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Drew Meredith

Drew Meredith

Drew is contributor to The Inside Investor and The Inside Adviser. General Advice Disclosure: Where Drew's comments constitute advice, it is general advice only (AFSL383169). They have not considered the readers personal or individual circumstances. Readers should seek professional advice before acting on any comments.

ASX up 5.4%, S&P 500 up 3.9%

Markets have strongest week in months, ASX up 5.4%, S&P 500 up 3.9%, stimulus on again The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) delivered its strong week since April, finishing 5.4% higher despite finishing flat on Friday. It was a similar story in the

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Zip (ASX:Z1P) up 9%, US markets creep higher

Longest winning streak since July, go slow at Transurban (ASX:TCL), Zip (ASX:Z1P) up 9%, US markets continue to creep higher The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) has delivered its longest winning streak since July, finishing 1.1% higher as the budget stimulus continues to reverberate

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ASX budget bounce, IPOs closing in

ASX budget bounce, a long list of winners, IPOs closing in, US markets hit one month high The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) overcame a weak lead form the US to deliver its strongest budget bounce since 2002, jumping 1.3%. It will likely

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Market update; ASX struggles higher

ASX struggles higher, rates on hold, giant gold merger, US stocks fall The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) struggled to a 0.3% gain on Tuesday, the energy, +2.3%, and materials sector, +1.1%, the key contributors. The biggest news was the ‘merger of

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Market update; ASX finishes 2.6% higher

Rollercoaster continues, ASX finishes 2.6% higher, Budget night ahead, US rallies 1.6% The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) delivered its strongest day in four months, adding 2.6% despite the public holiday in NSW and much lower volume as a result. The positive

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Can Trump pull a Bradbury?

Before last week’s positive COVID-19 test, there was little doubt President Trump was on the comeback trail. Amid signs of an economic recovery, positivity around hopes for a vaccine, and progress on another fiscal stimulus package, all was looking up

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Market update; Trump positive COVID-19

Trump’s positive COVID-19 test sparks volatility, ASX falls 1.4% Volatility is on the rise, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) falling 1.2% at the open before gradually recovering. The index then capitulated on the news of President Trump’s positive COVID-19 test as

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Market update; fiscal stimulus in focus

October starts on the front foot, fiscal stimulus in focus, property improving October started better than September finished, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finishing 1.0% higher as Prime Minister Scott Morrison began announcing his fiscal stimulus package and US Congress appeared to

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Market update; ASX 200 falls 2.3%

ASX 200 falls 2.3%, oil price tanking on second wave concerns, utilities profits hit, US posts a positive finish The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finished Wednesday 2.3% lower taking the loss to 4.0% for the month; the first negative result since March and down

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Market update; ASX finishes flat

ASX finishes flat, BOQ loan impairments increase, weak overseas lead market to open lower The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) ultimately finished flat, after trading as much as 0.8% higher during the session. Industrials and tech companies offered support, adding 0.7% and 2.4%

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