Monthly Archives: August 2011

Update No. 22 – 28/08/11

There was a flood of profit announcements this week, I will briefly focus on 4 that are members of the EGP20 and discuss one that is not.  The funds holdings did not quite keep pace with the markets bold upward move this week, but we still have half of our holdings yet to announce and […]

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Update No. 21 – 21/08/11

The global share-markets seemed to settle somewhat this week until Friday, when I had cause to think of famous bush poet John O’Brien’s words in his Australian classic – Said Hanrahan.    "We'll all be rooned," said Hanrahan, "Before the year is out”.   As long as the market is ‘rooned’ by October, I’ll be […]

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Update No. 20 – 14/08/11

Well, what a fascinating week that was, for those who were watching the market from day to day, you would have noticed some highly unusual behaviour.  The market moved from substantial losses to gains in a single day and vice-versa, depending on a variety of factors.  Interestingly, the Australian market was one of the strongest […]

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Update No. 19 – 07/08/11

Some investors in shares at the moment could be forgiven for feeling like Rodney Dangerfield when he said “My luck is so bad that if I bought a cemetery, people would stop dying”. If your horizon is a couple of years out or more, I really believe you need not panic.  In fact for holders […]

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