The Chronicle



A RISING number of Australian kids are being introduced to the world of investing, new research has revealed.

A survey of 1033 Aussie parents with children under 12 years old by comparison website Finder found that 7 per cent of kids had a share trading account.

Another 2 per cent of kids aged under 12 also had a cryptocurr­ency account.

The research found 58 per cent of kids had a savings account, while 6 per cent had a debit card and 2 per cent a credit card.

About 37 per cent did not have any bank or investing accounts.

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