Import SelfWealth trades

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Import historical trades

To bulk import your historical trading data from SelfWealth to Sharesight:

1 – Login to SelfWealth.

2 - Select ‘Settings’


3 - Select Trading Account > Report


4 - Report Filters: ‘Include Trades & Include Other’

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5 - Report Time Period: ‘Custom’

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6 - Enter the date range of the trades to include in the spreadsheet. From: ‘01/01/2000’ (before your first trade). To: Enter today’s date.

Note: If you have already populated your portfolio by forwarding the confirmation emails using the Trade Confirmation Emails feature. Importing the spreadsheet will duplicate the trades in the portfolio.

7 - Select ‘Export Rows’: As CSV

SW 7

8 - In Sharesight, click on ‘Import from a Broker’ tile

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9 - Select ‘SelfWealth’

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10 - Upload csv file into SelfWealth broker tile.

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11 - Once you have verified the trade data, click ‘Finish and Import All’.

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Once the trades are saved, your Sharesight portfolio will be populated and the portfolio overview page will load.

Your holdings will be calculated by Sharesight’s performance calculation methodology which is a money-weighted return methodology, meaning the investment performance takes account of the size and timing of cash flows. Sharesight will automatically create dividends and corporate actions for the holdings you have imported.

Bulk CSV import step 15

Now that you have populated your portfolio we recommend you:

1 - Review the trades imported:

a – Handle any negative holdings - Holdings with less buy trades than sell trades (occurs when transferred stocks from another broker).

b - Handle any non automated corporate actions, such as mergers etc.

2 - Verify and confirm automatically generated data (dividends and corporate actions).

3 - Set up the Trade Confirmation Emails feature to automatically import future trades.

4 - Share access of your portfolio with your accountant.

5 - Add your other investments to Sharesight.

6 - Use Sharesight to help you complete your tax return.

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Last modified on August 19, 2021 UTC

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