NEW figures show that the world’s most avid GameStop traders live in Penarth.
Following a resurgence in interest in US meme stock, GameStop (GME), the social charting network Trading View has dived into its search and user data to offer unique insight as to where in the world has been most interested in the stock over the last seven days.
Surprisingly Penarth has clocked up more page views and hours researching GameStop than anywhere else in the world, followed by Singapore.
Penarthians clocked up 6,790 page views since Feb 18, averaging one hour and 38 minutes per session researching the asset ahead of its most recent spike.
The UK seems to have a particular interest in GME compared to the rest of the world – Nottingham, London, and Whitby, the fishing town in Yorkshire, also feature in the top 10.
The only US city to feature is Anaheim, the home of Disneyland in California.
The top places are:
- Buenos Aires
James Madison, head of UK at Trading View, said: “As someone who lived and studied not far away from Penarth, I’m delighted to see it beating out all the world’s capitals with its responsiveness to the latest GameStop developments.
“It doesn’t entirely surprise me though – from memory the people of Penarth always were quick on the ball and with an eye for finding new opportunities in the most unlikely places.”
This data was gathered on Feb 25, 2021 using Google Analytics.