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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.

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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US markets pointing to flat open

More of the same, 2020 ASX losses evaporate, Harvey Norman (ASX:HVN) falls on strong profit, US markets pointing to flat open The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) weakened throughout the day finishing 0.6% higher, but has now overcome all losses sustained in 2020

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Oil price hits nine month high

ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) 1.3% higher, oil price hits nine month high, AUD rallies, Dow hits 30,000 The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) saw another strong day adding 1.3% on the back of the ‘trifecta’ of COVID-19 vaccines with hopes for an economic recovery resulting

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ASX 200 at nine month high

ASX 200 at nine month high, Ampol (ASX:ALD) announces off-market buy back, US markets stronger on vaccine hopes The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) got off to a positive start to the week, adding 0.4% and hitting a nine month high.  The strength

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Commonwealth Bank’s (ASX:CBA) best week

ASX keeps delivering, Commonwealth Bank’s (ASX:CBA) best week since 2011, US markets flat It was a strong week for the Australian market, the ASX200 (ASX:XJO) heading 2.1% higher despite an ASX shutdown on Monday and a weak close on Friday. 

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Seek (ASX:SEK), BlueScope Steel (ASX:BSL)

Seek (ASX:SEK), BlueScope Steel (ASX:BSL) upgrade guidance, unemployment surprises, US markets offer positive lead The Australian market (ASX:XJO) eked out a fourth straight gain finishing 0.2% higher with the financial and IT sectors the biggest contributors; up 1.2% each.  For the financials

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