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Drew Meredith

Drew Meredith

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Five straight winning weeks for the ASX

Five straight winning weeks for the ASX, Nuix (ASX:NXL) leads IPO frenzy  The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) adding 0.3% on Friday behind continued strength in the materials and financials sectors, sending the index to its five straight weekly gain, albeit just

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Iron ore hits seven year high

Miners push ASX higher, iron ore hits seven year high, Macquarie (ASX:MQG) on the hunt The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) added 0.4% on Thursday almost entirely on the back of the iron ore and mining sectors.  Fortescue Metals (ASX:FMG) and BHP Ltd (ASX:BHP) were

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Cheaper, more diversified and delivering

With attention focused on the record-breaking run of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), which now sits above 30,000 points for the first time, smaller companies continue to be neglected. Yet with the Russell 2000 currently over 20% higher in

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Recession is over

Choppy day for ASX200, recession is over, Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) vaccine approved in UK, soft open ahead It was a mixed day for the ASX200 (ASX:XJO), rallying strongly at the moment, falling 1% during the day but ultimately finishing flat. The materials

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Santos (ASX:STO) net zero carbon by 2040

ASX overcomes weak start, interest rates on hold, Santos (ASX:STO) to be net zero carbon by 2040, strong open ahead Every sector on the ASX finished higher to start December, the ASX200 (ASX:XJO) adding 1.1% with consumer discretionary and financials

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Treasury Wine (ASX:TWE) drained

ASX falls but adds 10% in November, Treasury Wine (ASX:TWE) drained but Chinese economy improving The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) dropped 1.3% to finish the month as markets digested the more aggressive approach taken by the Chinese on Friday.  All sectors but

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ASX staring down best month since 1998

ASX staring down best month since 1998, Treasury Wine (ASX:TWE) corked by China, but iron ore immune The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) finished higher for the fourth straight week adding 1.0% despite falling 0.5% on Friday. The vaccine-led recovery means the index is sitting on

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Bega Cheese (ASX:BGA) with a big buy

ASX rally slows, Origin Energy (ASX:ORG) confirms outlook, Bega Cheese (ASX:BGA) with a big buy, ASX to open lower The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) end its winning streak following the weaker economic news from the US, the market falling 0.7% on Thursday as

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Are P/E ratios a misleading indicator?

As it stands, the ASX’s November 2020 performance could be the best in over 50 years. It seems impossible when you consider the state of the “real” economy, which is effectively on government life-support following enforced economic lockdowns. Such has

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Expected returns ‘lowest they’ve ever been’

Leading global ‘distressed debt’ manager Howard Marks and his Oaktree Capital firm are well-known for their sometimes combative and private equity approach to investment. The firm has increased its work in Australia in recent years after achieving some success buying-out

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Recession is over

Choppy day for ASX200, recession is over, Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) vaccine approved in UK, soft open ahead It was a

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