What are Shares?

Stock Market Terms explained as simple as possible


Shares are units of ownership of a stock. Every share has a price that is set by the market.

A share is an indivisible unit of capital. If you hold shares of a company, you are a shareholder. However, as a shareholder, you do not own the company.

You can buy shares via a broker who acts as a middle-man between you and the market.

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