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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.

Positive week for global markets

Another positive week for global markets, property sinks, reality setting in for Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) It was another positive week for global markets, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finishing 1.2% higher despite falling 0.5% on Friday. Similarly, US markets have overcome the

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RBA planning more QE, ASX rallies

RBA planning more QE, ASX rallies, Virgin CEO out, US markets pare falls The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) rallied 0.5% on a mixed day.  The key result today was a slightly better than expected unemployment result, the rate increasing to 6.9% despite Victoria

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ASX falls 0.3%, US falls offering weaker lead

It ends at seven, ASX falls 0.3%, Bank of Queensland surprises, US falls offering weaker lead The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) couldn’t keep its unbeaten run going, falling 0.3% on Wednesday, overcome by a combination of factors.  The materials sector was among the

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Telstra (ASX:TLS) dividend boost

Seventh heaven, China bans coal, Telstra (ASX:TLS) dividend boost, US markets fall The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) reached its highest point in seven months, passing 6,200 points after improving 1.0% on Tuesday. This takes the rally to seven straight days with

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Link (ASX:LNK) under offer

Six days in a row, Link (ASX:LNK) under offer, banking rally, US rally continues The market managed to eke out a six-straight day of gains, finishing 0.5% higher to start the week. The banking sector experienced a late rally adding 1.2%

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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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