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Too early to call the bottom on commodity cycle

Too early to call the bottom on commodity cycle

For Australians, forecasting commodity prices is as much a national pastime as predicting the winner of the Rugby World Cup. In this column published in the Herald Sun, Andrew Macken discusses the significant decline in commodity prices over the past year. Have we reached the bottom of the cycle or will prices fall further still?

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Andrew Macken is the Chief Investment Officer of the Montaka funds and the Montgomery Global funds. He established MGIM in 2015 in partnership with Montgomery.

This post was contributed by a representative of Montgomery Investment Management Pty Limited (AFSL No. 354564). The principal purpose of this post is to provide factual information and not provide financial product advice. Additionally, the information provided is not intended to provide any recommendation or opinion about any financial product. Any commentary and statements of opinion however may contain general advice only that is prepared without taking into account your personal objectives, financial circumstances or needs. Because of this, before acting on any of the information provided, you should always consider its appropriateness in light of your personal objectives, financial circumstances and needs and should consider seeking independent advice from a financial advisor if necessary before making any decisions. This post specifically excludes personal advice.

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  1. Could you please write an article to make those of us that missed out on the Blackmores jaggernaut feel better.

    • Hi Karin, let me offer you this quote from J.P. Morgan (the person, not the bank): “Nothing so undermines your financial judgement as the sight of your neighbor getting rich.”
      Don’t worry about Blackmores – keep looking for the next great opportunity!

  2. Lucas Hainsworth

    It’s not just Commodity prices, look at Blackmores, 80% up in 1qtr, Over 300% up in 1 year.

    $200 yesterday.

    Did Vitamins get discovered 12 months ago? What the hell ?!

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