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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.

Market update; ASX opens weaker

ASX opens weaker, travel rallies on Tasman bubble, strong open ahead The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finished 0.2% lower to open the week, increasing the likelihood of the first negative month since March. The real estate of A-REIT sector was among

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Tech vs. valuation

With the end of the month comes another round of investment manager portfolio updates. This week we move our attention to tech company valuations, with the Nasdaq 100 down close to 7% in the last month. The August updates from

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ASX update; ASX 200 higher

Loosening the reins, ASX 200 higher, banks rally, US recovers on stimulus hopes The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) staged a stunning recover, finishing the day 1.5% higher leading to a 1.7% improvement for the week. The financial sector, up 3.7%, contributed over

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If you can’t beat them, buy them

While the active versus passive debate rolls on, and on, across the investment world, some active managers have gone to the ‘dark side’, at least partially, by adding more quantitative inputs for new strategies, such as thematic investing. The concept

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ASX update; Westpac (ASX:WBC) whacked

Volatility settles in, ASX falls, Westpac (ASX:WBC) whacked, positive start ahead The market looks to be ending the week on a negative note, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) falling 0.8% on Thursday, following a weak global lead. This was well above the

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Social media for financial advisors

I’m not sure about you, but it took me at least a few weeks into the first lockdown to really become comfortable with video-conferencing and engaging with clients in new and unique ways. If you still haven’t embraced the change,

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ASX update; strongest in three months

Strongest day in three months, Service Stream (ASX:SSM) leads on NBN expansion, US sell of continues, ASX to open lower The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) recovered strongly on Wednesday, bouncing 2.4% higher with just seventeen stocks finishing lower. The industrial sector lead

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ASX update; second wave hits Europe

Financials, miners hit as the second wave hits Europe, RBA guidance, strong open ahead The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) fell to a three month low on Tuesday, down 0.7%. The sustained sell off has been driven by signs of a second

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ASX update; Magellan takes a swing

ASX nears three month low, Magellan (ASX:MFG) takes a swing, US markets head lower The selling pressure continued on Monday, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) falling another 0.7%, now nearing the low points of June.  The selling was widespread, National Australia

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Introducing the NEATs

Video games have traditionally been associated with laziness, requiring someone to stay at home in a dark room when they could be doing more ‘productive’ things with their lives. How things have changed! The 2019 Fortnite World Championships attracted 40

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Tech vs. valuation

With the end of the month comes another round of investment manager portfolio updates. This week we move

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Introducing the NEATs

Video games have traditionally been associated with laziness, requiring someone to stay at home in a dark room

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