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What is a share?
A share is a single component of ownership in a company or an organisation. It is a unit of capital. Most companies distribute their total wealth into shares to recruit funding for their economic development. Shares are issued for sale to raise more capital, as well as raising private capital to stimulate their individual expansion and corporate advancement. The shareholder is the purchaser of the share and on purchase gains a level of control (which is proportionate to the value of their share) in the responsibility and administration of the organisation. Shares make it possible for companies to be bought, sold or traded. This allows you (as a trader) to theorise about the best time to buy, sell or trade shares for profit…[Read more below]