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The biggest winners from the Federal Election

The biggest winners from the Federal Election

The ASX All Ordinaries index jumped to an 11-year high immediately after the Coalition won the recent Federal Election. It was boosted in particular by share price spikes in the big banks and health insurers. Whether these gains are sustainable remains to be seen.


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Stuart is the Portfolio Manager of The Montgomery [Private] Fund. Stuart joined Montgomery in 2015 after spending 19 years in research roles with JP Morgan in Australia and in New York. Stuart was appointed Executive Director at JP Morgan in 2005 and for 8 years was Deputy Head of Research. Prior to this he worked as an analyst in the Australian Equities team at Bankers Trust Asset Management for 3 years. Stuart is a CFA® charterholder.

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  1. Thoughts on what the Coalition’s win means for the residential property market? Are we close to the bottom or prices likely to drop further in Sydney and Melbourne?

    • Yes. Everything we have been writing and saying in the press and media respectively, and here at the blog, is that we are very close to a low point or we have already seen it. The massive spike in Auction clearance rates the weekend after the election suggests also that loan applications to Banks must have increased too.

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