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Pairs for Performance

Professional investors watch the two largest sectors of the Australian share market very closely. Financial and Materials (largely miners) make up around two thirds of the value of all companies in the Australia 200 Index. The big picture view is … Continue reading

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US Fed Dashes Unrealistic Expectations

Oil, metals and share markets moved sharply lower overnight, after an announcement from the Federal Reserve that it would sell shorter term bonds to buy longer term bonds.  Known as “the Twist” in memory of a 1961 Fed operation of … Continue reading

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