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Thursday, 21 Apr 2016
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Tips and traps of full service broking

A version (the clean version) of this article appeared on the ASX website in April 2016 written by...me. 

TIPS AND TRAPS OF FULL SERVICE BROKING

The key reasons you should use a full service broker are a personal relationship, value-add advice, access to new issues and good administration. if you're not getting that, there's no point. 

When I started broking in 1982 there were no personal computers or email, or online broking of course. Everyone used full-service broking. Now if you talk to people about full-service brokers, many will launch into the bad experiences they have had.

There are complaints like no contact, no follow through on an idea/trade, feeling like you are too small a client, feeling like

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