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Ausbiz: In the markets, last year’s losers are this year’s winners

Ausbiz: In the markets, last year’s losers are this year’s winners

The Australian market was dragged higher in January by roaring global markets. It has really been a case of last year’s losers being this year’s winners. By way of example US-listed Facebook’s peak-to-trough drawdown described a fall of 76 per cent. Facebook shares rose 55 per cent in January. However, I am not too excited, Facebook shares are still down 52 per cent from their high. Watch: In the markets, last year’s losers are this year’s winners


Roger is the Founder and Chairman of Montgomery Investment Management. Roger has over three decades of experience in funds management and related activities, including equities analysis, equity and derivatives strategy, trading and stockbroking. Prior to establishing Montgomery, Roger held positions at Ord Minnett Jardine Fleming, BT (Australia) Limited and Merrill Lynch.

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