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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.

Optimism abound, ASX up 4.4% for the week

Optimism abound, ASX up 4.4% for the week, Macquarie (ASX:MQG) profit falls 32% The week finished where it began, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) adding 0.8% taking the gain to 4.4% with every sector finishing the week higher.  The key driver was real estate (+8.3%)

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Biden now likely to win Presidency

ASX finishes flat, Biden now likely to win Presidency, Woolworths (ASX:WOW) continues to pivot The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finished broadly flat for the day, oscillating between a loss of 1.5% to a slight gain as initial election results filtered through. 

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The real value of financial advice is 5.2% p.a.

Delivering value in spades It has been a difficult few years for financial advisers following the Royal Commission. The Commission uncovered some long-standing issues that were predominantly associated with the vertical integration of advice and investment management, resulting in a

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ASX worst week since April, AMP under offer

ASX stumbles to worst week since April, AMP (ASX:AMP) under offer, Resmed (ASX:RMD) upgrades earnings The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) delivered its worst week since April, falling 3.9% after Friday’s 0.5% weaker close.  That said, it was a strong month given the background

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Seek (ASX:SEK) under short attack

Sentiment shifts US market rallies, JB Hi-Fi (ASX:JBH) sold off, Seek (ASX:SEK) under short attack It’s looking like a tough end to October after what has been a very strong month.  The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) fell 1.6% on Thursday due

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Inflation returns, Coles (ASX:COL) sales boom

Inflation returns, Coles (ASX:COL) sales boom, US staggers down 3%, ASX to open over 1% lower The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) staged a solid comeback after a weak opening, finishing 0.1% higher.  The strength came from the consumer staples and IT sector, up 1.8% and

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RBA: Recession is over, ASX 200 slumps 1.7%

RBA: Recession is over, ASX200 slumps 1.7%, stronger open ahead The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finished off the day’s lows falling 1.7% on Tuesday after a weak global lead.  The good news in Victoria is being offset by a raft of

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ASX falls, Coca-Cola Amatil (ASX:CCL) under offer

ASX falls, Coca-Cola Amatil (ASX:CCL) under offer, IPOs now falling flat The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) weakened 0.2% to start the week, with the announcement of a release of Victorian Stage Four restrictions not enough to trigger a rally.  The IT

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Super funds back to breakeven – the members?

Superannuation research house Chant West released their latest update on the performance for the September quarter. Industry groups quickly jumped on the news highlighting the fact that “nearly eight months after the COVID-19 crisis, superannuation funds have clawed back nearly

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