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Sharesies adds 500,000th user as retail boom continues

Dan Brunskill
Mon, 17 Jan 2022

Sharesies adds 500,000th user as retail boom continues
Co-founders Leighton Roberts, Sonya Williams, and Brooke Roberts share the chief executive role at the fast growing wealth creation company. (Photo: supplied)
Dan Brunskill
Mon, 17 Jan 2022
The covid-19 pandemic has changed everyday life in countless small ways and a handful of dramatic ones.One of the larger changes is that a significant portion of New Zealanders has become investors in the share market, having shunned it for several decades.That translated into retail investment platform Sharesies adding its 500,000th user on Thursday last week, which meant approximately 10% of the entire population now have a Sharesies account.Co-founder Brooke Roberts told BusinessDesk there was generally a bump in subscribers at the start of...

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