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Pin to quick picksHow to Buy Abrdn Asiafocus Shares (AAS)

Share Price Information for Abrdn Asiafocus (AAS)

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Share Price: 285.00
Bid: 283.00
Ask: 286.00
Change: -2.00 (-0.70%)
Spread: 3.00 (1.06%)
Open: 287.00
High: 287.00
Low: 283.00
Prev. Close: 287.00
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abrdn Asia Focus is an Investment Trust

To maximise long-term total return from a portfolio made up predominantly of smaller quoted companies (with a market cap of up to approximately USD 1.5bn at the time of investment) in the economies of Asia and Australasia, ex Japan.

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What is a Share?

A share represents a single unit of ownership of a company or a financial asset. Multiply the share price x the number of shares in issue for a company and you get the market capitalisation or market value. (see AAS Fundamentals on our site).

Abrdn Asiafocus shares are currently worth 285.00p per share. There are 153.81m shares in issue, valuing the company at £438.36m

Can I buy Abrdn Asiafocus Shares?

You can buy shares in any company that is listed on a stock exchange. The quoted share price is the price you pay for each share you want to buy. The company share price fluctuates during trading hours as shares are traded on the stock exchange. The price reflects demand. The share price can be influenced by the business performance of the company and can also be affected by broader economic conditions such as the Coronavirus pandemic.


Trading on the London Stock Exchange takes place between 8 am and 4.30 pm. Each stock has its own name or ticker code. AAS is the Abrdn Asiafocus ticker.


You can currently buy Abrdn Asiafocus shares for approximately 285.00p per share.

Key Abrdn Asiafocus Share Information

Abrdn Asiafocus Share Price
Price 285.00
Bid 283.00
Ask 286.00
Change -2.00 (-0.70%)
Volume 77,554
Open 287.00
High 287.00
Low 283.00
Prev. Close 287.00
Currency GBX

The 'Bid' price is what you pay to buy a share, the 'Ask' is the price a seller 'offers' to buy shares at. The 'Spread' is the difference between the buy and sell prices. The spread can be small on very popular shares which are bought and sold in large volumes. When volumes are lower, the spread is wider. The 'Change' is how much the stock price has gone up or down on the day, blue is positive and red negative.

How to buy Abrdn Asiafocus Shares

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Choose a Platform
In order to buy shares in Abrdn Asiafocus you need to open an account with a trading platform. We work with a wide number of trading platforms (see below), and you can choose the one which is right for you. You will need to provide ID and bank account information to open a trading account.
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Do Your Own Research

Is it a good time to buy Abrdn Asiafocus shares? As an investor, it is important for you to do your own research and decide if this is the right time to buy or sell. The theory with stocks is to buy when the share price is low and sell when the share price is high. To do that successfully you need to do as much research as you can. This can include reading broker notes and bulletin boards, and looking at CEO video interviews or company presentations. Keep an eye out for RNS (Regulatory News Service) news releases from the company between 7/8 am as these often influence demand and move the share price.


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Buy Shares on your chosen Platform
Once you have decided to buy shares in a company, you can do so within the trading platform you have chosen. All platforms are slightly different, but the overall process will be the same.
  1. Search for the share you would like to buy.
  2. Click buy and carefully read information about price, fees and any other important information provided during the process.
  3. Confirm the order – you will be asked to confirm the trade. Once you have done this you will own shares! You will be able to see shares that you own, along with your trading history within your trading platform.
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How to sell Abrdn Asiafocus Shares

When you invest in shares it is not just advisable but essential to have a long-term strategy. Like when you buy shares, you should continue to do your own research to decide when the right time is to sell your shares. Think through beforehand how much profit you would like to make, and at what price you might sell Abrdn Asiafocus shares. Equally important, if the shares you own lose value, think through what you would do. A loss isn’t a loss until you sell and convert the shares back to cash. Sometimes it pays to be patient and wait. People who buy and sell shares regularly to make a quick profit are known as day traders, and people who wait longer for a theoretically much larger gain are long term holders.

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