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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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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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Is your portfolio ready for 2021?

This year’s Sohn Hearts & Minds Conference, an annual one-day event that brings the finance and investment community together, saw a select group of fund managers share their best stock ideas for the year ahead. The recurring theme without a

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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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Disruptive innovation delivered a 90% return for ARK

The Dr Cathie Wood-led ARK Investment Management is facing a different kind of pressure as 2020 draws to a close. According to Bloomberg, ARK’s ETF distributor, Resolute Investment Managers, is seeking to exercise an option acquired in 2016 to buy

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Why equities are skew-whiff when the big get bigger

Stock markets have always been a win-lose situation, but the odds are skewing even further towards a handful of successful companies, according to a new analysis by Australian-based global manager Hyperion Asset Management. In bad news for value and passive

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