s share market has grown by 19.9%. Although this is a reasonably sound return on investment, the global average over the year 2017 was 29%, where...
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The Benefits of not just buying Australian share


A home country bias is a common trait among Australian investors. This is understandable as people typically like to invest in businesses and industries they are familiar with. However, by limiting your exposure into international companies, you may be...
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Why should you trade international share using Monex?


The Monex trading platform provides access to over 50,000 listed securities across 12 Markets. By opening a trading account with Monex, you will gain exposure to various stock markets. All the above markets cover about 70% of world market value. If you have been worried that...
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