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Has Buying Shares And Cryptocurrency Become The New Gambling?

The pandemic has seen a surge in people opening new stock market accounts and engaging in day tradin...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:04 PM - 31 Mar 2021



Has Buying Shares And Cryptocu...

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Has Buying Shares And Cryptocurrency Become The New Gambling?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:04 PM - 31 Mar 2021

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The pandemic has seen a surge in people opening new stock market accounts and engaging in day trading in the hope of making a profit.

The Central Bank has revealed a sharp rise in daily trades, while all advisory firms reported an increase in the percentage of retail clients losing money.

Has buying shares and cryptocurrency become the new gambling?

Charlie Weston, personal finance editor with the Irish Independent, joined us to discuss this.

Has Buying Shares And Cryptocurrency Become The New Gambling?

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